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The Jimi Hendrix Winterland Exclusive Giveaway

UPDATED: Fender is giving away the four-CD Jimi Hendrix Winterland deluxe-edition box set to 15 lucky winners.

Creators of Chaos Sweepstakes

D'Addario, in association with Ibanez, Planet Waves, Pro-Mark, and Pearl, has announced it's new sweepstakes promo - Creators of Chaos.

Better Way to Install a Bigsby Tremolo on your Stop Tailpiece Guitar: Towner Vibrato Retrofit Kit

This handy little invention by Christian James Towner solves the two major problems that can occur when you try to install a Bigsby Tremolo.

Guitar Pickups Explained

by Kurt PrangePassive (i.e. battery-free) electric guitar circuits are relatively simple and the possibilities for customization are endless.

Gibson Raided by US Federal Agents Again!

It seems Gibson can't catch a break when it comes to the Authorities and the tone woods they source overseas.

Guitar Toilet Seats - Accessories Gone Mad?

Apparently Roy Rogers, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings all have these common.

Film of the Fender Factory in 1959

I found this fascinating video of a Fender Factory Tour filmed in 1959.

First Impressions of Steve Vai's New Guitar TV

Guitar TV went live on the interwebs a week ago, and so far it looks pretty good.

The Noel Redding Interview Experience DVD

Jimi Hendrix died. But before he died, he had a band called the Jimi Hendrix Experience which had a bass player by the name of Noel Redding.

Peavey v Behringer/The Music Group Legal Maneuverings Continue

Last week we brought you news of the lawsuit The Music Group filed against Peavey - now Peavey has hit back and The Music Group are claiming a win.

The MUSIC Group Files Suit Against Peavey Electronic Corporation

It's not everyday we receive press releases like this one. I won't add any editorial comment, but if you search for "music group v peavey" or something similar, you'll find this is not the first legal issue to arise between these two companies.

KOZM Guitars - Digital Lutherie

Last week I discovered KOZM Guitars from Portland, Oregon (USA), and after looking through the description on how they use CAD/CAM to design and build guitars, I invited them to send me a detailed background story.

Advice from 10 Guitar Greats

It’s reassuring to know that even Jimi Hendrix considered giving up guitar and that the great Chet Atkins believes that your best bet for success is to simply pay your dues.

Another way to approach Guitar Chord Progressions

If you're like me, you sometimes get in a bit of a rut on the fretboard.

D’Addario Gives Extra Push to Guitar.com's TAB Generator

Guitar.com recently launched their new legal TAB service, and D’Addario are lending a hand to try and generate participation by giving away free guitar string sets to users.

Fender Bling

When I woke up this morning the first thing I said to myself was, "I wish I had some expensive Fender cufflinks".

Top 50 Guitar Riffs of All Time

Gibson have finished the final 10 in their series of top guitar riffs, but should all of these be in the list? Are they all genuine riffs?

Guitar Shop TV - Watch the Trailer

Guitar Shop TV is a new online show for guitarists, with much higher production values than your typical YouTube guitar channel.

Epiphone Vintage Collection - Pre-1957 Epiphone Instruments

I just discovered an interesting mini-site today published by Epiphone - "The Vintage Collection" which boasts The World's Largest Collection of Pre 1957 Epiphone instruments.

The Les Paul Story

Les Paul was part Rube Goldberg and part Thomas Edison — a blend of whacky inventor and genius whose impact on the world of music was so deep and profound that he is one of the few creators who has a permanent exhibit on his life and works at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Guitar Speaker Power Handling

by Kurt Prange The power rating of a guitar speaker is an indication of how much power it can handle without being damaged thermally or m

Interview with Addicted to Pain’s Leo Curley

By Greg Prato Managing to combine the sounds of ‘80s era first-wave thrash and ‘90

The Tremma - Vibrato for Electric Guitars

While flicking channels last night I came across an episode of 'The New Inventors', which is a show where 3 new, never before seen inventio

Interview with Heaven Below’s Jesse Billson

By Greg Prato 'Our sound encompasses the best parts of our influences,' explai

Design And Build Your Own Tube Guitar Amp

By Kurt Prange Why Tubes? If you’re not an electric guitar player or if you’re just starting out, you migh

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