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New Humbucker Cover Designs From Bare Knuckle Pickups

Written on September 8, 2014 at 10:13 am, by Jon

Bare Knuckle Pickups have announced that they now offer Chrome-Battleworn, Gold-Battleworn and Gold Tyger humbucker covers as 6,7 and 7 string Soapbar. I really like the Tyger humbucker covers, I’m pretty tempted to get a gold set.

As well as …

Paul Gilbert demos DiMarzio PAF Master Pickups

Written on August 25, 2014 at 9:34 pm, by Jon


The Stone Pushing Uphill Man himself, the living legend Mr Paul Gilbert can be seen and heard in the video above demonstrating Dimarzio’s new PAF Master Humbuckers available in both bridge and neck versions. As you will see if you …

Seymour Duncan Nazgul and Sentient Review

Written on August 18, 2014 at 8:30 am, by pappy

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When I started playing seven-string guitars, pickup options were limited. Now, there are significantly more options for these guitars, but there are still less than six-string pickups because, like it or not, the 7+ string market it still …

Ola Englund Demos The Seymour Duncan Slug

Written on June 19, 2014 at 8:13 am, by Jon


Ola Englund demonstrates the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop Slug, “Measuring at 48k DCR, it gives off an immense sound that is perfect for stoner and doom metal.” The Slug is available in a 6,7 or 8 string version and …

Dialtone Pickups – Tone Control Right From The Pickups

Written on June 12, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon


This is an interesting innovation, Dialtone Pickups have created a product that puts a resonant frequency & Q control on the actual pickups themselves. Now you might be thinking, what advantage does that have over a regular tone control? Well …

DiMarzio releases the Signature Joe Satriani Satch Track Neck Pickup

Written on June 4, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

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I wondered when they would finally release this pickup, it seems like they have been developing it forever… in fact it is only 2 years.

Press Release
DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of the Satch Track™ Neck hum-canceling pickup for …

Seymour Duncan Releases The Nazgûl, Sentient and Pegasus in 6 String Versions

Written on June 2, 2014 at 9:30 am, by Jon

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When Seymour Duncan released The Nazgûl and Sentient & Pegasus set for 7 string guitar I doubt even they realised how incredibly popular these pickups would become. The Sentient & Pegasus combination have almost become the defacto neck and bridge …

DiMarzio release Super Distortion 7 & 8 string humbuckers

Written on May 20, 2014 at 9:53 am, by Jon

DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of Super Distortion® 7 and Super Distortion® 8 humbucking pickups for 7 and 8-string electric guitars.

The world’s most popular high-output pickup is now available for 7- and 8-string guitars, with all of the sound

DiMarzio releases Ionizer 7 humbucking Pickups

Written on May 7, 2014 at 11:00 am, by Jon

DiMarzio Ionizer 7
The DiMarzio Ionizer 7™ pickups are an outgrowth of the 8-string pickups designed and developed for Tosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders TAM100 signature guitar by Ibanez, and are available for retail sale from DiMarzio.

Press Release
8-string guitars are …

Seymour Duncan Release Black Winter 7 & 8 String Versions

Written on April 20, 2014 at 7:46 pm, by Jon

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The Black Winter was originally created for the extreme metal players of Scandinavia who were looking for more aggression without sacrificing definition and clarity. After consistently being asked to make this pickup available for extended range guitars, Seymour Duncan is