March 2020

What's New

Strymon Iridium: The Premier Guitar Review

February 26, 2020
Intrigued but also daunted by sophisticated amp modelers? Strymon's latest brilliantly bridges the gap with a simple stompbox-style interface boasting a handful of stellar amp emulations.

Alcest’s Neige Describes a Place Where Blackness and Beauty Meet

February 25, 2020
The man behind the band that created blackgaze two decades ago discusses supernatural visions, his pragmatic approach to songwriting and tone, his love for the Jazzmaster, and his band’s new album, Spiritual Instinct.

Hilbish Design Introduces the Pessimiser

February 25, 2020
A new collaboration with the Melvins' frontman, King Buzzo.

PG Giveaways: Mesa Boogie Cabclone IR

February 25, 2020
Enter for your chance to win a Mesa Boogie Cabclone IR!

How to Get Big Tones on Small Stages

February 25, 2020
Find the sweet spot between volume, sanity, and sonic happiness with classic-style Fender amps.

This Colorful Aluminum-Neck Italian Guitar Foreshadowed the Psychedelic Era

February 24, 2020
The 1960 Wandré Rock Oval exemplifies its builder’s eye for the artistic and the original.

Veillette Guitars Unveils the AeroElectric True-Twelve 12-String

February 24, 2020
A semi-hollow 12-string loaded with a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rail Humbucker.

Caroline Guitar Company Releases the Megabyte Lo-Fi Delay

February 24, 2020
A tap-tempo delay thats driven by a pair of PT-2399 chips and features a 21 dB preamp.

Judas Priest Announces 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour

February 24, 2020
The tour will feature Sabaton as an opener.

First Look: Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

February 24, 2020
Fat tones, fast neck, and scads of vintage Les Paul vibe at an easy-to-own price.

This Minimalist Multi-Effector Is Made for Metal

February 23, 2020
Revocation's Dave Davidson commissioned a signature stomp that unites boost, reverb, and delay. The PG Dunable Eidolon review.

Mutant Folk Fingerpicking

February 22, 2020
A funky fingerstyle challenge that starts with Travis picking and then warps it beyond recognition.

Gold Tone Music Group Unveils the Killer Cable

February 21, 2020
The cable automatically cuts the audio signal when plugging and unplugging from your instrument.

Source Audio Collider: The Premier Guitar Review

February 21, 2020
The greatest hits from a powerhouse digital reverb and an equally potent digital delay are distilled into a single, super-convenient space-and-time manipulator.

Kiesel Guitars Introduces Two New Artist Signature Models

February 21, 2020
The Will Swan and Marc Okubo signature instruments bring fascinating new perspectives to well-established Kiesel favorites.

Were the Good Ol’ Days Really That Good?

February 21, 2020
A realistic look at what it means to be successful for bassists, builders, and instrument shops in the 21st century.

Hylight Electronics UK Unveils Vintage Reissue Amp Line

February 20, 2020
The amps aim to deliver a new take on the original Dave Reeves designs.

Jol Dantzig’s Esoterica Electrica: Fretboard Treatments Bound to Please

February 20, 2020
Fretboard edges might not be as sexy as tonewoods or inlays, but they play a vital role in a player’s relationship with a guitar.

D’Addario Accessories Releases the Blackline Gear Transport Pack

February 20, 2020
A gig-ready pack that offers water-resistant zippers, a modular cable filing system, and laptop storage.

This Bass Head Redefines What It Means to "Get in the Pocket"

February 20, 2020
This innovative head-and-cab pairing musters impressive thunder for its size. The PG Quilter Bass Block 802 and BassDock 12 review.