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Charitybuzz "Rocktober" Auction

Bid to meet your favorite rock stars, or take home signed merchandise at the Charitybuzz Rocktober Auction, with the proceeds going to various cause-oriented groups.

Squier Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster

Fender Squier introduces the Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster guitar, featuring a longer 30" scale length.

Ibanez RGKP6 with Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S

The Ibanez RGKP6 is a guitar with built-in electronic music effects courtesy of the top-mounted Korg Mini Kaoss Pad 2S.

Positive Grid Bias Desktop Now Available

Positive Grid Bias for desktop now available, along with it comes the much anticipated "Amp Matching" technology.

Roundup of the Best Fuzz Pedals

If dynamic overdrive and smooth distortion doesn't cut it, then the wild sound of Fuzz will get the job done. Check out this roundup of the best classic and modern fuzz pedals available today.

Aguilar Chorusaurus - Analog Chorus Pedal for Bass

Aguilar Amplification unveils the Chorusaurus bass chorus pedal, analog bucket-brigade chorus tuned for bass.

Tim Reede Apollo

Tim Reede Custom Guitars expand their electric guitar line with the chamberedbody Apollo, featuring Lollar pickups and Bigsby bridge.

Soundblox 2 Stingray Multi-Filter

Source Audio releases the Soundblox 2 Stingray Multi-Filter, featuring modulation, filter and overdrive effects.

Fender Adam Clayton Jazz Bass

Fender introduces the Adam Clayton Jazz Bass, based on the U2 bassist's vintage instrument.

PRS Archon 25

PRS Guitars expand their high-gain amp line with a smaller 25 Watt Combo amp, the new Archon 25.

EVH 5150 III 1x12 50W Combo

EVH introduces the 5150 III 1x12 50-watt combo amplifier, the latest combo configuration to come out from this popular line of amps.

Gibson Les Paul Classic 7 String

Gibson Guitars introduce their first Les Paul with extended low-end range , the Les Paul Classic 7-String.

Fender American Standard Dimension Bass IV HH

Fender adds the new American Standard Dimension Bass IV HH to their popular US-made American Standard line.

Epiphone 2014 Tak Matsumoto DC Custom

Epiphone expand their signature guitar line with the new Ltd. Ed. 2014 Tak Matsumoto DC Custom Outfit.

Gifts for Guitar Players

It's that time of the year again, the time where we have to protect our fellow guitarists from receiving awkward gifts. So if you are wondering what to give that special guitar player in your life, heed our warning and check out these guitarist-approved gift suggestions.

Gibson Thunderbird Bass 2015

Gibson Guitars introduce the 2015 version of their offset-body Thunderbird Bass, now with improved features.

Charvel Pro Mod Super Stock So-Cal Silver Sparkle

Charvel introduces the new Pro Mod Series Super Stock So-cal, a dual humbucker guitar with silver-sparkle finish.

PRS Dustie Waring Limited Edition Floyd Custom 24

PRS introduces the Dustie Waring Limited Edition "Floyd" Custom 24, based on the artist's workhorse guitar.

Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS

Fender expands their popular US-made electric guitar line with the new American Standard Stratocaster HSS.

EHX Pitch Fork

Electro-Harmonix introduces the Pitch Fork pedal, a pitch transposer with +/- 3 octave range.

Taylor Fall 2014 Limited Edition 500 Series Guitars

For the Fall 2014 Limited Edition 500 Series acoustic guitars, Taylor Guitars feature Tasmanian blackwood.

Epiphone Slash Rosso Corsa Les Paul Standard

Epiphone is again banking on the popularity of Slash with the new Rosso Corsa Les Paul Standard.

Roundup of Cheap Electric Guitar Pickups

There's no denying that pickups play a major role when it comes to electric guitar tone. By simply replacing your pickups, you can substantially change your guitar tone for the better.

Fractal Audio FX8 - Multi-Effects Pedal

Fractal Audio is joining the multi-effects floor pedal race with the FX8, featuring the same effects modeling technology as their popular Axe-FX II guitar processor.

