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Xander Demos Unveils Completed Signature Model XD727 From McNaught Guitars
Rock 'N' Growl Records' metal guitar virtuoso, Xander Demos reveals his completed signature model guitar from boutique guitar manufacturer, McNaught Guitars.
Complete specs for the XD727 are: Basswood body, black back, Quilted Maple top, custom burst, TRS-PRO7 tremolo (won't be used on production models), EMG 707 (bridge), EMG 707-TW (neck), 27 frets, Stainless Steel 6100 fret size, Luminlay side marker dots, MOP and Malachite block inlays, Ebony fingerboard with flame maple binding, reverse headstock, three-way pickup selector, master volume and EMG SPC control.
Xander Demos posted this statement on his Facebook page: "This is another moment I have been waiting the better part of my life for: the completion of my own signature model guitar. This is brought to you by the uber-talented David Thomas McNaught of McNaught Guitars. Words can't express my gratitude...."
Dave McNaught, owner of McNaught Guitars has been quoted as saying: "My top 3 guitar players: Randy Rhoads, Paul Gilbert, and Xander Demos,...in no particular order."
Xander Demos is a solo metal guitarist and member of the east coast chapter of Sabbath Judas Sabbath. His debut solo CD, "Guitarcadia"
David Thomas McNaught Guitars is a one-man shop located in Locust, North Carolina. All designs, woodworking, inlays, and paint work are done in-house by David McNaught. Other artists playing McNaught Guitars include John 5 (Rob Zombie,) John Schaffer (Iced Earth,) Neal Schon (Journey,) and Tony Rombola (Godsmack,) who also has just received a signature guitar from McNaught.