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  • Gibson Introduces Five-String EB Bass

    Gibson Introduces Five-String EB Bass

    Gibson is building upon their recently relaunched EB Bass series with a 5-string version. As with its 4-string accomplice, the new Five-String EB Bass takes its body shape from the original EB’s SG-inspired body and gives it an offset-double-cutaway design. The bass is built with a Grade-A ash body, a Grade-A maple neck featuring a... »

  • Traveler Guitar Adds Duncan Designed Pickups to TB-4P Bass

    Traveler Guitar Adds Duncan Designed Pickups to TB-4P Bass

    Traveler Guitar has expanded on their original TB-4P bass with the introduction of a new finish and Duncan Designed MM-01 Pickup. The new model sports red finish with a pearloid pickguard. Weighing in at 6 pounds, 8 ounces, the 32-inch scale travel-sized bass is designed to fit in airline overhead compartments and features a built-in... »

  • Bastard Basses Announces Little Bastard Bass

    Bastard Basses Announces Little Bastard Bass

    Bastard Basses has launched with an innovative prototype called the Little Bastard. Born out of a final exam project for designer Szabolcs Sinka’s Master’s in Product Design, the prototype bass is based around a 32-inch to 30-inch multi-scale neck. The bass’s concept also incorporates some forward thinking in the design process for ergonomics and visual... »

  • Spector Announces Chris Kael CK-4 Signature Bass Guitar

    Spector Announces Chris Kael CK-4 Signature Bass Guitar

    Five Finger Death Punch’s Chris Kael will have a new signature series bass with Spector, which is set to be released this fall. The Spector Chris Kael CK-4 Signature Model Bass Guitar is part of the company’s Korean Professional Series and features neck-thru construction with a Rex body shape. Available in matte black or matte... »

  • Carvin Unveils PB4 and PB5 Basses

    Carvin Unveils PB4 and PB5 Basses

    New for summer 2013, Carvin has added to their bolt-on basses with the PB4 and PB5 Classic Bolt-Neck Basses. The new designs take cues from a classic design while adding a few of Carvin’s own touches, like Carvin’s locking bass bridge, a sculpted neck heel, and newly designed pickup. Specifically, the passive SCP split coil... »

  • Overwater Introduces Scott Devine Signature SDS Lite Bass

    Overwater Introduces Scott Devine Signature SDS Lite Bass

    Overwater’s Scott Devine Signature series has a new model with the announcement of the SDS Lite. Modeled after Devine’s fretless bass, the Lite version is a slightly lighter weight instrument that the company says has a “smoother, more neutral voicing.” The SDS Lite keeps with Devine’s shorter 33″ scale preference and is available in 4... »

  • Eastwood Announces Limited Edition Classic 4 Bass in Greenburst

    Eastwood Announces Limited Edition Classic 4 Bass in Greenburst

    Eastwood has introduced a run of limited edition instruments, including a version of their Classic 4 bass. The retrofied, 30.5˝ scale 4-stringer is limited to 24 instruments and is finished in a striking Greenburst. The Eastwood Classic 4 features a semi-hollow body with bound laminate maple sides and a flamed maple top as well as... »

  • Bass Centre Introduces Jaco Pastorius Tribute Bass

    Bass Centre Introduces Jaco Pastorius Tribute Bass

    The Bass Centre is paying tribute to the late great Jaco Pastorius with their new Portrait Bass. Based on their Jive Bass, the latest addition to the Bass Collection range features a lined fretless rosewood fingerboard and Solar Flare finish. The Portrait Bass also comes without a pickguard, similar to how Jaco kept his instruments.... »

  • Peerless Guitars Introduces Retromatic B1 and B2 Basses

    Peerless Guitars Introduces Retromatic B1 and B2 Basses

    Peerless Guitars has launched a pair of 4-string versions of their Retromatic guitar with the Retromatic B1 and B2 basses. Sporting a vintage vibe, the basses feature a chambered, semi-hollow body design finished in natural, teal green, honey sunburst, ivory, black, gold or candy apple red colors. The B1 is fitted with a single humbucker... »

  • Ibanez Adds 7-String Bass to BTB Series

    Ibanez Adds 7-String Bass to BTB Series

    Adding to their extended range bass lineup, Ibanez has introduced the Limited Edition BTB7. The 7-string bass adds a high F-string to the company’s existing 6-string BTB configuration. The BTB7 features neck-through construction with a 7-piece maple, bubinga, and walnut neck sporting maple body wings topped with walnut. Its body shape follows the BTB style... »