The Gravity Storm Neck & Bridge Model pickups were designed for Steve Vai, and are the next step in his pickup evolution. The pickups are named after a song on his album, Steve Vai: The Story of Light. Steve used to describe pickup sounds in terms of specific frequency responses. Now he describes them as flavor and texture. The flavor of The Gravity Storm Neck model is sweet and warm, but the texture has an edge to it. It has the depth of a humbucker with some of the bite of a single-coil.
Most neck humbuckers don't do a great job at reproducing pick harmonics, especially if they have a warm sound. This one's different, particularly with 24-fret guitars. The combination of fat neck position tone with harmonics is something we haven't often encountered before. It has a throaty quality that sounds like a cross between a humbucker and a single-coil.
- Recommended For Neck; can be used in bridge.
- Wiring 4 Conductor
- Magnet Ceramic
- Resistance 12.56 Kohm