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ESP USA Horizon II

ESP updates the USA made Horizon II electric guitar for 2015, now featuring a sharper six-a-side headstock shape.

Fender Contender Challenge

Fender and Country Summer music festival announces the Fender Contender Challenge, a talent competition open for country music acts.

Pilgrim Mayflower Deluxe VPG900N

John Hornby Skewes and Paul Tebbutt join forces yet again for a new acoustic guitar release, the Pilgrim Mayflower Deluxe VPG900N with solid cedar top and contoured fiberglass body.

EHX Bad Stone Phase Shifter

Electro-Harmonix brings back the Bad Stone Phase Shifter, now available in a compact modern diecast stompbox format.

PRS S2 Vela

PRS expands their S2 line with the new S2 Vela, the company's first production model with an offset body shape.

Framus Legacy Acoustic Guitar Series

Framus launches Legacy acoustic guitars, starting out with Dreadnought, Grand Auditorium, Folk and Parlor models.

Grundorf GMT-004 Guitar Maintenance Table

Now here is a nifty new gear for guitarists, techs and luthiers, the Grundorf GMT-004 Guitar Maintenance Table, a portable toolbox/guitar table.

Warwick Stu Hamm Signature Bass

Warwick unveil the Stu Hamm Signature Bass, a customized version of their Streamer Broadneck model.

GHS Thin Core and Thick Core Boomers

GHS expands their electric guitar strings offering with the new Thin Core and Thick Core Boomers, designed for two different playing styles.

Keeley Mini Katana Clean Boost

Keeley Electronics is now shipping the new Mini Katana Clean Boost, a miniature version of their popular Katana pedal.

Ibanez RC1320 Prestige Roadcore

Ibanez expands their Roadcore series with the Japan-made, Seymour Duncan equipped Prestige RC1320 .

Washburn Releases Five New Rover Travel Guitars

Washburn Guitars announces the immediate availability of five new Rover travel guitar models, three of which feature exotic wood.

Suhr Rufus ReLoaded Fuzz

Suhr Guitars further expands their line of effects with the new Rufus ReLoaded, a fuzz pedal with octave-up effect.

Gibson Trini Lopez ES-335 Ebony 2015

Gibson Memphis releases a limited edition Trini Lopez ES-335 for 2015, distinguished by its ebony finish.

EHX Good Vibes - Modulation Pedal

Electro-Harmonix unveils the Good Vibes pedal, the company's modern take on the '60s era Uni-vibe modulation effect.

Wampler Plexi-Drive Deluxe

Wampler introduces the Plexi-Drive Deluxe, an upgraded version of their popular overdrive pedal with improved tone shaping features.

The Contortionist II DIY Fuzzbox

Mod Kits DIY introduces the Contortionist II, a pedal building kit that will let you create an all-analog fuzz box.

Keeley Aurora Reverb

Keeley Electronics introduces the Aurora Reverb pedal, featuring three essential reverb modes - Room, Hall and Plate.

Digitech TRIO Band Creator

DigiTech introduces the TRIO Band Creator, a smart auto-accompaniment pedal that automatically generates bass and drum parts based on your playing.

Fender Tim Armstrong Ghost White Hellcat

The Fender Tim Armstrong HC, Rancid guitarist's signature acoustic-electric, is now available in limited edition Ghost White finish.

Guitar DI Box Recommendations

Spare yourself from unnecessary hassle and expand your connectivity options by having at least one DI Box packed with your gear. Be it in the studio or on the stage, the Direct Interface box, or sometimes called Direct Injection, works discretely to ensure your guitar signal is consistent, clear and going where it is supposed to, without you or the sound engineer worrying about it.

Gibson Les Paul Supreme 2015

Gibson's flagship model gets an update, here we look at what's new with the Gibson Les Paul Supreme 2015.

Gretsch G6120SH Brian Setzer Hot Rod

The Gretsch G6120SH Brian Setzer Hot Rod is now available in a new assortment of colors including standouts like blond and green sparkle finish.

Martin Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition

C.F. Martin & Co. unveil the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition, their 2nd collaboration with the popular singer-songwriter.

Ibanez EKM10T Eric Krasno Signature

Ibanez introduces the second Eric Krasno signature EKM10T, another double cutaway semi-hollow but priced lower.

Guitar Shaped Farmland in Pampas Argentina

The agricultural fields of Pampas, Argentina are home to a group of trees that form the outline of a guitar when viewed from above.

