August Issue

What's New

Electro-Harmonix Enigma: Q-Balls Bass Envelope Filter Review

December 10, 2009
Electro-Harmonix''s Enigma: Q-Balls combines the Q-Tron and Bass Balls for unprecedented levels of funk
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Hal Leonard Inks DVD Deal with British Blues Sensation Matt Schofield

December 9, 2009
Filming Underway in London for Instructional Guitar DVD Scheduled for Summer NAMM Release
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Breedlove Announces Hiring for New "American Series" Line

December 9, 2009
Breedlove is hiring 11 new employees to launch a more-affordable line of American made instruments
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Arranging "Silent Night," A Christmas Classic

December 9, 2009
Bill Piburn shares his arrangement of the classic, along with some of the techniques used the arrangement.
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Martin Introduces the M-30 Jorma Kaukonen Custom Artist Edition

December 9, 2009
Legendary Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist''s unique design inspires a perfect guitar for acoustic fingerstyle blues
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Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 2: Your First Amp

December 9, 2009
Your first amp - was this where your tone obsession began?
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Remembering Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott

December 8, 2009
Remembering Dimebag Darrell on the fifth anniversary of his death
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GALLERY: Remembering Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott

December 8, 2009
all photos provided from the personal collection of Buddy Blaze
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BOSS Unveils eBand JS-8 Audio Player for Guitarists

December 7, 2009
The music player allows guitarists to change the pitch and tempo of their music, remove vocal or guitar parts, and includes backing tracks and effects.
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Rig Rundown - Rob Zombie's John 5

December 4, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Milwaukee, WI, on 11/19/09 during the Rob Zombie '09 tour where she caught up with guitarist and tele wizard, John 5.

In this segment, John 5 walks us through his current live rig used for the current tour, including his plethora of Fender Custom Shop teles and siganture models, which all feature Dimarzio pickups or a Twisted Tele for the neck spot. He rocks a MINIMAL pedalboard (3 pedals and a wah!) and runs all that through various Marshall heads.

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