Meet Ibanez’s made-for-metal guitar series, Iron Label. Working from the chassis of their famous RG, Ibanez luthiers modded and tweaked with the heaviest of metal in mind. The RGIX20FESM is a hardtail instrument that brings the Iron Label Series to a whole new level.Boasting a light weight basswood body with a gorgeous spalted maple top. The RGIX20FESM provides you with rich sustain, resonance and stunning looks. Other features include 3-piece maple/bubinga Nitro Wizard fast neck, jumbo frets and a bound Ebony fingerboard for clear articulation and quick response.And no matter what your signal chain, an EMG 60 in the neck and an EMG 81 in the bridge guarantee a thick, complex distortion from which to carve your signature sound. The reliable Gibraltar Standard II bridge is the envy of the industry, and the performance enhancing killswitch puts you in command of a head-turning strobe effect.Case sold separately.