Seymour Duncan SH-6 Mayhem Humbucker Pickup Set

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Seymour Duncan SH-6 Mayhem Humbucker Pickup Set

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Gearank Recommendation

The Seymour Duncan SH-6 Set appeared on our recommended list for Guitar Pickup Sets Under $150 in 1 edition from November 2020 until November 2021.

Overview

The Seymour Duncan Mayhem Humbucker set consists of matched SH-6 Duncan Distortion pickups.

Meant to kick tube amps into saturation, the Duncan Distortion is a high output wind with a large ceramic magnet.

An accentuated high midrange and treble gives a strong pick attack while a broad but tight lower midrange gives heavy palm mutes, staccato riffing, and fast tremolo picking a bold and assertive sound.

Ola Englund of Feared made his early amp demo videos with Duncan Distortion equipped guitars.

The Mayhem set is not for the faint of heart. If all you want is a balls-to-the-wall metal tone, this is the set to go for.

Specifications

  • Position: Neck and Bridge
  • Magnet Material: Ceramic
  • Dimensions: Not Stated
  • String Spacing: Not Applicable
  • Available Colors/Covers: 12 color variations
This was previously on our recommended list for Guitar Pickup Sets Under $150 but was removed due to a price increase.

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