Tosin Abasi’s PRS 8-String McCarty

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Tosin Abasi's PRS 8-string

DiMarzio Releases Ionizer 7 Pickups

DP709_DP711_DiMarzio_Ionizer-7PRESS RELEASE: DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of two new Ionizer 7™ humbucking pickups for 7-string electric guitars. The Ionizer 7™ pickups are an outgrowth of the 8-string pickups designed and developed for Tosin Abasi’s TAM100 signature guitar by Ibanez, and are available for retail sale from DiMarzio. 8-string guitars are Tosin Abasi’s primary instruments, but he’s no stranger to 7-string guitars, and the idea of the Ionizer 7™ came up soon after the Ionizer 8™ left the drawing board. Read More …

DiMarzio Ionizer 8 Tosin Abasi Pickups

DiMarzio has just announced the Ionizer 8 signature pickup set for Animals As Leaders’ Tosin Abasi. But wait, what’s this? “DiMarzio announced it will release three new Ionizer 8™ pickups developed for Abasi’s new signature 8-string Ibanez guitar in January of 2013.” Sa-weet! Great to see Ibanez doing another signature 8-string. And hey, Ibanez, if you’d like to do yet another one, gimmie a call. Hehe.

DIMARZIO TO RELEASE IONIZER 8™ PICKUPS FOR 8-STRING GUITARS

Staten Island, N.Y., December 11, 2012 – DiMarzio, Inc. welcomes Tosin Abasi, trail-blazing pioneer of modern heavy music and lead guitarist of progressive instrumental band Animals as Leaders to its roster of endorsers. DiMarzio announced it will release three new Ionizer 8™ pickups developed for Abasi’s new signature 8-string Ibanez guitar in January of 2013. DiMarzio will also make the Ionizer 8™ pickups available for retail sale. Read More …

Jaden Rose Guitars at NAMM 2012

Just stumbled across this video on YouTube of the fine folks from England’s Jaden Rose Guitars capering at the NAMM Show (including some great shreddage by Tosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders). These guys make incredible guitars that are especially shred and djent-friendly. Six-strings, seven-strings, eight-strings, fixed bridge, Floyd Rose, extended scale, multi-scale, exotic woods, DiMarzio pickups, ridiculously comfortable necks…   want!

 

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NAMM 2012: EMG artist signing schedule

Here are the NAMM signing times for EMG artists Mike Keneally, Tosin Abasi, Gary Holt, Alexi Laihi, Wayne Static, Adam Dutkiewicz, Stu Hamm, Rex Brown, Evan Brewer, Steve Smyth, Rusty Cooley, Michael Keene, Mike Inez, Tony Campos, David Ellefson, Richie Faulkner, Stephen Carpenter, Eric Peterson.