Guitars

Electro-Harmonix unveils the Nano Q-Tron, a downsized version of John Mayer’s favorite envelope filter

Electro-Harmonix unveils the Nano Q-Tron, a downsized version of John Mayer’s favorite envelope filter The long-running funk filter family has launched a Nano quack attack read...

Shubb introduce ‘Pāua Pearl’ Colour Shifting Guitar Capos for steel & nylon strung guitars

Shubb introduce ‘Pāua Pearl’ Colour Shifting Guitar Capos for steel & nylon strung guitars Based on Shubb’s flagship Capo Royale design, the new ‘Pāua Pearl’...

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show Drummers Review is delighted to confirm that legendary drummer Tony TC Coleman will be joining...

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review Sister site Acoustic Review takes a look at the One For Street 10 from Acus. Take a...

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway Once again Orange Amplification is launching their annual #wishgranted giveaway. Over the years this promotion has become a...

Steel Panther are still searching for a new bassist – and they need your...

Steel Panther are still searching for a new bassist – and they need your help to narrow the field of candidates The band have created...

Hear Drowning By Numbers, the new single from Japanese experimental supremos Boris

Hear Drowning By Numbers, the new single from Japanese experimental supremos Boris New album W, their first on new label Sacred Bones, lands in January read...

Dave Pomeroy: “Banjo bass, string bass… I did one song with nine tracks of...

Dave Pomeroy: “Banjo bass, string bass… I did one song with nine tracks of uke bass. There are a million different ways to play...

Fender 75th Anniversary Stratocaster and American Ultra Luxe Floyd Rose HSS Stratocaster review

Fender 75th Anniversary Stratocaster and American Ultra Luxe Floyd Rose HSS Stratocaster review Two twists on a classic recipe that prove that 75 years of...

Watch Peter Dinklage and the Dessner brothers perform Your Name from the Oscar-tipped Cyrano

Watch Peter Dinklage and the Dessner brothers perform Your Name from the Oscar-tipped Cyrano The actor teamed up with The National musicians for a Firebird-heavy...

Ed Sheeran debuts limited-run '= Edition' Lowden signature model

Ed Sheeran debuts limited-run '= Edition' Lowden signature model New record, new guitar: the songwriter has once again teamed up with the Irish acoustic guitar...

The Linda Lindas share rapid-fire power-punk effort, Nino

The Linda Lindas share rapid-fire power-punk effort, Nino The super-short, under-two-minutes track is lifted from the LA quartet's upcoming studio album, which is due for...

Zakk Wylde's career in 12 songs, Mastodon's masterpiece and Steve Howe – only in...

Zakk Wylde's career in 12 songs, Mastodon's masterpiece and Steve Howe – only in the new Guitar World Also in this issue: Black Label Society,...

Craig "Goonzi" Gowans and Steven Jones deliver crushing riffs and soaring melodies in this...

Craig "Goonzi" Gowans and Steven Jones deliver crushing riffs and soaring melodies in this monstrous playthrough of Bleed From Within's Night Crossing The track –...

Meet Supro’s first ‘loud clean amp’, the Royale

Meet Supro’s first ‘loud clean amp’, the Royale The 50W 1x12 combo offers a choice of Class A and AB power, alongside EQ, tube-buffered effects loop...

Basses

The Big Review: Sire Larry Carlton H7 & S7 FM

The Big Review: Sire Larry Carlton H7 & S7 FM There are two good reasons not to dismiss these guitars as just another pair of...

Electro-Harmonix shrinks the Micro Q-Tron down to the Nano Q-Tron

Electro-Harmonix shrinks the Micro Q-Tron down to the Nano Q-Tron Electro-Harmonix has expanded its range of Q-Tron envelope filters with the Nano Q-Tron, a more...

Carlos Santana undergoes “unscheduled heart procedure” and cancels December Las Vegas dates

Carlos Santana undergoes “unscheduled heart procedure” and cancels December Las Vegas dates Carlos Santana has cancelled his December residency dates in Las Vegas to undergo...

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show Drummers Review is delighted to confirm that legendary drummer Tony TC Coleman will be joining...

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review Sister site Acoustic Review takes a look at the One For Street 10 from Acus. Take a...

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway Once again Orange Amplification is launching their annual #wishgranted giveaway. Over the years this promotion has become a...

Supro releases the Royale, a clean, high-headroom 50-watt combo amp

Supro releases the Royale, a clean, high-headroom 50-watt combo amp Supro has released its latest amplifier, the Royale. It’s a 1×12 combo, the “first loud...

The history of single-pickup guitars

The history of single-pickup guitars “I’ve heard a million times that people believe single-pickup guitars are too limiting.” So says Jared James Nichols, the blues...

Win! A Relish Mary One worth over £2,800!

