NAMM 2020 video: Volbeat's Rob Caggiano gives us the lowdown on his Jackson signature model, the Shadowcaster

NAMM 2020: Jackson has released a wide range of new axes at this year's show, including several signature models. Among them is Volbeat lead guitarist Rob Caggiano's latest electric guitar, the Shadowcaster.

Featuring an alder body with a 1/8" quilt maple top in the short-lived Jackson Outcaster shape, the guitar is finished in Trans Purple fade, the color Caggiano has played since the mid '90s.

The guitar also features a bolt-on quartersawn maple neck with a 24-fret ebony fretboard and a 12"-16" compound radius. Regarding pickup configuration, the guitar is fitted with a signature DiMarzio humbucker in the bridge and a DiMarzio Air Norton in the neck.

We caught up with Caggiano himself at the Jackson booth at NAMM to get a closer look at this stunning instrument.

For more information on Caggiano's latest signature guitar, head to Jackson.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at 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.