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Jackson Guitars Expands X-Series with Spectra Bass SBX IV
New for 2022, Jackson Guitars has added the Spectra Bass SBX IV to their X-series Basses. The company says the model has a body shape made for gigging musicians.
Jackson Introduces X-Series CBXNT DX V Bass
One of the most talked-about basses from NAMM 2021 was the Jackson CBXNT DX IV, which seemingly draws on several vintage basses with Jackson’s own spin. For NAMM 2022, they rolled out the five-string version of it.
Jackson Guitars Unveils Pro Series Spectra Basses
Jackson Guitars has expanded their bass lineup with the Pro Series Spectra series, which includes four and five-string basses. Each model sports the Spectra body shape with enhanced features.
Jackson Guitars Introduces the X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV
Jackson Guitars has announced a plethora of new instruments, but one has stood out for us the most. The X Series Concert Bass CBXNT DX IV seems to be an amalgamation of several vintage basses.
Jackson Guitars Introduces X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX IV
Earlier this year, Jackson Guitars and David Ellefson introduced the X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX V. Now they’re following it up with a four-string version, dubbed the CBX IV.
Jackson Announces X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX V
It’s been thirty years since Jackson Guitars and Megadeth bassist David Ellefson collaborated on the company’s first five-string bass, which was created during the 1990 Rust in Peace tour. Now they’re celebrating with an anniversary model.
Jackson Introduces X Series Spectra Basses
Jackson is expanding its Spectra line of basses this year with three new X Series models: the X Series Spectra Bass SBX IV, the X Series Spectra Bass SBXM IV, and the X Series Spectra Bass SBX V.
Jackson Introduces JS Series Spectra Basses
Jackson Guitars announced the new JS Series Spectra line of basses at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. Each of the basses feature a new offset poplar Spectra body shape that has a large upper horn for evenly distributing weight.
Jackson CBXNT IV and V Concert Basses Now Available
Jackson Guitars is now shipping the CBXNT IV Concert and CBXNT V Concert basses. Four and five-string models, respectively, the company describes the basses as perfect for metal or other styles that demand low, punchy bass. Jackson says the heart of the bass is in their electronics. “The heart of this beast is a pair of Jackson High Output Humbucking...
Jackson Introduces David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird V Bass
Jackson Guitars has announced a 5-string version of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson’s signature Kelly Bird Bass. Building on the 4-string version, the bass retains many of the same features including a basswood body and a bolt-on bound maple neck with block inlays. The bass is fitted with a pair of EMG HZ40 pickups matched with separate volume controls and a...
Jackson Introduces Quilted Maple Top Concert Basses
Jackson’s Concert Bass series has grown this year with the introduction of the JS3QM and JS3VQM models. The new versions take all the features of their brethren and add a quilted maple top. Four and five-string basses, respectively, the JS3QM and JS3VQM Concert Basses feature basswood bodies, bolt-on maple necks, and 24-fret, compound-radius rosewood fingerboards. The four-string model sports a...
Jackson Unveils JS Series Kelly Bird Basses
Back in April, David Ellefson gave us the scoop on a new bass he was working on with Jackson that would combine elements of a classic bass style he sported during Megadeth’s “Countdown to Extinction” tour, and the company’s Kelly guitar model. Jackson has now introduced the resulting Kelly Bird basses as part of their JS Series. Available in Burnt...