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JACKSON GUITARS LAUNCHES CONCEPT SERIES


Jackson Guitars has announced their all-new Concept Series featuring four innovative guitar designs. The Jackson Concept Series is a premium line of solid body guitars that feature custom shop specifications at an accessible price point, tailored for professional, recording and gigging players.

Think of unconventional takes on our revered, high-tech Jackson® shapes at an enticing price point. That’s what you have with the all-new Jackson® Concept Series, a lineup of instruments designed for the serious-minded, high-performance guitarist, featuring upgrades and attributes typically found on custom shop creations. Continuing to evolve the metal legacy pioneered by Randy Rhoads, the all-new Concept Series Rhoads models are refined and angular instruments infused with aggressive tone and effortless playability, all at a superior value. The Soloist™ models are crafted to arm performers with everything they need
to steal the show with a monstrous, unprecedented sound.

Check out the full lineup of instruments designed for the serious-minded, high-performance guitarist HERE.

Key features include:
• Custom Shop-Level Features: Exotic woods, premium hardware, and powerful pickups – these guitars punch way above their weight class.
• Neck-Thru Construction: Allows for enhanced tone and playability that modern players are looking for in a high-performance instrument.

Concept Series Rhoads RR24 HS, White with Black Pinstripes ($4199.00 AUD) Jackson neck-through-body construction ensures ergonomic comfort during long sets along with monstrous sustain and smooth playing all the way up to the 24th jumbo fret. Graphite-reinforcement rods run through the three-piece maple neck, protecting it against environmental depredations, while the gloss color matched neck finish adds an attractive touch. The ultra-fast 12”-16” compound radius bound ebony fingerboard is built from the get-go for easy chording and riffing near the nut and rapid, fret-out-free leads as you move up the neck. Glow-in-the-dark Luminlay® side dots are also a game-changer for performing musicians, providing fretboard guidance even on the darkest of stages. Engineered for the forward-looking metal virtuoso, a Seymour Duncan® JB™ TB-4 pickup sits in the bridge position, while a Seymour Duncan Hot Rails® SHR-1N pickup is in the neck position, providing high output, loads of midrange harmonics and an aggressive crunch. Easily shape these humbuckers to your satisfaction with a three-position pickup toggle switch, single volume knob and single tone control. The expressive Floyd Rose® Original 1500 Series double-locking tremolo system will retain tuning stability even through the most extreme pitch changes.

Concept Series Rhoads RR24-7, Desert Camo ($4599.00 AUD) Jackson neck-through-body construction ensures ergonomic comfort during long sets along with monstrous sustain and smooth playing all the way up to the 24th jumbo fret. Graphite-reinforcement rods run through the three-piece maple neck, protecting it against environmental depredations, while the gloss camo matched neck finish takes things up a notch aesthetically. The ultra-fast 12”-16” compound radius bound ebony fingerboard is built from the get-go for easy chording and riffing near the nut and rapid, fret-out-free leads as you move up the neck. Glow-in-the-dark Luminlay® side dots are also a game-changer for performing musicians, providing fretboard guidance even on the darkest of stages. Engineered for the forward-looking metal virtuoso, a pair of Seymour Duncan® Distortion™ 7 pickups provide tight and mean lows with a searing top end for a variety of metal styles. Easily shape these high-output humbuckers to your satisfaction with a three-position pickup toggle switch, single volume knob and single tone control. The expressive Floyd Rose® Original double-locking tremolo system will retain tuning stability even through the most extreme pitch changes.

Concept Series Soloist™ SL Walnut HS, Natural Stained Finish ($3999.00 AUD) A stylishly contoured mahogany body with a walnut top and pure Jackson three-piece maple neck-through-body construction ensures ergonomic comfort during long sets along with monstrous sustain and smooth playing all the way up to the 24th jumbo fret. Graphite-reinforcement rods run through the three-piece maple/wenge/maple neck, protecting it against environmental depredations, while the satin finish gives that smooth-as-butter playing feel. The ultra-fast 12”-16” compound radius bound ebony fingerboard is built from the get-go for easy chording and riffing near the nut and rapid, fret-out-free leads as you move up the neck. Glow-in-the-dark Luminlay® side dots are also a game-changer for touring musicians, providing fretboard guidance even on the darkest of stages. Directly mounted to the body for improved vibration transfer, the Seymour Duncan® Full Shred™ SH-10B bridge pickup and Seymour Duncan Custom Flat Strat® SSL-6 neck pickup combine to strike a perfect balance between high output and springy bounce, allowing your solos to soar. Shape your tone with a three-position pickup blade switch, single volume control and single tone control with push-pull activation. Engage the push-pull control, and you’ll be able to seamlessly shift between a crisp, searing Voice 1 and the high-output distortion of Voice 2, while the high-quality Floyd Rose® Original double-locking tremolo (recessed) bridge gives you the chance to bend notes at the most extreme angles.

Concept Series Soloist™ SLAT7P HT MS, Satin Bourbon Burst ($4199.00 AUD) A stylishly contoured ash body with a poplar burl top and pure Jackson neck-through-body construction ensure ergonomic comfort during long sets along with monstrous sustain and smooth playing all the way up to the 24th jumbo fret. Graphite-reinforcement rods run through the five-piece maple/wenge/maple/wenge/maple neck, protecting it against environmental depredations, while the satin back finish gives that smooth-as-butter playing feel. A multi-scale fingerboard accommodates two scale lengths (25.5”-27”), which unlocks more sonic possibilities while improving playing comfort, tension and intonation. The Fishman® Fluence® Modern PRF-MH8-CB1 humbucking pickup in the bridge position and Fishman Fluence Modern PRF-MH8-AB1 humbucker in the neck position allows you to access brutal aggression and passive punch in the same guitar. Shape your tone with a three-position pickup blade switch, single volume control and single tone control with push/pull activation to switch between a crisp, searing Voice 1 and the high-output distortion of Voice 2. A high-quality Hipshot® fixed bridge delivers maximum sustain and tonality, and rock-solid tuning stability throughout the most aggressive playing styles.

More information HERE