Everything from retro-style axes to interstellar effects and insanely powerful amps caught our eye in Nashville.

Designed to be a straight-up rock machine, Nikita Guitars debuted "Wilma" from their new Stone Age series at NAMM. It's a relic'd double-cutaway axe that's loaded up with Bourns pots, Sperzel locking tuners, and a single Dylan Pickups DAF (Dylan Applied For) 7.8k unpotted humbucker. $1,500 street.