TC Electronic BH800 Bass Amp Head

TC Electronic expand their portable bass amplifier line with the new BH800 Bass amp head.

Koch Superlead Preamp Pedal

Koch Amps introduce the new Superlead, a tube-driven guitar preamp in stompbox format with modern overdrive tones.

Vox V847 Union Jack Wah

Honoring their UK roots, Vox Amps introduces the limited edition V847 Union Jack Wah with Union Flag graphic.

Gibson Firebird V 2015

Gibson unveils the latest iteration of the production model Firebird electric guitar, with upgraded features for 2015.

Taylor Fall 2014 Limited Edition 700 Series Guitars

Taylor Guitars unveil the 2014 Fall Limited Edition 700 Series Guitars featuring exotic blackheart sassafras wood.

DOD Compressor 280

DigiTech re-introduces the DOD Compressor 280, the same electro-optical compressor now more pedalboard-friendly.

Strymon Deco

Strymon introduces the Deco pedal, a tape emulator with Tape Saturation and Doubletracker effects.

Vox amPlug 2

Vox introduces the 2nd generation of their guitar headphone amp line, the amPlug 2, featuring four new models.

Gibson Collector's Choice #26 1959 Les Paul "Whitford Burst"

Gibson introduces the 26th Collector's Choice guitar, based on the 1959 Burst finish Les Paul of Brad Whitford.

TC Group is For Sale

TC Group, parent company of guitar gear manufacturer TC Electronic, has announced that it is for sale.

Mesa/Boogie Mark Five 25

Mesa/Boogie expands their Mark series amplifier line with the new compact Mark Five: 25 amp head.

TC Electronic T2 Reverb

TC Electronic introduce their newest Reverb pedal, the Trinity v2 or T2 for short, featuring 10 distinct reverb modes.

The 11 Best Multi-Effects Pedals for Guitar

After highlighting traditional single-effect pedals in our previous roundups, the spotlight is now on their hardworking multi-tasking descendants, featuring 11 of the best multi-effects pedals that are available today.

Fender Classic Player Triple Tele

Fender introduces the Classic Player Triple Tele, a unique Telecaster with 3 slanted single-coil pickups.

Keeley Katana Blues Drive

Keeley Electronics is now shipping the Katana Blues Drive, featuring active tone controls and "layered" overdrive.

The Guitar Drum

Guitar Drum is an interesting attachable add-on for acoustic guitar that produces "cajon" like drum sounds.

Jensen Bass Speakers

Jensen expand their speaker line with two distinct sounding Jensen Bass Speakers - Punch Sound and Smooth Sound.

The Top 10 Best Distortion Pedals Available Today

Turn up the gain to create crunchy riffs and singing leads with our Top 10 Distortion Pedal selection.

EHX Turnip Greens Overdrive and Reverb Pedal

Electro-Harmonix introduces Turnip Greens, a multi-effect pedal that combines overdrive and reverb in one package.

EVH Wolfgang WG Standard

EVH Gear announce the launch of their most affordable Wolfgang model, the Wolfgang WG Standard.

Fender Tom Petty Kingman Signature Acoustic Guitar

Fender Custom Shop introduces the limited edition Tom Petty Kingman, a black dreadnought with Strat style headstock.

Gibson Collector's Choice #14 - 1960 Les Paul Waddy Wachtel

Gibson Custom shop continues to bring back vintage Les Pauls, this time featuring Waddy Wachtel's Bigsby equipped Burst 1960 Les Paul.

Fender Classic Player Strat HH

Fender introduces the new Classic Player Strat HH, featuring two Wide Range Special humbuckers.

Reunion Blues RBX Double Gigbags

Reunion Blues announces the release of two new RBX Double Gig Bag models for electric and bass guitars.

Gretsch G6112TCB-JR Center-Block LTD 2-Tone

Gretsch unveils the G6112TCB-JR Center-Block LTD 2-Tone guitar, a thinline model with elegant two-tone finish.

