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Ananashead Announces the Range Booster

September 16, 2019
A handmade germanium and silicon booster based on the 1966 Dallas Rangemaster circuit.

Last Call: Sing for Your Gig

September 16, 2019
Why should you be singing? It will help your career, plus it feels good.

Pedalmania 2019: Week #1

September 16, 2019
This week, you could WIN one of SEVEN prizes from BTPA, Carvin. Gator Cases, Levy’s Leathers, Peterson Tuners, Spiral Electric Fx, and Tech 21!

Balaguer Guitars Unveils the 2019 Hyperion Standard

September 16, 2019
The Hyperion Standard boasts two Balaguer humbuckers, while the Hyperion T showcases a more classic pairing with a single-coil in the bridge position.

First Look: Peavey Invective MH

September 16, 2019
Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor’s shrunken signature amp dishes 20 brutally loud watts—plus a boatload of flexible sound-shaping and recording options.

Walrus Audio Slö Review

September 15, 2019
A dreamy array of pitch-shifted reverb textures.

Ross Compressor Review

September 14, 2019
Does the reissue live up to the reputation of the original?

How to Play Bentonia Blues

September 14, 2019
Toss aside the rules and tune down your guitar.

Haunted Labs Carolina Reaper Review

September 13, 2019
Germanium overdrive and fearsome fuzz meet in a super-flexible dirt machine.

Slayer Launches 'Repentless Killogy' Movie and New Live Album

September 13, 2019
The narrative short film will be paired with Slayer’s entire performance of its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum.

The Who Announces New Album

September 13, 2019
Listen to "Ball and Chain," the first track from WHO, which will be released on November 22nd.

Bass Bench: Who Really Built That “Custom” Guitar?

September 13, 2019
The truth about how some boutique and mainstream instrument builders keep endorsers happy and prices low.

Jackson Spectra JS3V Review

September 12, 2019
An active 5-string with a price in contrast with its sophisticated, stealthy looks.

Neal Casal Memorial Concert Announced For September 25 At The Capitol Theatre

September 12, 2019
The all-star lineup includes Circles Around the Sun, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dave Schools, and many more.

Gore Boards Releases Unusual Tone Collections for Line 6 Helix

September 12, 2019
The new pedalboards aim to cop unconventional timbres and eerie, expressive textures.

Gibson Announces Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck

September 12, 2019
A faithful recreation of Slash's coveted 1966 model with a few wiring modifications.

Ty Segall: Shut Up ’n’ Play Yer … Koto?

September 12, 2019
The garage/psych-rocker swaps his 6-strings for Japanese koto, Greek bouzouki, and other exotic instruments on the riff-heavy new album, First Taste.

Teisco Delay Review

September 12, 2019
An analog delay that’s happy at the outer limits.

Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

September 11, 2019
The 20-year-old blues phenom shares his straight-ahead approach to fiery blues-rock tones.

Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!