Fretlight Guitar releases the FB-525, their first electric bass guitar with their LED lit fretboard technology.
Cordoba Guitars expand their "crossover" appeal by offering a thin neck option to two of their popular nylon string guitars.
Shecter unveils the Hellraiser Hybrid Collection, guitars that fuse the best features of their Hellraiser and SLS models.
Mesa Boogie's Randall Smith worked with Carlos Santana to create the Limited Edition King Snake 1x12 combo amplifier.
Taking the G3 idea to the next level, Joe Satriani enlists the help of Paul Gilbert, Andy Timmons and Mike Keneally to create the G4 Experience Guitar Camp.
Guitar Effects Pedals : The Practical Handbook is the latest release from Backbeat Books, an updated and expanded version of the guide created by Dave Hunter.
Absara Audio LLC, the parent company of effects manufacturer Pigtronix, has acquired the Supro amp and guitar brand.
Gibson announces the various changes that they will be implementing to their 2014 electric guitar production line.
Majik Box announces its latest hand-made pedal, the Bipolar Fuzz, featuring two distinctly voiced fuzz tones.
Paul Reed Smith shared his interesting "Subtractive Theory" on guitar design at the TEDxMidAtlantic 2013 event.
Positive Grid announces the availability of JamUp Plug HD, their next generation iOS audio interface for guitar.
The Hammer Jammer is a picking mechanism that hammers on the strings to give you a unique percussive sound.
Koch releases the 45W Jupiter 2x12 combo, a boutique style amp with modern features driven by two 12AX7 tubes.
Takamine adds two new solid-top acoustic bass guitars to their G Series lineup, the GB72CE and GB30CE.
Here are more tempting Black Friday deals from Sweetwater, this time we look at guitars, amps and a guitar stand.
Relive the best performances of Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 with the recently released DVD, CD and Blu-Ray sets.
Taylor unveils the T5z, a hybrid hollow body guitar that plays and feels like electric, while carrying acoustic sounds.
The Thoroughbred series are classic-inspired guitars that feature modern playability and tone, the Stealth model comes in elegant black satin finish.
Band Industries' Roadie is a mechanical tuner that pairs with an iOS/Android app to automatically tune your instrument.
Sweetwater gave us the go signal to tell you about their Black Friday special deals where you can save up to 83%!
D&A Guitar Gear introduces the Icestand, a portable guitar stand that looks like it was carved from ice.
Electro-Harmonix introduces the Nano Big Muff Pi, a smaller pedalboard-friendly version of their popular fuzz pedal.
Larrivée is set to shut down their Canada-based facility as they move their entire production line to California, USA.
Takamine Guitars expand their G series yet again, unveiling three new classical and three classical-cutaway models.
MXR Custom Shop unveils the limited edition Phase 99, featuring two Phase 90 circuits in one pedal.
Positive Grid enters the iOS amp modeling arena with the new BIAS app, an amp modeler, designer and processor in one.
ESP Guitars announce the upcoming opening of their first-ever USA-based factory at North Hollywood, CA.
Jon Gomm is the guitar world's version of a 'triple threat' - he is a brilliant Guitarist, Composer, and most importantly he's an amazing Live Performer.
Backbeat Books introduce the Rolling Stones Gear, a book that provides a detailed look at all the instruments used by the Stones.
Fender expands their high-end acoustic line with the new Kingman Pro Custom Bolt-On, a modern version of the '60s era Kingman dreadnought.
Henretta Engineering launches eight new "No-Knobber" pedals, micro-sized handmade effects that have... no knobs!
Perri Ink unveils the Mojave and Capistrano, single-pickup custom guitars designed to rock while keeping it simple.
Visual Sound expands their line of stompboxes with the new VS-XO, featuring two separate Overdrive effects in one unit.
The Graham Coxon Telecaster is back in production, featuring the same design as approved by the guitarist that is popularly known for his work with Blur.
JHS introduces the new Panther Cub Delay, featuring eight Bucket Brigade chips with up to 1.1 seconds of delay time.
Mesa Boogie introduces the new Recto-Verb 25 guitar amp, a 2-channel combo/head tube amp with built-in reverb.
Reverend announces the availability of the Tricky Gomez LE, the limited edition version of their retro-looking semi-hollow guitar with Bigsby tremolo.
Another standout from Fender's latest batch of guitars is the Vintage Hot Rod '50s Telecaster, combining vintage design with modern modifications.
Digitech is now set to release the RP-360, an affordable and compact multi-effect pedal for electric guitars.
EVH Gear announces the new USA made Wolfgang Custom Deluxe, featuring modern design with classic feel and looks.
Singapore based guitar manufacturer Maestro Guitars introduce 7 new models that feature "double top" construction.
As the 20th year of Gibson Custom draws to close, they introduce an accurate reissue of the 1959 Les Paul Standard.
Seymour Duncan unveils the Dirty Deed Distortion, a wide-range dirt pedal that covers distortion, fuzz and overdrive.
Fender introduces the Avril Lavigne Newporter, an acoustic guitar that matches the artist's punk and pop charm.
Wampler Pedals introduce the Ace Thirty, a stompbox with sounds based on the popular Vox AC-30 amplifier.
Tone Max starts a Kickstarter campaign to fund their upcoming Titanium Guitar Picks that feature different styles.
Fender expands their unique looking Pawn Shop Special amps with the release of the new 9 Watt tube amp "Ramparte".
Eastwood Guitars release limited run Airline Map electric guitars in Sunburst finish, with only 16 made in production.
Fender introduces the Vintage Hot Rod '60s Stratocaster, a US-made electric guitar that combines vintage aesthetics and modern modifications.
Strymon unveils the BigSky pedal, featuring twelve studio-quality reverb effects produced via SHARC DSP.
