Polyphia is an instrumental progressive metal band based in Plano, Texas. Blending technical, weaving instrumentations with hip-hop, jazz and R&B influenced grooves, Polyphia have created a truly unique sound. Ibanez has worked closely with Scott LePage , one half of the dynamic guitar duo of Polyphia, for many years and have developed a signature model with him, the SLM. The guitar is highly inspired by the Ibanez AZ model, and it also features some of Scott’s personal touches to make it perfectly designed for his versatile playing style.
”Designed to Inspire”, all Ibanez Premium series are manufactured with select tone woods, high-profile electronics, hardware and dedicated skills of craftsmanship and care in details for your musical journey. The richness of sound, stunning appearance and unrivalled playability of the Ibanez Premium series will open the gate of your reservoir of inspiration.
Oval C Roasted Maple neck
Heat-treatment increases the wood’s stability, durability, water resistance and tolerance of temperature changes.
Roasted Maple fretboard
Heat-treatment provides a well-balanced attack and tone and a rich sustain. In order to achieve supreme neck grip comfort, the fretboard edge is finished with a smooth curve.
Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
Stainless steel frets boast excellent corrosion resistance. The wide and tall fret-type offers a quick response and effortless articulation when playing chords and clear tone when playing single notes.
Quilted Maple top / American Basswood body
The Quilted Maple top sonically enriches the response for picking and the American Basswood body delivers a natural and flat tone.
DiMarzio® True Velvet™ / IGNO™ pickups
Scott’s custom DiMarzio® IGNO™ humbucker and DiMarzio® True Velvet™ pickups produce a warm response yet great clarity.
Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads
The Gotoh® MG-T locking machine heads achieve incredible tuning stability, cutting down string-changing time.
Gotoh® T1502 tremolo
The T1502 tremolo bridge features steel saddles and a die-cast zinc tremolo block for a quick response and improved articulation. The 10.5mm string spacing allows for easy picking across strings and its snap-in construction makes it easy to load a tremolo arm.
Gig bag included
Ibanez Gig bags are made out of durable materials.