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Reverend Billy Corgan Signature BC-1

Reverend Guitars and Smashing Pumpkins' frontman unveil the new chambered body Billy Corgan Signature BC-1 guitar.

Washburn Apprentice Series

Washburn Guitars expand their entry level guitar offering with the new Apprentice Series acoustic-electric guitars.

John Petrucci Signature Cry Baby Wah JP95

Jim Dunlop and virtuoso John Petrucci team up to create the new JP95 Signature Cry Baby Wah, fine tuned to meet the needs of prog metal shredders.

Ernie Ball James Valentine Signature Guitar

Ernie Ball Music Man in conjunction with Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine unveils the new Valentine signature guitar.

Gretsch G2622T Streamliner Center-Block

Gretsch recently brought back their affordable Streamliner line, and the G2622T Center Block is part of this new release.

TC Electronic Ditto X4 Looper

TC Electronic expands their Ditto pedal line up with the new X4 version, with more features and looping possibilities.

Fender Paramount Series Acoustics

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) have a new acoustic guitar line called Paramount, traditional styled instruments with all solid tonewood bodies - all of which are competitively priced.

Fender The Edge Strat

U2's iconic guitarist The Edge is the latest artist to co-design a signature guitar with Fender, and the Stratocaster is his instrument of choice.

NAMM 2016 Cool Guitar Gear Roundup

With so many new products at this year's Winter NAMM, going through all of them can get a bit tedious, so we have come up with a list that features our favorite guitar gear.

Orange O Bass - NAMM 2016

Orange Amplification introduces the O Bass, a 4-string electric bass guitar designed with retro style and sound in mind.

The Best Guitar Pedals by Effects Category

We are constantly researching the best effects of all types, and for the first time we bring all of that information together in one place with this roundup of the best guitar pedals in each effect category.

Randall KH103 - Kirk Hammett Signature Amplifier

Randall Amplifiers introduce the KH103, Kirk Hammett's all-tube, 3 channel, 120 Watt signature amplifier head.

Washburn Heritage Series Acoustic Guitars - NAMM 2016

Washburn Guitars unveil their new Heritage line, an expansive collection of acoustic guitars that cover multiple wood configuration and shape.

RJ Super Vintage 5-in-1 Guitar - NAMM 2016

The RJ Super Vintage is an electric guitar that can switch between five popular guitars without built-in DSP modeling.

Cort Frank Gambale Signature Acoustic Guitar

Cort assimilates another popular guitarist into their fold, and unveils the new Frank Gambale Signature Model acoustic.

Vox Starstream Type-1 Modeling Guitar - NAMM 2016

Vox unveils the Starstream Type-1, a dual humbucker guitar equipped with built-in instrument modeling.

Peavey MiniMega Bass Amplifier Head

Peavey releases the MiniMega, a lightweight and portable 1000 Watt bass amplifier head that weighs in at just 9 lbs.

EHX Soul Pog

Electro-Harmonix unveils the Soul Pog, a hybrid of their two popular pedals, the Sould Food Overdrive and the Nano Pog Polyphonic Octave Generator.

Cordoba Leona Series Parlor Guitars - NAMM 2016

Cordoba unveils new Leona Series steel string parlor guitars, with unique Spanish-inspired design.

The Best Nylon String Guitar Roundup

Here is our updated list of the best nylon string guitars for 2016, sorted into three price brackets to help you find one that suits your budget and playing style.

Guild Starfire VI - NAMM 2016

Guild reintroduces the Starfire VI, the flagship model for their double cutaway semi-hollow electric guitar line.

Roundup of the Best Fuzz Pedals

Although sometimes interchanged with overdrive and distortion, fuzz is distinct from the two. It offers more dynamics than distortion, and more grit than overdrive, and it is well deserving of a spot on your pedalboard. Here we feature the best modern and classic fuzz pedals available in 2016 so you can pick one that fits your style.

Keeley Gold Star Reverb

Keeley Electronics introduces the new Gold Star Reverb effect pedal, featuring three distinct reverb modes inspired by studio reverb units.

The Best Electric Guitars Under $1000

The $1000 price range is the sweet spot for finding great guitars with exceptional value. Here you will find the best budget-friendly workhorse guitars in this price range, particularly those that come close to more expensive models, without the hefty price tag.

Best Portable Bass Amp

Carry convincing and inspiring bass tones with you wherever you go, see our updated list of highly recommended portable bass amps.

