NAMM 2015 – Carvin VADER Headless 8 String Is Your Father

Carvin, maker of fine customized shred machines, recently announced the Vader headless series of 6, 7 , and 8 string guitars available on their website. Well, they weren’t just blowing smoke, these things are real and they are sick.

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From the original description, I was under the impression that they were all 27″ scale, and while they are 27″ by default, the 6 and 7 strings have an optional 25.5″ neck. They will feature the new Kiesel Passive pickups, which are getting rave reviews.

Here’s Jeff with the rundown:

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As Editor-in-Chief of Gear Gods, I've been feeding your sick instrument fetishism and trying unsuccessfully to hide my own since 2013. I studied music on both coasts (Berklee and SSU) and now I'm just trying to put my degree to some use. That's a music degree, not an English one. I'm sure you noticed.