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  • Dean Guitars Adds Flame Top Fretless, Six-String Edge Basses

    Dean Guitars Adds Flame Top Fretless, Six-String Edge Basses

    Dean expanded their Edge bass lineup with two new iterations: the Edge 4 Flame Top Fretless and the Edge 6 Flame Top. The basses share many of the same attributes, including a mahogany body, a flame maple top, a maple neck, and a killer transparent black satin finish. Both basses also have a pau ferro... »

  • Dean Reintroduces Stylist Cabbie Bass

    Dean Reintroduces Stylist Cabbie Bass

    After discontinuing the model in 2007, Dean has reintroduced the Stylist Cabbie Bass. The outlandish semi-hollow bass stands out with a yellow top and a black and white checkerboard design on the back and sides. The 4-string bass features a 32″ scale. Its maple neck sports a “C”-shape profile and is topped with a rosewood... »

  • Dean Introduces USA Jeff Berlin Basic Bass

    Dean Introduces USA Jeff Berlin Basic Bass

    Dean Guitars has released a new bass to their Signature Series with the USA Jeff Berlin Basic. Made in the USA, the new model scales things back from the Patchwork bass while keeping the design’s strengths in place. The Jeff Berlin Basic features bolt-on construction with an alder body, a maple neck, and a rosewood... »

  • Dean Introduces Demonator 4 “Chaos” Bass

    Dean Introduces Demonator 4 “Chaos” Bass

    Among the new basses announced by Dean at the 2012 NAMM show is the new signature model for Morbid Angel’s bass player David “Evil D” Vincent. The Demonator 4 “Chaos” Bass was custom designed by Vincent and Dean to match the bassist’s playing style. The bass features a mahogany top and a 34″ scale, set... »

  • Dean Introduces Updated Ashley Purdy Signature Basses

    Dean Introduces Updated Ashley Purdy Signature Basses

    Black Veil Brides bassist Ashley Purdy had a new pair of Dean Signature basses debut at the NAMM show this year, with the Spire “War Paint” and Cadi “Outlaw” models. Co-designed by the bassist and the company, the basses are revamps of the existing models, with special graphics added to suit Purdy’s style. When Purdy... »

  • Dean Guitars Puts John Entwistle Spider Signature Bass Into Production

    Dean Guitars Puts John Entwistle Spider Signature Bass Into Production

    After launching a limited run of last year, Dean Guitars is now making a production model of the John Entwistle Spider. The Ox’s newest signature bass features an angular body and comes in a Classic Black finish with Silver Web graphics. The bass’s body is made of alder, while the set mahogany neck is topped... »

  • Dean Releases USA Hillsboro 1000 Bass Guitar

    Dean Releases USA Hillsboro 1000 Bass Guitar

    Dean Guitars has unveiled the USA Thousand Series, a new line of U.S.-made instruments. While focused primarily on guitars, Dean is issuing a 1000 version of their new Hillsboro bass with several options to suit, including 4 and 5-string models. The USA Hillsboro 1000 is a double cutaway design featuring an alder top and body... »

  • Gear Watch: Dean Guitars’ John Entwistle Signature Series

    Gear Watch: Dean Guitars’ John Entwistle Signature Series

    Dean Guitars has unveiled two new John Entwistle signature basses at NAMM, named the Spider and the Hybrid. The Spider is a limited edition, where the Hybrid will be a standard model available in a USA model and one presumably built overseas. The John Entwistle Spider is an extremely limited run with only 25 produced... »