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The Rock Science Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary Board Game
By Alex Baker
Marshall amplification recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as the leading name in electric guitar amplification. To honor the esteemed British amp makers, Rock Science released the Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary board game on December 1. The game is available, both online and at Guitar Center locations across the country.
Contained in a box designed to look like a Marshall amp head,… Read More
Analog tube overdrive sound comes in cool retro stompbox
By Alex Baker
Looking for that perfect holiday gift for the guitarist who has everything? Maybe you should consider the FAT Drive Pedal from Pigtronix.
If you’re looking for classically overdriven blues guitar tone with rich saturation and an abundance of analog warmth (and who doesn’t like analog warmth at the holidays?) this is a great pedal for you. Pigtronix take a futuristic approach to analog and the FAT Drive features multiple… Read More
Compact guitar amps that pack a mighty punch
“Be prepared to catch your chin before it hits the floor.” That how Phil Jones Amps describes the powerful impact of its compact amps series for bassists and guitarists—They are really amazing—We were really impressed by the volume tine and overall quality of these briefcase sized amps, worthy of your consideration.
According to the Phil Jones Amp website: “….. you might not use this amp for the next Woodstock. For the next small to medium size gig? You certainly… Read More
Female rock icon’s signature model unveiled by Fender Custom Shop
by Alex Baker
The instrument is available in an ultra-limited edition run, with only 60 of them having been made. One was signed by Crow herself and donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation as part of… Read More
Rancid frontman partners with Fender for Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model
By Alex Baker
Fender Guitars has announced the release of the new Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model. The guitar was in fact produced in partnership with the heavily-tattooed Rancid frontman and was actually modeled after his original ’70s Fender acoustic (see video above).
For a guitar that was designed by the leader of a Read More
“The 1608,” Bon Iver’s custom whiskey barrel guitar
Love guitars, Bon Iver, whiskey and charity? So do we. This beautiful guitar pictured above, known simply as “The 1608″ was designed by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver fame.
Perhaps even better, the guitar was crafted almost entirely with white oak wood from authentic Bushmills Whiskey Barrels. But what really ties this beautiful instrument together are the bottle cap control knobs.