Beginning in January 2009 there is going to be a new kid on the block: the new EVH Wolfgang electric guitar will be introduced to the world. Eddie Van Halen has been testing, researching, and developing this masterpiece for two years now. With Eddie’s 35 years of experience with guitars the all new EVH Wolfgang electric guitar is sure to be a crowd pleaser. During Van Halen’s 2007-2008 tour, the EVH Wolfgang was tested and approved from one the greatest guitar player’s of all time.
Van Halen’s massive 2007-2008 tour, gave Eddie the opportunity to perform hard core live “road testing” through performance trials. The tour started in the fall of 2007, Eddie experimented with early versions of the new EVH Wolfgang each night, jamming with every updated prototype onstage to adoring fans. The EVH Wolfgang reflects Eddie’s specifications and features of the Wolfgang guitars he plays and performs with.
“A guitar is a very personal extension of the person playing it. You have to be emotionally and spiritually connected to your instrument. I could have just stayed at home and built this guitar for myself. I do this because a lot of people ask if they can get what I use. Well, yes you can and what you get is identical to what I use,” commented Eddie. “From the basics of the guitar to painstaking aspects like the binding and everything else—we re-did everything on this guitar.”
“Every aspect and component of this guitar has been examined and upgraded to the highest standards possible: stainless steel frets, double-potted custom-wound pickups, five-piece binding on the matching body and headstock, custom-made signature tuning machines and Floyd Rose bridge, new low-friction pots, and the list keeps going… we left no stone unturned,” said Eddie. “Everything that I’ve built, destroyed, stumbled onto, learned and experienced is in this guitar.”
In 1978, Eddie Van Halen made his debut into the rock n roll world. He made his appearance to the world with his homemade guitar later called, “Frankenstein”. At the time when his phenomenal technique and tone demanded unbelievable performance he created his guitar to match his almost untouchable standards. Thirty-five years in the making, Eddie has continued to examine and dissect every variable within a guitar and it comes life with his creation of the new EVH Wolfgang.
In 2007, Eddie and Fender guitar designed the first EVH brand high performance products which included the new EVH 5150III amplifier, the limited Eddie Van Halen Frankenstein replica guitars, and an array of top line EVH brand accessories.
For more information, visit EVH’s official web site at www.evhgear.com.
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I bought the Wolfgang on 1/15/2009 The Cost $3280.00. There were the following problems.The bridge pickup was out of alignment by 3/16. The same pickup was missing one mounting screw. The Guitar fretted out on the second and third fret. Not real bad, but for a guitar at this price, it should have been PERFECT. I returned the guitar to Guitar Center, New Orleans. The Tech said that This is Normal, and that the guitar was within specs.
I said just refund my purchase, which is somthing that I do not Normally do.
The Wolfgang that he still has on the rack had perfect string alignment and did not fret out, and had all the screws in the pickup. I guess that the Fender techs were getting lazy, I noted that the guitar was inspected on 12/18/2008..right about the time for Christmas holiday.
Eddie, Please get the Fender tech guys to do a better job.Thanks
Wow, for an axe in that price range, you’d think it be set-up properly.
i own 2 evh charvels & could not be happier great guitars perfect sound, going for another blk/yellow this time.