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John Driskell Hopkins

Products used: Acetal Rounded Triangle 0.63mm and 0.80mm guitar picks with his own custom designs

“I’ve used Clayton triangle picks religiously for the past 20 years. In my experience, there isn’t another pick on the market that is more balanced or reliable. Some of my older friends may even recognize this one circa 1993…”

John Driskell Hopkins has walked the musical path for the last 20 years. As a bass player, guitar player, singer and songwriter for several bands of the rock variety, Hopkins rooted himself in the Atlanta, GA music scene in 1995, producing records and touring with his [...]

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John Konesky

Products used: Clayton Custom picks with his own design

“As a finger-style and hybrid-picker I never spent too much time worrying about picks.. that is until I tried Claytons. On “for-hire” sessions and live dates you need to have a lot of different techniques at your disposal, and when it comes to anything from digging into raunchy rhythms or mountain-top-face-melters, all the way to slinky and soft sensitive jams, Clayton delivers the tone and feel I want from a pick, absolutely every time.”

John Konesky is a guitarist and composer. He plays electric guitar for Tenacious D and Kyle Gass’s [...]

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Kyle Gass

Products used: Acetal Rounded Triangle .63mm

“They feel good my fingers, they feel swell in my toes. With a bag of Claytons, my confidence grows.”

Kyle Gass (KG) is part of the legendary acoustic duo of Tenacious D, which is comprises of Jack Black and himself. They are most known for their song “Tribute” which achieved top 10 status. KG also co-stars with Jack Black in the movie: “Tenacious D: In the Pick of Destiny”, which has achieved a huge cult following. KG also brings his unique style of music to his other band “Trainwreck”, which recently released their debut [...]

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Josh Burke

Products used: Clayton picks

“Clayton pics are exactly what I look for in my playing style. They are comfortable for speed and chunky for rhythm. Its a perfect blend!” – Josh Burke

At the age of 16, Josh introduced himself to Ronnie Winter of RJA when they toured through Syracuse, NY. A trip to a local music store presented the perfect opportunity to showcase Josh’s skills in the presence of Winter and jumpstarted Josh’s music career. Winter took an interest in the young guitarist and agreed to put Josh in a studio and become his producer.

Fast forward several months to [...]

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Gavin Rossdale

Products used: Acetal Rounded Triangle 0.80mm picks

Gavin Rossdale began playing guitar professionally at 17 when he formed a band called Midnight which produced a couple of singles and many publicity photos. He then formed the band Future Primitive which eventually was changed to the name Bush in 1994 and released the promo Sixteen Stone. Gavin has been the lead singer/songwriter for the British post-grunge rock band Bush since its inception. Their first album, Sixteen Stone (1994), was a huge commercial success. Almost overnight, Bush went from playing small pubs in London to headlining arenas in the US, the result [...]

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Products used: Steve Clayton Custom Picks. Acetal

“We have been using Custom Picks from Steve Clayton for over a year now and the quality is simply amazing. There is no limitation with the images that you want to use on the picks. The printing on the picks are excellent! Great durability and value. We are going to be using these picks for a long time. If you want great picks, you got to have the best. Steve Clayton is the best choice for custom picks and accessories. Hands down.”

Founded in 1996, Grecco is band very influenced by Death Metal, [...]

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George Solonos

Products used:
Clayton custom green colored pearl 0.5 picks

“The reason we love Steve Clayton picks is the endurability and flexibility/versatility of all the pick materials used, and the expertise that is put in the making.”

“We are in love with Steve Clayton custom pics. The endurability and flexibility/versatility of all the pick materials used, matches the expertise that is put in the making. Also, its so much fun creating your custom picks in the special Steve Clayton custom pick webpage.” — George Solonos

George Solonos (b. 1982) is a Greek/Australian Music Producer, Arranger, Guitarist and Songwriter. His professional [...]

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Gevoel van Veiligheid

Products used: Clayton Duraplex Standard .50mm

“Before you can be the best, you need to play the best, and Steve Clayton sorted that out for us.”

Gevoel van Veiligheid (The Feeling of safety) is a 2 piece acoustic act from Pretoria, South Africa that started out in 2010 as a fun project for time spend between bands.

After many shows, and a few recordings later Gevoel van Veiligheid became their only project.

June 2011 Raymond & Deon decided to take thing seriously, a month later they launched their 1rst single and Music Video on their local TV Chanel and still [...]

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