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Ibanez Unveils SRC6MS Multi-Scale Crossover Bass

Ibanez Unveils SRC6MS Multi-Scale Crossover Bass

Ibanez’s Bass Workshop series is an avenue for the company to try out different design aspects. This year they’re adding to the lineup with the SRC6MS Multi-Scale Crossover Bass.

Ibanez Introduces Five-String Electric Upright Bass

Ibanez Introduces Five-String Electric Upright Bass

Ibanez got into the electric upright bass game in 2018 with the Upswing. Now they’ve added to the series with a five-string model called the UB805.

Best of 2022: The Top 10 Basses

Best of 2022: The Top 10 Basses

Over the course of 2022, we covered a lot of new bass models. Here are the top 10 reader favorites, based on article views.

Fender Japan Announces Limited Run Elemental Series

Fender Japan Announces Limited Run Elemental Series

Fender Japan has unveiled the Elemental Series, calling it a line that considers the demands of modern players to balance specs and pricing. It includes one bass, the Elemental Jazz Bass.

Charvel Unveils Frank Bello Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Bass PJ IV

Charvel Unveils Frank Bello Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Bass PJ IV

After unveiling a custom shop signature bass earlier this year, Charvel has introduced a production line bass for Anthrax and Helmet bassist Frank Bello.

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Harley Benton Introduces the MV-4JB Gotoh Bass

Harley Benton Introduces the MV-4JB Gotoh Bass

Harley Benton has added the MV-4JB Gotoh bass to their lineup, which takes its name from its upgraded Gotoh GB-7 tuners. The J-style bass is available in four finishes.

Ernie Ball Launches 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass

Ernie Ball Launches 35th Anniversary StingRay 5 Bass

After unveiling the bass at NAMM 2022, Ernie Ball Music Man has now launched the 35th Anniversary StingRay 5. The company states that the model is a chance for them to reflect on the bass and its evolution over the last three and a half decades.

Fender Launches MonoNeon Signature Jazz Bass V

Fender Launches MonoNeon Signature Jazz Bass V

Fender has teamed up with the ever-funky MonoNeon to introduce a signature five-string model for the bassist. The MonoNeon Jazz Bass V follows his aesthetic with a neon yellow and orange finish.

Solar Guitars Introduces Jonas Björler Signature Bass

Solar Guitars Introduces Jonas Björler Signature Bass

Solar Guitars has rolled out another signature instrument, this time for Jonas Björler of At The Gates and The Haunted. The AB1.4JB is described as excelling in heavy gain with a straightforward approach.

Fender Unveils American Vintage II Series Basses

Fender Unveils American Vintage II Series Basses

Fender has once again revived more of its original designs with the new American Vintage II series. The lineup recreates models from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s by building them to their original specs.

John McVie’s Basses, Including Alembic from “Rumors”, Going to Auction

John McVie’s Basses, Including Alembic from “Rumors”, Going to Auction

More bass history is up for grabs as part of a new sale via Julien’s Auctions. While a full list of the items has not been released, the highlights from John McVie’s collection are eyebrow-raising, to say the least.

Solar Guitars Unleashes Johan Niemann Signature Bass

Solar Guitars Unleashes Johan Niemann Signature Bass

Solar Guitars has added to its artist line by announcing the Johan Niemann signature bass. The Evergrey bassist’s new axe is a take on their Type AB model and is called the AB1.4JN.