Fender updates the Deluxe Lone Star Stratocaster, featuring Texas special single coils and a Twin Head humbucker.
To celebrate the release of Rocksmith 2014, they have teamed up with Epiphone for a year long raffle with monthly prizes.
MXR announces a new Custom Shop pedal, the La Machine, a fuzz pedal that reproduces '70s era fuzz tones.
Fender introduces the CD-140S VA acoustic guitar, featuring a hinged neck that lets you fold the guitar for easy storage.
Ernie Ball announces the worldwide availability of the Most Valuable Pedal (MVP), an active volume pedal with 20dB Boost.
Gibson introduces 1961 Les Paul Tribute, a guitar based on the first iteration of the SG.
Gretsch expands their thinline series with the new G5620T-CB Electromatic, featuring a solid spruce center block.
Tune your guitar using your phone or tablet with our selection of powerful and convenient guitar tuner apps.
Electro-Haronix expand their zero-moving-parts Next Step series with the new Slammi polyphonic pitch shifter pedal.
Kauer Guitars is planning to release new guitars at the coming NAMM show, and the new Acadian thinline jazz guitar caught our attention.
You don't have to spend big bucks to improve your tone, check out these impressive electric guitar pickups that you can get reasonably cheap.
Gibson unveils the new Zakk Wylde Moderne of Doom Signature guitar, featuring a unique asymmetrical shape.
Effectrode is now selling the new Helios Fuzz pedal, featuring tube gain stages followed by a crystal diode circuit.
Fender releases the limited edition Beggars Banquet Telecaster with Rolling Stones imagery, only available from Amazon.com.
The MXR Super Badass Distortion is a versatile wide gain range distortion unit designed for creating personalized tones.
IK Multimedia introduces the iRig BlueBoard, a wireless MIDI controller pedalboard for iOS devices and Mac.
Empress Effects introduces the Nebulus pedal, a 4.5 by 3.5 inch pedal that features vibrato, flanger and chorus effects.
In line with their 25th anniversary celebration, Bogner releases the Helios amplifier, featuring modified "Plexi" tones.
Fender welcomes three new "Silverface" remakes, the ’68 Custom Princeton Reverb, ’68 Custom Deluxe Reverb and the ’68 Custom Twin Reverb.
Just a few months after releasing the Rosso Corsa Les Paul, Slash gets another signature guitar - the Vermillion Les Paul.
Electro-Harmonix expands Next Step Effects line with the new Crying Bass, a wah pedal with fuzz effect for bassists.
TC Electronic updates the TonePrint Editor software to version 2.0, featuring improved preset management.
Fender brings back the Squier '51, featuring the same affordable price and design that helped attract its cult following.
Moog Music Inc. launched the new Minifooger effects series, five compact stomp boxes that use 100% analog circuitry.
Reverend Guitars add two new finish options to their contoured bolt-on electric guitar, the Kingbolt.
EHX unveils the OD Glove pedal, a compact MOSFET-based overdrive/distortion pedal that features a wide gain range.
Jay Turser Guitars introduces three new '60s era inspired guitars, featuring vintage surf and garage rock designs.
Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump demos the latest white incarnation of his signature model Stump-O-Matic G5135CVT-PS.
The M-III guitar, Gibson's take on the sharp and shred-friendly design trend of the '90s, is now back in production.
Gibson Custom continues its 20th Anniversary celebration, this time featuring a triple humbucker remake of the 1957 Les Paul Black Beauty.
Railhammer expands their humbucker pickup series with the new Gnarly 90 pickup, based on P90 pickups.
Gibson introduces the Midtown Kalamazoo, a modern recreation of the '50s era Byrdland guitar, featuring "split-coil".
For the benefit of all those newcomers who are concerned that they are merely playing the mighty 7 like their old 6 and that they feel they ought to be doing more 7-specific work...
It's getting around to that time of year again, so we have taken it upon ourselves to inform the wider community about the best gift ideas for guitar players
Photographer and author Lisa S. Johnson releases 108 Rock Star Guitars, a book for guitar and photography fans that feature intimate portraits of guitars owned by iconic players.
Source Audio introduces the Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler pedal, featuring a collection of O.F.D. effects - Overdrive, Fuzz and Distortion.
Vox brings back their odd shaped classic electric guitar - the teardrop shaped Mark III and the pentagon shaped Mark V.
Continuing their metal flake trend, Reverend releases limited run Silver Metal Flake Pete Anderson Signature guitars.
After three years of development and testing, PRS and David Grissom introduce the DG Custom 30, DG Custom 50 and DG Custom 2x12 cabinet.
Line 6 introduces the POD HD Pro X rack-mountable amp & effects modeler, featuring upgraded DSP.
C.F. Martin & Co. continue their hotel and resort partnerships, featuring a new venture with Ace Hotel London Shoreditch.
I read Mike Overly's bit about modes in an earlier edition of GNW. I thought my 7 string major scale modes template might be of some interest to those privileged few that wield 7 strings.
There are so many great techniques that have been invented on the guitar over the past 35 years that some of them just fall through the cracks and nobody really thinks about them anymore.
DigiTech introduces its latest compact and affordable guitar multi-effects pedals, the Element and Element XP.
Gibson Brands continue to roll out their expansion plans, this time setting their eyes on Cakewalk Inc.
Here's one for the geeks in the house...
Fender expands their affordable Modern Player series with another classic remake - the Coronado.
DiMarzio and John Petrucci introduce the new Illuminator humbucking pickups for 6-string and 7-string electric guitars.
Orange Amplification launches their own blog, featuring gig reports, artist news, gear information and more.
Peavey introduces a new line of affordable acoustic electric guitars, with the DW-3 as its flagship model.
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