A heavy metal virtuoso steps away from the genre for a solo debut packed with beats, samples, quick-cut style shifts, and—of course—plenty of scalding guitar.
Spaceman’s magical tone masseuse has a way of making everything sound just plain better.
Strats, Explorers, Les Pauls, AC30s, and a healthy amount of delay help form some of the most iconic tones ever recorded. Famed tech Dallas Schoo walks us through the ins and outs of Edge’s expansive setup.
This month's tunes feature former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus, Captain Sensible and Paul Gray from legendary punk band the Damned, and Nigerian Tuareg guitarist Almeida from Tal National.
When you bond with an instrument, it pays to think twice about tearing it apart.
A dozen pro prayers share the story behind the first 6-string they ever had. Read about Al Di Meola’s Christmas Guild, Paul Gilbert’s Stella, the Steve Vai-signed Ibanez RG that Nita Strauss once coveted and now owns, and more.
This ’60s-inspired combo is a minimalist monster.
A beginner’s guide to what makes tube amps growl, bark, and purr—from preamp tubes to output transformers and every cathode in between.