Best Acoustic Guitar Amp

We have taken a good look at the best acoustic amps, amplfiers with "wooden hearts" that faithfully reproduce minute details of your acoustic guitar sound and playing.

Sonoma WireWorks GuitarJack Stage and StudioJack Mini

Sonoma WireWorks introduces their latest studio quality multi-platform audio interfaces, the GuitarJack Stage and the StudioJack Mini.

Epiphone "1939" Century Lap Steel

Epiphone introduces the "1939" Century Lap Steel, a re-issue of the company's art deco inspired Hawaiian lap steel guitar.

Yamaha RevStar Series

Yamaha unveils the new RevStar Series, featuring seven solidbody electric guitars inspired by '60s era racing motorbikes.

Bedell Bahia Dreadnought

Bedell Guitars introduce the new Bahia Dreadnought, featuring naturally cured half-century old Brazilian rosewood.

Gibson Alex Lifeson Double Neck

Gibson unveils the Alex Lifeson Double Neck, a replica of Rush guitarist's own EDS-1275 Double Neck from the '70s.

EHX 720 Stereo Looper

EHX introduces the 720 Stereo Looper pedal, with up to 12 minutes (or 720 seconds) worth of stereo recording time.

Breedlove Legacy Concert Koa LTD

Breedlove expand their Legacy series with the new Legacy Concert Koa LTD, featuring solid koa back and sides.

Roland JC-40

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Jazz Chorus amplifier series, Roland introduces the JC-40 combo amplifier.

Mojotone Quiet Coil Pickups

Mojotone releases Quiet Coil, a new Strat style pickup that has the same look and tone without the noise.

Keeley Electronics Multi Echo ME-8

Keeley Electronics unveil the Multi Echo ME-8 effects processor, a compact pedal that houses eight of the company's popular time-delay effects.

Blackstar Tone:Link Bluetooth Dongle

Blackstar introduces Tone:Link, a Bluetooth audio receiver that adds wireless connectivity to amps with line-in ports.

Fender Mike Campbell Heartbreaker Guitar

Fender unveils the Custom Shop Mike Campbell Limited Edition "Heartbreaker" Guitar, a meticulous recreation of Campbell's original Broadcaster.

Catalinbread Adineko Oil Can Delay

Catalinbread introduces the new Adineko Oil Can Delay pedal, based on oil can echo units from the '60s.

PRS SE 277 Semi-Hollow Soapbar

PRS Guitars introduces a new baritone electric guitar, the new SE 277 Semi Hollow Soapbar.

JHS Crayon Pedal

JHS introduces the Crayon pedal, a stripped down version of the Colour Box, with the same direct-to-console fuzz.

Peavey Classic Series Updated

Peavey revamped their popular all-tube amplifier line, Classic Series, now with improved and more efficient components.

Three New Vox VTX Amplifiers

Vox expands the Valvetronix Series with three new combo amplifiers, all of which feature multi-stage tube preamp and digital amp modeling capabilities.

iRig Acoustic

IK Multimedia unveils the iRig Acoustic, a portable usb microphone interface that's especially tuned for acoustic guitars.

Keeley Seafoam+ Chorus Pedal

Keeley Engineering introduces the Seafoam+ Vibrato Chorus Pedal, featuring the company's new DSP platform that can be tuned to work for Guitar and Bass.

Epiphone Les Paul Custom 100th Anniversary

Epiphone celebrates the 100th birthday of Les Paul with the new Ltd Ed Les Paul Custom 100th Anniversary Outfit.

eTipbook Guitar Apps

Looking to buy guitar gear? Here are three eTipbook apps that can help you in picking up your next guitar, bass and other related gear.

EHX Cock Fight Pedal

Electro-Harmonix introduces the Cock Fight pedal, a filter effect stompbox that gives you the sound of a cocked wah.

Best Flanger Pedal Roundup

Add excitement to you're guitar sound by employing quality flange effect. From subtle swirl to uninhibited jet like swoosh, these highly recommended flangers will help you break out from the usual clean and overdriven guitar tone.

Gibson Nick Lucas Grande

Gibson just unveiled their 2016 lineup of guitars, which includes the limited run Nick Lucas Grande with its English walnut back and sides.

IK Multimedia iRig Pro Duo

IK Multimedia releases the iRig Pro Duo, a mobile dual-channel audio/MIDI interface with multiple OS compatibility.

Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster

Fender drops a big surprise for the coming holidays, unveiling the highly anticipated Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster.

