Following a record-breaking yr for guitar-playing curiosity in 2020, Fender Musical Devices Company (FMIC) continues to guide with participant centric and progressive instruments tailor-made to gas musical creativity throughout genres-from laborious rock and excessive efficiency to Americana. As one of many largest musical instrument manufacturers on the earth, FMIC devices are performed on extra levels and by extra numerous artists, who subsequently contribute their suggestions to make these improvements a actuality. FMIC have introduced a slate of latest merchandise from its portfolio of owned and licensed manufacturers, together with Jackson®, Gretsch® guitars, EVH® and Charvel® through its second on-line assembly expertise for international sellers. The introductions come as a method to help a rising cohort of pandemic gamers, songwriters, creators on social media, novices and, after all, loyal skilled musicians. New additions embody merchandise throughout classes–from the putting Jackson Artist Signature Sequence, highly effective Gretsch electrics and new artist collaborations to Charvel’s U.Ok. artist collaborations and EVH’s highly effective amps. Sellers can entry these merchandise through a non-public interactive portal to discover govt and product video, in addition to different visuals through an easy-to-follow consumer interface.
Over 4 days this week, HEAVY will current a complete wrap on every launch, in the present day that includes EVH.
Two of crucial and recognizable names in rock ‘n’ roll joined forces in 2005 to develop and launch the EVH® model of guitars, amplifiers and musical merchandise. Guitar icon Eddie Van Halen mixed his unparalleled intuition and innovation in instrument and amp design with the experience of the craftsmen and engineers at Fender to create among the highest high quality, greatest sounding and most sturdy musical instrument merchandise obtainable in the present day. Designed by famend amp engineer, James Brown, the by no means earlier than seen EVH® 5150® Iconic® Amplifier satisfies the wants of gigging and recording guitarists craving that pure and highly effective EVH tube tone, however at a extra inexpensive worth. Evolving from the revered EVH 5150III® amplifiers, the Iconic line delivers the searing sound and growling acquire that Eddie Van Halen made well-known all through his groundbreaking profession. Persevering with the custom of distinctive EVH fashion, the 5150 Iconic amplifiers launches with an 80W Head, 4×12 Cab and 40W 1x12Combo-all wrapped in both Black or Ivory textured vinyl with silver and black 5150 and EVH brand badges. The combo and head each characteristic two channels with an additional voicing on every for much more versatility. The Inexperienced channel boasts an overdrive button to run from lush clear tones to elevated acquire, whereas the Crimson channel’s burn button provides a fiery crunch that’s supreme for blistering leads. Every channel homes its personal acquire and quantity controls, permitting for level-matching the quantity when switching between the clear and excessive acquire channels. The channel two noise gate’s fast assault suppresses any hiss whereas guaranteeing all staccato riffing is articulate and crisp, not choked and uneven. The Enhance management permits gamers so as to add one other 10Db of foot switchable quantity to their tone-perfect for solos that lower by the combination. The management panel additionally consists of shared EQ (Low, Mid and Excessive), international resonance and presence knobs to regulate the low and high-end tonal points, and a world reverb management so as to add the proper quantity of bounce and decay for any room. Different options embody a two-button foot change, results loop, twin parallel speaker output jacks, ¼ energy change to scale back wattage—permitting for cranking the amp and nonetheless preserving tone however with out destroying the neighbourhood solitude, and a speaker-emulated DI XLR with energy amp mute for correct all-tube EVH tone for recording direct or utilizing by any PA system.
5150® Iconic® 40-watt 1×12 Combo ($799.99 USD, £799.00, €899.00, $1,599 AUD, ¥ 168,300 JPY) – The5150® Iconic® 40-watt 1x12combo, is powered by two JJ 6L6 energy tubes and voiced with two JJ ECC83Spreamp tubes, offering all of the firepower the trendy guitarist wants. The cupboard is constructed out of MDF with particular inner plywood baffling for tight and elevated bass response, and homes a customized EVH 12” Celestion® speaker voiced particularly for this preamp circuit, in order that the pristine cleans and searing excessive acquire tones are tight, clear and articulate. Obtainable in Black or Ivory with black fabric entrance grille, management panel on high and silver and black 5150 and EVH brand badges.
5150® Iconic® 80W Head ($899.99 USD, £799.00, €899.00, $1,799 AUD, ¥ 190,300 JPY) – The 5150® Iconic®80W Head is powered by 4 JJ 6L6 energy tubes and voiced with two JJ ECC83S preamp tubes. Obtainable in Black or Ivory, this head encompasses a black metal grille, brushed aluminum entrance panel and silver and black5150 and EVH brand badges.
5150® Iconic® 4×12 Cupboard ($499.99 USD, £449.00, €499.00, $999 AUD, ¥ 106,700 JPY) – Designed to be paired with the EVH® 5150® Iconic® 80-watt head, the 5150® Iconic® 4×12 straight-front speaker enclosure is the last word in energy and efficiency. The cupboard is constructed out of MDF with particular inner plywood baffling for tight and elevated bass response, and homes 4 customized EVH12” Celestion audio system voiced particularly for this preamp circuit. The cab additionally has a ¼” parallel speaker enter jack, two recessed side-mounted metal bars and detachable EVH pop-out casters. Obtainable in Black or Ivory textured vinyl with black grille fabric and silver and black 5150 and EVH brand badges.
All Iconic® amps can be found October 2021. For technical specs, extra data on new EVH merchandise and to discover a retail associate close to you, go to www.evhgear.com. Be part of the dialog on social media by following @EVHGear.