While the electric guitar is a wondrously versatile thing, some types work better for some genres than others. This article from Beginner Guitar HQ helps sort things out.
“Guitar is one of the most popular instruments in the world, used in genres from rock and heavy metal to jazz and highlife. It’s no surprise, then, that various different guitars have evolved to suit different playing styles and genre needs!
“Most guitarists begin with a budget, jack-of-all-trades model that can approximate sounds of many different genres. However, players looking to improve their skills in a certain genre may benefit from playing a guitar model suited to their preferred style of music. Here, we take a look at the best electric guitar models for a variety of different genres to help you find one that might suit you best.”