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ESP Adds to LTD F Series Basses

ESP Adds to LTD F Series Basses

ESP has launched a new set of basses in its F Series from the LTD line. The LTD F-1004 and F-1005 are part of the LTD Deluxe range and feature a flamed maple top in a see-thru black finish over their sculpted bodies.

Jackson Announces X Series Signature David Ellefson 30th Anniversary Concert Bass CBX V

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.

Sire Announces the U5 Passive Short Scale Bass

Sire Announces the U5 Passive Short Scale Bass

After unveiling the prototype at last year’s NAMM Show, Sire is nearing the launch of their new U5 model. The bass is a short-scale instrument using their Marcus Miller Small Jazz Type body and P/J pickups.

Chris Seldon Guitars Unveils Ranger 4/34 Bass

Chris Seldon Guitars Unveils Ranger 4/34 Bass

Chris Seldon Guitars (formerly Owl Bass Guitars) has announced their new flagship model called the Seldon Ranger 4/34. The new instrument features a full 34-inch scale and will be the company’s base model.

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Kala Introduces Bamboo U-Bass

Kala Introduces Bamboo U-Bass

Kala released a new U-Bass this year that they say is their most sustainable choice. The ukulele-sized acoustic/electric bass guitar is made entirely out of bamboo.

Schecter’s Banshee Bass Now Shipping

Schecter’s Banshee Bass Now Shipping

Schecter is now shipping the Banshee Bass, a short-scale instrument they unveiled at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. The vintage-styled instrument features a split-coil style bass with a 30-inch scale.

Fender Japan Launches Heritage Series Basses

Fender Japan Launches Heritage Series Basses

Fender Japan has unveiled a new line of instruments called the Heritage Series that recreates features from the company’s past. The series was developed with Mark Kendrick, an original founding master builder of the Fender Custom Shop.

Fodera Announces 37th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe Model Basses

Fodera Announces 37th Anniversary Monarch Deluxe Model Basses

Fodera is celebrating its 37th year in business with new anniversary models through its dealer network. The basses are a limited edition run of the company’s Monarch Deluxe model that will come in both four and five-string versions.

G&L Announces the CLF Research L-2500 Bass

G&L Announces the CLF Research L-2500 Bass

G&L Guitars has unveiled a new model in their throwback series paying respects to Leo Fender’s CLF Research company, which was the predecessor to G&L. The five-string CLF Research L-2500 is made in Fullerton, California.

BITE Guitars Announces the Dragon Bass

BITE Guitars Announces the Dragon Bass

BITE Guitars launched last year with the customizable Punch and Jawbone models. Now they’ve announced their first preconfigured instrument called The Dragon Bass.

Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass

Kiesel Guitars Introduce the Thanos Bass

Kiesel Guitars launched a new line of headless basses at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show with the Thanos Series. The instruments come in four and five-string versions with options for standard or multi-scale necks.

Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models

Warwick Reveals 2020 Limited Edition Models

Each year, Warwick presents a special limited edition bass featuring their top specs. This year is a limited version of the Thumb NT, which will come in both Masterbuilt and Teambuilt versions.