Music Man Archives
Ernie Ball Launches 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass
After unveiling the bass at NAMM 2022, Ernie Ball Music Man has now launched the 35th Anniversary StingRay 5. The company states that the model is a chance for them to reflect on the bass and its evolution over the last three and a half decades.
Ernie Ball Reveals Ball Family Reserve Fall 2022 Collection
Ernie Ball has announced the Fall 2022 lineup of the limited edition Ball Family Reserve collection, which is set to include two basses, both of which are takes on the StingRay.
Ernie Ball Music Man Introduces 2022 Short Scale StingRay Models
Ernie Ball Music Man has refreshed the Short Scale StingRay with a limited edition, including five new finishes. The 30-inch scale basses will come in Candy Man, Plum Crazy, Burnt Ends, Silver Shadow, and Vincent Blue colors.
Ernie Ball Music Man Announces 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass
Three and a half decades ago, the Music Man Stingray 5 made its debut. Now, Ernie Ball Music Man is celebrating with the 35th Anniversary StingRay 5.
Ernie Ball Music Man Introduces 5-String DarkRay Bass
After teaming up with Darkglass Electronics to unveil the DarkRay bass last year, Ernie Ball Music Man added a five-string version to the lineup.
Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Joe Dart II Bass
Vulfpeck fans with keen eyes may have noticed that Joe Dart was sporting a new bass in the latest Fearless Flyers videos. Now Ernie Ball Music Man has revealed the instrument to be the Joe Dart II, which adds to the company’s line of artist basses.
The Music Man StingRay: A Short History
Today, we have another video from Five Watt World about the history of the Musicman bass. I love mini-docs like this. I always learn something new and it draws me closer to the instrument.
Ernie Ball Music Man Now Offering John Myung Signature Bass in Platinum Silver
Ernie Ball Music Man unveiled a signature bass for Dream Theater’s John Myung back in 2020, and now they’re updating it with a new finish. The John Myung Bongo 6 HH now comes in a Platinum Silver color palette to complement the original black finish.
Ernie Ball Music Man Announces Ball Family Reserve Short Scale StingRay 4 Bombshell Bass
Ernie Ball Music Man’s seasonal Ball Family Reserve instruments have been unveiled for spring 2022 including a limited-edition bass. The BFR Short Scale StingRay 4 Bombshell is limited to 105 pieces worldwide.
Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils Winter 2021 Ball Family Reserve Lineup
Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled the Winter 2021 edition of their Ball Family Reserve instruments, including one bass: The BFR Stingray 5 Special Fretless.
Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils the Tim Commerford Limited Edition StingRay Bass Collection
Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled a new collection of instruments in their Artist Series in collaboration with Tim Commerford. He’s been a StingRay player for most of his career, and the line includes four variations of EBMM’s flagship bass.
Ernie Ball Music Man and Darkglass Team Up For DarkRay Bass
Ernie Ball Music Man has teamed up with Darkglass Electronics to unveil the DarkRay 4-string Bass. Available in Obsidian Black and Granite Stone finishes, the bass takes the StingRay Special model and fits it with new electronics.