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Seymour Duncan Announces Mark Holcomb Scarlet and Scourge Pickups

Seymour Duncan Announces Mark Holcomb Scarlet and Scourge Pickups

Scarlet features a ceramic magnet, with an output calibrated for note definition while the Alnico 8-loaded Scourge provides modern low-end and focused mid-range.


Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of guitar and bass pickups, effects pedals, and pedal amps, is proud to announce the Mark Holcomb Scarlet & Scourge pickups are now available to order.

​Mark Holcomb’s musicality continues to push progressive metal forward. The sound of Scarlet & Scourge was inspired by his use of high-gain amp-modeling technology. With his modeler delivering Periphery’s ideal overdriven amp sound, Mark’s new pickups required enhanced clarity for complex chord voicings, coil splitting, and drop tunings. Through rigorous testing, Mark & the Seymour Duncan engineering team created the Scarlet neck and Scourge bridge pickups. Like Mark’s other signature neck pickup Alpha - which is suited for Mark’s heaviest riffs - Scarlet features a ceramic magnet, but with an output calibrated for note definition in clean & mid-gain applications. The Scourge, with its Alnico 8 magnet, provides the low-end and focused mid-range needed to anchor Mark’s modern sound.

MSRP: $139

For more information, please visit seymourduncan.com.


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