“Sleek”, “contoured”, and “aerodynamic” are words that immediately come to mind when discussing the iconic look of vintage bikes. When a designer and instrument maker takes that to heart, those very same descriptors can apply to the electric guitar. This exciting new offering by Reverend is a textbook example of this in action!
Teaming with the prolific Reeves Gabrels, best known for his far-reaching work with David Bowie, Tin Machine, and the Cure, Reverend guitars brings you the Signature Reeve Gabrels Dirtbike Electric Guitar. With a solid Korina body, Blackwood Tek fretboard with 22 jumbo frets, and Wilkinson SVS50 IIK tremolo, you’re getting a rocksteady, comfortable guitar that is straightforward and easy-to-play! The Volume/Tone/Bass Contour controls and Signature Reeves Gabriel pickup on the bridge provides a wholly unique sound.
"What I think is cool about this guitar is the fact that I have a whole ongoing story/reason/explanation of always having a no frills simple, fast and blue thing to zip around on that threads through my whole life. This guitar is a continuation of that sense of freedom in the form of speed and power stripped down to its essentials. To me a single pickup guitar with a trem is just like my 1966 Schwinn Stingray with the extension spring on the front wheel or my 1971 Honda dirtbike with the raised front fender and slightly extended fork. It's a guitar with enough agility that it will let you grab air and do wheelies and the power to leave some rubber on the asphalt in front of the neighbor’s house. And, really, that's all you need." -Reeves Gabrels