August Issue

New Gear

Mod Kits DIY Releases the Thunderdrive Pedal Kit

April 27, 2011
The Thunderdrive is an overdrive pedal kit that provides a strong clean signal boost in the early gain settings and smooth distortion at maximum gain settings.
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TheGigRig Releases Z Cable

April 27, 2011
The Z Cable mimics the complex behavior of a guitar pickup, sending your amp a signal that is almost identical to what comes out of your guitar, bringing back all the sparkle, detail and depth of the original guitar signal, but with your effects integrated into the sound.
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Gibson Releases the Les Paul Studio '60s

April 26, 2011
The Gibson USA Les Paul Studio ''60s takes the stripped-down Studio template and adds high-performance electronics with a ''60s-style SlimTaper neck profile and black chrome hardware.
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Gibson Introduces New Melody Maker Les Paul, SG, Explorer, and Flying V

April 18, 2011
Each guitar brings together Gibson''s famous shapes with the thinner body, neck and headstock of the Melody Maker series.
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Sunset Guitars Debuts With Three Models

April 14, 2011
The guitars include the Performer, a chambered alder body with a highly figured maple top, the Soloist, a 13" semi-hollowbody with mahogany body and spruce top, and the Artist, a 15" semi-hollowbody with mahogany body and spruce top.
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Cort Upgrades the Earth 100 Acoustic Guitar

April 14, 2011
What has historically been one of the company’s best-selling products is receiving an upgraded, multiple abalone rosette inlay, body and neck binding, advanced scalloped x-bracing and genuine bone nut and saddle.
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IK Multimedia Announces the Amplitube Custom Shop

April 14, 2011
With the new Custom Shop feature – directly accessible within AmpliTube using an online connection – over 200 gear models of stomp boxes, amplifiers, cabinets, microphones and rack effects can be browsed, auditioned and purchased à la carte.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2011

April 13, 2011
New, cool, innovative, and oddball gear from Frankfurt''s Musikmesse show.
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ZT Amplifiers Announces Bass Stack

April 12, 2011
A 400-watt 1x12 bass combo with powered extension cabinet.
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PRS Announces Fredrik Åkesson (Opeth) Signature SE

April 12, 2011
Model features include a single cutaway maple top with quilted maple veneer and thick mahogany back, a 24.5" scale length, 22-fret wide fat mahogany neck with ebony fretboard and PRS bird inlays, and a Tone Pros adjustable stoptail bridge.
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