A week prior to the Winter NAMM show, the Gibson stand at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas unveiled a new Gibson double cutaway solidbody electric guitar that looks more like a Paul of the Reed Smith variety than the Les.
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Yamaha TransAcoustic Guitar Generates Reverb and Chorus Without Amp or External Effects One of the coolest devices introduced at the 2016 Summer NAMM show is now shipping to musicians everywhere. It’s the TransAcoustic guitar from the Yamaha Corporation of America, and it is a game changer! From the company: TransAcoustic technology vastly expands the capabilities, […]
D’Addario has teamed with global recycling organization TerraCycle to provide a the world’s first safe and independent way to recycle and upcycle instrument strings.
I personally got to see Scott perform only once, with Stone Temple Pilots at the Pershing Center in Lincoln, NE in 2010. It was truly one of the best shows I have even seen, and I’m happy that I got to see him in that light, and in all his glory. He will be missed….
Goodbye To Gravity guitarists Vlad Telea and Mihai Alexandru were among the 27 people who were killed by a fire in Bucharest nightclub Friday, October 30.
In 1972, on the Sunset Strip at a club called the Rainbow Bar & Grill, the Hollywood Vampires were born in the upstairs bar. Three years ago, Alice Cooper and good friend Johnny Depp got together and decided the spirit of the Hollywood Vampires should live again.
In addition to the price reduction, Gibson is set to ditch such 2015 design updates as the Zero nut, Les Paul commemorative headstock inlay and the installation of automatic tuning machines on every guitar.
According to their website, the Fusion Duo Electric Guitar will feature built-in speakers, amp, recording, apps, and more thanks to being the world’s first and only iPhone-integrated electric guitar that has a built-in amp and high-powered speakers.
For those who are nostalgic for the original videos, Marks has begun uploading them to YouTube.
Journalist David de Sola will release “Alice in Chains: The Untold Story” on August 4. The book’s entire first chapter can be read on the Macmillan web site.