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  • ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP Unveils Stream Bass Series

    ESP debuted a lot at NAMM this year, including their brand new bass design: The Stream. The new bass, which is available in their ESP Original, E-II, and LTD brands, is a bolt-on single cut bass with a 34″ scale. ESP Original Stream Bass The ESP Original Series Stream bass is handbuilt in Japan alongside... »

  • Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Warwick Announces RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass

    Two years ago, Warwick presented Bootsy Collins with a one-of-a-kind “Space Bass” made in the company’s custom shop. The star-shaped instrument garnered so much attention that Warwick has now introduced a similar model to their more affordable RockBass Artist Line. The Warwick RockBass Artist Line Bootsy Collins Space Bass is built with a mahogany body,... »

  • Reverend Guitars Introduces Mercalli 4 Bass

    Reverend Guitars Introduces Mercalli 4 Bass

    Reverend Guitars used the NAMM Show this year as an opportunity to introduce a 4-string version of their Mercalli bass. The bass had previously only been available as a 5-string. The Reverend Mercalli 4 is built with a korina body and a five-piece maple and walnut neck that’s finished in a satin amber. It comes... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Fieldy K5 Signature Limited Edition Bass

    Ibanez Introduces Fieldy K5 Signature Limited Edition Bass

    The members of Korn are getting new signature instruments from Ibanez this year including bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu’s K5 Signature Limited Edition bass. The updated K5 takes an opposite aesthetic approach of Fieldy’s black signature bass and features a flat white finish as well as a white painted maple fretboard. The white theme is accented... »

  • Zon Introduces Mosaic Mojo Bass

    Zon Introduces Mosaic Mojo Bass

    Zon is going old school with their new Mosaic Mojo model. The new bass carries a classic style and are fitted with a set of Aguilar 60 series pickups to get a vintage sound. The Mosaic Mojo is built with a three-piece maple neck with either a maple or rosewood fingerboard. Zon offers the bass... »

  • Carvin Launches Xccelerator Series with X54 5-String Bass

    Carvin Launches Xccelerator Series with X54 5-String Bass

    Carvin unveiled the Xccelerator Series of basses at NAMM this year with its introductory model, the X54 5-string bass. The X54 sports several new features for the company including a fast-playing, thinner maple neck that’s reinforced with graphite. Its body also has a new shape with deeply sculpted cutaways for better access to the higher... »

  • Spector Announces NS-2000/5 Dan Briggs Signature Bass

    Spector Announces NS-2000/5 Dan Briggs Signature Bass

    Spector was showing lots of new instruments at the NAMM show this year, including the NS-2000/5 Dan Briggs Signature bass. It’s modeled after the same NS-2000/5 that Briggs has owned and played since he was 16. The bass features neck-through construction with a 3-piece rock maple neck, a rosewood fingerboard, maple body wings, and a... »

  • NS Design Adds CR4 to Radius Bass Guitar Lineup

    NS Design Adds CR4 to Radius Bass Guitar Lineup

    Following up on the introduction of the NS Radius Bass Guitar last year, NS Design has announced the CR4 Radius bass. The newest addition to the line is a 4-string version of the Czech Republic-made headless model. Similar to the CR5 Radius, the CR4 features bolt-on construction with the company’s Fusion one-piece maple neck, which... »

  • Warwick Unveils 2014 Limited Edition Fortress Bass

    Warwick Unveils 2014 Limited Edition Fortress Bass

    Each year, Warwick releases the latest in their Limited Edition series of basses, and this year the company has announced the 2014 Limited Edition Fortress Bass. The model, which comes in 4- and 5-string versions, is limited to only 100 instruments in the world. The bass is built around a swamp ash body with a... »

  • Yamaha Now Shipping TRBX Basses

    Yamaha Now Shipping TRBX Basses

    Yamaha was showing off their new TRBX series of basses at this year’s Winter NAMM show. Combining elements of their former TRB and RBX lines, the new basses come in 300 and 500 levels with differing controls and pickups. All of the instruments sport a mahogany body and a five-piece maple/mahogany neck. The 500-level basses... »