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Gear

Outlaw Effects Unveils the Rocker Box Tremolo and Deputy Marshal Plexi Distortion

January 3, 2017
Both micro pedals feature true-bypass switching to maintain the purity of the player's tone.
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Cort Introduces the NDX Baritone Acoustic-Electric Guitar

January 3, 2017
The baritone has a slightly elongated scale length of 27", making it easier to play and stay in tune in low-B tuning.
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Fodera Announces the Emperor and Imperial Electric Guitars

January 3, 2017
The famed bass company announces a pair of 6-string guitars with humbucker and single-coil options.
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Trash or Treasure: Vox Rio Grande V278

January 3, 2017
Vox acoustic guitars are rare birds, but how high do they fly in today’s market?
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Sandberg Forty Eight Review

January 2, 2017
Classic inspirations gleam in Sandberg’s Forty Eight bass, but this versatile machine is in a class of its own.
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State of the Stomp: The End of Mystery

January 2, 2017
Has the excitement and adventure disappeared from the quest for cool new gear?
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Quick Hit: Free the Tone Ambi Space

January 1, 2017
A powerful but straightforward route to six ’verbs, ranging from subtle to subterranean.
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Lollar Staple P-90 Pickup Review

December 29, 2016
A fine replica of a “forgotten” pickup.
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ESP Guitars Announces the Cult '86

December 28, 2016
A tribute to the guitar that helped put Vernon Reid and Living Colour on the map.
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Matthews Effects Unveils the Surgeon Anatomical Delay

December 28, 2016
The Surgeon offers three different delay options: Vicodin, Morphine, and Oxygen.
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Morley Releases the Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

December 27, 2016
A limited-edition model made in collaboration with the late bassist's father.
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Fryette Amplification Announces the Valvulator GP/DI Direct Recording Amp

December 27, 2016
The Valvulator GP/DI can drive a speaker cabinet for recording or practice and also has a built in headphone amplifier with FX loop for silent practice.
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Quick Hit: Vick Audio Hypocenter Delay

December 25, 2016
This moderately priced digital stomp aims for lo-fi cool via a handwired PT2399 circuit.
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Boss GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor Review

December 23, 2016
An impressively compact and inexpensive unit packed with convincing digital models.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Shin-Juku Drive

December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
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Rig Rundown: Meshuggah [2016]

December 21, 2016
The Swedish metal masters eschew cabs for a mix of high-powered amps, some digital modeling, and 8-string axes.
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Schecter Guitar Research Unleashes the Apocalypse Series

December 21, 2016
Designed for extreme-metal players with an aesthetic to match.
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Bergantino Audio Introduces the NV212T New Vintage Bass Cabinet

December 21, 2016
A sealed cab with tighter and more immediate bass response.
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ESP Guitars Unveils New Artist Signature Models

December 21, 2016
The company announced new signature guitars for guitarists Bill Kelliher, Brian “Head” Welch, and Lars Frederiksen.
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Seagull Guitars Introduces the Coastline Momentum

December 21, 2016
A dreadnought loaded with Fishman electronics, a Tusq nut, and Graphtech saddles.
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