August

Gear

Wathen Audiophile Introduces 12AX7-WCM to CryoTone Tube Line

May 27, 2016
The tubes employ stringent testing procedures and a proprietary cryogenic process developed by Wathen.
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Cog Effects Releases Knightfall 66 and Mini 66 Overdrives

May 27, 2016
The Knightfall 66 is a dual-voiced overdrive with plenty of tone-tweaking options.
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Trash or Treasure: Westone Corsair GT

May 27, 2016
A guitar found buried in a friend’s garage gets cleaned up for a second life.
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Rock Stock Pedals Announces the Dark Horse Organic Fuzz Generator

May 26, 2016
A silicon-based stomp that can go from lo-fi fuzz tones to high-gain saturation.
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Quick Hit: IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

May 26, 2016
An ultra-portable, easy-to-use tool that helps you capture ideas before they’re a distant memory.
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Rig Rundown: Zakk Wylde

May 25, 2016
One of modern metal’s most influential shredders takes us behind the curtain to show us the namesake gear powering his over-the-top tone.
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PRS Guitars Introduces the McCarty 594

May 24, 2016
The McCarty 594 can move from humbucker to single-coil tones thanks to the 58/15 LT pickups and push/pull coil taps on the tone controls.
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Fender American Elite Precision Bass Review

May 24, 2016
A new incarnation of the revered Fender P that brings classic Precision tones and style along with some modern enhancements.
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Schertler Amps Unveils the UNICO

May 24, 2016
A compact 5-channel amp that combines performance, power, and versatility.
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Dr. No Effects Introduces the MotherBrain Analog Delay

May 24, 2016
With three easy-to-adjust functions it’s easy to achieve rockabilly slapback or insane oscillation.
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Transistor-saurus Rex: Vintage Guitars with Onboard Amps

May 23, 2016
Flash back to an era when 6-string beasts with names like Teisco, Silvertone, Hofner, Wandre, Cipher, and Maier (quietly) roared.
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Amptweaker Announces the FatMetal Pro

May 23, 2016
A design that's based on the TightMetal and packed with effects loops, a 3-band EQ, and lots of tonal flexibility.
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On Bass: How to Impersonate a Synth Bass

May 23, 2016
Tips for conjuring synth bass sounds without bringing a keyboard to the show.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Seafaring Seagull

May 22, 2016
A guitarist in Ocean City shows off his converted 8-string bearing Aphrodite, Poseidon’s trident, and a tsunami strap to boot.
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Fender Bassbreaker 45 Review

May 20, 2016
Marshall founded its empire on Fender’s Bassman circuit. Now Fender returns the favor with an Anglicized 2x12 combo.
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Soul Tramp Amplification Unleashes the Havoc

May 20, 2016
The Havoc features cascading gain stages that can move the tone from crystal clean to insane high-gain.
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Guitar Shop 101: Curing Sticky-Neck Syndrome

May 20, 2016
Do you feel like you’re fighting your guitar’s neck? Here’s how to create that smooth, “played-in” feel.
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Shin-ei Unveils the Vibe-Bro

May 19, 2016
A faithful reissue that features vintage-style preamp switching.
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Guild Guitars Reissues the S-200 T-Bird

May 19, 2016
A replica of the original versions produced between 1964 and 1968 that feature an asymmetrical all-mahogany body.
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Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

May 19, 2016
A sturdy box for bassists that delivers wide-ranging drive and an impressive EQ section.
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