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Gear

Ask Amp Man: Restoring Electrical Flow to Peavey Combos

November 11, 2016
Although certainly not a benchmark of tone, these amps delivered affordable reliability.
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Epiphone Releases Limited Edition Korina Flying-V, Korina Explorer, and Korina Explorer Bass

November 10, 2016
These old favorites have been updated with critically-acclaimed pickups and a solid Korina body.
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Rig Rundown: Band of Skulls

November 9, 2016
The English rock band travels heavy with Fender solidbodies and Gretsch semi-hollows while proving that pedal swaps make a group closer.
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NEXI Industries Releases the Solution Pedalboard

November 9, 2016
A unique plug-and-play system that connects up to eight effects pedals in one resilient, splash-proof pedalboard.
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EBS Magni 500 MA15 Review

November 9, 2016
EBS delivers a new bass combo aimed at working musicians keen on a light load.
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Wampler Pedals Releases the Faux Tape Echo V2, Pinnacle Deluxe V2, and Mini Ego Compressor

November 8, 2016
A pair of updated models and a smaller version of the company's classic compressor.
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State of the Stomp: A Pedal Builder’s Pet Peeves

November 8, 2016
Dwarfcraft Devices' Ben Hinz serves up a checklist of how to royally piss him off.
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Axes & Artifacts - Fender Bassman Shoot Out (1958, 1959 & 1960)

November 7, 2016
PG's John Bohlinger and Gruhn Guitars' Lloyd Nicely plug into not just one but three of Leo's most coveted vintage tweed amps.
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils V2 Updates of Dispatch Master, Speaker Cranker, Acapulco Gold, and Afterneath

November 7, 2016
All four of the new V2 pedals feature soft-touch, relay-based switching.
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Seymour Duncan Releases Jimi Hendrix Signature Strat Pickup Set

November 7, 2016
Each pickup has a reverse magnet stagger to simulate the effect of playing a right-handed guitar upside down and restrung for a lefty.
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Shin-Ei Vibe-Bro Review

November 4, 2016
Fans of the legendary Uni-Vibe rejoice—the revived brand's new offering yields ravishing tones from a setup that's remarkably like the original.
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BC Audio Introduces the Octal-Plex Series

November 3, 2016
The amps are based on 1960s British plexi circuits that have been adapted for octal preamp tubes.
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Black Widow Audio Designs Unveils the MGP-1A Modeling Preamp

November 3, 2016
The unit features 18 preamplifier models which are derived from the most iconic guitar amplifiers in history.
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Mitchell Guitars Introduces the MD400 Series

November 3, 2016
The series features a double-cutaway mahogany body, set neck, and versatile pickup configuration.
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Vintage Vault: 1985 Paul Reed Smith Custom

November 3, 2016
A pre-production PRS that foreshadowed the guitar builder’s future successes.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the Tour Series Blue Note Overdrive

November 2, 2016
A small, compact version of the current production Pro Series Blue Note.
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Breedlove Guitars Introduces the Concerto

November 2, 2016
The new body shape offers the volume of a dreadnought with complex tonal resonance via Sound Profiling technology.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Wiretap Riff Recorder

November 1, 2016
This tiny stompbox recorder enables real-time riff capture and fast file sharing via Bluetooth.
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V Boutique Releases the V Board Pro

November 1, 2016
A rugged pedalboard designed for both recording and touring professionals.
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Dean Markley Unveils Blackhawk Coated Guitar Strings

October 31, 2016
The wound strings on the electric sets have a hexagonal core made of high-carbon steel.
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