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TC Group is For Sale

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

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.

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.

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.

Led Zeppelin Face Plagiarism Lawsuit for Stairway to Heaven

Led Zeppelin is in plagiarism trouble yet again, this time for allegedly lifting the famous intro of Stairway to Heaven from an obscure instrumental called Taurus.

The Edge and Bono of U2 Join Fender Board

The Edge and Bono help Fender's rehabilitation efforts by joining the corporation’s board of directors.

Guitar Center and Music Group Break Up

Guitar Center decided to terminate their 20-year relationship with music gear manufacturer Music Group.

Fender Sells Guild Brand to Cordoba

Cordoba Music Group announces intent to purchase the Guild guitar brand from Fender.

Bid on Beatles' 1962 Rickenbacker 425 Guitar

A number of Beatles memorabilia will go to the highest bidder at Julien's Auctions Music Icons 2014, most notable of which is Beatles used Rickenbacker.

Fender Ends Ovation USA Production

Fender is set to end the production of US-made Ovation guitars in their New Hartford Connecticut facility.

The Ultimate Custom Taylor Sweepstakes

In celebration of Taylor Guitars' 40th anniversary, one lucky fan will have his dream custom guitar built for free!

MXR 40th Anniversary Distortion+ Giveaway

MXR continues their extended 40th anniversary celebration by giving one lucky fan a vintage 1976 Distortion+ pedal.

ESP Tombstone Case

Tombstone Case Company is ESP's newest division, tasked to create a new line of graphic-designed guitar cases.

Taylor Road Show 2014

Taylor Road Show returns for 2014, touring the US and Europe with the brand's experts and latest guitars.

USB HD Modeling Guitar Pick

April 1, 2014, Fort Wayne, Indiana – It’s a common problem among guitar players: a thin pick sounds best for rhythm strumming and funk. But a heavy pick works well for lead playing.

Modern Guitar Rigs 2nd Edition

Hal Leonard Books has published the 2nd edition of Modern Guitar Rigs, with updated information on setting up advanced guitar rigs.

Fender American Design Experience - Design Your Guitar or Bass Online!

The American Design Experience is Fender's online electric guitar and bass designer, featuring four of their most popular models: The Stratocaster, Telecaster, Precision Bass and Jazz Bass.

MXR 40th Anniversary Legacy Documentary

MXR celebrate their 40th anniversary by launching a series of mini-documentary videos that showcase their history.

Ernie Ball's Battle Of The Bands

Ernie Ball's Battle of the Bands is now accepting submissions for two new contests, with an endorsement deal and over $15,000 worth of gear at stake.

Stolen $25,000 Les Paul Recovered with the Help of Social Media

Social media is making it harder for thieves to keep their loot, case in point is the recovery of a $25,000 (AUD) Les Paul that was stolen from a guitar store.

Jensen Launches New Website

Jensen Musical Instrument Speakers announce the launch of their new interactive website - Jensentone.com

Fender Stratocaster Turns 60!

2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Stratocaster. In line with this, Fender takes us back through time to share how the Strat continues to affect our musical landscape decades after it was first released.

Line 6 Now Under Yamaha

Music gear giant Yamaha announces acquisition of popular amp and effects modeling manufacturer Line 6.

Guitar Effects Pedals - The Practical Handbook

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.

Supro Amps Re-Imagined

Absara Audio LLC, the parent company of effects manufacturer Pigtronix, has acquired the Supro amp and guitar brand.

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