An array of guitar slingers including Alex Skolnick, Rudy Sarzo, Joel Hoekstra, and Phil Demmel pay tribute to a metal pioneer.

Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot) thumped on a Fender P bass during the Randy Rhoads tribute show. Sarzo played bass with Rhoads in Ozzy Osbourne’s band and Quiet Riot, and recently wrote an account of his life on the road with Rhoads and Osbourne.

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

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The Atlas Compressor offers up an extensive library of compression options and allows for transformation into a bass specific compression machine.

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