August Issue

New Gear

Guild Releases New Guild Acoustic Design Series

September 15, 2011
GAD series guitars feature all-solid tonewoods, dovetail neck joint construction, and player-friendly features such as a slim, satin-finish necks for smooth feel and effortless playability.
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Epiphone Debuts Les Paul Ultra-III

September 15, 2011
The Ultra-III is a real Les Paul electric guitar that also has the ability to sound acoustic, and is the only electric guitar with Shadow’s built-in tuner, NanoMag and A/B switch.
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Lollar Pickups Releases Thunderbird-Style Replacement Pickup

September 15, 2011
Lollar wound a slightly hotter bridge pickup for better balance, and gave them a very quick wax potting to keep the pickup cover from being overly microphonic and to ensure the coils don’t become more microphonic over time.
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Line 6 Announces Mobile In Digital Input Adaptor and Mobile POD App

September 15, 2011
The new Mobile POD app brings famous Line 6 tone and technology to its most portable level.
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Mesa/Boogie Releases the Mini Rectifier Twenty-Five

September 14, 2011
The Mini Rec is an ultra-compact 12 5/8"W x 6 3/4"D x 5 7/8" H and weighs just 12 pounds.
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Line 6 Introduces POD HD Pro Rack Multi-Effect Processor

September 13, 2011
Flagship POD multi-effect provides revolutionary HD modeling and total flexibility for professional guitarists.
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Fender Custom Shop Unveils 9/11 Tribute Strats

September 11, 2011
Eric Clapton to play commemorative Stratocaster models on fall 2011 world tour dates
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Jackson Announces New X Series Models

September 7, 2011
The new X Series includes Soloist, Warrior, King V, Rhoads, and Dinky models.
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Fender Announces Kurt Cobain Jaguar Guitar

September 6, 2011
Fender craftsmen have reproduced Cobain’s battle-hardened left-handed Jaguar down to the last unusual detail, including its worn finish, dual humbucking pickups and unique electronics and controls.
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Caroline Guitar Company Releases Olympia Pedal With Kickstarter.com

September 2, 2011
The first pedal developed with Kickstarter funds, is influenced by ''60s and ''70s "hammer of the gods" fuzz tones.
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