Seymour Duncan Studio Bass Compressor

Seymour Duncan introduces the Studio Bass Compressor, a soft-knee compressor effect pedal designed for bass guitars.

'Vo Wand - Handheld Synth and Sustainer for Guitar

Paul Vo is cooking another innovative guitar gear, the Vo Wand, an innovative handheld controller that manipulates string vibrations to produce synth like guitar sounds.

Suhr 2015 Collection "The One"

Suhr Guitars introduce the 2015 Collection "The One", a special limited run instrument that highlights the beauty of quilted maple.

Best Acoustic Guitar Tuner

This is your guide to the best tuners for acoustic guitars - it includes information on the major types of tuners and recommendations to help you find the tuner that will fit your needs.

Epiphone Blueshawk Deluxe

Epiphone introduces the Blueshawk Deluxe, a semi-hollow guitar that was previously part of Gibson's lineup.

Fender Classic Series '60s Jaguar Lacquer

The Fender Classic Series '60s Jaguar Lacquer is a modern reproduction of the original Jaguar that was first released in the '60s.

New Parlor Guitars Website has launched Parlor.Guitars, a website dedicated to traditional and modern small bodied guitars.

Martin 000-15M Burst

The Martin 000-15M Burst is the company's latest all-solid mahogany acoustic, wrapped in subtle sunburst finish.

Ibanez Paul Stanley PS120

Ibanez worked with Paul Stanley of Kiss to design and produce the Paul Stanley PS120, the artist's take on the exotic Iceman shape.

Duesenberg Alliance Series Joe Walsh

Duesenberg introduces the Alliance Series Joe Walsh, a double cutaway semi-hollow guitar built to artist specifications.

Roland Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule

Roland teams up with guitar tone wizard Eric Johnson to recreate his signature tones via the Blues Cube Tone Capsule.

EHX Octavix

Electro-Harmonix introduces the Octavix, a late '60s style octave-up effect pedal with built-in fuzz effect.

Line 6 Firehawk FX

Line 6 introduces a new multi-effects guitar processor that will combine modern wireless control convenience with their HD modeling technology, the Firehawk FX.

G&L MJ-5 5-String Bass

G&L introduces the MJ-5, a 5-string electric bass that combines traditional P/J style looks with modern active pickups.

Kim Breedlove Signature 25th Anniversary

Breedlove celebrates their 25th anniversary with a limited run release, the Kim Breedlove Signature, inspired by the first guitar they built.

Fender Dave Murray California Series Stratocaster - NAMM 2015

Fender teams up with the Iron Maiden guitarist yet again for another variation of the Dave Murray Stratocaster.

Hammond Leslie G Rotary Speaker Pedal - NAMM 2015

Hammond USA's Leslie G is a pedal that digitally emulates the rotary Leslie Speaker sound in a guitar friendly package.

Taylor Baby Series Guitars Updated - NAMM 2015

Taylor Guitars update the Baby Taylor Series, equipping them with the new Expression System Baby pickup.

Bugera T50 Infinium Tube Amp - NAMM 2015

Bugera expands their line of affordable tube amps with the T50 INFINIUM, a 50-Watt dual-channel amp head with reverb.

Gretsch Brian Setzer Nashville with TV Jones Pickups

Gretsch introduces the newly updated G6120SSL Brian Setzer Nashville, now with Brian's TV Jones signature pickups.

Line 6 Variax Standard - NAMM 2015

Line 6 unveils the result of the first major collaboration between Line 6 and Yamaha, the Variax Standard, combining Yamaha's craftsmanship and Line 6 instrument modeling technology.

Peavey 50th Anniversary Amps - NAMM 2015

Peavey unveils two limited edition commemorative amplifiers that will only be available for 2015, the 50th Anniversary 6505+ head and 50th Anniversary Classic 30 112 combo.

DOD Boneshaker Distortion - NAMM 2015

Harman Digitech introduces the DOD Boneshaker, a high-gain distortion pedal with versatile 3-band parametric EQ.

Alvarez Grateful Dead Series - NAMM 2015

Alvarez introduces the Grateful Dead Series signature guitars as part of the company's 50th Anniversary celebration, coincidentally, this year is also the band's 50th anniversary.

Orange Twister Cable - NAMM 2015

Orange Amplification unveils the Orange Twister Cable, featuring new technology that prevents cable kinks and tangles.

