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Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp
Amps

Ibanez Releases New Promethean P3115 Bass Combo Amp

Ibanez expanded their Promethean combo series this year with the P3115, a 300-watt combo amp with a 15? driver and an HF dome tweeter with a passive crossover. Unique to the P3115 is an on/off switch for the tweeter, allowing for more tonal variety by eliminating unnecessary high frequency overtones. It also features a Class-D power amplifier and internal limiter...

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses
Basses

Ibanez Releases SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Basses

Announced at the 2012 Winter NAMM show, Ibanez is now shipping their 25th anniversary of their SR model basses. The SR 25th Anniversary Limited Edition bass series includes a 4- and 5-string edition, both premium model basses built at Ibanez’s “Premium factory”. The basses sport a Padauk top. The company says the wood’s “subtle reddish hue has long captivated fine...

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012
Basses

Ibanez Introduces SGBE Acoustic Series Basses for 2012

New for 2012 is the Ibanez SGBE series acoustic bass guitars, available in Natural and Sunburst finishes. Also fit for electric sets, the basses feature under-saddle piezo pickups and Ibanez’s AEQ202T Preamp with a 2-band EQ as well as an onboard tuner. Featuring a grand concert body shape, the SGBE series is constructed with a mahogany neck, back and sides,...

Ibanez Adds 6-String SR Premium Model Bass
Basses

Ibanez Adds 6-String SR Premium Model Bass

Ibanez expanded their SR Premium lineup with the inclusion a new 6-string model, the SR1206. Sporting the mahogany body and ovangkol top combination, the new bass shares the rest of the qualities of its siblings, including a 5-piece wenge/bubinga neck, a rosewood fingerboard, and a pair of Nordstrand Big Single pickups. The preamp is Ibanez’s active/passive EQB-IIISC, which is tailored...

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar
Basses

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar

In 2010, Ibanez unveiled the Gerald Veasley Signature GVB1006 Bass. Built by the company’s master luthiers in Japan, it comes with a price point that not everyone can reach. For 2012, Ibanez has introduced the GVB36, which shares many of the same attributes while making it more affordable. Similar to the 1006, the GVB36 is a 6-string with a string...

Ibanez Introduces Revamped Sharlee D’Angelo Model at NAMM 2012
Basses

Ibanez Introduces Revamped Sharlee D’Angelo Model at NAMM 2012

Ibanez rolled out a ton of new basses at NAMM this year, including an updated version of the SDB Sharlee D’Angelo signature bass with a white flat finish and cosmo black hardware. Inspired by the company’s Iceman model, the Arch Enemy bassist’s axe features neck-through construction, a Mono-Rail IV bridge, and comes factory-tuned to drop-C. The SDB2 is built with...

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Destroyer Bass
Bass Gear

Ibanez Unveils Limited Edition Destroyer Bass

Ibanez has introduced a revamped version of their Destroyer bass, which will be available only as a limited run. Based on their guitar version, the Destroyer bass was discontinued in the late ’80s. Available in a Candy Apple Red finish, the DTB100 features a mahogany body with a classic angular design and a three-piece maple neck. The rosewood fingerboard has...

Franck Hermanny: Ashula Bass Demo
Bass Videos

Franck Hermanny: Ashula Bass Demo

When we first covered Ibanez’s Ashula bass, readers went pretty crazy for it. Here’s bassist Franck Hermanny demonstrating this unusual bass with some nifty playing.

Ibanez Releases Peter Iwers Signature PIB2 Bass
Bass Gear

Ibanez Releases Peter Iwers Signature PIB2 Bass

Ibanez has released a new Peter Iwers Signature bass, the PIB2. Finished in Pearl White with an inlay, the In Flames bassist’s new axe is a 5-string that comes factory-tuned to the his preference: Eb, Bb, F, C, Bb. The body is a 3D contoured version of the company’s SR body made of Maple. The 5-piece neck is a combination...

Ibanez Announces TS9B Bass Tube Screamer Pedal
Bass Gear

Ibanez Announces TS9B Bass Tube Screamer Pedal

Ibanez expanded their 9 Series effects pedals this year with the introduction of the TS9B Bass Tube Screamer. Based on Ibanez’s already popular guitar version, the company says the Bass Tube Screamer retains the former’s mid-range character while keeping the low-end intact. The pedal is also built for simplicity, with controls including Level, Drive, Bass, Treble, and Mix. The mix...