Steve Vai discusses his new 7-string signature model, the JEM7V7
In this short interview, guitarist and composer Steve Vai discusses the inspiration and features of the JEM7V7 guitar. Based on many requests from players and fans throughout the world, Ibanez introduces the JEM7V7 7-string JEM, featuring a 5-piece maple/wenge neck, DiMarzio Blaze pickups, Lo-Pro Edge 7 tremolo and the iconic Tree-of-Life inlay
Acle Kahney and James Monteith of TesseracT Discuss their use of 7-String guitars
TesseracT is a UK-based progressive metal. Their massive and unique guitar sound has garnered a lot of positive attention since the release of their debut record "One" on Century Media Records. In this video interview, guitarists Acle Kahney and James Monteith talk about their use of 7-String extended range guitars, what influenced them to use these guitars and how these instruments have helped shape their own sound.
Mårten Hagström from Meshuggah Discusses The M8M
New Mesheggah 8-String Signature GuitarMårten Hagström from Meshuggah discusses at length the inspiration and features of the new M8M signature guitar. Manufactured in a small facility in Japan with the highest regard to material selection and craftsmanship, the Ibanez M8M is the premier 8-String guitar for today's metal musician.
Animals As Leaders on 7 and 8-String Guitars
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes trace their musical paths to their present groudbreaking work, along with the role that Ibanez 7 and 8-Strings guitars have played in their development.
Ihsahn speaks about his 7 and 8-String Guitars
Ibanez sits down with Norwegian metal legend Ihsahn during his recent tour of Japan.
Hear him discuss his use of 7 and 8-String guitars in both live and studio settings and how they challenge him to come up with unique new musical ideas. Be sure to check out his new release 'Eremita' which will be available in June 2012!