Gojira’s Joe DuPlantier’s Signature Charvel Is a “Killing Machine with Class”

Charvel posted this video of Gojira frontman Joe DuPlantier and his signature “killing machine… with class.” Personally I’d wager that it’s not hard for a guitar to make that claim if it’s being wielded by a member of Gojira, but nonetheless it’s a nice guitar.


The body style is one of Charvel’s “San Dimas” type 2 bodies. DuPlantier goes on to explain that since he turned 30 he likes the more classic body styles. Or maybe he just chose that model because, as we all know… “San Dimas High School Football Rules!

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Chris Alfano has written about music and toured in bands since print magazines and mp3.com were popular. Once in high-school he hacked a friend's QBasic stick figure fighting game to add a chiptune metal soundtrack. Random attractive people still give him high-fives about that.