FENDER® SHINES BRIGHT FOR THE SUMMER WITH NEW SATIN SERIES

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 11, 2013) — Fender is excited to announce a brand new series release for this upcoming summer season. Dubbed as the Satin Series, it comes as a fresh and warm addition to an already potent Fender line-up.  

Through a whole new light, and wrapping in four remarkably beautiful satin urethane body finishes, the Satin Series adds a lively touch to the Standard Telecaster® and Standard Stratocaster® models. Available in new Flame Orange, Ocean Blue Candy, Arizona Sun and Blaze Gold, the Satin Series will be this summer’s can’t-miss guitar series.

For the Standard Stratocaster Satin, other features include an alder body, maple neck with “modern C” profile and satin urethane back finish, 9.5”-radius rosewood or maple fingerboard with 21 medium frets, three single-coil pickups with five-way switching, three-ply black-white-black pickguard and black plastic control knobs, and a vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge.

Features for the Standard Telecaster Satin include, a Rosewood fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets, dual single-coil pickups with three-way switching, three-ply black-white-black pickguard and black plastic control knobs, and a six-saddle string-through-body bridge.

The Satin Series release marks the start of a sensational summer season for Fender. For more information on the Satin Series, go to www.fender.com.

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About Fender Musical Instruments Corporation  Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is one of the world’s leading musical instrument manufacturers, marketers and distributors, whose portfolio of brands includes Fender®, Squier®, Gretsch®, Jackson®, Takamine®, Guild®, EVH®, Ovation®, Charvel® and Groove Tubes®, among others. For more information, visit www.fender.com.

KMC Music, a division of FMIC, is a leading manufacturer and distributor of musical instruments, accessories and stage lighting equipment, whose brands include Gretsch® Drums, Gibraltar® Hardware, Latin Percussion®, Toca® Percussion, Sabian® cymbals and MBT Lighting, among others. For more information, visit www.kmcmusic.com.