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Building the ESP Custom Shop “Ghost Soldier” – Video

Fascinating stop motion clip shows the intricacies of building a custom shop model by hand

 

Ever wonder how guitars in a custom shop are built? Now’s your chance to find out with this cool time lapse video released by the ESP Custom Shop depicting the making of the ESP exclusive “Ghost Soldier” model.

 

The video, which was shot at the ESP Custom Shop in Tokyo, shows the process of building… Read More

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Jimi Hendrix “Starting at Zero” – Video

Jimi tells his own story in new biography comprised from interviews

 

Bloomsbury Publishing have released a new unique new “autobiography” on Jimi Hendrix that uses the late guitarist’s own words to tell his life story.

 

Starting at Zero: His Own Story employs interviews and personal writings, allowing Hendrix to recount his all-too-short life, even though he died more than 40 years ago.

 

The book features an introduction from Peter Neal, who made Experience, the first… Read More

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Joe Bonamassa and Zakk Wylde “Crossroads” Live in L.A. – Video

Two guitar legends team up for a blistering version of blues classic

 

Joe Bonamassa and Zakk Wylde, two modern day guitar legends on one stage together at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles belt out this blistering version of the Robert Johnson blues classic “Crossroads.”

 

Check it out!

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Blackstar Drops Teaser Video for New Amp Line

Intriguing new amp series from Blackstar teased in new clip

 

Blackstar amplification has published a clip previewing a new line of amps that will likely be unveiled at the 2014 NAMM Convention later this month.

 

Although little is revealed in the video, what can be heard of the amp is definitely intriguing.

 

Check it out!

 

 

For more information, visit Blackstar’s official website.

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Electro-Harmonix Soul Food Overdrive/Distortion – Video

Cool new transparent overdrive pedal from EHX

 

Looking for a cool pedal that will lend your guitar sound a new edge in the coming year?

 

Then check out the new Soul Food Overdrive pedal from Electro-Harmonix, a transparent overdrive that will fatten up your tone without compromising it or altering it.

 

Housed in a compact, stylish package, the Soul Food utilizes boosted power rails that allow for more headroom and has a tone palette ranging from clean… Read More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches

 

Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More

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