NAMM 2015 – PERIPHERY’s Mark Holcomb Interview/Signature Pickup Demo

PRS is making inroads recently to the progressive metal market with several new signature models and artists added to their roster. Featured prominently on that list is Periphery’s Mark Holcomb, who recently unveiled his limited-run signature model.

We happened to catch Mark at the PRS booth at NAMM 2015 to get the scoop on this new guitar, as well as his new signature Alpha and Omega pickups from Seymour Duncan:

Here’s a jam with Mark, Emil Werstler and bassist Gary Grainger we witnessed just before the interview:

And here’s Mark talking about the process of developing his signature pickups:

 

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