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MusicRadar Tests a Charvel Desolation DS-1 FR

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 by Pauline France


The Charvel Desolation DS-1 FR received praise and a four-out-of-five star rating from MusicRadar.

The review offers readers a a great look at the axe with a stunning photo gallery, and dives straight into the DS-1′s specs.

“Through-neck designs are celebrated for their long sustain, and that’s the case here,” said the review.

According to MusicRadar, the DS-1 is also suitable for players longing for clean tone.

“Played clean, there’s some lovely woody body to strummed chords and, as the amp gain is raised, so is the trebly edge,” said Music Radar. “The DS-1 stays perfectly in tune, plays wonderfully and is well balanced when strapped on.”

Read the full review here.


Bleeding Through’s Dave Nassie Demos Charvel Desolation DS-1 FR

Posted on December 12th, 2011 by Pauline France

Bleeding Through guitarist Dave Nassie picked up a mean, flat black Charvel Desolation DS-1 FR, and demoed it via

Watch below, and listen to Nassie bring out the DS-1′s monstrous tone:

Nassie also recently posted a new lesson via where he covers tap harmonics.

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