The very embodiment of high-performance tone machines.
In each era since its arrival—the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and right on through to today—Charvel has offered innovative and original guitar models with the very best in high-performance design and features. With the modern-era Desolation series, several remarkable artist models and the time-honored San Dimas and So-Cal models, Charvel continues to forge a very bright high-performance future for guitarists everywhere.
Weapon of choice.
Charvel guitars are for the discerning players who prize superior sound and feel. From metal masters including Warren DeMartini and Jake E. Lee to instrumental fusion legends such as Allan Holdsworth and Shawn Lane, musicians worldwide have long relied on Charvel for exceptional guitar design.
High-end "hot-rodded" appointments considered extraordinary on lesser instruments are standard features on most Charvel guitars. These include compound-radius fingerboards, exceptionally hot pickups designed to send amps into screaming overdrive, Floyd Rose® bridge and tremolo systems, customized electronics, heavy-duty hardware and highly original (even outlandish) textural and graphic finishes.