Fender '68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb

Fender Guitars expand their Vintage Modified Series amplifiers with the new '68 Custom Vibrolux Reverb.

PRS SE A10E All-Mahogany Acoustic

PRS Guitars introduce the first all-mahogany acoustic guitar in their SE Angelus lineup, the SE A10E.

EHX NanoLooper 360

Electro-Harmonix introduces the NanoLooper 360, a compact looper pedal with 360 seconds of looping time.

Orange Guitar Pack

Orange Amplification introduces a new entry level guitar and amp bundle, the Orange Guitar Pack.

Line 6 Sonic Port VX Audio Interface

Line 6 introduces the new Sonic Port VX, a mobile audio interface with multiple built-in mics and preamps.

Best Travel Guitar Roundup

Keep your main instruments safe at home and instead take these travel guitars that we highly recommend. We've selected the best acoustic and electric travel guitars that score high in portability and reliability.

B.C. Rich Warlock Lucky 8

B.C. Rich releases the Warlock Lucky 8 guitar, an 8-string variant of the company's popular guitar model.

The Aggressor - DIY High Gain Distortion

MOD Kits DIY introduces The Aggressor, a new Do-It-Yourself kit that will let you build a high-gain distortion pedal.

Ampeg BA-112 and BA-115 Combo Bass Amps

Ampeg announces the worldwide availability of their redesigned combo bass amplifiers, the BA-112 and BA-115.

Fender Classic Player Rascal Bass

Fender unveils the latest addition to their affordable Classic Player series, the distinct looking short-scale Rascal Bass.

Boss RC-1 Loop Station

BOSS expands their looper pedal lineup with a new standard-sized entry-level stompbox, the RC-1 Loop Station.

Carvin Custom Shop Guitars with Zebrawood Fretboard

Carvin announces the availability of a new exotic wood option for use on fretboards - Zebrawood.

Best Wireless Guitar System

Tired of being tied to an amp? Get ready to free yourself from the hassles of cables with our Wireless Guitar System Roundup.

Wampler Clarksdale Delta Overdrive

Wampler Pedals introduce the Clarksdale Overdrive, the brand's boutique take on the famous Tube Screamer circuit.

Fender Limited Edition American Standard Stratocaster

Fender honors the 60th Anniversary of the Strat by releasing new Limited Edition American Standard Stratocasters.

PRS Archon 50 High-Gain Tube Amp

PRS Guitars introduces the Archon 50, the smaller sibling of the Archon amp, operating at 50 or 25 watts.

Cort CR230

Cort Guitars expand their Classic Rock single-cutaway series with the new CR230, featuring dual EMG pickups and coil-tapping.

Best Portable Bass Amp

Get great bass guitar tones that you can conveniently carry around, check out our Portable Bass Amp recommendations.

Keeley Magnetic Echo

Keeley Electronics introduce the Mag Echo Pedal, a compact pedal that simulates tube tape echo sounds.

Tanglewood TW115-SS-CE

Tanglewood Guitar introduces the TW115-SSCE, one of new models from their revamped Premier Series.

Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster

The Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster Pedal is back in production, with increased drive capability and a new look.

Best Modeling Amp on a Budget

Updated for 2014: Thanks to modeling amplifiers, we can enjoy the flexibility of having multiple amps and effects without emptying our wallets.

Decibel Eleven Dirt Clod Overdrive Distortion Pedal

Decibel Eleven introduces the Dirt Clod, an all-analog dual clipping overdrive and distortion pedal with preset control.

Jackson David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird V Bass

Jackson expands their bass offering with the new five-string David Ellefson Signature Kelly Bird V Bass.

Larrivée All-Mahogany Acoustic Guitars

Larrivée Guitars introduce the P-03M and OM-03M, featuring with all-solid mahogany top, back, sides and neck.

Gibson RD Artist

Gibson introduces the redesigned RD Artist, featuring a curved reverse-body design inspired by the Firebird shape.

PRS Brushstroke 24

PRS Guitars introduce the Brushstroke 24, a limited edition guitar based on Paul's current workhorse instrument.

