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Fender is expanding the Player Plus Series with one of the most-searched electric series globally and one of the best-selling lines in Fender history, the Player Plus Meteora® HH guitar and Player Plus Active Meteora® Bass, giving players super massive sound and heavier tones. A favorite among players, the 2022 expansion signifies increased accessibility for Meteoras futuristic shape of its iconic models such as Stratocaster® and Telecaster® in the Player Plus lineup.

Unlike the iconic Fender models mentioned above, the Meteora has not been claimed by a notable artist yet. The legacy of Fender instruments mirrors the course of the collective legacy of the artists who play them – the Stratocaster® and its legendary history in the hands of Jimi Hendrix or Bruce Springsteen and his treasured Telecaster® that famously graces the cover of his masterpiece album, Born To Run. As a completely new shape for a Fender guitar or bass, Fender is putting the future in the hands of this new generation of players. With classic Fender style, advanced features and stunning new finishes, the Player Plus Meteora® is the perfect tool to spark creativity and allow artists to stand out from the crowd.

To announce the launch of the new model, Fender has tapped artists and creators that synonymously reflect a perfect storm of unexpected elements, such as experimental pop band Japanese Breakfast helmed by Michelle Zauner, rapper Teezo Touchdown recognized for his larger-than-life persona and blend of pop punk and trap sounds and, “Fed Up” artist Ghostemane known for merging elements of heavy metal, hip-hop and industrial music. Indie rock crooners and Fender gear fanatics, Portugal. The Man will support by performing hit tracks on tour like “Feel it Still” while jamming on a Player Plus Meteora® as well.

Check out the release video below.

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