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Suhr Thornbucker – Pete Thorn Signature Humbucker

Written on January 28, 2015 at 7:50 am, by Jon

Suhr ThornBucker
Suhr announced a myriad of new products prior to their open house and factory party that takes place at the same time as NAMM including the Thornbucker. Pete Thorn has been working with Suhr for a long time on his …

NAMM 2015: Seymour Duncan Mark Holcomb Signature Alpha/Omega Pickups

Written on January 26, 2015 at 11:18 am, by Jon


PRS Guitars and Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb have just announced Mark’s limited edition signature guitar, featuring Mark’s very own Seymour Duncan Alpha and Omega humbucking pickups. Mark came to visit us for a few days to develop these pickups …

NAMM 2015: Schecter Apocalypse Pickups

Written on January 17, 2015 at 3:35 pm, by Jon

Schecter Custom Shop have announced a new set of high gain pickups called Apocalypse.

“A lethal convergence of aggressive looks and sound, the unique tri-field design of the Apocalypse pickups combine Alnico-V with dual flanking Ceramic-8s, thus yielding overwhelming power …

Sheptone Jimmy Page inspired Heartbreaker Pickups

Written on December 22, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

Sheptone Heartbreaker
Sheptone has created a set of pickups designed to capture the coveted tone of Jimmy Page, aptly named the ‘Heartbreakers’. These pickups have distinguishing characteristics that are great for classic rock tones, especially those Page style riffs.

“The Heartbreaker Set …

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

byline picBy Pappy

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 …