“A traditional bass player might find it a bit bizarre”: Fender and Royal Blood’s Mike Kerr team up for a signature Jaguar Bass – is this the secret sauce to his heralded tone?

Fender Mike Kerr Jaguar Bass
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has partnered with Royal Blood frontman Mike Kerr for a limited-edition Jaguar Bass signature guitar, which recreates one of the bassist's prized custom Fender models.

The short-scale four-string marks Fender’s first collaboration with the bass guitar player and vocalist of the heralded UK rock duo, who – across three studio albums – have received plaudits from the likes of Dave Grohl, Jimmy Page and others.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.