Ibanez has unveiled updates to Joe Satriani and Steve Vai's respective signature guitars for 2021.
Vai's PIA3761 is a new version of his PIA signature model (first launched at Winter NAMM 2020) with a Black Flat finish, contrasting gold and black hardware, and a floral pattern on the guitar's DiMarzio UtoPIA pickups.
Otherwise, the guitar's signature features – including the unique Petal Grip and Edge tremolo with a Lion’s Claw tremolo cavity and magnetic tremolo cavity plate – remain.
Elsewhere, the PIA3761 is built with an alder body, a five-piece maple and walnut neck, and a rosewood fretboard with a blossom inlay and 24 stainless steel frets.
Satriani's signature JS2410, meanwhile, comes in a Sky Blue finish with contrasting red DiMarzio Satch Track and Mo’ Joe pickups.
Elsewhere, the alder body, three-piece maple/bubinga neck, and rosewood fingerboard of Satriani's Muscle Car Purple JS2450 remain, as does its Edge tremolo – with an Ultralite tremolo arm – and the hi-pass filter on its volume control.
For more info on these guitars, stop by ibanez.com (opens in new tab).
Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
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