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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.

Vox AC4C1-12 Mini Tube Combo Amp

Vox introduces the AC4C1-12, a 4 Watt all-tube combo amplifier based on the popular Vox AC30.

Yellow Jackets NOS Tube Converter

Modify your amp with the Yellow Jackets NOS Tube Converter, for use with EL34, 6L6, 7027 or 6V6 output tubes.

Boss Waza Craft Blues Driver BD-2W

Boss introduces the Waza Craft Special Edition Blues Driver pedal, featuring all analog circuitry and dual voicing.

Blues Guitarist Johnny Winter Passes Away at 70

Blues guitarist, singer and producer Johnny Winter passed away at the age of 70 on July 16, 2014.

Roland Blues Cube Stage - 2014 Summer NAMM

Roland introduces the 60-Watt amp Blues Cube Stage, a blues-friendly addition to their popular Cube amp series.

Korg SDD-3000 Programmable Digital Delay

Korg introduces the SDD-3000, a programmable digital delay pedal developed with the help of U2 tech Dallas Schoo.

Mesa/Boogie CabClone

Mesa/Boogie unveils the CabClone, a stand-alone passive load box, cabinet simulator and direct recording interface.

Silent Guitar Buyers Guide

Silent Guitars are acoustic or electric guitars that are stripped down to bare essentials, even the body becomes optional.

PRS S2 Mira Semi-Hollow

PRS introduces the S2 Mira Semi-Hollow, a thinline double cutaway guitar with low output humbuckers.

Tele Servo Bender - Guitar and Pedal Steel Hybrid

The Tele Servo Bender has generated quite the buzz in Reddit's guitar section and it's easy to see why, this DIY guitar features four servo motors that bends the A, D, G and B strings via foot pedals.

Epiphone Ceramic Plus Humbuckers

Epiphone unveils the Ceramic Plus humbucker, a high output pickup designed for modern metal and rock.

Eastman E1000-M and E2000 Parlor Guitars - Summer NAMM 2014

Eastman Guitars expand their 00 Series of Parlor style guitars with two new models, the all mahogany E1000-M and Red Spruce/Rosewood model E2000.

PRS SE Kestrel Bass

The PRS SE Kestrel Bass is one of the first two basses to ever come out of the company's affordable SE product line.

Gibson Explorer 120

Gibson Guitars add the iconic Explorer to their 120th Anniversary limited edition guitars, aptly named Explorer 120.

Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive Pedal

Seymour Duncan unveils the 805 Overdrive Pedal, featuring active 3-band EQ and wider gain range.

T-Rex Quint Machine

T-Rex Effects introduce Quint Machine, an octave pedal that provides octave up, octave down and fifth up harmonies.

Fender Micro ABY Pedal

Fender introduces the Micro ABY pedal, one of the four new micro-sized pedals from the famous guitar gear maker.

Roland Cube-10GX Amplifier

Roland introduces the new Cube -10GX, a compact amp with COSM amp modeling and recording.

The 11 Best Overdrive Pedals

Compared to hard-clipping fuzz and the harsher sounding distortion pedals, the overdrive pedal is warmer and tamer.

Eastman Ray Benson Signature - Summer NAMM 2014

Eastman Guitars introduce the T486-RB Ray Benson signature, a double cutaway semi-hollow with Lollar pickups.

Positive Grid Bias Desktop

Positive Grid unveils the Windows and Mac OS X plug-in versions of their innovative amp designer and modeler Bias.

PRS SE Kingfisher Bass

PRS unveils the SE Kingfisher bass guitar, a dual humbucker double-cutaway 4-string bass with swamp ash body.

Cordoba GK Pro Maple

Cordoba unveils the latest addition to their premium Luthier series, the GK Pro Maple nylon-string guitar.

T-Rex Diva Drive

T-Rex Diva Drive is the brand's latest overdrive pedal, a compact dirtbox that lets you blend in your clean tone.

PRS Custom 24 Semi-Hollow

For the first time in PRS history, their flagship Custom 24 guitar comes with a semi-hollow body with f-hole.

Gibson SG Standard 120

Gibson Guitars celebrate their 120th anniversary with the new limited run SG Standard 120, featuring commemorative details.

Tanglewood Java Series TWJD and TWJD-CE

Tanglewood Guitars introduce new solid cedar top acoustics to their mid-priced Java Series, the TWJD and TWJD-CE.

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