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Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2024 Basses

Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2024 Basses

Fender has unveiled the 2024 Custom Collection from the Fender Custom Shop, and it has a good handful of basses. Four-strings appear in the Limited Edition, Time Machine, and Artisan collections for a total of seven new models.

Fodera Introduces the Ryan Martinie “Black Beauty” Standard Bass

Fodera Introduces the Ryan Martinie “Black Beauty” Standard Bass

Mudvayne bassist Ryan Martinie’s signature line of Fodera instruments has gotten a new member as the company has announced the “Black Beauty” Standard bass.

Sire Guitars Unveils Z-Series Basses

Sire Guitars Unveils Z-Series Basses

Sire attended the 2024 NAMM Show to launch several new lines of basses, including the Z Series. It has two basses – the Z3 and the Z7 – that are their take on a classic bass design.

Ashdown Introduces Affordable Roasted Series Basses At NAMM 2024

Ashdown Introduces Affordable Roasted Series Basses At NAMM 2024

Ashdown is most known for their bass amplifiers and pedals, but in 2020, it introduced a line of bass guitars. This year at NAMM, they unveiled the next generation of their basses with the Roasted Series.

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Eastwood Guitars Announces the Jet Star Bass

Eastwood Guitars Announces the Jet Star Bass

Eastwood Guitars has a knack for reviving instrument designs of the past. The latest is their newly announced Jet Star Bass, which pays homage to the DeArmond Jet Star from the ’60s.

Sterling By Music Man Introduces Sterling Bass, Updates StingRay Short Scale for 2024

Sterling By Music Man Introduces Sterling Bass, Updates StingRay Short Scale for 2024

Sterling By Music Man was at NAMM this year to introduce a new bass and revamp a classic. First is the limited edition Sterling Bass, followed by an updated StingRay Short Scale bass model.

Cortex Bass Unveils the Ganesha 5-string at NAMM

Cortex Bass Unveils the Ganesha 5-string at NAMM

Cortex Bass attended the 2024 NAMM Show in part to introduce the latest in its lineup. The Ganesha Bass, the company says, was designed to “suit all players ” and comes in four, five, or six-string versions.

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils 13 New Colors for StingRay Special

Ernie Ball Music Man Unveils 13 New Colors for StingRay Special

Ernie Ball Music Man is revamping the StingRay Special for 2024 with a whopping 13 new colorways. The lineup will include the same signature features from forty years ago.

Ibanez Adds New Multi-Scale SR’s for 2024

Ibanez Adds New Multi-Scale SR’s for 2024

Ibanez’s 2024 offerings are being expanded to include the SRMS720 and SRMS725. The new models are a variation of their SR basses and employ multi-scale construction for even tension across all the strings.

Kiesel Guitars Introduces the Dustin Davidson DDM4 Bass

Kiesel Guitars Introduces the Dustin Davidson DDM4 Bass

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.

Orange and Glenn Hughes Team Up for Signature O Bass

Orange and Glenn Hughes Team Up for Signature O Bass

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.

Epiphone Unveils the Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass

Epiphone Unveils the Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass

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.