Keith Merrow, Wes Hauch Tear Heads Off With New Duncans

WESCheck out this new video of Keith Merrow and Wes Hauch tearing off the heads of all and sundry in this as they demo Seymour Duncan’s various 8-string humbucking pickups. Keith’s using his Schecter and Wes is using the new Jackson SLATFXQMG 3-8, the model we looked at a few days ago here and which you can read more about here, and which looks extra-cool with those Duncan passive-in-active-housing pickups, don’t ya think? In the video below you’ll hear Duncan’s Pegasus bridge, Sentient neck, Nazgul bridge, Distortion neck and bridge, Invader neck and bridge, and Blackouts neck and bridge models all put to devastating use by Keith and Wes. Enjoy! Read More …

Additional Jackson 2013 Summer Releases

ThumbFollowing on from last monthJackson has just announced another round of Summer 2013 models – 13, in fact – and they’re all pretty nice looking. For example, there’s a rather cool new string-thru Phil Demmel beastie which could certainly fend off stage invaders. And I’ve had a huge Guitar Crush on Jackson Kellys ever since Marty Friedman shredded the hell out of them in Megadeth. But my particular favourite of the new bunch is the quilty green 8-string, somewhat unromantically dubbed the SLATFXQMG 3-8. I’ve always had a thing for quilty green Jacksons, ever since coveting one at World of Music back in the day. But I digress: here are the new models. Which one do you like best? Read More …