The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive is designed using the legendary 808 chip, but with an expanded gain range and an active 3-band EQ that isn't common on overdrives. It's so versatile that you can use it for a smooth, lyrical bluesy overdrive one minute and a modern metal crunch the next.
Like its big brother, the Screamin' Demon humbucker, this li'l savage combines a big, open sound with just a subtle hint of "glass." It screams and provides rich harmonics but cleans up when you back it off. Using a unique slotted and Allen head screw combination that gives each coil a slightly different magnetic field, the tone is big and percussive without being too harsh.
Seymour Duncan and Aristides have announce their 010 Red Rising Sun Guitar giveaway. The 010 isn't just your standard copy of a traditional design, one of the primary ways this guitar sets itself apart is the material that makes up the body.
Below, check out a new demo video (posted May 8) of the Seymour Duncan Jason Becker Signature Humbucker. The pickup uses an Alnico 5 bar magnet and a hotter-than-vintage wind to provide all the clarity and dynamic punch that Becker's incredible chops demand.
Seymour Duncan has introduced its Black Winter pickups for seven- and eight-string guitarists. The Black Winter was originally created for the extreme metal players of Scandinavia who were looking for more aggression without sacrificing definition and clarity.