December 2019

Framus

ARTICLES

Summer NAMM 2019: Framus | Warwick Diablo II Progressive X & Lee Sklar I Signature Demos

July 21, 2019
Learn all about the German company's sleek new shred machine along with a legendary bassist's signature model that features the ever important "producer" switch.
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Devin Townsend’s Heavy Empathy

June 21, 2019
On his epic new solo album, the metal-informed fret burner deploys signature gear, a vocal choir, A-listers including Steve Vai and Mike Keneally, and even kittens to create a highly orchestrated score for the chaos of life.
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Framus Adds the Panthera II Studio Supreme Masterbuilt & Teambuilt Models

June 8, 2019
The German stalwart updates the popular 6-string with a three-dimensional, flame-maple top, and various Seymour Duncan pickup pairings.
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Framus Unveils the Stormbender 7-String Devin Townsend Signature Custom Shop Masterbuilt

March 29, 2019
The latest signature model from prog-rock guru Devin Townshend is packed full of high-end features.
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Framus Announces the Diablo II Supreme X Masterbuilt and Diablo II Pro Teambuilt

March 13, 2019
The revised models now features a carved top and new contours.
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NAMM '19 - Framus Diablo II Supreme X Demo with Stevie Salas

January 27, 2019
Famed sideman Stevie Salas walks us through a chic new model that includes some features from his signature Idolmaker.
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Trash or Treasure: Framus Strato Super

January 13, 2019
They may not command the price or popularity of some other ’60s vintage guitars, but these solidbodies from Germany have a solid footing in guitar history.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Alice in Chains: Looking Toward Home

August 28, 2018
Jerry Cantrell and William DuVall embrace the past and move forward on Rainier Fog, the guitarists’ third album together and a fitting tribute to Emerald City.
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SNAMM '18 - Framus FP 14 Parlor Guitar Demo

July 7, 2018
The German guitar crew comes to Nashville with a lovely new small-bodied flattop with built-in electronics and a moderate price.
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Framus Unveils the Stormbender Devin Townsend Artist Series

June 14, 2018
Completely independent and spectacular in every aspect, the Framus Stormbender Devin Townsend signature model is available also as a Pro Series Teambuilt version.
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Framus Pro Series Teambuilt Television Review

June 7, 2018
The shape of a ’60s German oddity returns in a high quality, ultra-playable, and versatile modern electric.
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Framus Unveils the William DuVall Signature Talisman

May 21, 2018
The Alice in Chains' frontman's namesake model features a contoured mahogany body with AAA flamed maple top and quilted maple inlays, set-in mahogany neck, tigerstripe Ebony fretboard, and Framus Custom fretboard inlays.
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Framus Announces Six New D-Series Electric Guitar Models

April 25, 2018
The new models feature Seymour Duncan pickups, tigerstripe ebony fretboards, and come with a deluxe gig bag.
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NAMM '18 - Framus Panthera Supreme Demo

January 28, 2018
Unveiling the Panthera II supreme, a heavy-duty handmade beauty of a 6-string, and the new Warwick RockBoard pedalboard series.
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Rig Rundown: Devin Townsend

January 17, 2018
In one of our funnest-ever RR shoots, the original Strapping Young Lad waxes giddy and witty explaining his signature axe, pickups, and all-digital setup.
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Framus Introduces Blue Label Electric Guitar Strings

September 26, 2017
The new strings are aimed at deep tunings such as drop D, drop C and drop A as well as string sets for 7- and 8-string guitars.
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Framus Releases the Teambuilt Pro Series Panthera II Supreme

July 6, 2017
The models feature a mahogany body, Seymour Duncan pickups, and Graph Tech hardware.
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Framus Announces Legacy Acoustics

March 27, 2017
The acoustic line has expanded to include the FD 28 Nashville EQ and FD 28 Nashville Cutaway EQ.
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Framus Introduces the Blank and Television Models

March 6, 2017
Both are available as Masterbuilt Custom Shop and Teambuilt Pro Series instruments.
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