NAMM 2018: Sterling By Music Man Reveal 2018 Line Up

Enamoured by one of the many new guitars from Music Man, but your wallet protested? Fear not, Sterling by Music Man has unveiled their affordable 2018 line up. Here’s Sterling with the full details…

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Albert Lee HH, with its unique retro modern design, is as versatile an instrument as its namesakes playing is. Amazing features at an even more incredulous price make this newest addition to our Sterling by Music Man Signature Series a must have.

An original, classic design that is familiar to all fans of great guitars, Sterling by Music Man Axis traces its roots to the Ernie Ball Music Man Axis, the venerable single cutaway guitar that took the scene by storm in the early 90’s. Four conductor pickups wired to a 5-way selector, asymmetrical neck, and vintage style tremolo.

Based on the John Petrucci Signature Series JP6, the Sterling by Music Man version feature high quality, die-cast, locking tuning machines, John’s “JP Shield” logo inlaid at the first fret and full float Modern Trem Bridge for an amazing playing shred machine at an affordable price.

JP150 comes with Sterling By Music Man designed pickups with a 12dB ‘push-push’ boost on the volume control, natural Maple neck and fretboard with pearloid JP shield inlays, and the venerable Modern Tremolo for the ultimate in tuning stability.

Based on the Ernie Ball Music Man LIii, Sterling by Music Man Luke is true to every detail of its Music Man counterpart. Features include “push-push” 9V Active boost, 5 way balanced switching, classic “V” contoured neck, and Sterling By Music Man Vintage Tremolo.

Perhaps the most innovative guitar design ever, the Majesty is the crowning achievement in the collaboration between Ernie Ball Music Man and John Petrucci. This masterpiece design from John’s Signature Collection is now available as the Sterling by Music Man Majesty.

Sterling by Music Man St. Vincent offers many of the features of the Ernie Ball Music Man model at a more affordable price point. Unique in design, yet familiar in a perfect combination of style, balance, versatility and playability.

Sterling by Music Man StingRay Classic pays tribute to several designs of the Music Man StingRay Classic bass, including the “SLO Special”, featuring a thinner 38mm nut with its no­ nonsense 2 band active EQ and AlNiCo pickup.

This StingRay bass is the cousin of the Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay4 bass. Classic, iconic instruments that defined a generation of bassists since the late 70’s. Active electronics, low noise hum bucking pickups, rock solid hardware and a simple, uncluttered look that is instantly recognisable and respected.

This StingRay5 Classic pays tribute to the iconic, original Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay5 Classic bass. Features include the no nonsense design, the tones from the 2-band preamp and pickup, the ash body, the familiar oval pickguard.

Sterling by Music Man Valentine features a Mississippi Swamp Ash slab body, two pickups, 3- way pickup selector, 12dB “Push-Push” boost on the Volume Control, Sterling by Music Man design “hardtail” bridge, Roasted Maple neck/fretboard and an oversized 4+2 headstock with locking tuning machines.


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