SANTA BARBARA, CA March 1, 2017 – Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of pickups and pedals, announces the over-the-counter release of Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb’s Alpha and Omega pickups in 6, 7 and 8-string versions. “The Alpha/Omega set has been the heartbeat of my sound for the past several years,” Mark Holcomb says. “Since we…
Back in 2015 we released Mark Holcomb’s signature Alpha & Omega pickups as a limited edition Seymour Duncan Custom Shop exclusive. It wasn’t long before all of the sets were gone, but as Mark (and our customer service and social media department) will attest, fans never stopped asking for their chance to own a set….
A while ago we saw this great photo of some of Chris Letchford’s (Scale The Summit) Strandberg guitars and we just had to know more! We reached out to Chris to ask about the guitars in the pic and here’s what he had to say:
Flash back to Winter NAMM 2015: one of the hottest, most talked-about guitars on show was Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb’s limited edition Paul Reed Smith signature. Here was an instrument that filled a previously un-catered-to niche in the PRS line-up: a 25.5” scale length (compared to the regular 25”), a 20” fretboard radius (against a…
Periphery guitarists Mark Holcomb and Misha Mansoor are about to unleash a new Haunted Shores EP on the world. The seven-track Viscera lands on November 3 via Bandcamp and it’s full of monster riffs, foreboding atmospheres and lots of great guitar playing. We checked in with Mark for a few words on the new record.
In this article we will explore the use of several Seymour Duncan effect pedals in an acoustic guitar context.
Prog metal juggernauts Periphery have been on a roll lately with the release of Juggernaut: Alpha and Omega and now a European tour.
Periphery’s Mark Holcomb and special guest Keith Merrow will join us on our forum on Monday June 22 for a live Q&A about Mark’s new signature pickups.
Each Alpha & Omega set comes hand-signed by Mark Holcomb with a special USB drive featuring albums Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, stickers and collectable picks.
We all have our guitar heroes, and our buddy Wes Hauch has been quite upfront about his love of Dimebag Darrell.