Blackbird Rider

from Wired

The Blackbird Rider Nylon blends old school with high tech. This three pound travel-ready carbon-fiber guitar is said to be "nearly indestructible." 

Flaxwood Chooses Elixir

from Ecoustics

Findland-based Flaxwood is giving all their guitars Elixir Strings.  As of January 2009, every molded wood electric guitar will be strung with light-gauge Elixir strings with Nanoweb coating.

Chinese Democracy Reviewed

from Rolling Stone

The long-awaited Guns n' Roses album is set to be released on Sunday, November 23rd.  Interested in David Fricke's take on the disc?  Check it out.