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Articles by Rich Osweiler

NAMM '16 - Randall Kirk Hammett KH103 Signature Amp Demo

January 22, 2016
Get a taste of what the Metallica lead guitarist's signature head is all about.
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Tools for the Task: Fretboard Care

December 18, 2015
Show your fretboard some love, and it will love you right back. Check out this sampling of conditioners.
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Quick Hit: Red Witch Zeus Bass Fuzz Suboctave Review

December 15, 2015
A fuzz/suboctave combo for bassists that’ll scare the paint off the wall.
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Tools for the Task: Capos

November 20, 2015
Ten capo options to open up your repertoire.
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Quick Hit: Blackstar ID:Core BEAM Review

November 5, 2015
A svelte little practice combo with loads of onboard features for acoustic, electric, and bass guitars.
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Quick Hit: Maxon BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver

October 23, 2015
A new bass overdrive with excellent tweakability and natural-sounding tones.
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Tools for the Task: PAF-Style Pickups

October 16, 2015
Ten PAF-style options to freshen your tone.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboards

September 4, 2015
10 pedalboard options that’ll help you protect your loved ones and keep things tidy at your feet.
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Tools for the Task: Multi-Guitar Stands

August 7, 2015
Ten top-notch cradles for your guitar and bass collection.
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SNAMM '15 - Mad Professor Evolution Orange Underdrive and Simble Predriver Demos

August 5, 2015
The Finnish company releases two new pedals—a preamp/distortion and an OD designed for cleaner tones.
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SNAMM '15 - 3rd Power Amplification Dual Citizen Demo

August 5, 2015
See and hear how this EL34-driven head delivers authentic British- and American-inspired tones.
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SNAMM '15 - Chase Bliss Audio Gravitas and Spectre Demos

August 3, 2015
Pedal maker Joel Korte introduces two new analog effects—a flanger and tremolo.
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SNAMM '15 - Caroline Guitar Company Wave Cannon Mk II and Meteore Demos

August 3, 2015
The pedal mastermind Philippe Herndon shows off two of his company's newest stompboxes—a distortion and a lo-fi reverb.
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SNAMM '15 - Earthquaker Devices Intersteller Orbiter, Levitation Reverb, The Dunes & Tentacle Demos

August 3, 2015
The Akron-based effects company unleashes a new reverb, OD, and octave-up stomps.
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SNAMM '15 - ESP Guitars LTD SN-1000W TSB-F, EC-1000 Koa, M-1000 Koa, & H-1007 B Demos

August 2, 2015
Greg Koch talks about and cranks out some hot licks on the LTD S-style that comes loaded with Fishman Fluence pickups.
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SNAMM '15 - HoboAxe Cigar Box Guitar Demo

July 31, 2015
Custom-pickup maker Dylan McKerchie dips his toe in the world of stogie-box instruments.
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Quick Hit: KLIQ UberTuner

July 26, 2015
A fast, new clip-on tuner with an easy-to-read screen.
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SNAMM '15 - Daredevil Pedals Northern Creeper Demo

July 23, 2015
The Chicago-based pedal company unleashes a '70s-style fuzzbox.
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SNAMM '15 - Greer Amplification Black Tiger Delay Device & Hammer Demos

July 23, 2015
See and hear two new handmade stompboxes from Nick Greer straight out of Athens, Georgia.
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SNAMM '15 - DLS Effects Rotospin Demo

July 22, 2015
See and hear a stompbox that creates ultra-real rotary speaker sounds with swirl, grind, and Doppler effect modes.
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