Kiesel Guitars has announced a revision to their signature model with Dustin Davidson of August Burns Red. The second iteration of his model, dubbed the DDM4, is based on Kiesel’s A2 bass with some tweaks.
Longtime Orange endorser and former Deep Purple member Glenn Hughes has teamed up with the company to create a signature version of their O Bass. The Glenn Hughes Signature O Bass comes in a rich purple finish.
In 2022, amid the news of Pantera reforming to tour, Gibson unveiled a Rex Brown signature Thunderbird Bass. The signature model has now been added to the more budget-minded Epiphone brand.
Ernie Ball Music Man has added a third iteration to the Joe Dart Artist Series Bass Collection, fittingly called the Joe Dart III. The bass takes a wholly new approach from the previous two and features a short 30-inch scale with a passive split-coil pickup.
Ibanez introduced multi-scale versions of their boutique-styled BTB model a few years ago, and now they’ve introduced a refined version of them. The BTB Light Multi-Scale Basses feature subtler scale differences between the highest and lowest strings.
Ibanez’s flagship SR series will be shown at the 2024 NAMM show. The fretless SRD900 and the SRD905 models are four and five-string basses, each featuring a semi-hollow construction with an exotic maple top with three oval sound holes.
FM Guitars has introduced the Esphera bass, a lightweight and ergonomic instrument that comes in 4, 5, 6, and 7-string versions as well as FM’s signature double fingerboard style in 8, 10, and 12-strings.
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Harley Benton has introduced a new DIY kit for players who want to build their own bass. The Bass Guitar Kit MB-Style comes with everything you need to assemble your own MB bass.
Bass virtuoso and YouTube sensation Charles Berthoud has teamed up with Schecter for a new signature bass. The CB-4, which comes in right and left-handed versions, features an ash body, a flamed maple top, a walnut and padauk neck with carbon fiber reinforcements, and a rosewood fingerboard.
Ola Englund’s Solar Guitars has just launched a new brand of instruments called S by Solar. The Haunted guitarist and producer says the line provides a maximum value heavy metal instrument at a low price.
Anka Custom Guitars and Basses has unveiled a new bass model called the Noumeno DX. Although it can be ordered with many options, the first iteration of the bass they’ve shared has a stacked set of features.