Willcox Atlantis Thinline HexFX Edition with Optical Pickups

Willcox Guitars introduces the Atlantis Thinline HexFX, featuring an optical pickup and a 13-pin DIN connector.

Paul Brett Signature Viator Travel Guitar with USB

Vintage Guitars introduces the Paul Brett signature travel guitar VTR800PB-USB "Viator", featuring classic looks with modern USB connectivity.

MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive Pedal

Dunlop releases the MXR EVH 5150, a compact stompbox that gives you Van Halen's sought after overdrive tone.

Michael Kelly Mod Shop 55

Michael Kelly Guitars introduces the new Mod Shop 55, a modern recreation of Tele style guitar from the mid '50s.

The Best Electric Guitar Kits To Build

Tired of the same production line guitars that everybody's using? Standout from the crowd by building your own personalized instrument. Check out these excellent DIY electric guitar kits, which you can build, modify and finish to create your very own "signature" axe.

Peter Frampton "Phenix" 1954 Les Paul Custom

Gibson introduces the Peter Frampton "Phenix" 1954 Les Paul Custom, only available in very limited numbers.

The Best Acoustic Guitar Straps

Don't wait until your beloved instrument falls on the floor, or worse, on your toes, secure your guitar with a functional and stylish strap. Listed below are some of the best acoustic guitar straps available that we categorized based on their form and functionality.

Yellow Jackets Tube Converters Website Update

Yellow Jackets have updated their website, now with more detailed specifications on their Tube Converters.

Best Blues Amp Buyer's Guide

With so many amps to choose from, getting the right blues amp can be a little daunting. Thankfully modern day amp manufacturers continue to make reproductions of classic amps that iconic guitarists of the past actually used. And since these amps worked for them, you can trust these classics to provide the same sonic quality that inspired you to take up the blues.

The Best Travel Guitars: Acoustic & Electric

In today's mobile world, keeping your chops up and working on musical ideas can be a challenge if you'll be carrying a regular sized guitar. For this reason, we have selected the best acoustic and electric travel guitars that can accompany you everywhere you go, and allow you to make music regardless of where you are.

Ibanez Paul Waggoner PWM-100

"Between the Buried and Me" guitarist Paul Waggoner has a new Ibanez signature guitar, the PWM-100.

Gifts for Guitar Players

Continuing our yearly tradition of helping fellow guitarists receive great presents for the holiday season, we have updated our list of recommended Christmas gifts for guitar players. So if you are wondering what to give that special guitar player in your life, heed our advice and check out these guitarist-approved suggestions.

Vintage V6P and V6H Guitars

Vintage introduces new V6P and V6H electric guitar models, both available in hardtail and vibrato tail versions.

EVH 5150III 15W LBX Head

EVH Gear joins the "lunchbox" trend with the 5150III LBX Head, a compact 15W version of the popular 5150III amp.

MannMade Intonatable Stoptail Bridge

Mann Made introduces the updated Intonatable Stoptail Bridge, now with pre-slotted saddles designed for Gibson and PRS stoptail guitars.

10 of the Best Guitar Cables

When you consider how much time and effort you put into getting your rig to sound just the way you want, it makes sense to ensure your guitar cables are also up to the job - after all they're an important part of the tone chain. Also remember that occasionally things will go wrong, so always carry at least one spare cable to gigs and rehearsals.

TC Electronic Sentry Noise Gate

TC Electronic expands their TonePrint line yet again, this time with a versatile noise gate pedal, the Sentry Noise Gate.

Orange Micro Dark

Orange Amplification expands their "Dark" series with a miniature hybrid tube/solid-state version, the Micro Dark.

The Top 10 Best Compressor Pedals

Although the same volume balancing principle is used by all of these pedals, their approach, methodology and flexibility can vary. As such, your needs will depend on your playing style, be it versatility or simplicity and modern transparency or vintage style "warm" compression. Whatever your preference maybe, you will find a fitting compressor pedal right here in this list.

KHDK Ghoul Screamer

Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and his recently launched company KHDK introduces the Ghoul Screamer Overdrive Pedal.

Recording King Wood Body Resonator Guitars

Recording King unveils four new wood body resonators, the RR-51, RR-55, RR-61 and RR-65, all of which feature old school resophonic designs.

Fender Acoustic Pro and Acoustic SFX Amplifiers

Fender expands their acoustic amplifier line with two new sleek looking amps, the Acoustic Pro and Acoustic SFX.

TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor

TC Electronic expands their TonePrint line of pedals with the new HyperGravity Compressor, a versatile and compact compressor pedal.

