Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research unveils the new Diamond Plus Series for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The Diamond Plus Series features: a choice of Swamp Ash or Alder body, a 6 Bolt-on Maple neck with carbon fiber reinforcement rods, Maple or Rosewood fingerboard, and 22 Narrow-Jumbo frets. The Diamond Plus Series comes loaded with Seymour Duncan SMB-4D/Quarter Pound SPB-3 (Diamond-P Plus) or Seymour Duncan Quarter Pound SJB-3 Set (Diamond-J Plus) pick-ups and features a Series-Parallel Push-Pull (Diamond-P Plus) or Phase Push-Pull (Diamond-J Plus) with a 4-way Rotary Pick-up Selector, and Seymour Duncan 2-Band EQ; makes these basses perfect for any musical setting!
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research is proud to introduce the new Hellraiser Passive Series for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in their upstairs Room 210-D. The Hellraiser Passive features: a Mahogany body, a set 3 piece Mahogany neck with Ultra Access (C-7 includes Carbon Fiber Reinforcement rods), Rosewood fingerboard with gothic cross inlays, 24 X- Jumbo frets, and offered with an option of a fixed T-O-M bridge, or the Schecter Exclusive Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge which features stainless steel parts, new push-in arm, and knife points that are re-tooled for better tuning and smoother tremolo play. The Hellraiser Passive Series comes loaded with Schecter’s handmade USA Brimstone pick-ups, which provide ground shaking tone with attack and gain, while retaining clarity and definition.
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research adds the Model-T body shape to the popular Session Series for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The Model-T Session bass features: a Swamp Ash body, Maple neck, Maple fingerboard with Ebony side blocks inlays, and loaded with EMG Active P/J set pick-ups. Whether you’re in the studio or playing live, The Model-T Session offers a big sound fit for any musical setting.
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research adds the Dream Machine-II to the USA Production Line for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. Featuring: a choice of a Walnut or Black Limba body, Contoured 4-bolt figured Bird’s Eye Maple neck with dual graphite reinforcement rods, Pau Ferro fingerboard, 22 Jescar Stainless Steel Frets, and a Schecter 6-Point Vintage Trem. The Dream Machine-II is offered in a S/S/S or H/S/S pick-up configuration and is loaded with Schecter’s handmade USA Monstertone pick-ups (S/S/S) or Schecter USA Supercharger Mach-6/Monstertone pick-ups (H/S/S). The Dream Machine-II is the ultimate “throwback” to yesteryear. A modern take on Schecter’s original California Custom Guitar!
Rock icons The Bangles, Grammy Award-nominee Mindi Abair, platinum-selling guitarist and solo artist Orianthi, music industry executives and other luminaries to walk red carpet during event honoring women in music
Trombone Shorty, George Clinton, Stanley Randolph headline musical performances
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research debuts the Chris Poland Signature Solo-6 FR Poltergeist for the 2015 Winter NAMM Show, which will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The Poltergeist features: a Mahogany body, a set 3 pc Set-Neck with Ultra Access, Ebony fingerboard, 24 X-Jumbo Frets, 24.625” scale length, and glow in the dark side dot inlays. It also includes the Schecter Exclusive Floyd Rose 1500 Series Bridge which features stainless steel parts, new push-in arm, and knife points that are re-tooled for better tuning and smoother tremolo play. The Chris Poland Signature Solo-6 FR Poltergeist also features Schecter’s own USA Pasadena Plus pick-ups that are hand-made in Schecter’s very own custom shop; which adds a slight upper-mid musical bump with just enough output to drive the front end of your amp. The Pasadena Plus pick-ups are suited for everything from Classic Rock to full blown metal … and it does indeed clean up in an 'Indie' sort of way when split.
Press Release: Schecter Guitar Research unveils the new Lambo Orange Keith Merrow KM-7 signature at the 2015 NAMM Show, which will be showcased in Schecter’s upstairs Room 210-D. The Lambo Orange KM- 7 features all the cool bells and whistles of the original KM-7 that was introduced in 2014: Swamp Ash body, 3-piece set Maple neck with ultra access and carbon fiber reinforcement rods, Ebony/12”-16” compound radius fingerboard, 24 X-Jumbo stainless steel frets, glow in the dark side dot inlays, Hipshot bridge, and loaded with Seymour Duncan Nazgule/Sentient pick-ups. In addition to the new Lambo Orange finish, the KM-7 features orange offset/reverse dot inlays and carbon fiber binding, which gives the KM-7’s compelling aesthetic extra “pop”!
Press Release: C. F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) is celebrating 50 years of their legendary D-35 Dreadnought with a very special model to debut at the 2015 Winter NAMM Trade Show – D-35 Brazilian 50th Anniversary Limited Edition.
The Women’s International Music Network announced that the house band for the 2015 She Rocks Awards will be led by acclaimed guitarist Gretchen Menn, and include Zepparella members Angeline Saris on bass, Clementine on drums, and guest keyboardist Jenna Paone. The House band will back some of the guest performers and provide interstitial music for the award ceremony, held on Jan. 23, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel during the NAMM Show.