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Warwick Introduces RockBass Vampyre Dark Lord

Warwick has added to their RockBass series with the Vampyre Dark Lord, a 35˝ scale bass built for extra low tuning. From lowest strings to highest, the Dark Lord is tuned F#, B, E, A, which the company says gives it a “diabolic sound character.”

Warwick RockBass Vampyre Dark Lord

The bass’s body is crafted from alder while neck is maple with ekanga veneer stripes. Its rosewood fingerboard holds 24 extra jumbo frets. The Dark Lord is fitted with active MEC TJ/J pickups and 2-way electronics. Hardware includes Warwick’s 2-piece bridge and machine heads.

The Warwick RockBass Vampyre Dark Lord carries a MSRP of $1,099. For more info, visit the Warwick website.

Warwick RockBass Vampyre Dark Lord Specs:

  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Available as 4-string
  • Available Left-handed: Yes
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer stripes
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale length: 35˝
  • Frets: 24 Extra High Jumbo Nickelsilver
  • Pickups: Active MEC TJ/J
  • Electronics: Active 2-way
  • Controls Volume, Balance, Treble, Bass
  • Bridge: 2-piece Warwick
  • Tuners: Warwick Machine Heads
  • Nut: Just-A-Nut III
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Finish: Black High Polish Finish only
  • Warwick Red Strings: 085˝ – 175˝ (40250 DL 4 Tuning F# / B / E / A)
  • Weight: 7.9 lbs
  • Made in China