Best Pickups For Ibanez Guitars

Although I consider it my duty as a guitarist to own a Strat, Tele and Les Paul (and some day an ES-335 please, Santa), I have plenty of experience with all sorts of Ibanez guitars and all sorts of Seymour Duncan pickups. So I thought it might be fun to share some of what I’ve found. Continue Reading

Expand Your Seymour Duncan Pedal Collection!

Do you have Seymour Duncan pedals in your collection? Want more? Of course you do, we all know more is better. Post your Seymour Duncan pedals on social media and you could add to your SD pedal cache. Here’s how it works: post a pic or video to your social media account featuring your Seymour Duncan pedal, and tag it #MySDpedals. Be sure to tag us […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Releases the Andromeda Dynamic Delay Pedal

  Seymour Duncan Releases the Andromeda Dynamic Delay Pedal SANTA BARBARA, CA April 9, 2017 – Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of pickups, pedals and power amps, announces the Andromeda Dynamic Delay, a digital delay that employs the same Dynamic Expression™ technology found in the Catalina Dynamic Chorus to let you control certain effect parameters with your picking strength. The Andromeda lets you choose between digital […] Continue Reading

Introducing The Andromeda Dynamic Delay Pedal

Delay is one of those effects that you can use either as an ambient one to help give your guitar a sense of place within a song, or as a more obvious effect, used for its rhythmic or textural traits. The Andromeda Dynamic Delay does all of these with studio quality but it also adds a whole new definition for what delay can be. The Andromeda […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan At The Dallas International Guitar Festival

  We’ll be at the annual Dallas International Guitar Festival this weekend, Friday May 5 to Sunday May 7 at Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX. The Dallas show began in a small meeting room of a hotel in 1978. Now it’s in 140,000 square feet of display space bringing together guitar dealers, manufacturers, collectors, celebrities and music enthusiasts. Seymour W Duncan will be winding pickups at […] Continue Reading

Voices Of Metal: Nightrage

By Martina Fasano Founded by Marios Illipoulos and Gus G, Nightrage is certainly band with plenty of shred-worthy guitar work. As the founder of the band, Illipolous has enlisted the help of some fantastic musicians in past lineups of the band. In July of 2016, Magnus Söderman (guitars) and Lawrence Dinamarca (drums) were added to the lineup and that created a creative synergy that Marios could […] Continue Reading

Music & Sound Retailer Interviews Max Gutnik

The Music & Sound Retailer recently interviewed our SVP Of Products/CRO Max Gutnik. The interview covers a lot of ground including Max’s career history; new products such as Palladium, Saturday Night Special, Duality and PowerStage; the importance of working together with guitar shops; and Seymour Duncan’s role in shaping artist developing in a post-record-company world. If anyone could be said to epitomize the best elements of […] Continue Reading

Wired Guitarist Reviews Alpha/Omega

The good folks over at Wired Guitarist have reviewed the Mark Holcomb Alpha/Omega pickup set. Connor Gilkinson declares “I’ll call it right now – these are some of the best pickups to come out in recent memory. I have never seen a set of pickups that can do it all, until now. Plenty of pickups can deliver versatility but there is always a trade-off, which in […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan Announces The Air Extreme Pickup For Air Guitar

The Seymour Duncan Air Extreme is the first guitar pickup designed exclusively for air guitar players. We’ve taken into account every aspect of what people love about air guitar: the styling, the ergonomics and the attitude, and created a pickup that looks right at home in any air guitar you install it in. The Air Extreme is suited to any genre of music, from the gentlest […] Continue Reading

Talking Tone With Glen Drover

By Martina Fasano It’s easy to introduce Glen Drover as the former axe-slinger for influential bands such as King Diamond and Megadeth, but as a guitarist, Drover is more than just an encyclopedic entry listed under “past members.” When iconic metal band Testament needed a quick study to fill in for Alex Skolnick due to his commitment to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra in 2008, they called upon […] Continue Reading