New For 2008: Tech 21 Character Series Pedals

Tech 21, the SansAmp people, have created a new line of pedals for 2008. They are called the Character Series. There are 4 models for guitar players and one for the bassist. Each pedal is loaded with the tonal DNA… Continue Reading

Superstar Country Picker Wins First Grammy!

Brad Paisley has won his first Grammy for Best Country Instrumental Performance. The song “Throttleneck” from his latest album called 5th Gear is a break-neck paced chicken picker. Telecaster playing at it’s finest. Please visit his websitefor more details and tour info.

Cool Pedal Alert: New Lovepedal COT 50 Gold!

The original Lovepedal COT 50 overdrive just got better with the addition of a Master Volume and a Vintage Tone Stack This model is called the COT 50 Gold. This unit is extremely dynamic and a world of subtle break up is… Continue Reading

Martin Commemorative Elvis Presley Edition Guitars

The King is alive, well at least his famed D-28 is. The Martin guitar company of Nazareth, Pennsylvania is honoring the King of rock & roll, Elvis Presley with two limited production Elvis Presley Commemorative Edition D-28 and D-28M guitars. This year… Continue Reading

Larrivee Releases New electric Guitar

The Jean Larrivee guitar company announced the release of their new electric guitar for 2008. Best know for their high quality acoustic guitars they have spent four years developing their new solid body electric guitar the RS-4. They endeavored to… Continue Reading

New Article: What Are Active Pickups?

On the Article Page. All about active pickups, their benefits and drawbacks. [shop_ad]

ZZ Top Eliminator Album To Be Reissued

On March 25th look out for the reissue of ZZ Top’s eighth studio album, Eliminator. It was originally released in 1983 just in time for the MTV age of music videos. Eliminator has the distinct honor of being among the… Continue Reading

The Gibson Flying V Turns 50

Let’s all sing “Happy Birthday” to the Gibson Flying V guitar. Yes indeed this futuristic looking guitar was introduced back in 1958, way ahead of it’s time. In 1957 the president of Gibson was Ted McCarty. He wanted his designers… Continue Reading

Build Your Own Guitar Effect Pedals

If you have ever wanted to build your own guitar effect pedal or have one built to your taste now you can. Build Your Own Clone (BYOC) Effects has over 20 effect pedal kits for guitar players to choose from.… Continue Reading

Brown Note Producing New Amplifier!

The Brown Note amplifier manufacturing company of Fair Oaks, California is taking advance orders for their soon to be released Wrecklite 18. The amp will be based on the designs of the late Ken Fischer of Trainwreck amplifiers. The new… Continue Reading

John Fogerty To Perform At 50th Annual Grammy Awards!

John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival will perform at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. The event is scheduled for February 10th, 2008 at 8PM on the CBS network. Fogerty’s album “Revival” is nominated for a Grammy award for Best Rock Album… Continue Reading

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Rock Superbowl XLII!

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers performed a four song set during halftime of Superbowl XLII. Opening the set was “American Girl” followed by “I Won’t Back Down”, “Free Falling” and Running Down A Dream”. Fender and Rickenbacker guitars were prominently represented… Continue Reading

Fender Unveils New American Standard Series!!!

Fender Musical Instruments has released it’s new American Standard instruments this month. Models include the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Precision Bass® and Jazz Bass® guitars. While still retaining most of the features of the previous American Standard instruments the new features include thinner finishes, improved… Continue Reading