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This pack includes:

  • 1 x Artist Indominus8 8 String Electric Guitar - Black Chrome
  • 1 x Artist EC500 ABS Electric Guitar Hard Case with Rounded Corners

Artist Indominus8 8 String Electric Guitar - Black Chrome

Tune even lower with the Artist Indominus8. This is the perfect 8 String guitar to take you on that journey into the world of super low-tuned Metal, and Djent.

The Indominus8 has a similar body shape to that of the ""super-strat"" and combines a cool gloss-black basswood body with a maple bolt-on neck. The chrome hard-tail string-through bridge ensures that the instrument has the great sustaining capabilities so necessary in achieving that ""metal wail"". As should be the case, the controls are simple and effective, 1 volume, 1 Tone and 3-way Toggle selector. The guitar is fitted with 10-74 gauge strings.

With moderate to high output passive ceramic humbuckers installed in soap-bar mounts, this guitar has a tight low end allowing for that familiar lower-mid growl that you should hear in any quality 8 string on the market.

It should be noted that this guitar is a newer upgraded version of the original Indominus8 and now sports better hardware that includes upgraded machine heads and importantly conductive paint in the control cavity.

The Artist Indominous8 definitely has some serious hardcore mojo and could be your springboard into heavy metal nirvana. Why not check it out - chances are you won't be sorry.

This guitar has standard tuning posts. In the unlikely event that your strings are too thick for the post holes (if you enjoy playing with heavy-gauge strings), you might need to drill out the post hole and bevel (smooth) the entry and exit of the hole so that there are no sharp edges to break the string.

For information on the strings used on our Artist Guitars, click here.

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: Indominus8

Body: Poplar with Basswood Veneer

Neck: Maple Bolt-on

Nut Width: 56mm

Fretboard: Eco-Rosewood, 24 medium jumbo fret

Pickups: 2x Passive Humbucker Pickups, Soap-Bar Mount, both Ceramic Magnet.

Controls: 1x Volume, 1x Tone, 3-Way Toggle Switch (Top: Neck Pickup, Mid: Both Pickups, Bottom: Bridge Pickup)

String Gauge: 10-74

Hardware: Black Chrome

Bridge: Chrome hard-tail string-through

Machine heads: Black chrome die-cast

Neck Profile

  • Scale: 26 1/2"" (673mm)
  • 1st fret Thickness: 20mm
  • Shape: Modern D
  • Radius: 14"" (350mm)

Weight: 3.6-4.3kg approx. 8lb 13oz

Optional Hardcase: EC500

Optional Gig Bags: HGBAGST, BAGST


Artist EC500 ABS Electric Guitar Hard Case with Rounded Corners

This hard case will offer the protection you are looking for for your valuable electric guitars. It has a durable ABS construction, making it strong yet lightweight. The ultra-strong extruded aluminium edging with a soft plush interior ensure that your guitar is protected and does not get scratched. The shaped, soft foam interior provides instrument security and neck support. It even has a compartment for all your accessories and the chrome-plated locking latches provide added security while on the go.

This case will fit the following electric guitars - Strats, Teles, RG Ibanez, Jackson Soloist or similar, ESP and Schecter and most other similar models

This case will not fit - Les Paul, SG, PRS, Jaguar, Jazzmaster, or anything non-standard.

The Tech Features

Brand: Artist

Model: EC500

Material: ABS

Interior: Plush Black

Hardware: Chrome Plated

Internal Dimensions:

  • Total Length: 100 cm / 3938
  • Length of Body Compartment: 48 cm / 1878
  • Width: 33 cm / 13”
  • Depth: 8 cm / 318

(16906)

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Reviews (8)

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Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 26 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however they are very low output…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars. 6 hours later update - I just changed the stock strings and the result was astonishing! Now even the pickups are a bit lower output - the sound is much better and even. It also gave more needed saturation on the distorted channel. Great! Very happy! Highly recommended. Thanks

Artist Guitars Response
Hi, thanks so much for the review! We are glad to know you love this guitar. We really appreciate the support. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us, we're always happy to help!

Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 26 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however they are very low output…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars.

Artist Guitars Response
Hi, thanks so much for the review! We are glad to know you love this guitar. We really appreciate the support. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us, we're always happy to help!

Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 26 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however they are very low output…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars.

Artist Guitars Response
Hi, thanks so much for the review! We are glad to know you love this guitar. We really appreciate the support. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us, we're always happy to help!

Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 25 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however they are very low output…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars.

Artist Guitars Response
Hi, thanks so much for the review! We are glad to know you love this guitar. We really appreciate the support. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us, we're always happy to help!

Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 25 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however the real issue, that lost a star, is that the pickups are really low output…. Very loww…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars.

Artist Guitars Response
Thanks so much for the review! Thanks for changing the rating and giving an update on this guitar. We really appreciate the support! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out, we're always happy to help!

Indominus 8 String guitar

By: on 25 June 2022
Overall, great product. I had to adjust the action a bit to my taste and now it is really nice and comfortable guitar. The 8th sting sounds muddier than the rest (it is from the string not pickups). Not a big deal. Eventually will change strings. The sound of the pickups is ok, however the real issue, that lost a star, is that the pickups are really low output…. Very loww…. So low, that my Lead preset sounds more like Crounch…. Well, I understand that is fine for the price. Just bare that in mind. If you want a good 8 string guitar, this might be it, just will definitely need pickup change or pre-boost the signal. It is 3db quieter than the rest of my guitars.

Artist Guitars Response
Thanks so much for the review! Thanks for changing the rating and giving an update on this guitar. We really appreciate the support! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out, we're always happy to help!

Great for the price!

By: on 27 April 2022
honestly for the money I couldn't fault it. the pickups are a bit muddy and the setup was only okay but definitely playable. but for 300 bucks I don't think I can complain. I definitely recommend for somebody who wants to try an 8 string out although I would get some nicer strings, massive upgrade for minimal cost

Artist Guitars Response
We really appreciate it for taking the time to leave feedback and are glad to know that you are satisfied with our products and services.

Phenomenal Guitar - needs to be customized for pro

By: on 26 January 2022
I could not believe with that budget, I own an 8-string guitar. I am extremely happy buying this guitar. String 1-7 (E4 to B1) is thick enough to make that bright sound; however, I have to be honest - the eight string (F#1) is not thick enough and really struggles making that note but the good news, it is fixable. I used an "Electric Micro Engraver Pen Diamond Wood Metal Ceramic Glass Engraving Tool" bought $ 21 from eBay and very carefully widened the groove and I also widened the tuning peg with a file so I could use a 0.80 string and this solved this problem magically! Do buy the guitar with the hardcase as it will become a lovely member of your family and needs to be fully protected! For the money, it is unreal. Thanks Artist for such an excellent masterpiece with such a low budget. It even came with a complimentary cable and pick set that were not even in the description.

Artist Guitars Response
We are glad to hear that you are happy with our product. Thank you for sharing this feedback with us.