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 the Desolation series from all others. It’s a whole new series of Charvel guitars for a whole new world of players.
New for 2014, the Desolation Soloist DX-1 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 Charvel’s classic Soloist™ body profile, through-body maple neck with scalloped heel and scalloped upper horn, compound radius (12”-16”) rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, EMG® 85 (neck) and 81 (bridge) humbucking pickups with black bezels and three-way toggle switching, single domed metal volume control knob, “football” jack plate, adjustable string-through-body bridge, sealed die-cast tuners, and solid and trans finishes (flame maple veneer on trans finishes) with matching headstocks. Available in Black, Trans Black, Snow White, Cherry Sunburst and Trans Blue Smear.