The former Pantera bassist's new model features active EMG pickups, Warwick electronics, and bronze frets.

RockBass Artist Line Rex Brown

Markneukirchen, Germany (August 22, 2017) --

RockBass Corvette Basic 8

This year, our popular brand RockBass presents a cost-effective and high-quality 8-string bass. The Warwick RockBass Corvette Basic 8-String is equipped with an alder body, bolt-on three-piece maple neck with Ekanga veneer stripes and Wenge fingerboard. The Warwick RockBass Corvette Basic 8-String is equipped with active MEC J pickups, chrome hardware and Nirvana Black Finish and is available exclusively in a fretted right-handed version. Available now.

RockBass Artist Line Rex Brown

The Warwick Rockbass Rex Brown Artist Line model will be available exclusively as a right-handed 4-string bass – either in Black Burst Transparent High Polish or Solid Black. The body is made of AAA quilted maple (top) and alder (back), while the neck-through design is made of maple. Additional details: Wenge fingerboard, 24 jumbo bronze frets with IFT - Invisible fretwork technology, block silver inlays, special skull inlay at 12th fret, active EMG X pickups (P neck and J Bridge), active Warwick 2-band electronics, and controls for volume (P/P for active/passive) / balance / treble bass stacked. Available now.

For international pricing, please contact your local distributor or dealer.

For more information:

Photo 1

We’re almost finished with the aging process on our project guitar. Let’s work on the fretboard, nut, and truss rod cover, and prepare the headstock for the last hurrah.

Hello and welcome back to Mod Garage. This month we’ll continue with our relic’ing project, taking a closer look at the front side of the neck and treating the fretboard and the headstock. We’ll work on the front side of the headstock in the next part, but first we must prepare it.

Read More Show less

Diatonic sequences are powerful tools. Here’s how to use them wisely.



• Understand how to map out the neck in seven positions.
• Learn to combine legato and picking to create long phrases.
• Develop a smooth attack—even at high speeds.

{u'media': u'[rebelmouse-document-pdf 13574 site_id=20368559 original_filename="7Shred-Jan22.pdf"]', u'file_original_url': u'', u'type': u'pdf', u'id': 13574, u'media_html': u'7Shred-Jan22.pdf'}
Knowing how to function in different keys is crucial to improvising in any context. One path to fretboard mastery is learning how to move through positions across the neck. Even something as simple as a three-note-per-string major scale can offer loads of options when it’s time to step up and rip. I’m going to outline seven technical sequences, each one focusing on a position of a diatonic major scale. This should provide a fun workout for the fingers and hopefully inspire a few licks of your own.
Read More Show less