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Chicago, IL, July 1, 2009 – Parker Guitars introduces the DF842AD from Killswitch Engage guitarist, Adam Dutkiewicz.


Dutkiewicz is considered one of the most influential guitarists of the “New Wave of American Heavy Metal”. Rising to fame in 2004 with the release of The End of Heartache, which had a Grammy nominated title track, Killswitch Engage has since become one of the hottest touring bands. Adam’s playing can be described as extremely articulate and technically proficient to wild and unpredictable.


Adam Dutkiewicz Signature DF


The DF842AD is expertly crafted of a mahogany body and top, mahogany neck with a Parker Finger Joint set neck, and carbon composite fretboard. The DF842AD has a Parker Tremelo bridge, Sperzel locking tuners, an EMG 85 pickup and an EMG 81 bridge pickup. It will be available with a black ice and dusty black finish with black hardware.


Parker Guitars is owned by US Music Corp., located just north of Chicago. US Music Corp. is a uniquely positioned, fully integrated musical instrument company that manufactures and markets instruments, accessories and audio equipment for professionals, aspiring professionals, collectors, hobbyists and beginner musicians. Also owned by US Music Corp are Randall Amplifiers, Washburn Guitars, Eden Electronics, Oscar Schmidt and Vinci Strings.


For more information on Parker Guitars and its products, go to www.parkerguitars.com, or call 800.877.6863.