Watch Steve Vai Demo DiMarzio’s New Dark Matter Pickups

In this brand-new clip, guitar legend Steve Vai demos and discusses his new Dark Matter 2 Neck, Middle and Bridge pickups from DiMarzio.

The Dark Matter humbuckers feature a custom pickup grill with a host of gear patterns that are reminiscent of a clock; the design is cut all the way through the satin nickelcover, allowing the pickup bobbins below to show through.

In the clip, Vai also discusses the 25th-anniversary edition of his landmark 1990 album, Passion And Warfare, which was issued earlier this year.

The Dark Matter pickups are made in the U.S., and their suggested list price is $199.99 each (MAP/street price $139.99).

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