Fender debuts dazzling Made In Japan Black Paisley Stratocaster

Fender Black Paisley Strat
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has offered some sweet, sweet electric guitar models through its Made In Japan line recently, including its Heritage Series offerings, but this limited-edition Black Paisley Stratocaster is perhaps the most mouth-watering of this year's MIJs.

The new model puts a twist on Fender’s classic paisley-print design with a silver and black motif on a basswood body.

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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.