Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass
Kiesel Guitars launched a new line of headless basses at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show with the Thanos Series. The instruments come in four and five-string versions with options for standard or multi-scale necks.
Although many options are available, the model comes with standard features of an alder body, quartersawn Eastern hardrock maple neck, and ebony fingerboard with white inlays. As the bass is their headless version of a Jazz, it comes with a pair of their JVA single-coil pickups. (Humbuckers are an available option.) Another common feature is an 18-volt active/passive preamp complete with sweepable mid.
Get a look at the Thanos TB4 with this demo by August Burns Red bassist Dustin Davidson:
The Kiesel Thanos basses are available for order now with prices ranging from $1,349 to $1,599.
Kiesel Guitars Thanos Bass Features:
|Strings:||4 or 5|
|Scale:||34″ or 33.5″ - 35″ multiscale|
|Neck:||Maple with Carbon Fiber Reinforcing Rods|
|Nut:||Kiesel locking nut system (accepts standard strings)|
|Frets:||22 Stainless Steel Medium-Jumbo|
|Inlays:||Offset White Pearl Dots|
|Pickups:||Kiesel JVA single-coil pickups|
|Electronics:||18V active/passive electronics, master volume/push-pull active passive switch, pickup blend, stacked concentric bass/treble, stacked concentric mid with sweep|
|Average Weight:||8 pounds|