The second day of the year's biggest gear show was full of tone toys from Orange, Seymour Duncan, Nu-X, Electro-Harmonix, and more.

Two-Rock Amps Silver Sterling Signature

Over at the Two-Rock Amps booth we took a look at the new Silver Sterling Signature. It’s a headroom monster that’s available in 100- and 150-watt versions that use 6550 and 6L6 tubes, respectively. The hip feature is a pair of 7-position knobs that control the high and low filter. The tome is rich and punchy and the 6! 12AX7 tubes give the reverb a lush and earthy feel. The 100-watt version will street for $4995 and the 150-watt version will be $5495.

Rig Rundown: Shinedown's Zach Myers & Eric Bass [2022]

The arena-filling rockers cheekily exude excess with a cavalcade of signature gear and some custom creations—including a pink number that made some see red.

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

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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.

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