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Carvin Guitars Vader Headless Takes Best In Show

Kiesel Guitars innovative new Vader Headless Guitar took top honors at NAMM, receiving Revolver Magazine's Best of Show award! The Vader 6, 7 and 8 string headless guitars were huge hits at the NAMM Show, and everyone at Kiesel Guitars … Continue reading

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Limitied Edition Kiesel-Designed Neil Zaza NZ624KD

The Custom Shop is excited to team up with renown melodic virtuoso guitarist Neil Zaza to offer something special: the Kiesel Designed Limited Edition Neil Zaza Signature Carved Top Guitar. The NZ624KD takes all the features of our popular NZ624 … Continue reading

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Craig Chaquico Wows Lake Tahoe

World renown and respected guitarist and Carvin Guitars artist Craig Chaquico performed recently at the Lake Tahoe Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, treating fans to music spanning decades of his prolific career. Craig holds the distinction of being Carvin Guitars longest-running … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes With the Jason Becker Tribute JB24 from Carvin Guitars

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop has created a detailed video showing the craftsmanship that goes into building the JB24 Jason Becker Tribute Guitar. You can see for yourself how the Custom Shop shapes the body and neck, … Continue reading

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New Exotic Zebrawood Tops from the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop has added Zebrawood tops to our extensive list of exotic wood options. Zebrawood is an open-grained wood with a very distinctive pattern which gives it its name. It’s similar in density to … Continue reading

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New Models from Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop

Kiesel Guitars and the Carvin Guitars Custom Shop are excited to announce a host of new guitar models to kick off 2015. These instruments debuted at NAMM and received a great deal of attention from players and the media. All … Continue reading

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The All-New Kiesel Guitars!

It’s been an exciting and busy week for everyone at Carvin Guitars. As was announced earlier in the week, the Guitar Division at Carvin is forming its own company, under the Kiesel Guitars name. Everyone at Carvin Guitars / Kiesel … Continue reading

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Dunlop Bass Strings Now Standard

The Carvin Guitars Custom Shop is excited to announce that, effective immediately, we will be using Dunlop Super Bright nickel bass strings exclusively on all our 4, 5 and 6 string electric basses. We’ve tried out a variety of strings … Continue reading

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NEW! Carvin SCB7 Bevel Top Seven String Guitar

Carvin is excited to offer our latest Custom Shop instrument, the SCB7 bevel-top seven string guitar. Since the introduction of the six string SCB6 at NAMM, seven string players have been asking for their own version, and the Custom Shop … Continue reading

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Shane Gibson, 1979 – 2014

It is with deepest sadness that we announce that guitarist and Carvin artist Shane Paul Gibson passed away at 5:45 AM on April 15th, 2014 in the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama as a result of complications from a blood … Continue reading

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