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100 Year Old Salvador Ibanez Guitar Found Amidst Trash

A guitar picked up from a recycling tip for only of £5 was found to be a century old Salvador Ibáñez guitar valued at £4,000.

Red Hot Chili Peppers "Unplugged" at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers had a different kind of "unplugged" performance at the Super Bowl, and it has nothing to do with acoustics - they mimed their parts.

D'Addario Foundation Feature Young Classical Guitar Prodigies

Two young classical guitar prodigies, Junhong Kuang and Celil Refik Kaya, are set to perform at the Carnegie Hall.

Seymour Duncan and Knaggs Chesapeake Severn Tier 1 Guitar Giveaway

Knaggs Guitars and Seymour Duncan is giving away a Chesapeake Severn Tier 1 guitar with Antiquity Texas Hot pickups to one lucky fan.

Stolen Amp Retrieval Story Becomes a Social Media Hit

The retrieval of a stolen amp becomes a social media hit, thanks to funny fedora jokes that turned the serious story into an entertaining read.

Get Out of the Garage 2013 Contest

Get Out of the Garage is a competition that aims to discover and assist deserving independent artists by giving them a chance to record at the Converse Rubber Tracks Studio

Guthrie Govan Officially Joins Charvel

Charvel welcomes U.K. guitar virtuoso Guithrie Govan to their stable of artists, with future guitars already in development.

Playing Guitar During Brain Surgery

A man diagnosed with a neurological disorder recently played guitar during his "awake" brain surgery.

Rare Vox Guitar used by the Beatles sold at Auction for $408,000

Julien's Auctions kicked off their Music Icons 2013 auctions with a rare Vox Guitar played by both John Lennon and George Harrison.

Ray Manzarek from The Doors Has Died

Ray Manzarek, along with Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, and John Densmore was a founding member of The Doors. He has passed away at the age of 74.

Heavy Metal Degree Under Attack

New College Nottingham (NCN) is under attack by education campaigners for offering a two-year heavy metal degree.

Ultimate Eric Clapton Fan Prize Package

Fender honors Eric Clapton’s 21st studio album "Old Sock" by giving away the ultimate Clapton fan prize package.

The Institute 2013 Guitar Scholarship Winner

Luke Tarrant is awarded by the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance as the 2013 Higher Diploma Guitar Scholarship winner.

Jimi Hendrix Exhibit by Fender

Fender launches the Jimi Hendrix exhibit, a special section of the Fender Visitor Center that features Hendrix memorabilia.

Fender Custom Shop Showroom in Mexico City

Fender opened their first Custom Shop showroom in Mexico City on December 4, 2012, in partnership with Holocausto.

2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival and Clapton US Tour

Eric Clapton announced a major U.S. tour culminating into the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival, where iconic guitar players will play and jam.

The Fender Jaguar Story - 50th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar guitar, Fender shares the history of the guitar in detail.

Dunlop Rocktober 2012 Giveaway

Get a chance to win a complete guitar or bass rig by joining the Dunlop Rocktober 2012 Giveaway.

Haiti Recieves Guitar Donations form Godin

Godin Guitars team up with Arcade Fire band and fellow Montrealers to continue their charity work for the country of Haiti.

Cheap Guitar Parts at Guitarfetish Factory Buyout

Great news if you want to build your own guitar, Guitarfetish recently bought a warehouse worth of abandoned guitar parts that they are now selling for cheap.

Randy Rhoads Biography and Photo Book

Velocity Books brings us Randy Rhoads, a book that shows the life story of this phenomenal guitar player in vivid detail.

Guitarion - Mechanical Pick for Hemiplegics

Guitarion is a mechanical string "picker" that allows hemiplegics, people with unilateral (one side of the body) paralysis, to play the guitar with just one unaffected hand.

Dunlop Dirty Donny Ukulele Giveaway

Dunlop gives you a chance to win one of the two Kala Solid Acacia Ukuleles that are hand painted by Dirty Donny Gillies.

Gibson Settles with US Department of Justice on Lacey Act Violations: $600,000+ in Penalties

Gibson entered into a criminal enforcement agreement with the US Department of Justice, effectively admitting their Lacey Act violations.

Electric Guitar Wood Myth Busted?

After two months of testing, a La Trobe University researcher finds that electric guitar sound is unaffected by the body of the instrument.

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