Cage Match: Locking vs. Traditional Tuners

Guitarists spend endlessly debating about guitar bridges: which Floyd is better, Kahler vs. Floyd, Floyd vs. Strat, trem vs. stoptail. There might not be as much paid attention to the other end of the guitar. The headstock is the first place many guitarists look when they see another guitarist playing, and the shape is the highly-protected trademark of most guitar companies. The headstock contains one of the most important parts of the guitar: the tuners. Because no one will notice how much you paid for that RockStar LesOCaster with the perfect flames (and skull inlays, dude) if you aren’t staying in tune. This article will explain some of the differences between traditional tuners and the benefits of choosing one over the other.

Talking Guitar With Between The Buried And Me’s Dustie Waring

Dustie Waring has recently joined the Seymour Duncan family, and we caught up with him for a quick chat while the band is out on the road on the Coma Ecliptic tour with Animals As Leaders.

Quiet Riot Guitarist Alex Grossi Relies on Seymour Duncan Pickups and Pedals

In only a few short years Alex Grossi has become one of the hardest working and sought after rock guitarists in the country. He inked his first recording deal with Atlantic Record with the Boston-based pop rock band Angry Salad in 1999. In support of the record Alex and Angry Salad did over 1000 shows…

311 Releases 10th Studio Album

Long time Seymour Duncan artists 311 will be releasing their 10th studio album with an amphitheater tour to follow.  Guitarists Nick Hexum and Tim Mahoney, and bassist P-Nut have used a variety of Seymour Duncan pickups in their instruments over the years. Says Tim, “For the last 15 years, there’s always been some sort of Seymour Duncan pickup in my guitar.” For the new…

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