Premier Guitar features affiliate links to help support our content. We may earn a commission on any affiliated purchases.

Lollar Pickups Brings Back Its Broiler Pickup

Lollar Pickups Brings Back Its Broiler Pickup

The Broiler is Lollar’s take on the classic sound of the Rickenbacker Toaster, designed to deliver the classic jangle and chime. The Broiler is designed to be a drop-in pickup replacement for Rickenbacker guitars.


The original Broiler was a customer and staff favorite until a supplier of some of the necessary parts suddenly went out of business and Lollar was no longer able to make it available. While demand for the Broiler continued, it wasn’t until suitable parts were recently sourced that Lollar was able to re-release this classic pickup.

The Broiler’s design offers excellent balance from string-to-string and between neck and bridge positions along with improvements to clarity and definition, and a shimmering top end chime that’s present but never brittle or harsh. It’s equally well-equipped for the job in both 6- and 12-string guitars.

With parts once again available, Lollar also took the opportunity to tweak the guitar pickup’s design in order to offer a suitable version for Rickenbacker-style basses. The Broiler for Bass neck pickup was designed to complement Lollar’s Horseshoe bass bridge pickup, bringing out the best in your Ric-style bass or similarly inspired new build.

Both the guitar and bass versions of the Broiler are $175 each and come with chrome open-ring covers and black Forbon tops.

For more information, please visit lollarguitars.com.

LOLLAR PICKUPS - Broiler Demo

Featuring enhanced amp models, a built-in creative looper, AI-powered tone exploration, and smart jam features.

Read MoreShow less

RAB Audio's new ProRak SRS Guitar Studio Racking System offers customizable configurations for organizing guitar gear in the studio.

Read MoreShow less

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard started out as a “joke” band. As guitarist/songwriter Joey Walker says with a grin, “Now the joke’s on us.”

Photo by Maclay Heriot

With their 26th release, Flight b741, the prog-rockers make it hard but highly rewarding for fans to keep up. Behind that drive lies a wealth of joy, camaraderie, and unwavering commitment to their art.

There’s a dangerous, pernicious myth, seemingly spread in perpetuity among fledgling artists and music fans alike, that when you’re a musician, inspiration—and therefore productivity—comes naturally. Making art is the opposite of work, and, conversely, we know what happens to Jack when there’s all work and no play. But what happens when the dimensions of work and play fuse together like time and space? What happens to Jack then? Well, behind such an instance of metaphysical reaction, undoubtedly, would be King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard.

Read MoreShow less

Featuring FET instrument inputs, "Enhance" switch, and innovative input stage, this interface is designed to solve challenges like poor feel, setting levels, and ease of use.

Read MoreShow less