EHX Super Pulsar Tremolo Pedal

Electro-Harmonix unveils the Super Pulsar, a versatile tremolo effect pedal that comes packed with controls and features.

Cordoba GK Studio Limited - NAMM 2015

Cordoba introduces the GK Studio Limited, featuring Fishman Presys Blend Electronics and Ziricote back and sides.

Washburn WCG187CE 7 String Acoustic NAMM 2015

Washburn Guitars introduce the WCG187CE, a seven-string acoustic-electric guitar with beveled top at the lower bout and a belly cut on the back.

B.C. Rich Mockingbird Contour X - NAMM 2015

B.C. Rich introduces the Mockingbird Contour X, an improved production model version with handcrafted-like arched quilted maple top.

Godin Montreal Premiere Supreme - NAMM 2015

Godin Guitars introduce their latest thinline semi-hollow body guitar, the Montreal Premiere Supreme, in lightburst flame high-gloss finish.

ESP 40th Anniversary Ltd. Ed. Guitars - NAMM 2015

As part of their 40th Anniversary celebration, ESP is introducing five limited-edition models with detailed aesthetics.

Ibanez Steve Vai Jem 2015 Models - NAMM 2015

Ibanez unveils two additions to the popular Steve Vai Signature line, the affordable Jem Jr, and the blue floral Jem77P.

Martin Dreadnought Junior - NAMM 2015

Martin has just announced its line up of new guitars in time for the coming 2015 NAMM Show, the first one to catch my attention is the Dreadnought Junior, a miniaturized version of their most popular guitar shape.

Schecter Chris Poland Solo-6 FR Poltergeist - NAMM 2015

Schecter Guitar Research introduces the Chris Poland Solo-6 FR Poltergeist, a single cutaway classic looking guitar with modern hardware.

Yamaha Expands Pacifica Electric Guitar Line in the US - NAMM 2015

Yamaha's entire Pacifica line of guitars is now available in the US with three additional models: the 611, 510 and 311.

EHX Deluxe Electric Mistress XO

Electro-Harmonix updates their popular flanger pedal, the Deluxe Electric Mistress, now with modern die-cast housing and true bypass.

Kemper Profiler Remote

Kemper Amps welcome the new year with a new foot controller for their popular amp modeler, the Profiler Remote.

Tanglewood T3 Acoustic Amplifier - NAMM 2015

Tanglewood is set to unveil the latest addition to their amplifier line at the 2015 NAMM Show, the T3 acoustic amplifier.

Black Guild Starfire Guitars - NAMM 2015

Cordoba Music Group will be exhibiting Guild branded guitars at NAMM for the first time this year, and part of their display will be Guild Starfire Guitars in black finish.

Martin D-35 Brazilian 50th Anniversary - NAMM 2015

C.F. Martin & Co. celebrates the 50th anniversary of the D-35 model with a limited run edition, the Martin D-35 Brazilian 50th Anniversary guitar.

Epiphone Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Casino

Epiphone welcomes 2015 with a new limited edition signature guitar, the Gary Clark Jr. "Blak and Blu" Casino.

iRig 2 Guitar Audio Interface

IK Multimedia unveils the latest iteration of their popular guitar audio interface, iRig 2, with updated features and Android compatibility.

EHX Bass Soul Food

Electro-Harmonix follows up on their overdrive pedal with a low frequency friendly version, the Bass Soul Food.

T-Rex ToneTrunk Pedalboards - NAMM 2015

Danish guitar pedal manufacturer T-Rex Effects is set to unveil their redesigned ToneTrunk pedalboards at the upcoming 2015 NAMM Show.

Gibson Les Paul Traditional Mahogany Top

With so many variations, there is literally a Les Paul for everybody's taste, the latest of which is the Les Paul Traditional Mahogany Top.

ESP Tombstone Acoustic-Electric Guitars - NAMM 2015

ESP is debuting an entire new product line in 2015, the Tombstone acoustic-electric series, featuring their brand of edgy design and fast playability mixed with traditional building.

The Top Tremolo Pedals for Guitar

From adding subtle dynamics to your slow musical lines to going all out surf with your fast riffs, these top tremolo pedals are up for the job.

Hohner A+ 300 Series Dreadnought

Hohner adds two new full-sized dreadnought acoustics to their A+ Student line of instruments, the A+ 305 and A+ 355.

