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Gretsch, Jackson, EVH, & Charvel | NEW RELEASES 2022
Our favorite family drops a huge wave of exciting new signatures and more performance-minded models to turn up the heat in 2022!
Gretsch debuts fresh new limited edition models, G2220 Electromatic Junior Jet bass guitars, and a handful of other models for New for 2022! New baritone and 12-stringers are on deck. Fresh lefty guitar finish options, Gretsch Rancher Penguin acoustics take flight, and even the G5700 Electromatic Lap Steels make an appearance with three available finishes, if you are in the market for one...or three! Check out all the fresh new models when you shop Gretsch Guitars today!SHOP GRETSCH GUITARS
With a multitude of projects over the years headlined by a nearly two-decade stint with rock powerhouse Guns N’ Roses, Richard Fortus is one of the most respected guitarists in the world.
True to his dreams, the G6636-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon™ Center Block with V-Stoptail checks all the boxes. It begins with a resonant 1.75”-deep, 17”-wide double-cutaway maple body with a lightweight chambered spruce center block running throughout, reinforcing the arched laminate top while eliminating undesired feedback for volume-friendly performance that fits modern stages.
The 24.6” scale length, “U” shaped maple neck and 12”-radius ebony fingerboard with 22 medium jumbo frets provide easy playability with enhanced sustain and tone, perfect for deep bends and soaring leads.
Guitarists with Fortus’ shape-shifting talents demand versatility in their instruments to remain on top of their game, which is why a set of Custom Wound Filter’Tron™ pickups in the bridge and neck positions fit perfectly.
A master volume with treble bleed circuit allows you to throttle your amp without sacrificing your dialed-in tone, while a master tone with a no-load pot provides that organic vintage ‘Tron feel at the twist of a knob. Switch between pickup combinations with a three-way toggle switch, while a V-stoptail couples with a TonePros® Tune-o-matic Bridge with standard saddles to offer rock-solid tuning and stability. A Graph Tech® TUSQ® XL nut also minimizes friction between string and nut.
A player-centric instrument ready to rock any genre, the G6636-RF Richard Fortus Signature Falcon Center Block with V-Stoptail comes in a striking Black finish and is decked out with nickel hardware including the jeweled G-arrow knobs, pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays and headstock logo and tortoise pickguard, pickup bezels and binding.
COMING NOVEMBER 2021.
Charvel pops off with phresh Pro-Mod models for 2022. New signature models for four headbangers, and more San Dimas guitar and bass models, ready to rip for 2022! Click, call, chat, or visit us to pick your best Charvel!
Engineered for speed, comfort, and full-throttle attitude, EVH reimagines the 5150 Series guitars, with new deluxe and standard editions. With iconic blast from the past models that blends both throwback and modernized features, don't miss brand new Wolfgang Special & Standard model finishes, new for 2022, too!
And last but not least, Jackson stays true to its shredder reputation with fantastic new finish options on almost all of their models. From the Dinky, to the Soloist, even bringing brand new finishes to the Spectra and X Series Concert Basses, you are sure to find a Jackson finish that will peak your interest with these new 2022 options! Give us a click, call, chat, or visit to talk Jackson Guitars today!
Shop the formidable foursome’s new releases now, and stay tuned for more 2022 product announcements!
Chicago Music Exchange is one of the only places in the world where gear lovers can have the opportunity to play any current Gibson Custom Shop Murphy Lab ’59 Les Paul Standard right alongside one of the original vintage models that inspired it! Behold—the real deal: a 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard "Burst"! “This 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard #9 0830 has been known to us for almost 20 years,” said Chicago Music Exchange CEO Andrew Yonke, “And it has been used on dozens of famous recordings under the stewardship of its previous three owners.”View Details
Chicago Music Exchange is proud to be one of the first dealers where you can find Eastman Guitar’s new U.S.A-made electric guitar line, handcrafted in California by master luthier Otto D’Ambrosio, himself! Preorder yours at Chicago Music Exchange today!View Details
Built by some of the same Jackson Guitars craftsmen who’ve been there since the beginning, the new Jackson American Series Soloist and Virtuoso models represent the brand’s first made-in-Corona flagship product line! Learn more on Chicago Music Exchange's Soundboard Blog!View Details