Gear talk for the GAS-afflicted.

NEWS: Mesa Release Mark V *THIRTY FIVE*

NEWS: Mesa Release Mark V *THIRTY FIVE*

Nov 6, 2015

Hot on the heels of the universally beloved Mark V:25, Mesa have now released the new Mark V:35. It seems like only yesterday that I did the video comparison between the 25W mini-Mark and my go-to amp, its big brother the original Mark V: So what could they possibly gain by adding only 10W of output, you say? But wait, there’s more! Further to the 25, on...

The Winery Dogs announce new album – HOT STREAK!

The Winery Dogs announce new album – HOT STREAK!

Aug 14, 2015

The Winery Dogs Hot Streak Release Date: October 2, 2015 ABOUT THE ALBUM The HOT STREAK will continue this fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass). Their second appropriately titled, self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for release October 2 on Loud & Proud Records via RED (a division of...

ObsidianWire P- and J-Style Bass Solderless Wiring Harnesses!

Remember the solderless harness that I put on my Tele a few months back? Well, the clever folks at ObsidianWire are at it again, now with upgrades for the bassist who doesn’t want to get the soldering iron out! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ObsidianWire™ Releases Professional Grade Wiring Upgrades for Bass That YOU Can Install Un-Leash Your Tone without the...

Setting Fire To Stacey – Vital Signs Video Release

Setting Fire To Stacey – Vital Signs Video Release

Jun 25, 2015

My good friend Mark Hunter – occasional columnist and lover of all things John Petrucci – has released a shiny new video with his band, Setting Fire to Stacey!   Press Release: Today at 8pm Setting Fire To Stacey release their video for their single Vital Signs. The video was shot in Christchurch and Auckland across 2 weeks by Dreadstorm Media...

Behringer Acquire TC Electronic!!

If you thought Yamaha acquiring Line 6 was a shocker… MUSIC Group (the parent company of Midas, Klark Teknik, Turbosound, Behringer and Bugera) has announced that it has acquired TC Group (parent company of Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, Lake, TC Electronics, TC Helicon and TC Applied Technologies). “Since the acquisition of Midas, Klark Teknik and Turbosound, we...

**NAMM 2015** IK Multimedia – iRig Mic Field, Mic Studio and iRig UA for Android!

**NAMM 2015** IK Multimedia – iRig Mic Field, Mic Studio and iRig UA for Android!

Jan 22, 2015

iRigs are cool. They brought mobile guitar playing to the masses in a big way, allowing you to turn your cellphone into a towering half stack with the use of the iRig interface/adaptor. …unless you were an Android user, that is. Introducing the iRig UA for Android I dunno about you, but I cast off the tyranny of Apple pricing a long time ago, and never...

**NAMM 2015** Blackbird Guitars – Amazing Natural Composite Acoustic, the El Capitan

**NAMM 2015** Blackbird Guitars – Amazing Natural Composite Acoustic, the El Capitan

Jan 22, 2015

  Yep. That’s me, smiling like a dork. If you know me, you’ll know that I’m generally not that interested in acoustic guitars – but this offering from Blackbird Guitars out of San Francisco is pretty damn special. El Capitan So, Blackbird have been making carbon fibre composite guitars for a few years now. I remember seeing them in...

**NAMM 2015** Line 6 + Yamaha Crossover Revealed!!

**NAMM 2015** Line 6 + Yamaha Crossover Revealed!!

Jan 22, 2015

So, if you’re a gear geek like me you’ll know that a few years back, legendary Japanese instrument makers Yamaha bought over Line 6, the California-based pioneers who brought us into the age of amp modelling. There was some wringing of hands when that news broke, because, god love ‘em but Yamaha aren’t exactly the sexiest name in the...

NAMM 2015 – Kemper Profiler Remote

  The Profiler remote: One to rule them all – Rigs, FX and much more Well designed in a sturdy metal housing complimenting the look and feel of the Profiler the Profiler Remote connects via an included 7 meter/ 21 feet long Ethernet cable and draws its power from the Profiler, no extra power supply needed. The Profiler Remote features 4 direct connectors...

NEWS: DiMarzio Release John Petrucci Signature ClipLock Straps

Staten Island, N.Y., December 9, 2014 – DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of a signature ClipLock® Quick Release Guitar Strap specially designed for and with John Petrucci, Dream Theater guitarist extraordinaire and esteemed DiMarzio endorser. John Petrucci is a longtime user of our ClipLock® Quick Release Guitar Straps, and we are delighted to release a...

NEWS: PRS Announce Piezo-Loaded Singlecut – the P245

I’m a big fan of the PRS Singlecut. It’s one of the few Les Paul-derived body shapes that I find to be aesthetically pleasing, and the original model Singlecut that I own (before all the model names started becoming alphanumeric codes like SC245) is one of the most kick-ass “Les Pauls” that I’ve ever owned. Thus it was with great...

NEWS: Tech 21 Release the Richie Kotzen Flyrig – RK5!

NEWS: Tech 21 Release the Richie Kotzen Flyrig – RK5!

Nov 19, 2014

Tech 21’s portable direct all-in-one rig has been a hit since being released earlier this year at NAMM. And for good reason – it’s a great concept, wrapped up in a sleek housing, and it’s portable as all heck. Sadly I’ve yet to be able to get my hands on one… but now there’s something cooler to GAS for! Here’s the...


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