“The original Hentor brought a mix of tone and playability that empowered me to explore sounds I had never attempted before”: Alex Lifeson’s LERXST Limelight pickguard provides the transferable tones of one of his most iconic instruments

Alex Lifeson holds his new signature Lerxst Limelight pickguard
(Image credit: Mojotone)

Alex Lifeson has teamed up with Mojotone to unveil his latest LERXST release – the Limelight pre-wired pickguard, which aims to provide the textures and tones of the Rush guitarist’s Hentor Sportscaster. 

The HSS-configured pickguard seeks to remove some of the fiddly technicality that typically comes with pickguard and pickup changes, while delivering some Lifeson-approved Limelight tones. 

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Phil Weller

A freelance writer with a penchant for music that gets weird, Phil is a regular contributor to Prog, Guitar World, and Total Guitar magazines and is especially keen on shining a light on unknown artists. Outside of the journalism realm, you can find him writing angular riffs in progressive metal band, Prognosis, in which he slings an 8-string Strandberg Boden Original, churning that low string through a variety of tunings. He's also a published author and is currently penning his debut novel which chucks fantasy, mythology and humanity into a great big melting pot.