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Ibanez MDB5OXB Mike D'Antonio Bass - Oxblood Weathered Black W/Case

Mike D'Antonio (bass) & Adam Dutkiewicz (drums) start collaborating on new music after their prior bands Overcast & Aftershock weren’t working out. Soon after they recruit Aftershock guitarist Joel Stroetzel and the three of them record a demo to find a singer. During the process the band name originates from The X Files episode, "Kill Switch” and the first band logo is created. A few months later Jesse leach (vocals) is recruited to the project after his prior bands Corrin & Nothing Stays Gold disbanded (Summer & Fall-1999)


  • 3pc Maple neck: A strong 3pc Maple neck provides an enriched resonance.
  • Rosewood fretboard: Rosewood fretboard provides a well-balanced solid tone with a focused mid range.
  • Medium frets: Medium sized frets enhance the accuracy of your notes.
  • Okoume body: The Okoume body provides a bright and solid sound.
  • Seymour Duncan® SPB/SJB pickups: Seymour Duncan® SPB-1 & SJB-2b pickups produce a smooth and warm tone and a wide range of sounds.
  • Accu-cast B200 series bridge: The Accu-cast B200 bridge helps give the MDB bass a massive sound that is especially punchy in the low-mids.
  • weight: 8 lbs 2 oz
  • neck type: MDB 3pc Maple neck
  • top/back/body: Okoume body
  • fretboard: Rosewood, MDB special inlay
  • fret: Medium frets
  • number of frets: 22
  • bridge: Accu-cast B200 bridge
  • string space: 19mm
  • neck pickup: Seymour Duncan® SPB-1 neck pickuppassive
  • bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan® SJB-2 bridge pickuppassive
  • factory tuning: 1F,2C,3G,4C
  • strings: D'Addario® EXL
  • string gauge: .055/.075/.095/.120
  • hardware color: Cosmo black