Music Gear News
Musikmesse 2010: Joan Jett "Blackheart" Melody Maker guitar launched
Seventies rock icon Joan Jett has been honoured with her own signature Gibson Melody Maker guitar - the Blackheart will be available to see at Musik Messe 2010.
Gibson Guitar, the world?s premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology, announced the launch of the Joan Jett "Blackheart" Melody Maker.
In anticipation of the forthcoming film release The Runaways and her recent release of the Joan Jett and The Blackhearts Greatest Hits album, Gibson have released the Blackheart.
The latest from Gibson USA embodies the hard-rockin? style of Joan Jett herself with distinct features and attention to detail.
The "Blackheart" Melody Maker will be available through select retailers beginning March 19th.
"I needed a black guitar. This guitar has the same body and the neck runs smooth as silk," said Joan Jett.
"I wanted some flash of color, so the fret inlays are bright red, and the 12th fret is marked by mother of pearl inlay hearts lying end to end."
"I am using it onstage now, and it sounds ferocious. But of course, she can play gentle as well."
"Just like the earlier white Joan Jett Gibson model, it is a great guitar for anybody."
"The legendary Jett is now the subject of a major motion picture, the highly anticipated film The Runaways, starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning"
Gibson USA?s newest model will give fans the chance to try out a few of Jett?s moves on their own with the "Blackheart" model.
Jett got her own original Melody Maker back in 1977 and she has since made it one of the most iconic instruments in rock and roll.Posted on 18 Mar 2010 14:21 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
With great discounts on Toontrack EZmix 2 Mix Software, Toontrack EZmix 2 Mixing Software EZmix Preset Pack Bundle and Toontrack EZmix Presets Bundle for EZMix 2 Mixing Software the choice for great and affordable mixing software has never been clearer!
Trade in your old interface for a 20% discount on the Fireface UFX
Through registering with Focusrite you can expect a multitude a number of unique and exclusive plug-ins every month
The company's first 100% analog drum machine, the DrumBrute packs a dynamic punch
Today Izotope have launched Neutron. A dynamic and multi faceted mixing control that provides the user with boundless space for musical creativity
For those looking to buy a pair of ADAM Audio studio monitors and save cash, look no further! ADAM Audio have just launched their Student Cashback Program.
Recent Music News
Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table
With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.
His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material
Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package
A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218
Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.