New for Summer NAMM is the Music Man Benji Madden Signature Guitar, designed specifically for Madden, the lead guitarist for Good Charlotte. A variation of the Music Man Silhouette Special, this is the only Signature Guitar in the Music Man line to feature a single humbucker.
Madden, a loyal fan of Music Man guitars, has played the Silhouette Special since 2000. Over the years, the company tailored the instrument to fit his needs, and it eventually evolved into the signature model offered today.
Specs are as follows:
- High gloss polyester Madden green metallic finish with a maple neck, textured black finish with rosewood neck or textured white finish with a maple neck.
- Frets -- 22 high profile, medium width and custom "knuckle" inlay at 12th fret
- Pickguard -- one-ply white or one-ply black
- Bridge -- Standard Music Man strings-thru-the body bridge of chrome plated, hardened steel with bent steel saddles
- Pickup configuration -- Single humbucker; DiMarzio custom wound
Tthe guitar will ship to retailers nationwide fall '04.