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Summer NAMM 2019: Jackson Announces New Signature Models for Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and Megadeth’s David Ellefson

USA Signature Adrian Smith San Dimas DKQM Transparent Green Burst

USA Signature Adrian Smith San Dimas DKQM Transparent Green Burst (Image credit: courtesy of Jackson)

Summer NAMM 2019: Jackson has announced new signature models for Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and Megadeth’s David Ellefson.

The USA Signature Adrian Smith San Dimas SDQM is now available in a new Transparent Green Burst finish, while the X Series Adrian Smith San Dimas SDXM is now offered with a Snow White finish and a white pickguard option.

Smith’s USA Signature SDQM features a lightweight alder body with a quilt maple top, a bolt-on quartersawn maple neck, a compound radius maple fingerboard, Seymour Duncan JB TB-4 and Samarium Cobalt Noiseless Single-Coil Strat pickups and a Floyd Rose Original double-locking tremolo.

The more affordable X Series Signature SDXM features a basswood San Dimas body, a bolt-on maple neck, a compound radius maple fingerboard, a Jackson high-output humbucker and single-coil pickups, plus a Floyd Rose Special double-locking tremolo.

Pro Series Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7P Black Burst Burl

Pro Series Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7P Black Burst Burl (Image credit: courtesy of Jackson)

Misha Mansoor’s line of Juggernaut guitars now includes the Pro Series Signature Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT7P seven-string. The new model boasts a basswood body with a poplar burl top and a 26.5” scale length. There’s also a bolt-on caramelized maple neck and a 20” flat radius caramelized maple fingerboard with rolled edges, 24 jumbo frets and offset dot inlays. Pickups are a pair of direct-mount MM1 pickups, developed by Jackson in conjunction with Mansoor.

The guitar comes in a new Black Burst Burl finish with a matching Jackson 4x3 AT-1 headstock and black hardware.

X Series Signature David Ellefson CBXM IV Snow White

X Series Signature David Ellefson CBXM IV Snow White (Image credit: courtesy of Jackson)

Finally, David Ellefson’s signature Jackson line has been bolstered with the addition of the new four-string X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass CBXM IV and five-string X Series Signature David Ellefson Concert Bass CBXM V.

Both models feature a poplar body, a graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn maple neck and a 12”-16” compound radius maple fingerboard.

The two basses are loaded with active EMG J bridge and EMG P neck pickups. There’s also an active three-band EQ and blend knob. Other features include a Jackson HiMass bridge, an all-new Jackson paddle headstock and 34” (the CBXM IV) and 35” (the CBXM V) scale lengths.

For more information, head to Jackson Guitars.