Cort goes low with nicely priced, EMG-equipped KX257B Baritone seven-string guitar

Cort has announced the latest addition to its metal-focused KX series, the KX257B baritone 7-string guitar.

Promising tones to please “the most discerning of metalheads”, the KX257B packs a pair of EMG RetroActive Super 77 humbuckers, controlled via a three-way toggle and single volume and tone.

This baritone guitar boasts a 27-inch scale length for improved tuning stability in combination with a strings-through-body hardtail bridge, while the matte black-finished mahogany body is attached to a hard-maple neck with jatoba fingerboard.

The KX257B is available soon for an impressive $599. Head over to Cort Guitars for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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