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Seymour Duncan Announces Steve Harris Signature Bass Pickup

Published 8 years ago on April 3, 2013

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Seymour Duncan Announces Steve Harris Signature BassPickup -

For years, Steve Harris of IronMaiden has been using custom-spec P-Bass pickups builtexclusively in the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop. TheSPB-4 Steve Harris Signature model is the productionversion of that very same pickup. Road-tested by Steve Harris formore than a decade, the SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature ModelP-Bass pickup has cemented itself as a permanent part of heavymetal history. The custom-spec vintage-hot coil windings (13kOhms), and Alnico 5 rod magnets provide just the right combinationof warmth and punch to compliment Steve's distinctive two-fingeredplaying style. The hook-up consists of a standard two-wire P-Basssetup, and the covers feature both the SeymourDuncan logo and Steve's signature logo.

Steve Harris is the man who foundedIron Maiden (and his new project, British Lion)and has served as one of the most influential metal bass players ofall time, with a style of playing and tone that is truly unique.Kevin Beller, Vice President of Engineering at SeymourDuncan writes,

"We worked to develop a pickup that could stay warm and deep,something that could fill up the mix without becoming boomy. TheSteve Harris SPB-4 achieves this by finding the right balancebetween warmth, articulation and cut."

For more information, visit: www.SeymourDuncan.com


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