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Mesa Boogie CabClone released – load box + cab simulator!!!

The NEW CABCLONE™ – Cabinet Simulator with Built-In Amp Load & Headphone Output The CABCLONE™ is a passive Cabinet Simulator/Speaker+Mic alternative with a built-in Amp Load. It provides a direct interface of your guitar amp’s Speaker Output to the input of a mixing console, microphone preamp or even direct to your converters (recorder) with or...

PRS Guitars Introduces First SE Bass Models: the SE Kingfisher and SE Kestrel

PRS Guitars Introduces First SE Bass Models: the SE Kingfisher and SE Kestrel

Jun 25, 2014

(STEVENSVILLE, MD) June 24, 2014 – Welcome bassists. PRS Guitars is now offering its first two basses through the popular SE line: the SE Kingfisher and SE Kestrel. Designed in PRS’s Maryland shop, the Kingfisher and Kestrel both feature neck through construction for sustain and evenly balanced tone, but are very distinctive instruments. The SE Kingfisher is a...

What would Cacophony sound like today? Marty Friedman’s new track with Jason Becker – Horrors

What would Cacophony sound like today? Marty Friedman’s new track with Jason Becker – Horrors

May 28, 2014

MARTY FRIEDMAN – "HORRORS" Track Commentary Watch this video on YouTube Quote from Marty on the collaboration from his new album Inferno: “I wanted to have one song where [Jason and I] could collaborate, just like we used to collaborate together in CACOPHONY. And what he did was he gave me a bunch of his musical ideas to choose from, and I...

Seymour Duncan Releases The Vapor Trail Analog Delay

Seymour Duncan Releases The Vapor Trail Analog Delay The Vapor Trail is a true analog delay pedal using the famed Bucket Brigade Devices (BBDs), giving the pedal an authentic, vintage sound with warmth, fullness and depth, but with an immense clarity that keeps it from getting lost in the mix. Responsive modulation controls add shimmer and movement to your...

NAMM 2014 – Friedman Amplification releases Jerry Cantrell signature

Jerry Cantrell is a man renowned for his thick, grinding grunge tones with Alice in Chains. With the release of his new signature amp, from the god of amp modding Dave Friedman, you can only assume that this is going to be one kick ass motherfucker of an amp. I must admit that while 99% of the NAMM content on here is stuff that I’ve personally...

NAMM 2014 – Line 6 AMPLIFi: Revolutionary Or What?

NAMM 2014 – Line 6 AMPLIFi: Revolutionary Or What?

Jan 25, 2014

If you’ve been comparing the AMPLIFi to an Axe-FX, well, you’re wrong. That’s all I can say. I’ve heard a lot of chatter where people are saying, oh, it’s not as good as the Axe-FX, the tone-matching isn’t authentic, I’ll never ditch my Kemper for this POS, bla bla bla. Hey. Hey hey hey now. Cool your jets, hotshot. I...

NAMM 2014: ESP USA, E-II and LTD New Model Preview

NAMM 2014: ESP USA, E-II and LTD New Model Preview

Jan 11, 2014

ESP have just released images of their new models for 2014. No specs yet, but fun gear pics are better’n nothing! I’ll definitely be stopping by their booth at NAMM. ESP USA Remember how ESP is now debuting a USA factory? They all look very matte finished, which I dig. The new split-flag inlay for the Eclipse is a nice subtle differentiator from the...

Line 6 bought over by Yamaha?!

Line 6 bought over by Yamaha?!

Dec 21, 2013

CALABASAS, CA – 20.Dec 2013 – Yamaha Corporation and Line 6, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement for Yamaha to acquire Line 6, a leading manufacturer of innovative solutions for musicians. The acquisition expands Yamaha’s portfolio of modeling guitar processing products as well as pro-audio equipment, and offers new and exciting opportunities for...

New for 2014 – PRS Marty Friedman Signature Model!!

Boy, PRS have been busy! Hot on the heels of the announcement of the new high gain ARCHON amp, I got this press release in my inbox this morning:   PRS Unveils Revered Metal Guitarist Marty Friedman Signature Model (STEVENSVILLE, MD) December 18, 2013 – Paul Reed Smith Guitars is proud to welcome Marty Friedman – one of the most celebrated lead guitarists...

High-Gain: PRS Guitars Introduces the Archon Amplifier

(STEVENSVILLE, MD) December 17, 2013 – In the world of high-gain amplifiers, modern players demand aggressive overdriven tones and ample headroom with sparkling cleans. The new PRS Archon amplifier offers all of the above in a high-design 100/50-watt package (via a half-power switch). Greek for “ruler” or “lord,” the Archon has already earned the endorsement of...

NEW Mesa Boogie King Snake – Mark I Reissue!!

In 1971 at the crossroads of Vintage and Modern amplified guitar sounds stood two pioneers, Randall Smith and Carlos Santana, and the little amp that could… the Boogie®. The passion, creativity and dedication of these two artists intersecting at that revolutionary time in music history can only be called fate, and the resulting impact on the guitar’s...

ESP OPENING USA FACTORY!!!

ESP OPENING USA FACTORY!!!

Nov 20, 2013

Oh man. After all the confusion between the new E-II Standard (replacing the ESP Standard Series) and LTD Elite lines (and the comparison we recently did), ESP have dropped another bombshell – they’re moving to America! I’m not sure what to think about this. ESP have built a reputation around making some of the highest quality guitars in the...


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