Meridian, Mississippi based Peavey Electronics is one of the biggest audio equipment manufacturers in the world. Founded in 1957 by Hartley Peavey, it remains privately owned to this day. This American icon that started in Hartley's basement now has over 30 manufacturing facilities, 18 of which are located in Peavey's home state of Mississippi.
Peavey makes amps, electric instruments, acoustic instruments, pro audio gear, software, recording gear, speakers and accessories. With a variety of bass amps, keyboard amps, and over a dozen different lines of guitar amps, Peavey really has something for anybody. They even make pedal steel amps!
They manufacture such an enormous variety of guitars there is truly something for everyone, no matter if you're looking for an acoustic, electric or even a variation on the classic slide guitar. The Stage Pack starter kits are loaded with great gear and include everything you'll need to start playing. The Extreme Stage Pack is designed for metal players, while the Raptor Stage Pack will offer you larger than life tube tone. The Session series are crafted with chambered basswood bodies and offer a "broken in" and "vintage" feel. If you're looking for something more modern or extreme, there's the Predator series. Predator guitars a built for speed and are great for players looking for super car-like precision.
When it comes to basses Peavey offers everything from starter packs to pro-grade, just like their guitars. Thanks to their undying dedication to the working musician, Peavy has cutting edge and classic basses at reasonable prices. With the Milestone Series you'll get stunning craftsmanship and intelligent design with a look that is both modern and classic, all at once. If you're looking for something more extreme however, you'll find the Millennium Series up to the task. The wild looks, high grade materials and solid construction will inspire you.
Peavey has expanded far beyond just amps and stringed instruments though; players can turn to Peavey for all their mic needs. They produce a variety of studio and live mics; they even make mics for specialty groups like choirs and public speakers. Not only is Peavey able to provide all of your amp and mic needs, they also offer loudspeakers, mixers and effects. With so much diversity and such a strong legacy, it's not surprise that Peavey has attracted such diverse and respected artists as Dragonforce, Steve Earle, Dummu Borgir and Hank 3.