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Seymour Duncan


Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible Review

December 2, 2016
Here’s a well-crafted triple-threat axe that lives up to the do-it-all hype.
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Seymour Duncan Releases Jimi Hendrix Signature Strat Pickup Set

November 7, 2016
Each pickup has a reverse magnet stagger to simulate the effect of playing a right-handed guitar upside down and restrung for a lefty.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the High Voltage Humbuckers

October 17, 2016
The High Voltage humbucker set was developed for one of rock’s most iconic and devilish guitarists.
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Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus Review

September 16, 2016
An intuitive chorus that responds to the player’s touch.
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Tools for the Task: Single-Coil Replacement Pickups

August 5, 2016
Ten passive single-coil options for a total tonal makeover.
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Seymour Duncan Announces Saturday Night Special Pickups

July 22, 2016
The humbuckers are voiced to be a little hotter and fatter in the bridge position and a little clearer and less “wooly” in the neck.
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SNAMM '16 - Michael Kelly Mod Shop 50 Burl Burst Demo | 2016 Mod Shop Models

July 8, 2016
See what happens when you put one of the brand's 1950s instruments through their new Mod Shop and beef it up with upgraded pickups and electronics.
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Yamaha Unveils Limited-Edition Pacifica 612VII

June 30, 2016
A limited-edition model featuring an SSH Seymour Duncan pickup configuration.
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SNAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium, Forza, & The Killing Floor Demos

June 24, 2016
Get the lowdown on three new stomps—a distortion, an overdrive, and a high-gain booster.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2016 Day 1

June 23, 2016
Here's a taste of the gear we came across during the first day of Summer NAMM, with tone toys from Fender, Seymour Duncan, Bullhead Amplification, and more.
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Seymour Duncan and Chicago Music Exchange Launch the Forza Overdrive

May 3, 2016
Developed in partnership with Chicago Music Exchange, the Forza has clear highs, deep lows, and a slightly scooped midrange.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Palladium Gain Stage Pedal

March 16, 2016
The pedal features three gain stages that can go from classic rock at lower settings to modern metal at higher-gain settings.
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Jeff Loomis Blackout Pickups

March 10, 2016
High–output active humbuckers developed to deliver the dynamic performance unique to active pickups, with the look, tone, and feel of a great set of passive pickups.
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NAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium Gain Stage and Catalina Chorus Demos

February 21, 2016
The pickup giant releases two boxes—one that aims to recreate an overdriven tube amp, and one that serves up chorus.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1999 Yamaha AEX-502

February 7, 2016
A different set of pickups can bring a potentially great guitar to life.
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Tools for the Task: Soundhole Pickups

January 29, 2016
Looking for a simple way to amplify your acoustic? Fill that hole with an easy-to-install soundhole pickup.
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Seymour Duncan Releases Catalina Chorus Pedal

January 22, 2016
This pedal includes a uniquely innovative Dynamic Expression mode that allows you to control the depth of the effect through the intensity of your playing.
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Ava Mendoza: From Trad to Rad

January 7, 2016
A pedal stomping avant-rocker talks about discovering new modes and sounds, the genre-jumping joys of improvisation, and her journey from classical and roots music to the outlands.
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Seymour Duncan Releases Quarter Pound For 5-String P Bass

December 7, 2015
Classic upper-midrange power and punchy attack of the original Quarter Pound P-Bass Pickup.
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The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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