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First Look: Wren and Cuff De La Riva

First Look: Wren and Cuff De La Riva

June 24, 2019
With over a million possible combinations, this tweaker's dream achieves all the Muff flavors and raunch under the sun.
Riff Rundown: Lost Dog Street Band's "One Shot to Wake"

Riff Rundown: Lost Dog Street Band's "One Shot to Wake"

June 23, 2019
Train-hopping troubadour Benjamin Tod showcases how he spruces up cowboy chords with some deft fingerpicking.
Rig Rundown: Arielle

Rig Rundown: Arielle

June 19, 2019
Inspired by the lutherie skills of Brian May and the tonal essence of Eric Johnson, this self-proclaimed “classic-folk rocker” shows off her acoustic and electric setups.
Wizard of Odd: 1969 Aria 2000T

Wizard of Odd: 1969 Aria 2000T

June 19, 2019
Escape the ordinary with this rare take on Leo Fender’s classic solidbody.
First Look: Henry Amplification SRT+

First Look: Henry Amplification SRT+

June 17, 2019
The sounds of a rare but potent little Vox live again in this EL84-driven overachiever.
Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

June 14, 2019
It’s new school. It’s old school. Medium school, maybe?
Rig Rundown: Architects

Rig Rundown: Architects

June 12, 2019
Check out the digital stomps, profiling amps, and modern pickups the U.K. metalcore warriors use to ignite mosh pits across the globe.
First Look: Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn

First Look: Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn

June 10, 2019
South Jersey’s sonic sorcerers conjure a devil of a stompbox that blends dirty analog octave sounds and cleaner digital octave tones.
Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
Catalinbread Coriolis Effect Review

Catalinbread Coriolis Effect Review

June 4, 2019
Pitch shift + filter = ?
First Look: MXR Carbon Copy Mini

First Look: MXR Carbon Copy Mini

June 1, 2019
PG goes from rockabilly slapback to freakout oscillation to properly test out the itty-bitty edition of the popular green delay.
Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

Taylor Grand Pacific Builder’s Edition 717 Review

May 30, 2019
A Taylor for guitarists who don’t dig Taylors?
Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
First Look: Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay

First Look: Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay

May 27, 2019
Based on the early '80s original oddball, this rebirth has pin-point control on the bloom and fade of your notes. In addition, V2 furthers the weird with tape-reverse effects, delayed volume swells, abrupt note death, ability to affect each individual note, and a built-in fuzz circuit.
Riff Rundown: Russian Circles' "Arluck"

Riff Rundown: Russian Circles' "Arluck"

May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
Walrus Audio Lillian Review

Walrus Audio Lillian Review

May 23, 2019
Wide-ranging, multi-stage phaser enables access to subdued phase zones.
Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

May 22, 2019
The progressive metal band’s sultans of shred talk about the gear on The Distance Over Time tour, including John Petrucci’s brand-new Music Man Majesty Series signature models and Myung’s potential 2020 signature bass.
First Look: Gibson SG Modern

First Look: Gibson SG Modern

May 21, 2019
We take the maple-capped, ’bucker-splitting, ebony-boarded 24-fretter for a spin, PG-style!
Fender American Performer Precision Review

Fender American Performer Precision Review

May 17, 2019
The venerable P’s latest incarnation brings some modern tweaks, but retains the versatility this classic is known for.
Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

Wizard of Odd: 1965 Inter-Mark Cipher Valor

May 16, 2019
Learn the history—and hype—behind the flagship guitar of the Cipher line.