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This is an alphabetized list by surname of musicians who have made notable use of Ibanez RG models in live performances or studio recordings. Because of the great popularity of these models, musicians are listed here only if their use of these instruments was especially significant — that is, if:
They are musicians with long careers who have a history of faithful RG use.
Their use of the RG model contributed significantly to the popularization of that particular instrument.
They are featured in an Ibanez advertising campaign or catalog with an RG.
This list also includes artists who have an Ibanez signature model based on the RG as most of those models strongly resemble standard RG models.
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Paul Gilbert's signature PGM series includes various models based on the RG. Before he started using his signature models he used and promoted various RG models, including a custom RG and an RG550.
At the beginning of his career, Richie Kotzen used Ibanez guitars, later moving on to Fender guitars. A custom RG was pictured on the cover of his Fever Dream album and he was pictured with an RG570 in a 1990 Ibanez catalog.
Thomas McRocklin had appeared in one of Steve Vai's videos ("The Audience Is Listening") with a Custom JEM. Vai later formed the band Bad4Good with McRocklin as lead guitarist. McRocklin used a JEM77 FP.