Guitars

Five Ways to Conquer Sweep Picking

Five Ways to Conquer Sweep Picking Sweep picking is a technique you probably hear about all the time. It’s certainly a widely used concept that many...

Watch Frank Zappa and Steve Vai Play "Stevie's Spanking" in 1982

Watch Frank Zappa and Steve Vai Play "Stevie's Spanking" in 1982 "I feel comfortable playing with Steve Vai," Frank Zappa told Guitar World in 1982. "I...

That Time Madonna Played "Whole Lotta Love" on Guitar (and Covered Pantera)

That Time Madonna Played "Whole Lotta Love" on Guitar (and Covered Pantera) Someone recently reminded me of this odd event—so now I'll remind you. On June...

Metallica's Guitar Techs Reveal the Band's Live Rig

Metallica's Guitar Techs Reveal the Band's Live Rig The folks over at MetallicaTV have premiered a 19-minute video in which the band's guitar techs—Chad Zaemisch...

Paul McCartney: 10 of His Best Under-the-Radar Solo Songs

Paul McCartney: 10 of His Best Under-the-Radar Solo Songs "When I'm Sixty-Four"? That's so 11 years ago. Paul McCartney turned 75 this a few months back. With...

Basses

TC launches UniTune Clip

TC launches UniTune Clip TC Electronic has followed its PolyTune Clip with the brand new UniTune Clip, just announced. Suitable for guitar, bass or ukulele, TC...

Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster.

Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster. Bassist Paul Geary has chosen an Aguilar TH500 head and SL410 cabinet for use on tour with Nik...

Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster

Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster Geary is laying his bass tones down through an...

Electro-Harmonix adds Superego+

Electro-Harmonix adds Superego+ Electro-Harmonix keeps up its frantic pace of new product launches with the new Superego+ announced today. The Superego+ uses the original Superego’s...

New Cort bass joins GB range

New Cort bass joins GB range Cort has added a new bass to its well received GB series, the GB75JH. The key to the GB75JH’s appeal...

Other

INTERVIEW: Lauren Deakin Davies aka DIDI – 'As an artist, you have so much...

INTERVIEW: Lauren Deakin Davies aka DIDI - 'As an artist, you have so much more power if you understand music production' ...

Top 10 stories of the week: Harman job cuts, ISM's noise complain victory, retailers'...

Top 10 stories of the week: Harman job cuts, ISM's noise complain victory, retailers' 'lack of confidence' in industry future ...

NAMM Show 2018: Nominees announced for the 33rd annual NAMM TEC Awards

NAMM Show 2018: Nominees announced for the 33rd annual NAMM TEC Awards At the show, 31 categories...

TC launches UniTune Clip

TC launches UniTune Clip TC Electronic has followed its PolyTune Clip with the brand new UniTune Clip, just announced. Suitable for guitar, bass or ukulele, TC...

Shergold’s second coming

Shergold’s second coming Shergold, the UK guitar brand revived by Barnes & Mullins earlier this year, has announced the introduction a fourth new model, the...

Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster.

Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster. Bassist Paul Geary has chosen an Aguilar TH500 head and SL410 cabinet for use on tour with Nik...

Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped

Noise complaint appeal against pianist James Carrabino dropped “This is a success story for the Carrabino family,...

Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster

Bassist Paul Geary joins Aguilar Amplification artist roster Geary is laying his bass tones down through an...

Rocksteady workshop gets kids performing on stage at Routes Festival in just 15 minutes

Rocksteady workshop gets kids performing on stage at Routes Festival in just 15 minutes The music school...

INTERVIEW: PPL's Sarah Mitchell on helping musicians get paid, music recognition technology, and supporting...

INTERVIEW: PPL's Sarah Mitchell on helping musicians get paid, music recognition technology, and supporting grassroots artists PPL’s...

Exclusive – PMT to open first central London store

Exclusive – PMT to open first central London store PMT is set to open its long-awaited first central London store, Simon Gilson has confirmed exclusively...

Active adds Code Drumheads

Active adds Code Drumheads Active Music has been appointed exclusive distributors for Code Drumheads in the UK and Eire. ‘Designed in the UK, Code drumheads offer...

Electro-Harmonix adds Superego+

Electro-Harmonix adds Superego+ Electro-Harmonix keeps up its frantic pace of new product launches with the new Superego+ announced today. The Superego+ uses the original Superego’s...

Framus Blue Label strings offer non-standard choice choice

Framus Blue Label strings offer non-standard choice choice German guitar brand Framus has launched Blue Label guitar strings into a crowded marketplace but has come...

Active Music becomes exclusive UK distributor for Code Drum Heads

Active Music becomes exclusive UK distributor for Code Drum Heads Code Drum Heads offer the cost conscious...