See the new electric, acoustic, and bass guitars from Musikmesse 2013.

"Jackson unveiled its new 8-string djent machineяthe X Series SLAT8. Available in black and transparent-green finishes, it features compound-radius ebony fretboards, EMG HZ passive pickups, a custom high-mass bridge, and 24 jumbo frets with mini sharktooth inlays."

Also click here to see our gallery of new amps, effects, and accessories from Musikmesse 2013.

From channeling life experiences through his playing to his gospel influences and learning from right-handed players, Gales digs deep.

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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Developed with Nashville session ace Shawn Tubbs, this compact dual pedal provides organic, vintage tones, and the innovative "tilt boost."

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