You don't have to be a KISS fan to appreciate the sound and quality of this amazing guitar! The guitar visually is a work of art. The craftsmanship is unbelievable for a guitar is this price range of under $900! When this guitar is plugged in, the sound and the crunch that it puts out is pure rock and roll heaven! The custom pickups are a perfect sound. This guitar is set up right out of the box! Your ready to be a rockstar with this guitar! Just make sure the amp volume is turned up to 11!!!!!