Rolling Stone Young Guns

Rolling Stone partnered with D'Addario to identify notable up-and-coming guitarists and feature them on the weekly Young Guns showcase.

T-Rex Nitros Pedal

T-Rex Engineering unveils the new Nitros, a hyper gain distortion pedal that comes with built-in 3-band EQ.

Seymour Duncan Retribution 7/8 Humbuckers

Seymour Duncan unveils the new Retribution active pickup, co-designed by Fear Factory's Dino Cazares available for 7 and 8-string electric guitars.

Bias Desktop Artist Amp Match Presets

Positive Grid updates Bias Desktop with new "amp matched" presets that were personally created by popular guitarists.

Fender Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass

Fender introduced their latest signature instrument, the Dee Dee Ramone Precision Bass, a modern reproduction of the bass he played with the popular punk rock band The Ramones.

Ultimate-Guitar Gets Flak for Pop-up App Download

Here's something interesting from Reddit, popular guitar tablature website Ultimate-Guitar received strong criticisms for their app download prompts.

PRS SE 30th Anniversary Custom 24

PRS Guitars introduce the SE 30th Anniversary Custom 24, a special commemorative version of one of their more popular and affordable models.

Gibson Bob Dylan Signature SJ-200

Gibson introduces two new Bob Dylan Signature guitars, the Autographed SJ-200 Collector's Edition and the SJ-200 Player's Edition.

EHX C9 Organ Machine

Electro-Harmonix releases another organ effect pedal for guitar, the C9 Organ Machine, featuring organ sounds from the late '60s and '70s.

PRS P245 - NAMM 2015

PRS Guitars introduce the P245, a classic style single-cutaway electric guitar with built-in LR Baggs/PRS piezo system.

Cort MBC-1 Matthew Bellamy Signature - NAMM 2015

Cort unveils the new MBC-1 Matthew Bellamy Signature, the result of collaborative work with the Muse frontman.

Gibson Firebird 7

Gibson introduces the Firebird 7, featuring the same neck-through-body design but with three ’57 Classic humbuckers.

Black Cherry Hollow Point Intonation System

Black Cherry introduces the Hollow Point Intonation System, a Floyd Rose Double Locking Tremolo add-on that simplifies intonation.

DigiTech Mosaic 12-String Effect

Digitech releases the Mosaic 12-String Effect, a pitch shifter pedal designed to emulate the sound of 12-string guitars.


AMPLIFi is now available in a compact amp head format, Line 6 names this new release as the AMPLIFi TT desktop guitar processor.

Eastwood Link Wray Tribute Guitar

Eastwood Guitars teamed up with UK based graphic artist Vince Ray to create and release the Link Wray Tribute guitar.

The Best Electric Guitars Under $1000

With improved technology and stiff market competition, the $1000 price range has become the sweet spot for finding great guitars with the best value.

Acoustic A40 and A1000 Combo Amplifiers

Acoustic Amplification expand their A-Series line with the A40 and A1000 acoustic instrument amplifier, with built-in EQ and effects.

Fishman Fluence Active Humbucker "Unwound" Pickups

Fishman is now shipping the new Fluence active humbucker line, featuring "printed" magnetic coils that mimic great sounding pickups..

Vox Mini5 Rhythm IV

Vox Amps expand their miniature amp line with the new Mini5 Rhythm IV, with new ivory finish and metallic front grille.

Keeley GC-2 Limiting Amplifier Compressor

Keeley Electronics releases the new GC-2 Limiting Amplifier, a modern compressor and hard-line limiter effect pedal.

Breedlove Stage Series 2015

Breedlove Stringed Instruments introduce the updated 2015 Stage Series acoustics, now with a new pickup system.

Reverend Charger 290 LE

Reverend Guitars unveil the Charger 290 LE, an upgraded limited run version of the Charger 290 guitar.

Sweetwater's 24-day Holiday Giveaway

Sweetwater is celebrating the Christmas season with a 24-day Holiday Giveaway, giving you a chance to win guitar and music production gear every day.

MXR Il Torino Overdrive

Jim Dunlop welcomes the Il Torino Overdrive to their MXR line, featuring switchable Boost and Overdrive modes.

Fishman Platinum Pro EQ Preamp Pedal

Fishman introduces the Platinum Pro EQ, the company's latest analog preamp unit housed in a pedalboard friendly box.

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