Guitars

ESP adds electrifying Rainbow Crackle finish to its shred-ready LTD '87 Series models

ESP adds electrifying Rainbow Crackle finish to its shred-ready LTD '87 Series models The Eclipse ’87, Eclipse ’87 NT, Mirage Deluxe ‘87, M-1 Custom ‘87...

The first-ever band-sanctioned Led Zeppelin documentary is in production

The first-ever band-sanctioned Led Zeppelin documentary is in production Becoming Led Zeppelin will feature interviews with all three of the band's surviving members, and will...

Dusty Hill recorded bass and vocal parts for a new ZZ Top album, Billy...

Dusty Hill recorded bass and vocal parts for a new ZZ Top album, Billy Gibbons reveals The late bass guitar great will feature on the...

Vertex Effects promises Dumble-style 'drive tones in a pedalboard-friendly package with its updated Ultraphonix...

Vertex Effects promises Dumble-style 'drive tones in a pedalboard-friendly package with its updated Ultraphonix pedal A slimmed-down version of its predecessor, the MKII Ultraphonix pedal...

Joanne Shaw Taylor announces sixth studio record The Blues Album, shares soulful new single,...

Joanne Shaw Taylor announces sixth studio record The Blues Album, shares soulful new single, Let Me Down Easy The 11-track Joe Bonamassa and Josh Smith-produced...

Best ukuleles 2021: acoustic and electric ukuleles for all budgets and playing styles

Best ukuleles 2021: acoustic and electric ukuleles for all budgets and playing styles Get started with our pick of 8 of the best ukes from...

Tom Morello announces star-studded new solo album, debuts "shredding" Highway to Hell cover with...

Tom Morello announces star-studded new solo album, debuts "shredding" Highway to Hell cover with Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder Other guests set to appear on...

Black Sabbath announce extensive Technical Ecstasy reissue, including full-album remix by Steven Wilson

Black Sabbath announce extensive Technical Ecstasy reissue, including full-album remix by Steven Wilson The penultimate album by the band's original lineup will be available in...

YouTuber attempts to write and record the first single from Megadeth's new album before...

YouTuber attempts to write and record the first single from Megadeth's new album before it's released Shawn McNair has pieced together The Sick, The Dying...

Jack Gardiner and guitar guru Owane recruit bass virtuoso Henrik Linder for dizzying fusion...

Jack Gardiner and guitar guru Owane recruit bass virtuoso Henrik Linder for dizzying fusion masterclass, U.T.F.F The track serves as the lead single for Gardiner...

James Hetfield's isolated guitar tracks from …And Justice For All and Master of Puppets...

James Hetfield's isolated guitar tracks from ...And Justice For All and Master of Puppets prove his picking precision is unrivaled Bow before Papa Het's isolated...

Steve Vai reflects on working with Frank Zappa: "If you didn’t have the goods,...

Steve Vai reflects on working with Frank Zappa: "If you didn’t have the goods, you didn’t last. Frank expected everybody to rise to the...

Give your playing some organ-style flavor with these fresh melodic approaches

Give your playing some organ-style flavor with these fresh melodic approaches Greg Koch returns with some suggestions on how to "Mix" things up on guitar...

Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite teams up with Reuss Effects for signature Plasmatron pedal

Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite teams up with Reuss Effects for signature Plasmatron pedal The fuzz/distortion hybrid caters to the Mogwai maestro's mammoth post-rock soundscapes by combining...

Kramer D-1 Bass review

Kramer D-1 Bass review A budget-conscious high-performance bass guitar from the resurgent '80s brand read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

Basses

Tom Morello announces new album, releases Highway To Hell cover with Bruce Springsteen and...

Tom Morello announces new album, releases Highway To Hell cover with Bruce Springsteen and Eddie Vedder Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello has announced...

We’re off to Rivers Cuomo land: Weezer’s wah-tastic cover of Enter Sandman is here

We’re off to Rivers Cuomo land: Weezer’s wah-tastic cover of Enter Sandman is here Weezer have shared their version of the Metallica classic Enter Sandman....

Dusty Hill recorded parts for a new ZZ Top album before his death

Dusty Hill recorded parts for a new ZZ Top album before his death Guitarist Billy Gibbons has revealed that the late bassist Dusty Hill recorded...

Dusty Hill’s Widow Charleen McCrory thanks fans for “overwhelming outpouring of love”

Dusty Hill’s Widow Charleen McCrory thanks fans for “overwhelming outpouring of love” Following his death last week, ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill’s widow Charleen McCrory...

Lindsey Buckingham says “pretty much everyone” would love to see him return to Fleetwood...

Lindsey Buckingham says “pretty much everyone” would love to see him return to Fleetwood Mac Ex-Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham has said that “pretty much...

The Genius Of… Funeral by Arcade Fire

The Genius Of… Funeral by Arcade Fire A constant compulsion for cultural commentators, is the attempt to cleanly organise the often subtle gradations of historical...

The September 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

The September 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! BUY NOW Welcome to the September issue of Guitar Magazine. This month’s coverstar is one of...

