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Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2021 Prestige Series Basses

Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2021 Prestige Series Basses

The Fender Custom Shop has unveiled their 2021 Masterbuilt Prestige Collection, featuring one-of-a-kind instruments crafted by their roster of master builders. This year the series includes two basses.

Dunable Guitars Introduces Chris Whetzel Signature R2 Bass

Dunable Guitars Introduces Chris Whetzel Signature R2 Bass

Dunable Guitars has unveiled a new signature bass with Power Trip’s Chris Whetzel. The thrash bassist has been playing their R2 bass for several years, so the based company constructed the new axe around the model.

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Epiphone Relaunches Embassy Bass

Epiphone Relaunches Embassy Bass

After discontinuing a similar model two years ago, Epiphone has reissued the Embassy bass. The design retains the asymmetrical solid mahogany double-cutaway body design found on the original 1963 version.

FM Guitars Launches Line of Double-Fretboard Basses

FM Guitars Launches Line of Double-Fretboard Basses

Double-neck guitarist Felix Martin has been broadened the range of his instrument company, FM Guitars, with a new line of basses. The company now offers 8, 10, and 12-string basses.

Ibanez Unveils 2021 Limited Edition SR Premium Models

Ibanez Unveils 2021 Limited Edition SR Premium Models

Ibanez has unveiled their annual limited edition run of SR Premium basses, which they describe as “built to be noticed.” The four-string SR4CMLTD and five-string SR5CMLTD are built with multi-piece bodies of alternating ash and figured maple.

Sadowsky Announces 2021 Limited Edition Basses

Sadowsky Announces 2021 Limited Edition Basses

Sadowsky Guitars has unveiled four new limited edition models for 2021 with two in the MetroLine series and two Masterbuilt instruments. All of the instruments are built in Germany.

Rickenbacker Unveils 90th Anniversary 4005XC Bass Guitar

Rickenbacker Unveils 90th Anniversary 4005XC Bass Guitar

2021 marks the 90th anniversary of Rickenbacker Guitars, who have just revealed limited edition guitar and bass models to mark the occasion. While details are still slim, the bass model is called the 4005XC and has some serious retro appeal.

Sandberg Guitars Unveils 35th Anniversary California Supreme Bass

Sandberg Guitars Unveils 35th Anniversary California Supreme Bass

Sandberg Guitars is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year with a limited edition version of the California Supreme. The bass is described as the “boutique bass flagship of Braunschweig’s creative forge.”

Ibanez Launches SR600E Series Basses

Ibanez Launches SR600E Series Basses

Ibanez has expanded their SR line of basses with the SR600E Series, which includes four-string, five-string, and six-string versions. The new models are crafted with an ash body, jatoba and walnut neck, and a rosewood fingerboard.

Warwick Unveils 2021 Limited Edition Teambuilt and Masterbuilt Basses

Warwick Unveils 2021 Limited Edition Teambuilt and Masterbuilt Basses

Every year at the NAMM Show, Warwick reveals their annual limited edition masterbuilt and team-built basses. This year’s NAMM Show was virtual, but that didn’t stop them from going all out. This year they focused on the Streamer design.

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils New Finishes

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils New Finishes

While no new basses have been revealed so far, Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled a plethora of dazzling new finishes for their basses. That includes the Music Man line as well as the entry-level Sterling by Music Man line.

Guild Rekindles the Starfire I Bass

Guild Rekindles the Starfire I Bass

Guild has unveiled their new offerings for 2021 and it includes a modern adaptation of the Starfire I Bass. With an attainable price point of $599, the bass looks to be a great option for fans of hollowbody designs.