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Ibanez reveals new Iron Label guitars for 2017

Ibanez reveals new Iron Label guitars for 2017

HOT NEW IRON LABEL MODELS FOR 2017 NEW PICKUPS OPTIONS, BODY STYLES & MORE! As the Iron Label series has grown in popularity, it has evolved from austere, no-frills, nothing-but-metal machines, into something much more. Over the past few years, this budding series has emerged from the shadows and grown to include a variety of models designed to reflect the ever-changing trends and styles influencing today’s metal players. You won’t be disappointed in what the NEW 2017 Iron Label line-up […]

Jackson introduces new signature series

Jackson introduces new signature series

Jackson Artist Signature guitars and basses bear the names, preferred features and personalized touches of a select group of metal’s finest and most acclaimed players worldwide. They’re designed in conjunction with Jackson’s master builders as the ultimate expression of the artist’s talent and style. Beginning with the legendary Randy Rhoads (with whom Jackson history began in 1980) and encompassing molten modern master such as Mark Morton, Phil Collen, Adrian Smith, Scott Ian, Phil Demmel, Chris Beattie, David Ellefson, Chris Broderick […]

NAMM 2017: Fender Custom Shop Commemorates 30th Anniversary

NAMM 2017: Fender Custom Shop Commemorates 30th Anniversary

In honor of Fender Custom Shop’s 30th anniversary, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) and its guitar luthiery pioneers have reunited for 2017 Fender Custom Shop Founders Design: eight guitars, each designed by one of eight visionary Founding Master Builders who kick-started the iconic Custom Shop – known as the “dream factory.” One of the most exclusive and coveted collections in the Shop’s history, only 30 units of each design will be built by a team of artisans at Fender Custom […]

IK Multimedia announces Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube now available

IK Multimedia announces Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube now available

IK Multimedia is proud to announce that Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube is now available for Mac and PC from participating retailers worldwide, the IK Multimedia web store, and from the AmpliTube Custom Shop. Fender Collection 2 for AmpliTube brings seven of Fender’s dream machines – some of the most toneful and genre-defining amps from the dawn of rock and beyond – to AmpliTube, providing spot-on recreations of the glorious tweed amps and more from the ’50s and ’60s. Included […]

Epiphone Introduces The Brendon Small “Snow Falcon” Flying-V

Epiphone Introduces The Brendon Small “Snow Falcon” Flying-V

Epiphone presents the new Ltd. Ed. Brendon Small “Snow Falcon” Outfit, the second signature guitar for Dethklok creator Brendon Small, featuring the historic Flying V profile in a one-of-a-kind Snow Burst finish plus Gibson® Burstbucker™ humbuckers with coil-splitting, KillPot™ switch, LockTone™ bridge, Stopbar tailpiece, and Grover® Rotomatics™ machine heads plus a Premium Custom Fitted Gigbag. Brendon Small is the co-creator and comedic–and musical–imagination behind Dethklok, the virtual metal band featured in the hit animated program produced by Adult Swim, Metalocalypse. […]

Stan Lee Autographed Flying V Guitar Set for Auction

Stan Lee Autographed Flying V Guitar Set for Auction

All music-loving attendees of Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con will be heading to the Main Stage of the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 PM where one lucky convention-goer will become the owner of a Gibson Flying V signed by Stan Lee – all courtesy of the Los Angeles Comic Con and Guitar Center. The one of a kind electric guitar will be auctioned off by the Los Angeles Comic Con with all proceeds generated […]

Ace Frehley of KISS Joins the Newest Episode of Guitar Moves on Noisey

Ace Frehley of KISS Joins the Newest Episode of Guitar Moves on Noisey

Check out the newest episode of Guitar Moves, spotlighting KISS’s very own Ace Frehley. Matt Sweeney joins Ace at Electric Lady Studios in New York where KISS recorded some of their first demos that led them to fame. In this short video, Noisey began to learn how the guitarist helped establish KISS as one of the most recognizable rock bands of the last 50 years. Ace showcases his signature guitar move, the dinosaur bend and shreds an impressive guitar solo in this episode […]

Epiphone’s Never Before Heard Interview With Les Paul

Epiphone’s Never Before Heard Interview With Les Paul

Les Paul: The Wizard In His Own Words Epiphone’s long friendship with The Wizard of Waukesha began around 1940 when Les used the Epiphone factory as his personal workshop to create what no other instrument company –including Gibson or Epiphone– believed could succeed in the marketplace: a solid body guitar. Check out the interview here

Backbeat Books Releases DeLuxe Paperback Edition of Les Paul in His Own Words

Backbeat Books Releases DeLuxe Paperback Edition of Les Paul in His Own Words

In 2009, the legendary Les Paul passed away at the age of 94. In celebration of his life, Les Paul in His Own Words, capturing Paul’s own reflections on his remarkable inventions and guitar playing, was published in a high-end collector’s edition. On June 9, 2015, a yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of Les Paul was launched nationwide. Backbeat Books is pleased to celebrate the legend once more in the first-ever paperback edition, Les Paul in His Own Words: […]

Schecter Guitar Research Announces World-Wide Distribution Deal With Zakk Wylde And Wylde Audio

Schecter Guitar Research Announces World-Wide Distribution Deal With Zakk Wylde And Wylde Audio

Schecter Guitar Research and Wylde Audio announce signing a world-wide distribution deal.   Schecter will distribute Wylde Guitars, the creation of legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), via their distributor network covering over 70 countries, which also includes handling fulfillment of the guitars in the USA. “We are extremely proud to be working with Zakk and Wylde Audio on this endeavor,” states Schecter Guitar Research Executive Vice-president Marc LaCorte. “Zakk has been incredible in recognizing what he wanted […]

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