Samick Motherlode

December 2014

8-String

ARTICLES

Musikmesse '13 - Jackson Guitars X Series SLAT8 Demo

April 23, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 2013 Musikmesse show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the Jackson Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to a hear demo of the X Series SLAT8.
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Jackson Guitars Announces New Seven and Eight-String Models

March 8, 2013
Jackson Guitars announces the release of the USA Select B7, USA Select B7 Deluxe, USA Select B8, and USA Select B8 Deluxe.
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Rig Rundown - Meshuggah's Fredrik Thordendal, Marten Hagstrom, & Dick Lovgren

March 6, 2013

Premier Guitar is on location in Chicago where Rebecca Dirks visits with Kent Eriksson, Meshuggah's tech for guitarists Fredrik Thordendal, Marten Hagstrom, and bassist Dick Lovgren. He talks about their current live setups including signature 8-string and 7-string Ibanez guitars and Warwick basses, and how each member uses the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx.


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Martin Style A Mandolin

May 11, 2012
Martin mandolins are not worth nearly as much as their guitars, they were a vital component in Martin’s success in the early 20th century.
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Cassandra Elk Designs Vootar

January 14, 2010
Designed by Klaus Voorman (Beatles Revolver cover) and sporting eight strings, the Vootar is unlike any we''ve ever seen.
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Taylor Baritone 8-String Acoustic Guitar Review

December 17, 2009
Taylor grows up and takes risks with the new Baritone 8-String acoustic. The result is one of 2010''s early must-haves.
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