Bernth on Metallica's "Battery" - Hooked

The Austrian YouTuber details how the opening track off Metallica 's 1986 masterpiece permanently changed his brain chemistry prompting a pursuit of guitar.

Covid caused a huge uptick in guitar sales and repair requests. If you're considering trying to fix it yourself rather than wait in line, here's a simple rule of thumb to keep in mind.

The COVID pandemic clobbered many of our favorite pastimes but proved to be a boon for the sales of some things, especially musical instruments. But while guitars, unlike bicycles (another pandemic fave), can be shipped without any significant disassembly, that doesn't necessarily mean it's smooth sailing once the box arrives and you pull a new, or at least new-to-you, instrument out of its case.

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The simple drive is stacked with an adaptable-gain configuration, distinctive pre-gain low-pass filter, and dynamic-asymmetrical clipping.

Adding to the company's array of high-quality guitar effects, NativeAudio has introduced the new Kiaayo Overdrive pedal.

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Clapton performing at his 2010 Crossroads Festival in Chicago.

Photo by Chris Kies

Slowhand will hit cities in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida with bassist Nathan East and guitarist Doyle Bramhall II backing him up.

Eric Clapton announced yesterday he will be hosting a series of concert dates across the U.S. in September 2021. Tickets for these shows will go on sale starting Friday, June 18th at 10am local time.

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The company's first stomp carries a 4-pack of separate "gears" of variable analog overdrive textures and harmonic content along with a clean blend feature.

GENZLER AMPLIFICATION proudly announces a "redux collaboration" that brings Jeff Genzler and Andy Field back together again developing a newline of bass effect pedals under the Genzler Amplification brand. Both forces have shared design passions that date back to the early 1990's while working together at Jeff's former company, Genz Benz. Andy and Jeff, along with current Genzler Amplification engineer Scott Andres, were responsible for the products that put Genz Benz on the map so many years ago.

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Takamine has teamed up with acclaimed acoustic artist Jake Allen to give PG readers a chance to WIN! In celebration of Jake's great new single and video "Two Faced", Takamine is giving away a killer EF7M-LS acoustic – the same model that Jake uses onstage and in the studio. Watch the video below and enter for a chance to win this super versatile guitar.

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