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Seymour Duncan Dino Cazares Signature Retribution Active Pickups

Written on December 16, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

Seymour Duncan Retribution
You may have seen the new Dino Cazares (Fear Factory, Divine Heresy) signature Ibanez DCM100 here on Guitar Noize last week that featured a video where Dino not only talks about his new signature guitar but also his new signature …

Bogner enter the pickup market

Written on October 18, 2014 at 8:37 pm, by Jon

Bogner Pickups
Bogner Amplification has partnered with renown and highly respected Arcane Pickups for our exclusive line of PAF vintage style humbuckers.

“Designed by Bogner and built by Arcane Pickups here in Los Angeles, each pickup is hand wound and features the …

A Little Thunder – Revolutionary Humbucker Pickup adds Bass to Electric Guitars

Written on October 16, 2014 at 9:47 pm, by Jon


Imagine being able to flick a switch on your guitar and your bottom 2 strings become a Bass, well Andy Alt’s new invention A Little Thunder is a very clever new Humbucker design that does just that! I’ve chatted to …

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 …