October 2016

LP-Style

SNAMM '15 - Zemaitis Guitars Superior Series SUJ-211 Diamond Demo

July 30, 2015
The Japanese company unveils a new LP-style axe with no shortage of bling.
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SNAMM '15 - Vintage Guitars Lemon Drop, V6 Icon, & V100MU Demos

July 23, 2015
See and hear Trev Wilkinson talk about three new guitars—a S-style and two LP-style models.
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Musikmesse '15 - Lag Guitars BuxSter Demo

May 13, 2015
The French company combines the stylings of two of guitardom's most recognizable axes into one new 6-string.
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Rig Rundown: Blackberry Smoke

April 15, 2015
The Southern rockers take no prisoners with their twin-guitar attack.
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Rig Rundown: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

April 8, 2015
The influential “riot grrl” Rock and Roll Hall of Famer keeps it simple, but that doesn’t mean she’s not picky about her Gibson Melody Makers, Red Rhodes Velvet Hammer pickups, and Music Man amps.
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NAMM '15 - Gibson 2015 Les Paul Standard, Limited Edition ES-355, LP Bass, & Les Paul Acoustic Demos

February 7, 2015
See and hear the latest renditions and updates to guitardom's most popular signature model.
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NAMM '15 - Collings Guitars 360 LT Demo

February 2, 2015
The boutique builders based in Austin update a solidbody standby with Lollar Gold Foil pickups.
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NAMM '15 - Zemaitis Superior Series Diamond Demo

January 29, 2015
The metal-top guitar company releases a new 6-string to continue the tradition of famed luthier Tony Zemaitis.
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Rig Rundown: Lucinda Williams, Stuart Mathis, and David Sutton

December 17, 2014
The Americana-meets-blues band shows off their classic gear while Williams boasts a minimalist setup that reflects her rootsy songwriting approach.
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PRS Unveils the P245

December 4, 2014
A vintage-inspired single-cutaway guitar with a LR Baggs/PRS piezo system.
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Gibson Introduces Six New Models Including the Firebird 7 and Les Paul Florentine

November 14, 2014
The other models include the Les Paul Classic "Rock" Series, Blackout Explorer, '59 ES-225, and SGS3 2015.
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Zemaitis Generation 2 MFA-101 NT Review

November 13, 2014
Rock’s original bling six-string at a more affordable price.
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Tone Tips: A Working Guitarist’s Arsenal

November 12, 2014
Being a well-rounded sideman and session player requires more than just a couple of guitars.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Model

October 27, 2014
An über-rare version of an already elusive beast.
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Gibson Releases the Bill Kelliher “Halcyon” Les Paul

October 15, 2014
The Mastodon guitarist's signature model comes with a pair of Lace Dissonant Aggressor pickups.
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Rig Rundown: Against Me!

October 15, 2014
Guitarists Laura Jane Grace and James Bowman achieve savage-punk tones through old-school loud tube-amps and pedals.
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Gibson Announces the Les Paul Classic 7 String

October 14, 2014
The guitar comes loaded with a Seymour Duncan ’59+ in the neck position and JB in the bridge.
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Toronto’s Torchbearer: Flash Lightnin's Darren Glover

September 25, 2014
From humble beginnings in a dive bar to opening for ZZ Top, Darren Glover is ready to take his band across the Canadian border.
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Epiphone Announces the Lee Malia Signature Les Paul Custom Artisan

September 3, 2014
The guitar features a P-94 single-coil pickup in the rhythm position and a Gibson 84T-LMTM humbucker with coil tapping in the bridge position.
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Ace Frehley: Cosmic Space Invasion

September 2, 2014
With a new label and several pending projects in the works, the former Kiss legend is still rocking the riffs.
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