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Ash Body, Laurel Burl Top
The Ibanez’s body is crafted from incredibly lightweight ash, offering excellent comfort with the ability to play all night long without shoulder strain. The ash tonewood provides a sweet, airy twang, with plenty of resonance for singing chords and powerful punching notes. Its firm lows, pleasing highs, and slightly scooped midrange suits a range of playing styles, but favours the harsh strikes of metal players. The body is topped with beautiful laurel burl, with its beautiful figuring enhanced by the supernova burst finish to create a truly unique guitar.
Comfortable Nitro Wizard-7 Neck
The use of Ibanez's own Nitro Wizard-7 neck provides the Iron Label guitar with an enhanced playability, optimised for lead guitarists for a truly comfortable performance. The thin nature of the neck helps players perform swift and nimble guitar runs seamlessly, whilst retaining enough substance to ensure a thick and full resonance when playing rhythm patterns and chords. Crafted from maple and purpleheart, the guitar's neck provides iron-like strength for enhanced neck stability and a strong sustain.
Bound Ebony Fingerboard
The Ibanez Iron Label features an ebony fingerboard to provides a smooth, natural finish, along with a very responsive bright, snappy attack with a smooth sustain. It’s bound edges allow for a smooth play and fluid hand flexibility across the whole neck.
DiMarzio Fusion Edge Pickups
Players can achieve a classic metal tone with the two DiMarzio Fusion Edge pickups, which were designed in a collaboration between Ibanez and DiMarzio. Located on the neck and bridge positions, these pickups produce a variety of overdriven textures, creating powerfully distinctive tones perfect for metal styles.
2-Way Coil Tap Switch
Also featuring a two-way pickup coil tap switch, the Ibanez RGIX6DLB gives you a huge amount of tonal options. Flicking the switch allows you to switch the pickup settings from a standard humbucking mode to a single coil, making it an extremely versatile guitar excellent for live situations when an array of tones are required.
Gibraltar Standard II-7 Bridge
The Iron Label guitar also features the 7-stringed version of the Gibraltar Standard II bridge, designed to join with the guitar's body and provide optimal transfer of each string's vibration. This setup enhances the guitar’s resonance and sustain, while Its smooth surface maximises playing comfort for an unobtrusive performance. The Gibraltar Standard II-7 bridge also offers solid tuning to keep you strings in check, no matter the playing style.
Gotoh MG-T Locking Tuners
The Ibanez Iron Label Guitar is equipped with a set of Gotoh MG-T locking tuners to ensure the guitar stays in tune through the harshest performances. The tuners are designed with incredible stability, offering quick and easy tuning so players can focus more on their playing.
The Iron Label Series
The Ibanez Iron Label Series are a meticulously designed and professional quality series of 6, 7 and 8 string electric guitars purposely built for modern metal guitar players. The guitar’s feature only the highest quality parts, such as active EMG or DiMarzio pickups, Ibanez’s own nitro wizard neck, heavy duty hardware and switches. By stripping back the designs to the basics and working from the ground up, Ibanez have built an adept line of heavy metal guitars that cater to your every need and prove to be an outstanding choice for all styles of metal players.
About Ibanez Guitars
Over the past 30 years, Ibanez Guitars have always been at the forefront of developing the right tools for electric guitar players pushing the boundaries of music. For decades, Ibanez designers and luthiers have been the embodiment of this ideology, pushing their skills to the edge of imagination, consistently creating some of the most versatile and unique instruments ever. Although Ibanez guitars have been made since 1908, it wasn't until the late 1980s that they began to form an identity for themselves when artists such as Steve Vai and Frank Zappa began using their instruments. Now with a huge artist clientele across the globe, Ibanez are a leading manufacturer of electric guitars and basses and a first choice for many dedicated musicians.
Body & Bridge
- Top: Laurel Burl
- Body: Ash
- Bridge: Gibraltar Standard II-7
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Northern Lights Burst
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: 3-Piece Maple/Purpleheart
- Profile: Nitro Wizard-7
- Fingerboard: Bound Ebony
- Frets: 24 Jumbo
- Inlays: Off-Set White Dots
- Side Dots: Luminescent
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: DiMarzio Fusion Edge Humbucker
- Neck Pickup: DiMarzio Fusion Edge Humbucker
- Controls: Volume, Coil-Tap Switch, 3-Way Pickup Selector
- Tuners: Gotoh MG-T Locking
- Hardware: Black
- Case Included: No
- Recommended Case: M300C