The Dropkick Murphy’s Duncanize

Photo above: Guitarist Tim Brennan The Dropkick Murphy’s dropkick Duncan’s into their guitars with help from tech extraordinaire …..drum roll please….. Grizz Middleton! It’s Saint Patrick day every day when you’re with the Dropkick Murphy’s. A rare blend of Irish-American Celtic Punk, these guys keep the heavy guitar tones, accordions, and banjos true to their…

P-Rails and P-Funk Join Forces

The P in P-rails stands for Phunk! When the guitar player from the Parliament Funkadelic called and said she wasn’t happy with the tone from her stock pickups, Seymour Duncan didn’t hesitate. A tech from the Duncan factory met Shaunna Hall at the Gibson Amphitheater a few hours before the show to bring her guitar…

Mick Box & His Lava Box!

Mick Box, the guitarist for Uriah Heep, shares his set up which includes a SFX-05 Lava Box. Here’s what Mick has to say, “The Lava Box gives me the grunt I need, Night after night….What more do you need? ‘Appy days.” To find more about Mick Box you can go to his website mick-box.net, or…

Clayton Bellamy’s Quest for Tone

Clayton Bellamy is currently recording a solo record with four time Grammy award winning producer Ray Kennedy as well as touring with his Juno award winning band the Road Hammers. Below is a blurb of what he has to say about his Seymour Duncan Pickups. “The Seymour Duncan 59 humbuckers in my Les Paul complete…

Dustin & Teppei From Thrice Show Off Their Gear

Thrice is back in the studio to record their new release which is due out late summer/early fall of 2011. Below are videos of Dustin and Teppei showing off what they are using for this coming album as well as on the road. For more info check out Thrice’s website here. Want to know how…

The SD35 Guitar Winner Announced!

The time has finally come! The winner for the SD35 guitar is…[drum roll, please] Bear Erickson from Buellton, California. Bear stopped by the Seymour Duncan factory in Santa Barbara to pick up his prize. There he met Seymour talked about the history of the guitar. Recently, Bear invited us to go to his show at…

Pushing that low end with Silverstein

Blending disparate hardcore and metal, Billy Hamilton, bassist and backing vocalist for Silverstein works hard laying a hard pounding yet melodic groove that helped propel Silverstein into one of the top bands in its genre. Billy uses Seymour Duncan Basslines in all is basses, Billy says, “I run the Duncan SPB-2 Hot for P-Bass pickups…

A&T Trade Convention in Budapest

Building on the success of the recent Winter NAMM show and Frankfurt Musikmesse, A&T Trade, Seymour Duncan’s Russian distributor, put on a trade convention in Budapest, Hungary in April. More than 120 music professional met for over five days during which the attendees discussed sales and marketing strategies. Seymour Duncan was a main topic of…

P-Rails for Paris

Jon Paris, an active Seymour Duncan user, has toured with many artists including Robert Gordon and Link Wray, Bo Diddley, Johnny Winter, Chris Spedding, Johnnie Johnson, and former Rolling Stone Mick Taylor, just to name a few. Here is a few words he would like to say about his Seymour Duncan Pickups: “It’s always been…

Seymour W. Duncan will be featured on Cox 8 Santa Barbara BackBeat show in May

Our very own Seymour Duncan is keeping busy! Seymour and other members of the team will be featured in a segment incorporated in the Cox 8 Santa Barbara BackBeat show. It will be a 10 minute segment describing the process of making pickups  and the unique working atmosphere at Seymour Duncan. The show will be…

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