Ask The Amp Guy: What is impedance, and how does it affect a guitar...

Ask The Amp Guy: What is impedance, and how does it affect a guitar amplifier? In the second instalment of his new column, Rift Amps...

Review: Supro 1296 Silverwood

Review: Supro 1296 Silverwood Though they might not represent the high-water mark of electric-guitar design from a playability or performance standpoint, there’s no denying that...

Daniel Johnston, outsider singer-songwriter, dead at 58

Daniel Johnston, outsider singer-songwriter, dead at 58 Daniel Johnston, the outsider musician and visual artist who rose to prominence in the late 80s, has died...

Glenn Branca’s new album The Third Ascencion announced

Glenn Branca’s new album The Third Ascencion announced Avant Garde guitarist and musician Glenn Branca’s new album, The Third Ascencion, has been announced. In February...

Victory Amplification launches Richie Kotzen RK100 Custom Limited Edition

Victory Amplification launches Richie Kotzen RK100 Custom Limited Edition Victory Amplification has unveiled the Richie Kotzen RK100 Custom Limited Edition. This is a 100-watt all-valve...

Chase Bliss Audio’s Blooper reinvents the art of looping

Chase Bliss Audio’s Blooper reinvents the art of looping Chase Bliss Audio has revealed the Blooper, a pedal that it initially revealed back at the...

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy announce tour with new songs

Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy announce tour with new songs Green Day, Weezer and Fall Out Boy have all released new songs from...

Prince’s 1999 to get remastered deluxe reissue with 35 previously unreleased songs

Prince’s 1999 to get remastered deluxe reissue with 35 previously unreleased songs Prince’s estate has announced a lavish reissue of the Purple One’s influential 1999...

Vintage Bench Test: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster

Vintage Bench Test: 1959 Fender Jazzmaster Had Fender approached Mary Kaye a couple of years later than it did, the most sought-after 1950s Fenders of...

Watch: Keith Richards reveals the one six string he can’t live without

Watch: Keith Richards reveals the one six string he can’t live without The Rolling Stones’ guitar player and living legend Keith Richards has revealed the...

“It’s not first and foremost a piece of activism”: Frank Turner on his new...

“It’s not first and foremost a piece of activism”: Frank Turner on his new album, No Man’s Land Despite being renowned for his relentless touring...

John Martyn: “Playing live is a very rewarding thing to do, the nicest way...

John Martyn: “Playing live is a very rewarding thing to do, the nicest way to make money I know” This interview was originally published in...

Watch Metallica and San Francisco Symphony tear through S&M classics

Watch Metallica and San Francisco Symphony tear through S&M classics This past weekend, Metallica commemorated the 20th anniversary of their S&M live album with two...

Nuñez Amplification’s Tetra-Fet delivers dynamic, tube-like OD

Nuñez Amplification’s Tetra-Fet delivers dynamic, tube-like OD Nuñez Amplification, a boutique company co-founded by Torche guitarist Jonathan Nuñez, has released the Tetra-Fet. This versatile tube-like...

Justin Chancellor talks Tool, bass setup on new Ernie Ball podcast

Justin Chancellor talks Tool, bass setup on new Ernie Ball podcast Last month, Tool guitarist Adam Jones made his podcast debut on Talk Is Jericho...

Watch: Jim Root gives a rundown of his touring rig

Watch: Jim Root gives a rundown of his touring rig Slipknot’s current Knotfest Roadshow has been nothing short of fiery, both visually and sonically. And...

Ronnie Wood announces Chuck Berry tribute album

Ronnie Wood announces Chuck Berry tribute album Ronnie Wood has announced a new album that pays tribute to the father of rock ’n’ roll, Chuck...

“We were the garage band that really made it big – the ultimate party...

“We were the garage band that really made it big – the ultimate party band”: Joe Perry on Aerosmith This interview was originally published in...

Jamie Stillman and Julie Robbins of EarthQuaker Devices talk working with The Black Keys

Jamie Stillman and Julie Robbins of EarthQuaker Devices talk working with The Black Keys Although he played guitar in several notable bands himself (Ohio hardcore...

Review: Bunting Melody Queen

Review: Bunting Melody Queen From Gil Yaron to B&G and Macmull, the last 10 years have seen a steady stream of inspiring luthiery flowing out...

Fender is selling five mint-condition vintage Strats from its vault on Reverb

Fender is selling five mint-condition vintage Strats from its vault on Reverb Even if you could afford one, tracking down a Golden Era Fender Stratocaster...

Supro adds 1×8″ model to Blues King line

Supro adds 1×8″ model to Blues King line Supro amplifiers has introduced the new 1×8″ Blues King 8 to its amplifier range. A modern iteration...

Springsteen releases legendary Passaic gig from 1978

Springsteen releases legendary Passaic gig from 1978 After 41 years, Bruce Springsteen’s team has finally released the recordings of his performance at the Capitol Theatre...

Vintage Bench Test: 1964 Gibson Firebird III

Vintage Bench Test: 1964 Gibson Firebird III Even in sunburst, the Gibson Firebird must have seemed breathtakingly modernistic in the early 1960s, but this red...

Black Francis reveals new guitar featuring a human tooth

Black Francis reveals new guitar featuring a human tooth Pixies frontman and guitar player Black Francis has revealed his new guitar features a human tooth...