Ibanez K7

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Ibanez K7
Ibanez K7.jpg
Manufacturer Ibanez
Period 2001-2006
Construction
Body type Solid
Neck joint AANJ Bolt-on neck
Woods
Body Mahogany
Neck Maple, Wenge, with Bubinga stripes
Fretboard Rosewood
Hardware
Bridge Ibanez Lo-Pro 7 with U-Bar
Pickup(s) H-H: DiMarzio PAF7
Colors available
Blade Gray and Firespeak Blue

The Ibanez K7 series is a signature series of seven-string guitars created by Korn guitarists James "Munky" Shaffer and Brian "Head" Welch.

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The K7 guitars were originally available in two finishes, Firespeak Blue (James "Munky" Shaffer's model), and Blade Gray (Brian "Head" Welch's model). They came factory tuned to KoRn signature tuning: A, D, G, C, F, A, D (low to high), and were retailed at USD $1,799. These guitars are characterized by the deep metallic sound, from the body being made of mahogany that is well suited for Korn's musical style. The last year of production on these particular models was 2006.

In 2007 Ibanez released new versions of Korn's signature series as the Apex. There are two models linked to Munky only, however K7's can still be seen played by Munky in live performances.

Although 7 string guitars were not used for recording his debut album Save Me from Myself Welch has continued using his original K7's as his exclusive signature guitar, even during his almost eight year absence from Korn. Head recorded a new video (Brian "Head" Welch - Paralyzed. Single 2011), in the video he can be seen playing an Ibanez K7 "Firespeak Blue".

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