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Jared Dines and Sterling by Music Man Announce Signature Guitar

The new model is based on the StingRay, but features 24 frets, custom pickups, and a kill switch.

Los, Angeles, CA (July 21, 2020) -- Jared Dines and Sterling by Music Man announced today the Jared Dines StingRay Artist Series guitar (‘DINES’), marking the brand’s first collaboration with the guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and YouTuber. Made in close partnership with the Ernie Ball Music Man design team, the guitar is Jared Dines’ first signature model –– engineered to specifically meet the demands of the artist’s technique and unique playing style.

Modeled after Ernie Ball Music Man's iconic StingRay guitar, the Dines StingRay is the first StingRay model with 24 frets and hot-rodded custom humbucker pickups. Uniquely designed with a kill switch and 1 tone/volume dual control, the Dines StingRay also features a hard maple neck with a vintage-style tremolo bridge and gold hardware.


  • Body Color: Black
  • Bridge: Vintage Tremolo Bridge
  • Hardware: Gold
  • Frets: 24 Frets
  • Fingerboard: Hard Maple
  • Tuning Machines: Locking
  • Controls: 1 Volume / 1 Tone Dual, 1 Kill Switch
  • Switching: 3-Way Toggle Pickup Selector
  • Pickups: Sterling by Music Man Designed Custom Dines Pickups (HH)
  • Gig Bag: Deluxe Sterling by Music Man Bag

“Growing up, I’d read the back of Ernie Ball string packs to discover new artists and bands to listen to, so now to be able to call myself an Ernie Ball artist is really gratifying and exciting”, said Dines. “My Sterling by Music Man signature guitar sounds and feels just how I’d imagine it to be, and it was designed to fit my playing style. I’m excited to now be a part of such an iconic family. Not only has Ernie Ball been an important part of my upbringing, but it’s such an influential brand for rock music in general.”

The Jared Dines StingRay Artist Series guitar is priced at $699.99 and will be available exclusively online starting August 21st at For more details and early signup info, please visit

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