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Articles by Premier Guitar

Martin Guitar Offers Guitar Design Workshop

May 19, 2010
Northampton Community College will hold a week-long workshop for designing guitars sponsored by C.F. Martin Guitar.
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Mercury Magnetics Offers Free Amp Transformer Service For Nashville Flood Victim Amps

May 19, 2010
Owners of amps that were damaged in the Nashville flood can ship their amps to Mercury Magnetics to be inspected and re-varnished for free.
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FEA Labs Introduces Opti-FET Compressor

May 19, 2010
The new pedal features FET discrete amplification and a 3-band equalizer.
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Washburn Announces 40 and 55 Acoustic Series

May 18, 2010
Chicago, IL (May 18, 2010) -- Washburn Guitars has introduced their 40 and 55 acoustic series. Both series feature solid woods and cutaway or non-cutaway options and are the high-end
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Nashville Flood Recovery Efforts

May 14, 2010
Guitar Center, Gibson and Rock on the Range reach out to Nashville.
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C—rdoba Releases La Playa Travel SS and Fusion 12 Orchestra

May 14, 2010
The La Playa Travel SS is the company’s first steel-string acoustic, while the Fusion 12 Orchestra is their first full-bodied hybrid acoustic.
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Framus Announces 7-String Panthera and Diablo Models

May 14, 2010
The two additions feature arched mahogany bodies and active Seymour Duncan Blackout pickups
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WMD Introduces Acoustic Trauma Pedal

May 14, 2010
The new Acoustic Trauma is a modern-voiced distortion with a three-band parametric EQ and a noise gate.
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2010 Summer Gear Road Trip Guide

May 14, 2010
Over the past few years, Premier Guitar has traveled across America documenting some of the coolest places gear is made, played, and displayed in our On Location series of videos—we’ve even made a stop in Germany. Now that the summer travel season is upon us, we’ve compiled your guide to these gear destinations to help you plan a guitar-ific vacation.
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Bell Custom Guitars Introduces ToneBlaster

May 13, 2010
Bell adds a Tele-style guitar to its line of wood and acrylic fused instruments
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Parker Guitars Introduces Bolt-On DragonFly Series

May 12, 2010
The new DragonFly gutiars feature a bolt-on neck and radial neck joint
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Bootsy Collins Announces Funk University

May 12, 2010
Bootsy Collins'' new online bass school commences July 1, 2010.
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Mod Kits Launches With Amp, Pedal DIY Kits

May 12, 2010
A new DIY kit company has launched with one amp and four pedal kits.
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Mansons Guitar Shop & Bare Knuckle Pickups Collaborate for MBK-4 Pickup Set

May 12, 2010
The latest collaboration features tight, huge bass response and powerful output voiced for hard rock, metal, punk, and beyond.
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Morley Debuts Mini Volume & Mini Wah

May 12, 2010
The new pedals measure 6.75" long, 4.5" wide, and 2.75" high.
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Randall Amplifiers Introduces RM1250, RM22HDX 18-Watt Head, RT Series Tube Amps

May 11, 2010
A high-power recording solution, their first low-wattage modular offering and a new line of affordable tube amps.
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Gibson Unveils Les Paul Standard 2010 Limited

May 7, 2010
The Limited features Robot tuning and new Fireball finish in its 400-piece run.
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Elixir Launches The Ultimate Rig Contest

May 7, 2010
Retrieve a game piece from specially-marked packages of Elixir strings for your chance to win a set of Ultimate Ears’ 18 Pro custom-fit in-ear monitors, one Bad Cat CUB X amplifier, a BOSS FDR-1 65’ Deluxe Pedal, FBM-1 59’ Bassman Pedal, FZ-5 Fuzz and DN-2 Dyna Drive Pedal; a one-year subscription to Premier Guitar magazine, a one-year’s supply of Elixir Strings, as well as one patch cable and one instrument cable from Elixir Cables.
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Jeff Beck to Play Two Iridium Shows in Celebration of Les Paul

May 6, 2010
Jeff Beck will play two intimate shows with The Imelda May Band
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Amptweaker Announces Bass TightDrive Pedal

May 6, 2010
Legendary amp designer James Brown tweaks his debut pedal, the TightDrive, for bass.
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