The Rush maestro's mega-versatile signature Les Paul at fraction of the price of the original.

Killer axe that offers tons of tones. Amazing value.

Pickups can be susceptible to radio frequency noise.

$899

Epiphone Alex Lifeson Axcess Standard
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Gibson's Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess was released in 2011. It's a drool-worthy instrument that, with a price tag of $5,500, is unfortunately out of reach for most. But Epiphone's new Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard distills the essential elements of Lifeson's signature model into an axe that streets at just $899.

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Why I Built This: Atelier Rosenkrantz’s Rachel Rosenkrantz

The co-creator of Kaki King's innovative Passerelle bridge also crafts one-of-a-kind instruments constructed from biomaterials like mycelium and beeswax.

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Enter here for your chance to WIN an ISP Technologies Decimator II! Giveaway Ends October 26, 2021.

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How the L6-S Custom became Gibson's most versatile tone machine.

What do Al Di Meola, Carlos Santana, Paul Stanley, Dave Davies, Prince, Pat Martino, and Keith Richards have in common? They've all played Gibson's L6-S Custom—an extremely versatile tone generator with a variety of voices wide enough for that diverse cast.

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Walrus Audio continues to sharpen their offerings of versatile, quality dirt boxes with a fresh update to the Iron Horse distortion. The Iron Horse is Walrus' take on a classic distortion circuit that's thick, punchy, riffy, and rowdy. With the help of the Si/LED (Silicon/LED) knob and wide range of the distortion knob, this true bypass, high-gain behemoth can be finely tuned for clear overdriven sounds or let the reigns loose for a full-on distorted onslaught.

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Introducing The Dual Pugilist Distortion Pedal | Effects Pedals | Fender

Duel Pugilist Distortion ($229.99 USD, £179.99 GBP, €199.99 EUR, $499 AUD, ¥27,500 JPY)

Step into the ring with this one-two punch distortion pedal. The Duel Pugilist features the same distortion voicings found in our popular Pugilist pedal, but with new combinations designed for a knockout. The Duel Pugilist offers three operating modes: Series, Mute and Parallel. Series mode allows stacking the two distortions as you would with two separate pedals, while Bypass mode allows blending two different distortions, or a clean sound with a distorted sound. Mute mode offers the ability to use one distortion to create your main tone and then layer an additional distortion sound on top for added richness and complexity. Also features an added 2-band master shelving EQ. Designed by Fender's in-house tone gurus, the Duel Pugilist is an all-original Fender circuit. The chassis is crafted from lightweight, durable anodized aluminum and the LED-backlit knobs show your control settings on a dark stage at a glance.

Introducing The Dual Marine Layer Reverb Pedal | Effects Pedals | Fender

Dual Marine Layer Reverb ($229.99 USD, £194.99 GBP, €219.99 EUR, $499 AUD, ¥27,500 JPY)

Fender and Reverb – name a more iconic musical duo. Fender's Dual Marine Layer allows you to add even more dimension to your sonic arsenal. Featuring two independent footswitchable settings, three unique reverb algorithms allow the user to create multiple soundscapes. The sustain switch generates massive atmospheric creations for an out-of-this-world tonal experience. Designed by Fender's in-house tone gurus, the Dual Marine Layer is an all-original Fender circuit. The chassis is crafted from lightweight, durable anodized aluminum and the LED-backlit knobs show your control settings on a dark stage at a glance.

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