February 2020

The Sword


Kyle Shutt Turns to 'The Dark Side'

September 26, 2017
The Sword axeman talks about the daunting—but, ultimately, incredibly successful—process of reimagining Pink Floyd's definitive album on Doom Side of the Moon.
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Reverend Guitars Announces the Kyle Shutt Signature Model

January 19, 2017
A sealed semi-hollow complete with diagonal “diver down” block inlays and signature Railhammer pickups.
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GALLERY: Shaky Knees 2016

May 26, 2016
Situated in the heart of downtown Atlanta, this three-day festival included acts like the Kills, My Morning Jacket, Eagles of Death Metal, Deftones, At the Drive-In, Explosions in the Sky, and more.
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Gallery: Pro Pedalboards 2014, Pt. 1

September 3, 2014
Tasty stomp stations from top players.
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Rig Rundown: The Sword

March 5, 2014
The Texas-metal-boogie masters chat about their minimalistic gear approach—including an amp with one knob—and the benefits of touring with a bassist that builds custom stompboxes.
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The Sword: Spaced-Out Texas Boogie Metal

September 21, 2010
After two albums walking the line between heavy rock and metal, J.D. Cronise and Kyle Shutt of the Sword unabashedly indulge their taste for riffs and grooves with Warp Riders.
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