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Guthrie Govan: The Linguist

August 1, 2019
The Aristocrats guitarist talks about broadening the conversation on the prog trio's jaw-dropping new LP, You Know What...?
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Summer NAMM 2019: Charvel | EVH Pro Mod DK24 HH 2PT CM & 5150III 50W EL34 2x12 Demos

July 18, 2019
Listen to a new shred machine with a wealth of single-coil and humbucker tones through Eddie’s new EL34-based combos.
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Rig Rundown: Jake E. Lee

March 27, 2019
The 6-string lycanthrope behind Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon shares the blisteringly loud setup used to power his new band, Red Dragon Cartel.
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NAMM '19 - Charvel USA Select DK24 2PT CM Demo

January 25, 2019
The newly launched series offers a few exclusive features, some ripping Seymour Duncan humbuckers, and some interesting switching options.
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SNAMM '18 - Charvel Pro Mod DK24 & Justin Aufdemkampe Signature Pro Mod SD24 Demos

July 5, 2018
The shred-friendly brand debuts a passel of handsomely overhauled new “super strats,” as well as a unique signature model for the Miss May I axeman.
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Trash or Treasure: Charvel Doubleneck Surfcaster

May 14, 2018
A treasure designation is an easy call for this rare, doubleneck version of Charvel’s nod to surf-music culture and detour from hot-rodded metal machinery.
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NAMM '18 - Charvel Satchel Signature Pro Mod DK Demo

January 28, 2018
A shred machine so over-the-top it could only belong to Steel Panther's Satchel.
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Charvel Announces Signature Model for Steel Panther's Satchel

January 24, 2018
The instrument has an alder Dinky body with sharper-radius top edges and a flamboyantly florescent Yellow Bengal finish.
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Charvel Unveils Signature Models with Warren DeMartini and Jake E Lee

July 17, 2017
The Jake E Lee USA Signature Blue Burst features a poplar body, one-piece bolt-on quartersawn maple neck, and a 12” radius rosewood fretboard.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR Review

September 7, 2016
The San Dimas lives again in a more versatile incarnation.
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Charvel Releases the USA Select Series

August 30, 2016
The four new models tap straight into original-era Charvel DNA.
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Charvel Introduces Limited-Edition Guthrie Govan Model

August 11, 2016
The next evolution of Govan's popular signature model.
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Charvel Announces Flagship USA Select Series

June 25, 2016
The series includes the San Dimas Style 1 HSS FR, San Dimas Style 1 HSS HT, So-Cal Style 1 HSS FR, and San Dimas Style 2 HH FR models.
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Charvel Announces New San Dimas and So-Cal Guitars

February 8, 2016
The models offer six discrete tonal variations by using the push-pull volume control in conjunction with the three-way switch.
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NAMM '16 - Charvel Guitars Pro Mod San Dimas Demo

January 22, 2016
Take a ride alongside the hottest super strat at this year's show.
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Guthrie Govan: New Approaches

July 23, 2015
The maestro on the Aristocrats’ Tres Caballeros, pedal problems, and the other instrument he wants to master.
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Steven Wilson and Guthrie Govan: To Shred or Not to Shred?

March 12, 2015
Player, producer, and Porcupine Tree frontman Wilson reunites with shred king Govan for another epic concept album.
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Charvel Announces San Dimas, So-Cal, and Warren DeMartini Models

January 22, 2015
The DeMartini model includes a Custom-Designed Seymour Duncan humbucker, alder body, and quartersawn rock maple neck.
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Charvel Releases the Pro Mod Series Super Stock SD1 FR Special Edition

October 8, 2014
Features include a quartersawn maple neck with an oil finish and comfortable Pro Mod profile, compound-radius rosewood fingerboard (12”-16”), andSeymour Duncan ’59 (neck) and JB (bridge) humbucking pickups.
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