Guitarists from around the globe give us tours of their stomping grounds.
Sometimes you get more drama from a single high-gain pedal than from several redundant overdrives.
Four brutal amps from Mesa/Boogie, Friedman, Randall, and Engl go through
the Premier Guitar roundup wringer.
Far from a gimmick for shredders, multi-effect nuts, or Muse fans, a “Kaoss Pad axe” is one of the most fertile new fields for sonic exploration.
Triple-threat industrial-strength boost/OD/distortion.