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Parker Introduces the DF842 Adam Dutkiewicz & the DF824 Vernon Reid

Parker releases signature models for Killswitch Engage and Living Colour guitarists

Chicago, IL (July 1, 2009) -- Parker announces the release of two new signature guitars: the DF842AD from Killswitch Engage guitarist, Adam Dutkiewicz, and the DF824VR from Living Colour guitarist, Vernon Reid.

The DF842AD from Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz 
Grammy-nominated heavy metal group Killswitch Engage has become one of the hottest touring bands since they hit the charts in 2004 thanks to influential guitarist, Adam Dutkiewicz. Parker teamed up with Dutkiewicz to create a guitar that reflects his extremely articulate yet wild and unpredicatable style.

The DF842AD

The DF842AD is expertly crafted of a mahogany body and top, mahogany neck with a Parker Finger Joint set neck, and carbon composite fretboard. Additional features include a Parker Tremelo bridge, Sperzel locking tuners, an EMG 85 pickup and an EMG 81 bridge pickup. Available now in black ice and dusty black finish with black hardware.

The DF824VR from Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid
Vernon Reid is best known for his role in Living Colour, which he founded in 1984. The DF824VR was crafted in his honor.

The DF824VR

The DF824VR is constructed of a poplar body, top and neck with a Parker Finger Joint set neck, and carbon composite fretboard. The DF824VR has a Floyd Rose original bridge, Grover tuners, EMG SAX neck and middle pickup and an EMG 81X bridge pickup. Available now in a violet pearl and black cherry finish with black hardware.

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