G&L Guitars has added a new JB-5 to their Fullerton Deluxe lineup that will feature a Western Sugar Pine body. The move is in part tribute to founder Leo Fender, whose first instruments were built with pine.
Solar Guitars has unveiled a new bass model called the AB2.4 Canibalismo. The four-string bass is built with a sungkai body in a distressed red “Canibalismo” finish with a matching headstock.
G&L has added new models to the Tribute Series Kiloton Bass lineup. The series now includes a Candy Apple Red bass with a maple fingerboard and block inlays as well as a Black Frost bass with a rosewood fingerboard and pearloid block inlays.
Leones Custom Bass and bassist Kenney James have teamed up to introduce the KJ5 Signature Bass. Handmade in Indonesia, the five-string bass offers several classic sounds in one package thanks to its three-pickup configuration.
Spector has unveiled a new line of basses with the Euro RST series. The 4- and 5-string basses feature the company’s classic design with updated tonewoods, enhanced electronics, and exclusive stain options.
Cort has revamped their Artisan B4 and B5 Element basses with new features for 2021. The instruments, which are four- and five-string models, have been upgraded with high-mass MetalCraft bridges with a dual-string loading system, and more.
Fender has just announced an update to their Player Series. The “Player Plus” line includes three basses, offers upgraded playability and electronics.
G&L has unveiled the L-2500 Series 750 bass, which marks their first five-string model to have a 19mm string spacing at the bridge.
Schecter has unveiled their latest artist model with the Daniel Firth Hellraiser Extreme-5 Signature Bass. The Cradle of Filth bassist’s new axe features a mahogany body with a quilted maple top in a Cthulhu Burst Satin finish.
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.
Aluminati Guitar Co. has previously focused on building bass necks out of aluminum, but now they’ve announced their first complete bass.
Breedlove Guitars has unveiled the ECO Pursuit series, including the Pursuit Exotic S Concerto Amber Bass CE, which comes in fretted and fretless versions. The ECO Series boasts three layers of tonewood that were sustainably harvested.