Michael Schenker: How Often I Change My Guitar Strings

UFO and Scorpions guitar champion Michael Schenker talked about changing strings, telling Guitarist Magazine:

“Actually, I don’t know [when was the last time I changed my own strings].

“I used not to change my strings, period.

“Only just lately, because I have had a string go in the middle of a lead break, I’ve kind of started to get fed up with it.

“I like playing on worn-in strings, but lately, especially if we haven’t played for a while, I tell my guitar tech, ‘You’d better change the strings,’ just to make sure I don’t break any.

“It’s hard to remember when it was; I definitely did it before we played Japan – and that was last August. [Laughs]”

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