new guitars released in 2016

Jackson X Series Soloist Archtop SLAT7 MS Metallic Blue

Jackson X Series Soloist Archtop SLAT7 MS

By 2016, 7 string, New Release No Comments
Jackson release their first production multiscale fan-fret guitars in both 7 & 8 string models – this is the Jackson X Series Soloist Archtop SLAT7 MS. The SLAT7 MS fanned-fret model unlocks the possibilities of a 7-stringed instrument by accommodating two scale lengths (25.5″/27″) on one fingerboard, a bridge with staggered individual saddles and a pair of EMG 808 pickups… Read More

Gibson Firebird V 2016 T Vintage Sunburst

Gibson Firebird V 2016 T

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Gibson Firebird V 2016 is a “The re-birth of the legendary ‘Bird”. The Firebird V 2016 T is a modern update of the original but with features that are true to its early 1960’s origins. This year Gibson have upgraded the tuners to Steinberger Gearless tuning keys to perserve the distinct headstock shape. They’ve gone back to the Gibson original 1 11/16-inch neck width at the nut with a traditional Graph Tech nut and a thicker one-piece fingerboard with hand-rubbed oil finish… Read More

Michael Kelly CC50DLX Striped Ebony

Michael Kelly CC50DLX

By 2016, New Release No Comments
Michael Kelly guitars release the new CC50DLX – better known as the Custom Collection 50 Deluxe. Designed & built in collaboration with Seymour Duncan the CC50DLX comes with Duncan’s Hot Rail pickups, a 4-way selector switch and push/pull coil splits on both controls which give you a 12-Tone Mod to open up the full sonic palette… Read More

Line 6 Variax Standard Emerald

Line 6 Variax Standard

By 2016, Green Guitars, New Release No Comments
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their brand Line 6 announce the worldwide availability of the Variax® Standard Limited Edition Emerald guitar. The Variax Standard combines legendary Line 6 innovation with renowned Yamaha craftsmanship, forming a versatile modern instrument that shatters the limitations of traditional guitars… Read More

Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR160 Matte White

Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR160

By 2016, New Release No Comments
The Washburn Parallaxe PX-SOLAR160 is a new addition to the Parallaxe range aimed at modern metal players. Designed in conjunction with YouTube guitar star and Feared and The Haunted axeman, Ola Englund the PX-SOLAR160C is a sleek looking shred machine for those who don’t need a whammy bar… Read More

Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible Gold

Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible

By 2016, New Release No Comments
The Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible is a full re-design of the 2015 model. The body has a new contoured shape, the pickups are now Seymour Duncan P-Rails which can produce Humbucker, Singlecoil & P90 sounds plus the Godin HDR (High-Definition Revoicer) system which can revoice the pickups for even more tonal range … Read More

Rivolta Combinata Adriatic Blue Metallic

Rivolta Combinata

By 2016, New Release No Comments
The brand new Rivolta Combinata is the latest creation from acclaimed guitar builder and designer Dennis Fano. Fano Guitars have partnered with Mike Robinson of Eastwood Guitars and the Rivolta line of guitars is the result of this collaboration, featuring Fano’s unique shape designs, built and distributed by Eastwood Guitars… Read More

PRS SE Mark Holcomb Holcolm Burst

PRS SE Mark Holcomb

By 2016, Artist Signature Models, New Release No Comments
New PRS SE Mark Holcolm signature model released. Following the success of the 2015 USA Core PRS signature model Mark & the PRS team have worked together again to deliver what the fans asked for – 24-frets, 25.5” extended scale length, a wide thin satin Maple neck with 20” radius Ebony fretboard and the Mark Holcomb Signature Seymour Duncan Alpha & Omega pickups… Read More

Dean Gordon Mirus Rector #22

Dean Gordon Mirus Rector

By 2016, New Release No Comments
New Dean Gordon Mirus “Rector” #22 a unique ultra sleek ergonomic design hand-crafted in New York. The Mirus Rector #22 is a custom guitar made to environmentally friendly specs and features the Dean Gordon ‘trademark’ lower horn made of hand-shaped aircraft-grade aluminum… Read More

Charvel USA Select San Dimas Style 2 HH FR Pitch Black

Charvel USA Select San Dimas Style 2 HH FR

By 2016, New Release No Comments
Charvel launches its new flagship USA Select series with the San Dimas® Style 2 HH FR. It taps straight into original-era Charvel DNA for a sleek, ferocious model with “old-school throwback” specs that high-performance players have been clamoring for, such as ’80s-style body perimeters, finely shaped neck profiles, fast compound radius fingerboards with rolled edges, non-recessed Floyd Rose® bridges, and more… Read More