June Issue

New Gear

Ruppert Musical Instruments and Lehle Introduce Basswitch IQ DI

March 25, 2011
The Basswitch IQ DI opens up new dimensions in bass-signal amplification and routing by providing multiple functions in a single compact unit that''s designed to be used either in stand-alone mode or as the control center of a pedalboard.
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EVH Introduces USA Wolfgang Custom and Stealth Guitars

March 25, 2011
Both are distinctive variations on the hugely successful original model, the USA-made EVH Wolfgang guitar designed by Eddie Van Halen.
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GuitarFetish Introduces Earl Slick's Slickstraps

March 24, 2011
Slickstraps are all designed by Earl Slick in his New York studio.
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Gibson Announces Thunderbird Short Scale Bass

March 23, 2011
Gibson brings the Thunderbird bass to a 30 1/2" scale.
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Guitarist Nick Perri Unveils Line of Perri Ink. Brand Guitars

March 23, 2011
Guitarist for Shinedown, Perry Farrell, and more releases two models: the Protostar and Solostar.
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Fernandes Announces the V-Hawk Elite

March 22, 2011
The Japanese-made V-Hawk Elite, features an ultra-thin neck, unique Chameleon finishes, and a Fernandes Sustainer.
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Gabriel Sound Garage Releases Stinger 7 Amp

March 20, 2011
As a single-ended switchable EL84/6V6 class-A amp, the Stinger 7 is designed to produce two overdrive accents (Yank or Brit, or both), flavored with the characters of each power tube.
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Michael Tobias Releases New MTD Kingston Andrew Gouche Signature Bass

March 18, 2011
The AG model is available in 5- or 6-string versions and will be available August 2011
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Pigtronix Introduces the Tremvelope Envelope Modulated Tremolo

March 16, 2011
The new Tremvelope combines studio quality stereo tremolo with envelope sensing to provide rotary effects that evolve and change, based on what you play.
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Gibson Releases Les Paul BFG With Trem

March 16, 2011
Gibson USA updated their stripped-down BFG Les Paul with a vibrato tailpiece and kill switch wiring.
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Godlyke Releases Providence DLY-4 Chrono Delay

March 10, 2011
The Providence Chrono Delay is a feature-laden digital delay in an extremely compact, user-friendly package.
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Cort Revises MR710-F for 2011

March 9, 2011
The guitar is receiving improved electronics, upgraded, multiple abalone rosette inlay, body and neck binding, advanced scalloped x-bracing and genuine bone nut and saddle for enhanced tone.
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Dunlop Releases Newly-Designed Tortex TIII Picks

March 8, 2011
The Tortex TIII combines the legendary tone and feel of Tortex material with the speed and precision-enhancing Jazz III tip
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DLS Effects Releases Stereo Chorus Waves

March 8, 2011
The pedal has dual outputs for stereo or mono use, and Rate, Depth, Width, and Blend controls for a variety of chorus, vibrato, and rotary sounds.
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VHT Announces 6V6 to EL84 Adapter for Special 6

March 8, 2011
The adapter is designed to work with the VHT Special 6 and other 6V6-powered amps
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Apogee Introduces JAM iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch Guitar Interface

March 8, 2011
Featuring PureDIGITAL technology, JAM enables musicians to practice, record and rock out with ultimate tone using the guitar amps and effects in Apple’s GarageBand software on iPad 2 or Mac.
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The Loar Releases Small-Bodied LO-16 Acoustics

March 8, 2011
The guitars feature solid-spruce tops and authentic blues-box sound
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Gibson Introduces Gothic Mortes Les Paul and SG Guitars

March 4, 2011
The Gothic Mortes guitars feature dark, gothic design and new Gibson active humbuckers.
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Fernandes Announces Tony Campos Signature Tremor 5 Bass

March 3, 2011
Designed for Static X founding member, Asesino frontman, and Prong and Ministry bassist Tony Campos to match his power, bass growl, and stage character.
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Gibson Unveils Alex Lifeson Signature Les Paul Axcess

March 1, 2011
In addition to its traditional Les Paul tonewoods, the Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess carries two high-output humbucking pickups with series/parallel options on its push-pull volume controls, and a Floyd Rose licensed unit loaded with GraphTech Ghost piezo bridge saddles.
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