Nico – Maiden Canada, Licks Of The Beast

Nico is a passionate heavy metal guitarist who embarked on his musical journey in 1987, drawing inspiration from legends like Randy Rhoads, Adrian Smith, and Glenn Tipton.
On his YouTube channel, "Licks Of The Beast," Nico shares his love for rock and heavy metal with a global audience. His videos explore every facet of the genre, from riffs and solos to the gear that defines heavy metal, offering insights and inspiration to ignite the same passion in guitar players and fans worldwide.

We're very excited to be working with Nico, he is currently playing a custom one off humbucker to his exact spec.

"This pickup has the perfect balance of output, midrange, and clarity, allowing me to fully and thoroughly express myself through the instrument. Plus, I get the most wicked squeals!"