Guitar Hero 2007 Viewer's Choice Contest

Here’s your chance to weigh in and cast your vote! Read the full story on how to view all the contestants and register to win some fabulous prizes as well.

On October 12, 2007, Joe Satriani, Steve Lukather, Nuno Bettencourt, Elliot Easton, Greg Howe, and Shrapnel Records honcho Mike Varney named Ladd Smith as the victor of Guitar Player’s Guitar Hero 2007 competition.

Now it’s your turn to vote! Ten finalists of all different styles stepped onstage at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall to battle for the title, and today you are the judge. You are the one each contestant must impress with his technique, creativity, stage moves, musicality, and super-badness. You will help select the reader’s choice champion of GH07. And not only do you get to watch some amazing live performances—you also get a chance to win some great prizes. All you have to do is exercise your right to vote!


Win prizes from these fine manufacturers!


Line 6 Spider Valve Amp
Spider Valve ™ is the result of a groundbreaking collaboration between Line 6 and Reinhold Bogner fusing the versatility of modeling with the performance and feel of a world-class tube amplifier. Spider Valve delivers 12 channels of amp modeling driven by an all tube, all Bogner amplification design boasting 6L6 power tubes, 12AX7 preamp tubes, and premium Celestion® Vintage 30 speakers. Spider Valve combines the feel of a well crafted tube amp with the capabilities of amp and effect modeling, delivering the best of both worlds. MSRP: $699.


SE Custom Semi-Hollow
The SE Custom Semi-Hollow has the same basic appointments as the SE Custom - mahogany back, maple top, 22-fret wide-fat mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard and SE humbucking pickups. The addition of a hollow chamber and modern f-hole give it a musical midrange and internal reverb making this a very light, comfortable and versatile guitar.