Peavey & Guitar World Announce Devin Townsend Exclusive Online Concert Event

December 16, 2011

Peavey® is celebrating the upcoming release of the Peavey PXD™ Vicious™ Devin Townsend Signature Model, the renowned guitarist's new 7-string baritone guitar, by presenting an exclusive online concert event featuring The Devin Townsend Project on Tuesday, December 20.

Peavey and Guitar World are joining forces to bring The Devin Townsend Project live performance to music fans online at www.peavey.com/devintownsend.

The highly anticipated Peavey PXD Vicious Devin Townsend Signature Model guitar will be available from Peavey retailers in January 2012.

The PXD Vicious Devin Townsend Signature Model has a 28” baritone scale, seven strings and a maple neck-through-body design that gives the instrument incredible sustain. A pair of EMG pickups—including a custom EMG 81 7-string humbucker in the bridge position and an EMG 7-string single coil at the neck—give Devin’s Vicious guitar menacing rhythm and lead tones, as well as striking clean tones in the neck position. This gun-metal gray guitar is appointed with locking tuners and an ebony fretboard with jumbo frets.

“When Peavey and I decided to collaborate on this project, I knew that I wanted an instrument that could crush everything while maintaining a high level of quality and elegance,” said Townsend, the renowned producer and mastermind of The Devin Townsend Project and Strapping Young Lad. “This quest has redefined how I view the guitar. To have a company that knows how to get things done behind me with a metal axe like this is a real sense of power.”

Devin Townsend’s illustrious body of work includes The Devin Townsend Project, Strapping Young Lad, Steve Vai and numerous other projects, as well as production credits for Lamb of God, Bleeding Through, Darkest Hour, A Life Once Lost and Soilwork. 

The Peavey PXD Vicious Devin Townsend Signature Model guitar will be available in January 2012 from authorized Peavey retailers. Please visit www.peavey.com/dealerlocator to find a dealer near you.


PXD™ Vicious™ Devin Townsend Signature Model

  • Designed with Devin Townsend
  • 7-string baritone instrument with 28” scale
  • Maple neck-through-body design for incredible sustain
  • Alder body wings
  • Locking tuners
  • Adjustable bridge with string-through design
  • EMG® 7-string active neck pickup
  • EMG® 81 7-string active humbucking bridge pickup
  • Volume control
  • Three-way pickup toggle switch
  • Ebony fretboard with 24 jumbo frets
  • Glow-in-the-dark side fret markers for dark stages
  • Gun metal gray finish with black accents
  • U.S. MSRP $2059.99

Features, specifications and pricing are subject to change without notice.

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