Win! A Relish Mary One worth over £2,800! Innovative Swiss boutique luthier Relish does things a little differently to other guitar makers, and the Mary...

The Genius Of… Today’s Empires, Tomorrow’s Ashes by Propagandhi

The Genius Of… Today’s Empires, Tomorrow’s Ashes by Propagandhi Today’s Empires, Tomorrow’s Ashes is perhaps defined more by differing perspectives, both from inside and outside...

Mötley Crüe sell catalogue to BMG for an estimated $150 million

Mötley Crüe sell catalogue to BMG for an estimated $150 million Hard rock band Mötley Crüe have sold their recording catalogue to BMG, with some...

Police raid Marilyn Manson’s home, reportedly seize hard drives

Police raid Marilyn Manson’s home, reportedly seize hard drives Police have raided the home of shock-rocker Marilyn Manson, who is at present facing multiple sexual...

Ted Nugent says Greta Van Fleet have “some nice piss and vinegar going on”...

Ted Nugent says Greta Van Fleet have “some nice piss and vinegar going on” but doesn’t find them inspiring Ted Nugent has praised the attitude...

Fripp and Toyah keep the festive spirits high with cover of Rudolph The Red...

Fripp and Toyah keep the festive spirits high with cover of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Continuing the trend of singalong Christmas classics they started...

5 pieces of iconic guitar gear that were lost… and are still missing today

5 pieces of iconic guitar gear that were lost… and are still missing today The maxim that guitars are “just tools” is one that’s often...

Other

Shubb introduce ‘Pāua Pearl’ Colour Shifting Guitar Capos for steel & nylon strung guitars

Shubb introduce ‘Pāua Pearl’ Colour Shifting Guitar Capos for steel & nylon strung guitars Based on Shubb’s flagship Capo Royale design, the new ‘Pāua Pearl’...

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show

Tony T.C. Coleman Interview Ahead of The UK Drum Show Drummers Review is delighted to confirm that legendary drummer Tony TC Coleman will be joining...

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review

Acus One For Street 10 Acoustic Amplifier Review Sister site Acoustic Review takes a look at the One For Street 10 from Acus. Take a...

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway

Orange Amplification Launches $20,000 #wishgranted Gear Giveaway Once again Orange Amplification is launching their annual #wishgranted giveaway. Over the years this promotion has become a...

Caldecott Music Group Announced As Company Brand of BandLab Technologies

Caldecott Music Group Announced As Company Brand of BandLab Technologies Caldecott Music Group introduced as new company brand of BandLab Technologies, NME Networks, and Vista...

On-Stage introduce new Deluxe and Hybrid Guitar Bags

On-Stage introduce new Deluxe and Hybrid Guitar Bags The new On-Stage 4990 Deluxe Series Guitar Bag delivers exceptional guitar protection for safe storage and transportation....

British Drum Co. Super 7 Snare Drum – Drummer’s Review

British Drum Co. Super 7 Snare Drum – Drummer’s Review Here’s a review of a 13″ x 7″ British Drum Co. Super 7 snare drum...

Introducing Electrum Core

Introducing Electrum Core United Plugins pushes Muramasa Audio’s all-in-one guitar solution straight to the desired tone as amp- and cabinet-emulating, effect-less Electrum Core plug-in. Having released...

G&L Adds Pine Body JB•5 to Fullerton Deluxe Line

G&L Adds Pine Body JB•5 to Fullerton Deluxe Line Leo Fender’s very first guitars had bodies fashioned from Pine and now G&L pays tribute to...

Music China to be postponed to October 2022

Music China to be postponed to October 2022 In light of the current pandemic situation in China, Music China, originally scheduled to take place in...

BeatConnect Unveils New Interactive Sessions for Creators, Artists, and Producers

BeatConnect Unveils New Interactive Sessions for Creators, Artists, and Producers Creators can invite fans to learn, make music in real time, and hang out on...

BMAT reveal the state of TV music usage across the UK

BMAT reveal the state of TV music usage across the UK A recent BMAT study for International Production Music Group dives into a variety of...

Artiphon’s Orba Unlocks Educational and Therapeutic Benefits of Music Making

Artiphon’s Orba Unlocks Educational and Therapeutic Benefits of Music Making From beat-making workshops in Brooklyn to one of California’s largest school districts, a new wave...

Tascam Announce New-Generation High-Resolution Multitrack Handheld Recorder

Tascam Announce New-Generation High-Resolution Multitrack Handheld Recorder Tascam announces the Portacapture X8, its latest generation portable eight-track audio recorder. The handy device enables recordings with...

Fender Introduces New Hybrid Acoustasonic Player Telecaster

Fender Introduces New Hybrid Acoustasonic Player Telecaster Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) have continued its expansion of the Acoustasonic® series with the launch of the...