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Gear

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.
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Cort Extends Range of KX Series with New 8-String Model

May 16, 2019
The 26.5-to-28-inch multi-scale fretboard aims to keep the tension even across all the strings.
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Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

May 16, 2019
Learn the history—and hype—behind the flagship guitar of the Cipher line.
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Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

May 15, 2019
The seminal East Coast punks prove that beat-up guitars and undeniable hooks can keep a band touring the world for over three decades.
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Solar Guitars Announces New Body Shape

May 15, 2019
A design "accident" led to the company's first singlecut model.
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Metropoulos Amplification Releases the Supa-Boost

May 15, 2019
The company's first pedal is a high-voltage boost pedal that sports up to 20dB of gain.
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Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay Review

May 15, 2019
Filthy delays—when regular analog dirt just won’t do.
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Flower Pedals Unveils the Dandelion Tremolo V2

May 14, 2019
The upgraded version features both standard and harmonic tremolo modes.
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PRS Announces the New S2 Vela Semi-Hollow Guitar

May 14, 2019
The guitar features a PRS Starla “S” pickup in the bridge and a PRS-Designed Type-D single-coil in the neck.
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12 Things Guitar Techs Need to Know

May 14, 2019
Whether you want to tech for a touring band, open a repair shop, or simply maintain your own instruments, there are important things to consider before stepping into the world of 6-string repair.
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Abasi Concepts Pathos Review

May 14, 2019
An uncommonly articulate and detailed high-gain machine.
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Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the Mic-No-Mo DI Box

May 13, 2019
An analog cab simulator that might simplify your rig.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Gold-on-White Strat

May 13, 2019
After seeing Franz Lyons’ luxurious bass in a Turnstile video, this guitarist wanted to create a suave-looking Strat.
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Caroline Hawaiian Pizza Review

May 10, 2019
Don’t hold the pineapple!
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Vanflet Announces the Station1 Guitar Amp

May 10, 2019
A wicked small amp centered around a ECC81 preamp tube.
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Mattoverse Electronics Releases the Drone Tone MkIII

May 10, 2019
A tunable square wave oscillator inside a standard-sized stompbox.
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Epiphone Presents the Ltd. Ed. Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit

May 10, 2019
A classic Explorer customized by one of rock's biggest acts.
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Gamechanger Audio: Robots, Bug Zappers & Motor-Driven Dreams

May 9, 2019
Ilja Krumins’ metamorphosis from psychobilly raver to being one of the gear industry’s most ambitious visionaries.
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Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

May 8, 2019
Aside from melting faces, these younglings don’t take themselves or much else seriously, but one-half of the wise-cracking guitar tandem dishes on his “dope” signature gear from Ibanez and DiMarzio.
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