Ernie Ball Music Man announces Cliff Williams signature StingRay bass

It's a faithful recreation of the AC/DC bassist's 1979 instrument.

For those about to rock, Ernie Ball Music Man has a new four-string for you: the Cliff Williams StingRay Bass. Head over to the brand’s virtual exhibition space at Live to learn more about the instrument.

To be officially released in November, the bass is a detailed and faithful replica of the AC/DC man’s original 1979 #1 StingRay Bass.

Here’s a quick look at the instrument – but head over to to see it up close and watch Williams introduce it.

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The new instrument comes hot on the heels of AC/DC’s very recent announcement that they will be reforming to release a brand-new album. Frontman Brian Johnson, drummer Phil Rudd and Williams will be part of the reunited lineup.