Magnificent Desolation. The Charvel Desolation series introduces entirely new designs not previously seen in Charvel’s 30-year history, offering more tonal and stylistic options for discerning players everywhere. Devastating tone, killer looks and high-performance playability separate Desolation instruments from all others. It’s a whole new series of Charvel guitars for a whole new world of players.
The Desolation DC-1 ST has a double-cutaway mahogany body with a carved top and neck-through-body design. Features include a bound mahogany neck with scalloped heel, compound radius (12”-16”) Indian rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and abalone inlays, grey body and headstock binding, EMG® 85 (neck) and 81 (bridge) active humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switching, Charvel bridge specially designed for compound-radius fingerboards, black nickel hardware, three-on-a-side locking Charvel tuners, and solid and trans finishes (flame maple veneer on trans finishes) with matching headstocks. Available in Black, Flat Black, Trans Black, Trans Red and Trans Blue Smear.
New for 2014, the Desolation DC-2 ST has been upgraded with new multi-ply neck and body binding, new metallic “keystone” fingerboard inlays and stylish satin-chrome hardware. Continuing premium features include a carved-top double-cutaway mahogany body, mahogany set neck with scalloped heel, compound radius (12”-16”) rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, dual Charvel active humbucking pickups with three-way toggle switching, Charvel bridge specially designed for compound-radius fingerboards, three-on-a-side locking Charvel tuners, and trans finishes with flame maple veneer. Available in Trans Black, Trans Marigold, Trans Red and Trans Blue Smear.