November 2018

What's New

Spice Up Your Cowboy Chords

September 29, 2018
Just because you live on the low end of the fretboard doesn’t mean you can’t add melodic and harmonic interest to your progressions.
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Gallery: Riot Fest 2018

September 28, 2018
We cherry-picked the essential guitar-centric happenings from Chicago’s three-day celebration, including performances from Johnny Marr, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Weezer, Bad Religion, Jesus Lizard, and more!
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Gibson Unveils the Les Paul Player Plus Series

September 28, 2018
The new line features a variety of pickup options, Richlite fretboards, and cryogenetically treated frets.
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Zorg Efects Releases the Glorious Basstar 2

September 28, 2018
After the summer pause Zorg Efects releases a new version of the Glorious Basstar.
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Greer Amps Tomahawk Deluxe Review

September 28, 2018
Crunchy tweed tones and touch-sensitive boost in a box.
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Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger: The "Woo" Factor

September 27, 2018
With cranked amps, big riffs, and a fleet of new and vintage Gibsons, the hard-rocking duo shoots for thrills on their new Nick Raskulinecz-produced album, Vicious.
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GHS Announces Fingerboard Care Kit

September 27, 2018
The kit can be used on electric, acoustic, classical guitars, bass guitars, as well as mandolins, banjos, ukuleles, and more.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Presents the Reflector Chorus V3

September 27, 2018
The pedal combines pitch shifting, flanging, and multi-voice chorus.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Guitars Without Borders

September 27, 2018
Your prized acoustic was likely built in a single shop and locale, but chances are your guitar is much more worldly than you might imagine.
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Rig Rundown: Pokey LaFarge

September 26, 2018
The Americana stylist and his band favor a minimalist approach to create their throwback sounds.
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Solar Guitars Unveils the Poplar Burl LTD series

September 26, 2018
The series features stainless steel frets and neck-through construction.
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Wren and Cuff Super Russian Review

September 26, 2018
A multifaceted Muff clone offers brutalizing and beautiful sides of the Sovtek coin.
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Joe Gore Porkolator Review

September 25, 2018
Meet a Harmonic Percolator-inspired powerhouse that dazzles with dynamics, sonic complexity, and the clout of a heavyweight.
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NEXI Industries Introduces Collaboration with Orianthi

September 25, 2018
Each pedal will be priced at $99.95 and scheduled for release later this year.
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Ananashead Launches the Meteorite Fuzz

September 25, 2018
A vintage-style fuzz that includes an additional gain stage.
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Greta Van Fleet: Sounds Like Freedom

September 25, 2018
The band exploded onto the rock scene in 2017 before they had even made a full album. Now, three Michigan brothers and their best friend are releasing their debut LP, Anthem of the Peaceful Army.
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Tools for the Task: Pedal Looping Systems

September 24, 2018
An organized and streamlined pedalboard equals a focused and happy player.
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First Look: 2019 Gibson Les Paul Standard

September 24, 2018
John Bohlinger plays through various settings on the new gussied-up, classic-looking singlecut that has a few dip switches and push-pull pots up its sleeve.
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GHS Reintroduces Tapewound Bass Guitar Strings

September 24, 2018
The strings are wrapped with a black nylon cover, which aims to give the string an ultra-smooth feel with a deep tone.
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Death By Audio Deep Animation Review

September 24, 2018
Filter turns filthy and gets spun on its head in this awesomely powerful and unconventional envelope follower.
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