URIAH HEEP ROCKS WITH DOT ON SHAFT!:
Press Release / Mick Box, legendary guitarist for the iconic rock band Uriah Heep, has recently inked an endorsement deal with Dot On Shaft guitars.
The band is currently on tour in Europe and Mick has been using his Carparelli SG-1 extensively on this tour.
Upon speaking with company founders, Mike and Natalie Carparelli, it was readily apparent that they were ecstatic with the news of this major achievement.
"I was approached by the band's guitar technician about the
possibility of becoming an endorsee. We couldn't believe our eyes when
we saw the e-mail" said Natalie. Mike continues: "Yurgis, our custom shop chief technician and designer, is a huge fan of Uriah Heep and immediately went to work putting together the ultimate Dot On Shaft guitar."
Following is [color:116c=#FF0000:116c]Mick Box's review of the guitar: "Uriah
Heep play concerts in over 48 countries worldwide and have sold over 30
million Albums/ CD's. I am very proud to have a Black Carparelli SG-1
DOS guitar around my neck on stage now as it is not often you come
across this standard of workmanship, style and sound that rocks' your
The guitar features a AAA mahogany wood body coupled to a solid piece
mahogany neck, contoured at the heel for ease of playing and comfort
all without compromising tone and sustain. Gorgeous pearl block markers
adorn a bound rosewood fretboard that proudly bears the "Carparelli" signature at the twelfth fret.
Each of these signature Carparelli models bears a unique year and
production order serial number on the back of the headstock to identify
each of these unique beauties. The custom Dot On Shaft Gold Alnico
humbuckers are the heart of its tone. In these rock machines, its
dynamic range and power will pump out all your classic and modern tones
with brilliance and bite.
There are multiple finish offerings available, including three new
pearl finishes (White, Green and Grey/Black Pearl) as well as Cherry
Red, Badasse 3D, HoneyBurst, Sunburst, Black, Blue Burst and Tiger
Brown. With the ultimate in hardware appointments, quality construction
throughout and now a wonderful array of finish choices - the Carparelli
1 Signature Model will keep you playing your favorite tunes for years!
In addition to the off the rack line, Dot On Shaft will be introducing a special, limited edition Mick Box Signature series as the crown jewel of the Carparelli series. According to Mike, "it
will be an instrument truly befitting an iconic legend and will feature
their in-house designed Knuckle TonesT tail piece! It will also feature
custom hand-wound pickups specially designed by J.S. Moore, one of the
best Canadian pickups designer and maker..."
For further details, log on to their website @ www.dotonshaft.com. More pictures of this guitar at: www.dotonshaft.com/testimonials.cfm
Dot On Shaft Guitars, 37 Livingstone Street West, Barrie Ontario, L4N 7J2, Canada. Phone: 705-812-1061.[/size]