Award winning Scottish Saxophonist Laura Macdonald performs with Marca Reeds

Award winning Scottish Saxophonist Laura Macdonald performs with Marca Reeds Award winning Scottish jazz saxophonist Laura Macdonald, performs exclusively with Marca reeds made in the...

China Generates Substantial Attention for New Innovations

China Generates Substantial Attention for New Innovations As one of the world’s largest trade fairs for musical instruments, Music China provides a convergence point for...

Watch: Guns N’ Roses perform new version of rare, unreleased song, Silkworms

Watch: Guns N’ Roses perform new version of rare, unreleased song, Silkworms Guns N’ Roses have debuted a new version of a previously unreleased song...

Suhr’s new limited-edition Standard Legacy series harks back to John Suhr’s first guitar design

Suhr’s new limited-edition Standard Legacy series harks back to John Suhr’s first guitar design Suhr has announced the limited-edition Standard Legacy series, comprising electric guitars...

George Lynch says that people thought EVH “wasn’t that nice of a person” due...

George Lynch says that people thought EVH “wasn’t that nice of a person” due to his shy disposition Dokken guitarist George Lynch has explained how...

Mogwai frontman Stuart Braithwaite gets a signature dirt pedal from Reuss Effects

Mogwai frontman Stuart Braithwaite gets a signature dirt pedal from Reuss Effects Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite has teamed up with Reuss Effects for a signature drive...

Vertex Effects updates the Ultraphonix to MkII, with a smaller case and more controls

Vertex Effects updates the Ultraphonix to MkII, with a smaller case and more controls Vertex Effects has introduced MkII of its Ultraphonix overdrive pedal. The...

Gibson sends Mojo Hand FX cease and desist over Mister-O phaser, citing similarity to...

Gibson sends Mojo Hand FX cease and desist over Mister-O phaser, citing similarity to the Maestro trademark Mojo Hand FX has shared a cease and...

Other

Award winning Scottish Saxophonist Laura Macdonald performs with Marca Reeds

Award winning Scottish Saxophonist Laura Macdonald performs with Marca Reeds Award winning Scottish jazz saxophonist Laura Macdonald, performs exclusively with Marca reeds made in the...

IK Multimedia releases The Resonator collection for SampleTank

IK Multimedia releases The Resonator collection for SampleTank IK Multimedia has released The Resonator, a new SampleTank collection created by sample library specialist Indiginus, which captures...

China Generates Substantial Attention for New Innovations

China Generates Substantial Attention for New Innovations As one of the world’s largest trade fairs for musical instruments, Music China provides a convergence point for...

EPITAPH – DUSTY HILL – 19.05.1949 – 27.07.21.

EPITAPH – DUSTY HILL – 19.05.1949 – 27.07.21. We are sad to report the recent passing of legendary Texan, and bassist (in that order)...

Aguilar DB 599 Bass Compressor Review

Aguilar DB 599 Bass Compressor Review Sister site Bass Guitar Review takes a look at this latest offering from Aguilar, the DB 599 Bass Compressor...

Modal Electronics Cobalt8X Review

Modal Electronics Cobalt8X Review Sister site Keys Review takes a look at the Cobalt8X from British brand Modal Electronics. Take a listen to learn what...

19 Women Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SWIM Leadership Summit

19 Women Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SWIM Leadership Summit The Smart Women in Music Fund (SWIM) is pleased to announce the nineteen...

SONOR QRC Quick Release Clamp

SONOR QRC Quick Release Clamp Innovative – ultra-light – uncompromising. The new QRC Quick Release Cymbal Clamps feature a patented locking system that prevents unintentional...

Oasis icon Noel Gallagher on Arturia’s V Collection

Oasis icon Noel Gallagher on Arturia’s V Collection To coincide with the release of their V Collection 8.1 update, Arturia caught up with Oasis legend...

Audio-Technica Introduce AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone

Audio-Technica Introduce AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Podcast Microphone Audio-Technica, a global leader in professional and personal audio technology, is pleased to introduce the AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic...

EPITAPH – JOEY JORDISON – 26.04.1975 – 26.07.21.

EPITAPH – JOEY JORDISON – 26.04.1975 – 26.07.21. Music Instrument News is sad to report the passing of heavy metal drumming star Joey Jordison...

Gibson Custom Shop Announce Collector’s Edition 1958 Flying V and Explorer

Gibson Custom Shop Announce Collector’s Edition 1958 Flying V and Explorer In 1958, Gibson introduced, and shipped only 19 Explorers and 81 Flying V’s. With...

Danelectro 59′ Devine Review

Danelectro 59′ Devine Review Sister site Electric Guitar Review takes a look at this classic double cutaway shorthorn, semi-hollow guitar from Danelectro; the ’59 Divine....

Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label

Gibson Announces Launch of Record Label Gibson has announced the launch of Gibson Records, headquartered in Music City, Nashville, TN, alongside a strategic label partnership...

Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4

Modal Electronics Announces Volume 2 of Their ARGON Factory Library Alongside Firmware v2.4 Modal Electronics, a leading global synthesiser manufacturer, has just announced Volume 2...