NAMM 2013: Aria announces Cliff Burton bass

The SB-Black'N Gold is a beast of a bass
The SB-Black'N Gold is a beast of a bass

NAMM 2013: Aria has announced that its Cliff Burton signature bass will be launched at this year's NAMM.

The SB-Black'N Gold, a tribute to the Metallica bassist who was killed in a tour bus accident in 1986, features an alder body and black finish.

SB-Black'N Gold full specs:

Body:Alder, Original SB Shape, Super Balanced Body

Neck:7 Ply Maple/Walnut, Neck-thru Body, Heel-Less Cutaway

Fingerboard:Rosewood, Cat Eye, Mother of Pearl Inlays

Number of Frets:24

Scale Length:864mm (34 inches)

Pickups:Aria MB-V Passive Pickup

Controls:Volume x 1, Tone x 1, 1-Dual Sound Mini-Toggle Switch

Machine Heads:Handmade Solid Brass Tuner Buttons, 24 K Gold Plated

Tailpiece:Solid Brass With 24K Gold Plated Saddles and Black Plated Body


Finishes:Black (BK)

Case:Deluxe Ostrich Hardshell Case With Gold Hardware

For more information, visit the official Aria website.