The Cure’s Simon Gallup has been gigging with 2 gnarly new-look bass guitars – and now Schecter has released them as his latest signature models

Simon Gallup (left) and his new Schecter signature basses
(Image credit: Lorne Thomson/Redferns/Getty Images / Schecter)

Schecter has partnered with The Cure’s Simon Gallup for two gnarly new-look signature bass guitars.

One of the new offerings – the Ultra Spitfire – will be fairly familiar to fans of the bass player’s four-string arsenal, but the other – the semi-hollow Corsair – is a totally new design altogether.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

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.