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JACKSON® ANNOUNCES NEW X SERIES ARTIST SIGNATURE MODELS

Pressmeddelande   •   Aug 15, 2012 17:03 CEST

GOTHENBURG, Swe. (Aug 15, 2012) – Jackson is proud to welcome two new X Series artist signature models to The Bloodline, developed by guitarists from two of the most influential bands in metal history – Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith and Kreator’s Miland ‘Mille’ Petrozza.

The Jackson Adrian Smith Signature SDX guitar features a Snow White basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, compound-radius rosewood or maple fingerboard, HSS configuration (high-output Jackson bridge pickup, noiseless middle and neck single-coil pickups), white pickguard (rosewood fingerboard model) or black pickguard (maple fingerboard model), five-way blade selector switch, Jackson tuners, Floyd Rose® Special tremolo system and black hardware.

The Jackson Mille Phobia King V guitar, only available in Europe, was built to Kreator vocalist and guitarist Mille Petrozza’s exact specifications and is equipped with an EMG® 81 active humbucking pickup, a maple neck with a compound radius rosewood fingerboard and 24 jumbo frets, recessed Floyd Rose® Special bridge, two-way toggle switch and special gig bag with embroidered Kreator logo. Finished in matte Black, other features include a Kreator logo at the 12th fret and custom Shark fin outline inlays.

For more information, and to find a dealer near you, please visit www.jacksonguitars.com.

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