The ARZ models are similar to the ART series, but features 24-fret necks and more features suitable for heavy music. Like the ART series, it is based on the classic Ibanez Artist model, but has a single cutaway body shape with a pointed lower horn. They have 25" scale necks.
The ARZ line was discontinued after 2018. A total of twenty ARZ models models were produced through the line's eight year run.