Slash Returns to America

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Slash Returns to America   After months of playing nightly sold out gigs all over Asia and Australia, on a cool night in late-August 2010, Slash & Company brought their hard hitting guitar show back to American terra firma and the historic Warfield Theater. Evan Skopp, our Head of Artist Relations, was backstage with Slash and the band before the […] Continue Reading

Gus G. Checks In from Ozzfest

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Gus G. Checks In from Ozzfest Our Head of Artist Relations, Evan Skopp, caught up with Gus backstage at Ozzfest recently. While playing with Ozzy, Gus is rocking with Blackouts pickups in all of his guitars including the new Gus G Signature Model. About these amazing pickups Gus says, “Blackouts have provided me the best tone I’ve ever had on […] Continue Reading

C.J. Pierce

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups C.J. Pierce Drowning Pool has been an Ozzfest mainstay over the last decade. And Seymour Duncan pickups have been a mainstay in guitarist and backing vocalist C.J. Pierce’s B.C. Rich guitars for years. C.J. rocks with a Custom Custom in the bridge position and a ’59 Model in the neck. Here C.J. is showing off his custom Classic Deluxe Eagle […] Continue Reading

Metal Mike Chlasciak of HALFORD

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Metal Mike Chlasciak of HALFORD   Head of Artist Relations, Evan Skopp, spends some time with Metal Mike backstage at Ozzfest 2010. How’s Ozzfest been going so far? Any stories? MM: Ozzfest is incredible! I mean there is so much talent all in one day. You get Zakk’s BLS, The Metal God, Motley Crue and Ozzy. It’s a headbanger’s paradise […] Continue Reading

Ryan Wombacher, bassist for Bleeding Through, on Basslines

  Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Ryan Wombacher, bassist for Bleeding Through, on Basslines Ryan Wombacher, bassist for Bleeding Through, talks about using the Basslines SJB-5s in all of his custom basses. “I am using the SJB-5 passive single coil pickups for a 5 string jazz bass,” says Ryan. “They are a great thick sounding tone with solid bottom end. Being passive, it gives me […] Continue Reading

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Big Head Todd and the Monsters This Colorado-based band has been around for over 24 years playing their blues-based rock to legions of loyal audiences. According to singer-songwriter-guitarist Todd Park Mohr, “I still use the Twin Tube Blue as the only overdrive in my very simple board: Twin Tube Blue, wah and delay. And I couldn’t be happier.” Check out […] Continue Reading

The Seymour Duncan Band Gets Around

The Seymour Duncan Band Gets Around The Seymour Duncan Band gets around. We’ve played all over USA, North America, Europe, Japan and Australia. But some of our most enjoyable shows are right here in our own backyard of Santa Barbara, California. Every year Santa Barbara hosts Old Spanish Days  (aka "Fiesta"), which is the biggest party west of Mardi Gras. It’s five days of pageants, parades, […] Continue Reading

Clif Norrell

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Clif Norrell – Producer, Engineer & Mixer (Sting, Weezer, Rush, Miley Cyrus) “I mix a lot of live recordings where the only acoustic guitar track provided to me is a horrible sounding DI, and the Mama Bear is the only way I can get a result I am happy with. I’ve been searching for decades trying find a solution to lousy […] Continue Reading

Polar Bear Club

Seymour Duncan Artist and Their Pickups Nate Morris – (Guitarist for Polar Bear Club) Nate, guitarist for Polar Bear Club knows what it takes to get good tone…Seymour Duncan pickups. “All I need to get the tone I love is a JB Model in the bridge and a Jazz Model in the neck. It’s a classic combination for good reason.” Polar Bear Club had a lot […] Continue Reading