Kiesel Guitars Aries A6H Review & Video

An elegant beast…

Everybody who knows me and my taste in guitars also knows that I became a big fan of Jeff Kiesel’s designs, since I received my Kiesel Vader V6 in spring this year. When he introduced the new Aries model a couple of weeks ago, I was surprised…not about Kiesel making a 24-fret bolt-on guitar! I was surprised about how they would produce such a rich instrument in a price range, made in the US, where other companies present you their standard model, made…well, somewhere in Asia.

So when I was checking the “Guitars in-stock” section on the Kiesel/Carvin website the other day, I had a hard time deciding which of the available Aries A6 I should be going for. They all had identical features, but all of them came in a different exciting finish. I remembered that a buddy of mine once got himself a Blue Mist Metallic Carvin CT model, which looks stunning. So I got in contact with Kiesel…

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NAMM 2015 – Schecter introduces 3 new series

Schecter adds Platinum, Banshee Elite and Hellraiser Passive to the line-up

Just like every year, Schecter Guitars & Basses doesn’t hold their new models back until NAMM. New to the line-up for 2015 will be the Banshee Elite series, which will be equipped with Schecter’s very own “Supercharger” humbuckers (Sustainiac neck pickups on FR versions). The series will feature 6- and 7-string models, both available with fixed Hipshot bridge or or Floyd Rose 1500 Series tremolo, as well as an 8-string model with a massive 28″ scale.

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Swamp ash body, flamed maple top, neck-thru construction and Schecter Supercharger pickups Read More