DiMarzio Announces New Phil Collen Sugar Chakra Pickup

DiMarzio has announced the Sugar Chakra DP427 pickup, developed for Def Leppard’s Phil Collen.

A DiMarzio user for more than 40 years, Collen desired a single-coil-sized pickup that retains clarity, but packs the weight and attack of a full-sized humbucker,

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.