January 19, 2013
Prong mastermind Tommy Victor has joined with Schecter Guitar Research to create a custom model which will be revealed at the 2013 Winter NAMM show. Says Victor, via Blabbermouth:
We put our minds together to design an intense model that we know guitar players and collectors of all sorts are going to appreciate. I’m personally impressed with the outcome.
Read more and take a look at the Tommy Victor Schecter at Blabbermouth.
September 24, 2011
Straight outta Osaka
Do you realize that Fernandes has been around since 1969? Truly—they started building flamenco guitars (!) in Japan over 40 years ago. This ad for the Fernandes Vertigo, from Guitar for the Practicing Musician, July 1998, features Prong’s Tommy Victor and Dave Silva of My Head, a band in the Suicidal Tendencies family tree.
Don’t bother calling that toll-free number for a catalog—it’s disconnected.