Summer NAMM: Peavey Unleashes Vortex Metal Guitar

Vortex Metal GuitarAUSTIN, Texas (Summer 2006 NAMM exhibit #1746) — Peavey proudly introduces the Vortex, a modern electric guitar designed for extreme metal players.An homage to shred guitar and the legions of shredheads worldwide, the Peavey Vortex is a fast-and-furious metal guitar outfitted with the hottest ceramic Peavey pickups available. The Vortex also features a fully floated, Floyd Rose-licensed, double-locking tremolo for dive-bombing solos, a slick bolt-on maple neck with rosewood fretboard and a lightweight basswood body.Peavey Vortex EX guitars will be available in Q3 2006 from authorized Peavey retailers.Vortex EX· 24 ¾' scale with 24 frets· Basswood body with satin black finish· Bolt-on maple neck for fast rhythm and lead playing· Rosewood fretboard· Six-in-a-line headstock· Two hot-wound ceramic Peavey pickups with three-way toggle· Single volume and tone controls· Fully floated, Floyd Rose-licensed double-locking tremolo