Boss Waza Craft Delay DM-2W

Boss introduces their updated delay effect, the Waza Craft Delay DM-2W, featuring two modes and longer delay time.

Two New Black Acoustic Guitars from Martin

Two new X Series acoustic guitars are now available from C.F. Martin & Co, the OMXAE Black and DXAE Black.

DOD Bifet Boost 410

DigiTech introduces the DOD Bifet Boost 410, a volume boost pedal that lets you switch the buffer circuit on or off.

Gretsch G6137TCB Panther in Flagstaff Sunset

Gretsch expands finish options for the G6137TCB Panther with the limited edition Flagstaff Sunset finish version.

Gibson DJ Ashba Signature Les Paul

Gibson unveils the DJ Ashba Signature Les Paul, a guitar that combines classic LP design with modern wiring mods.

Jackson Custom Shop Special Edition PC1 Ebony

Jackson Guitars expand their top-of-the-line Custom Select Series with the new JCS Special Edition PC1 guitar.

Epiphone Slash "AFD" Les Paul Performance Pack

Following up on their recent entry-level acoustic release, Epiphone unveils the Slash "AFD" Les Paul performance pack, featuring artist co-designed guitar, amp and accessories package.

EVH Stripe Series Circles Guitar

EVH Gear expands their Stripe Series with the new "Circles", based on the guitar that Van Halen used in their 1981 "Unchained" video.

Charvel Super Stock SD1 FR

Charvel introduces the limited edition Super Stock SD1 FR, featuring a striking Sunset Orange Flake gloss finish.

Vox Night Train NT15C1-CL

Vox gives the Night Train a classic twist with the new NT15C1-CL, featuring traditional exterior styling.

Gibson Les Paul All Wood

Gibson unveils the Les Paul All Wood, the latest iteration of their popular guitar with figured maple top and back.

Martin SS-OM42-14 Limited Edition

C. F. Martin & Co. introduces their latest limited edition guitar, the SS-0M42-14, limited to only 25 guitars worldwide.

Boss Waza Craft Super Overdrive SD-1W

Boss introduces a special "Waza Craft" version of the Super Overdrive pedal, said to be more versatile and responsive.

Epiphone PRO-1 Acoustic Guitars

Epiphone introduces the PRO-1 Collection, entry-level guitars geared toward making learning to play easier.

PRS S2 Singlecut Semi-Hollow

The PRS S2 Singlecut Semi Hollow completes the company's new trio of thinline guitars for their S2 series.

Alvarez MDA70

Following up on the revamp of their Masterworks series, Alvarez introduces the newly redesigned MDA70.

LTD Jeff Hanneman Tribute 2014

ESP Guitars pay tribute to the late Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman by releasing the limited edition LTD JH Tribute 2014 Urban Camo guitar.

Recording King RP1-16C Torrefied Top

Recording King introduces the RP1-16C Torrefied Top acoustic guitar, featuring heat-aged Adirondack spruce top.

The Loar LH-204 Brownstone

The Loar expands their parlor-size guitar line with the new LH-204 Brownstone, designed to provide vintage-style blues feel and tone.

Licensed Star Wars Guitar and Gear from Peavey

Peavey introduces a new line of licensed guitars and accessories that feature graphics based on the Star Wars franchise.

JHS Emperor Chorus/Vibrato Pedal

JHS unveils the Emperor pedal, a multi-voiced chorus and vibrato effect pedal in one, with tap tempo.

Martin 000RS25 Navojoa 25th Anniversary

C.F. Martin & Co. celebrates the 25th anniversary of their facility in Navojoa, Mexico with the new 000RS25 guitar.

LTD Ride The Lightning

ESP Guitars unveil the new LTD Ride The Lightning limited edition guitar, featuring a graphic finish that replicates the cover art of Metallica's second album.

PRS S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow

In line with the 1st Anniversary of their S2 Series, PRS introduces the S2 Custom 22 Semi-hollow, a dual humbucker thinline guitar with coil split.

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