Jim Root's long-awaited Charvel signature model heads up the company's new Artist Signature Series drop

Charvel Artist Signature Series
(Image credit: Charvel)

Charvel has expanded its Artist Signature Series for 2022, introducing new signature guitars for Slipknot's Jim Root, James LaBrie collaborator/Icefish lead man Marco Sfogli, and Anthrax bassist Frank Bello.

The long-teased Strat-style Jim Root Signature Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR arrives alongside Root's existing Fender signature models – a Stratocaster, Telecaster and two Jazzmasters – while the drop marks both Sfogli and Bello's first Charvel signature models.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.