The new Solar Series is part of Washburn's recently introduced Parallaxe Series.
Buffalo Grove, IL, Dec 9th, 2013 - Washburn Guitars is proud to announce a new signature series with legendary Six Feet Under and Feared guitarist, Ola Englund. The new Solar Series is part of Washburn's recently introduced Parallaxe Series. It consists of 6 and 7 string, 25.5" scale guitars offering standard Parallaxe features for the most demanding metal players with the addition of Evertune or Hipshot/style bridges. The Parallaxe Solar Series will feature 9 models, 5 of which will be built in Washburn's USA Custom Shop just outside of Chicago and will cover a wide range of price points.
The models include the PX-SOLAR160WH, PX-SOLAR160C, PX-SOLAR170C, PX-SOLAR16ET, PX-SOLAR17ET, PX-SOLAR6, PX-SOLAR7, PX-SOLAR6 and PX-SOLAR7.
Parallaxe is Washburn's recently introduced metal guitar series focusing on the worldwide rock/metal market and aiming to serve it with dedicated and advanced guitar technology. The line includes features that the most demanding rock/metal players have requested for years. It is stage & studio ready and packed with unique features such as the Stephen's Extended Cutaway, Buzz Feiten Tuning System, Spring Silencers, big brass trem blocks, super jumbo frets, EverTune bridge and USA hardware & electronics.
Ola Englund is widely known for being the guitarist for legendary bands such as Six Feet Under, Feared and recently joined Swedish melodic death metal band The Haunted. He is also highly respected by the worldwide metal community for his professional YouTube demos and reviews for countless manufacturers.
Washburn Guitars is owned by US Music Corp, located in Buffalo Grove, IL. US Music Corp is an international music company that manufactures and distributes products worldwide under Washburn Guitars, Parker Guitars, Oscar Schmidt, Eden Electronics, Randall Amplifiers, Marshall Amplifiers, Hagstrom, Jay Turser, Warwick, Natal Drums, Framus, Quik Lok, DigiTech and Profile brand names. US Music Corp is a subsidiary of Jam Industries, Ltd.
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