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

"Off Guitar Design brought two new 34""-scale Soulbrotha basses to Musikmesse. The white one features an alder body and H┼ussel pickups with two volumes and a tone knob, while the black one has an ash body, and an active H┼ussel humbucker controlled by volume, bass, and treble knobs."

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

Des Rocs on Queen's "We Will Rock You" | Hooked

Daniel Rocco explains how the News of the World track deconstructed the rock-song formula, compares the opening to Jaws, and praises Brian May's wizardry.

Read More Show less

Megadeth founder teams up with Gibson for his first acoustic guitar in the Dave Mustaine Collection.

Read More Show less

Gibson 1960 Les Paul 0 8145 is from the final year of the model’s original-production era, and likely from one of the later runs.

The story of 1960 Gibson Les Paul 0 8145—a ’burst with a nameplate and, now, a reputation.

These days it’s difficult to imagine any vintage Gibson Les Paul being a tough sell, but there was a time when 1960 ’bursts were considered less desirable than the ’58s and ’59s of legend—even though Clapton played a ’60 cherry sunburst in his Bluesbreakers days. Such was the case in the mid 1990s, when the family of a local musician who was the original owner of one of these guitars walked into Rumble Seat Music’s original Ithaca, New York, store with this column’s featured instrument.

Read More Show less
x