Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and Ernie Ball Music Man are celebrating 20 years in business with a range of limited-edition Petrucci guitars for the 20th anniversary.
The JP 20th anniversary line will be a limited series, and the company is also offering a limited 20th anniversary edition of the Majesty guitar, available in 6 or 7 string versions.
To mark the occasion, Petrucci also shot a 20th anniversary mini-documentary with the company which you can see below, with footage from the early 2000s. In short, you can trace the evolution of the guitar of Petrucci through discussions with the guitarist, as well as Sterling Ball and members of engineer Ernie Ball Music Man and the product development team.
âI can’t even express how proud I am of the success of my guitar line with Ernie Ball Music Man, it blows my mind,â says the guitarist. âI think the coolest thing is that we did it on our own terms. That commitmentâ¦ from the first conversation I had with Sterling about making guitars, which came from an authentic place.
John Petrucci’s 20th Anniversary Guitar features a flamed maple top with a forearm shovel seated in a Honduran mahogany body finished in Honey Butter Burst. This special signature is equipped with unique options, including a grain-filled mahogany bolt-on design, an ebony fingerboard with unique JP / golden acrylic shield inlays, a combination of gold and black hardware, and a tremolo backplate. laser engraved birthday.
The 20th Anniversary Majesty features a flame maple shield sitting in a Honduran mahogany body finished in Honey Butter Burst. This special Majesty is equipped with unique options including a grain filled mahogany neck design, an ebony fingerboard with unique JP / shield gold acrylic inlays, a combination of gold and black hardware, and a tremolo backplate. laser engraved birthday.
Additionally, the 2021 Majesty model comes with three new trim options – Hydrospace, which has a maple top, Titan Blue, and Lava Flow. These now join the Enchanted Forest, Smoked Pearl and Ember Glow finishes.
See the JP 20th collection here and the Majesty 20th collection here, with photos also available below.