Tone Wizards eBook

Here's a book for tone freaks and gear heads, "Tone Wizards: Tone Wizards: Interviews With Top Guitarists and Gear Gurus On the Quest for the Ultimate Sound".

The Best Wireless Guitar System Review

With these reliable and high fidelity wireless guitar systems, you can enjoy the convenience of not being tied to an amp, without compromising sound quality. So free yourself from the hassle of setting up and dealing with cables.

100 Year Old Salvador Ibanez Guitar Found Amidst Trash

A guitar picked up from a recycling tip for only of £5 was found to be a century old Salvador Ibáñez guitar valued at £4,000.

JHS Muffuletta Distortion/Fuzz

JHS Pedals pay tribute to classic dirt pedal circuits with the new Muffuletta, a six-in-one distortion/fuzz effect unit.

The Best Loop Pedal Roundup

Here is our presentation of the best loop pedals, top shelf stompboxes that will let you create complicated soundscapes or setup impressive one-man-band performances.

B.C. Rich NJ Retro Series

BC Rich guitars unveils the NJ Retro Series, inspired by the classic '80s NJ models that were built in Nagoya, Japan.

Ibanez Artwood Vintage Mahogany Sunburst Guitars

Ibanez Guitars expand their popular Artwood Vintage line with new solid mahogany topped models that are finished in vintage sunburst.

EHX KEY9 Electric Piano Machine Guitar Pedal

Electro-Harmonix introduces the KEY9 Electric Piano Machine, a pedal that emulates multiple electric piano sounds.

MXR Iso-Brick Power Supply

MXR introduces the Iso-Brick Power Supply, designed to power various types of pedals with 10 fully isolated outputs.

MOD Kits DIY Ring Resonator Deluxe

MOD Kits DIY introduces the Ring Resonator Deluxe, a Do-It-Yourself pedal kit with analog octave-up and fuzz effect.

Ibanez Mick Thomson Signature MTM1BK

Ibanez introduces the MTM1BK, the latest iteration of the first signature guitar they created for Slipknot's Mick Thomson.

Ibanez SR500TFF and SR505TFF Bass

Ibanez expands their SR500 Series with two new models, the 4-string SR500TFF and 5-string SR505TFF.

The Best EQ Pedal Roundup

We bring you the best EQ pedals for guitar, tone sculpting machines that give you ultimate control over your sound.

Ernie Ball Music Man St. Vincent Signature

Ernie Ball Music Man introduces the St. Vincent Signature, co-designed by Grammy-award winning guitarist Annie Clark.

Carl Martin Andy Timmons Signature Compressor/Limiter

Carl Martin unveils the Andy Timmons Signature Compressor/Limiter, combining two compressors in one pedal.

The 7 Best Acoustic-Electric Guitars Under $500

We bring you our updated roundup of the Best Acoustic Electric guitars under $500, featuring practical workhorse guitars that make every single penny count.

The 7 Best Cheap Acoustic Guitars Under $200

Whether you're looking for a student guitar, or simply a low-cost alternative to your main instrument, you'll find exactly what you need here in the $100 to $200 price range from the most dependable acoustic guitar companies.

Vintage V7HTBB 7-String Guitar

Vintage introduces the V7HTBB, an affordable double cutaway 7-string guitar with lightweight poplar body.

The Best Delay Pedals for Guitar

Here is our recommended list of the best delay pedals, whether you are looking for the inspiring warmth of analog delays or you need the precision and versatility of digital delays, you can find what you want in this list.

Breedlove Oregon LTD Myrtlewood

Breedlove introduces Limited Edition Oregon Series guitar with native Myrtlewood for the top, back and sides.

PRS SE Custom 22

PRS Guitars expand their popular SE guitar line with the SE Custom 22, providing vintage tone and feel at a more accessible price point.

EHX Silencer

Electro-Harmonix announces the availability of the new Silencer, a versatile noise reduction pedal with gated effects loop.

Godlyke Pivot-All 180-Degree Rotating Plugs

Godlyke, Inc. announces the release of the new Pivot-All plug, with an innovative design that can rotate 180 degrees.

Tyyster Pelti - Sheet Metal Body Guitar

Tyyster Guitars high-end line of instruments include an interesting guitar called Pelti, which has a sheet metal body.

Reverend Guitars Donated to Notes for Notes

Reverend donated instruments to "Notes for Notes", a program that operates after-school free recording studios.

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