I play metal for over 15 years.
I played on guitars with pickups (neck position), DiMarzio paf pro, evolution, and Seymour Duncan are all very good microphones.
but since I'm on EMG, I have a more airy, straighter, more accurate and finer grain tighten!
the 89 permits a wider variety of splitable fact that he is single or double, and you can have two config HH HS or MSM HSS on one guitar.
duplicate it looks like without being 100% identical to EMG 85
is a beautiful velvety while keeping the characteristics of EMG, on the playability and expressiveness.
it looks as simple without being 100% identical to EMG SA
Crystal clear is a beautiful and a beautiful shine to light or crunch sounds pretty sweet!
for the price of 1, 2 EMG 89 in the valleys.