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NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS JANUARY 11, 2012 – Cort Guitars announced today the brand new GENE SIMMONS AXE Guitar. The GS GUITAR AXE-2 is the latest addition to the series of signature instruments from GENE SIMMONS and Cort Guitars. The guitar will officially be unveiled at the 2012 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show next week in Anaheim, California. Fans and players alike have been buying up the previous two bass models and guitar players have been asking for something of their own.

Besides the eye catching axe shape, the new GS GUITAR AXE-2 features include:

  • Basswood body
  • Bolt-on, 25 1/2” maple neck
  • 24 fret, rosewood fretboard
  • Two Mighty Mite Humbucker pickups
  • Chrome hardware
  • Custom paint and artwork
  • One volume, one tone, toggle switch
  • TOM bridge with strings through body
  • GENE SIMMONS custom gig bag
  • MSRP $650.00 USD

GENE SIMMONS co-founded KISS 37 years ago. KISS is the juggernaut of all licensed merchandise in music brands. KISS has released 45 albums and has sold over 100 million albums worldwide. SIMMONS is a two time bestselling author, owner of SIMMONS/Universal Records, SIMMONS Books, SIMMONS Comic Group, a tv/film/record producer, co-founder of, a partner in, a public speaker in his GENE SIMMONS Rich and Famous Expos and any number of other ventures. SIMMONS is also the star of the longest running celebrity reality show, Gene Simmons Family Jewels.

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