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Vancouver guitar manufacturer unveils new line of Avenger baritone guitars
By Alex Baker
Jericho Guitars has unveiled its new line of Avenger baritone guitars. The Avenger comes equipped with a 27-inch scale that’s been optimized for standard tuning as well as drop tunings as low as drop G.
“This is not your daddy’s guitar,” explains Dave Muselman of Jericho Guitars. The instrument features… Read More
Is Yngwie still God? See for yourself in this video him shredding onstage at the Beale St. Int’l Music Festival
By Alex Baker
Not only does it seem that the Swedish guitar hero’s formidable guitar chops remain well intact, but he also seems to have hardly aged a day since he burst into the scene in the early 1980s with Graham Bonnet in Alcatrazz. Granted, the sound in this clip… Read More
Spiralfire is an alternative rock outfit from Carrboro, NC that rose from the ashes of a breakup suffered by lead singer Sinclair Vernon. Enlisting guitarist Riley Miller, bassist Keith Lewis, guitarist Dom Ciampa, and drummer Manny Parial, Vernon formed Spiralfire, a sonically sophisticated alt-rock band with influences like Smashing Pumpkins, Garbage, and Soundgarden. The band has recently finished their first full length recording and is poised for big things in 2013. Check out their video for “Road Rising.”
Alice Sweet Alice is a band from Kansas City that fuses innovative hard rock with electro and elements of post punk to create their own uniquely contemporary rock sound. This eclectic assemblage of musicians is co-fronted by female vocalist/keyboardist Ali Kat, and bassist/vocalist Scott Martinez. Also in the lineup are drummer/vocalist Billy Brown, and lead guitarist Ron Bales. The band has been around since 2007 and are in the process of… Read More
Led by charismatic singer/guitarist Hunter Kennedy, Seven Story Fall are a pop punk outfit from Wayne, MI. The band have live shows and festivals regionally, recorded and released three digital EPs, and garnered press coverage in the likes of AP Magazine, Detroit Free Press, New Music Shelf, and Wayne Memorial Newspaper. Although the band’s lineup has changed numerous times throughout the years since being… Read More
Eastern inspired guitar effects pedals with classic rock tones
By Alex Baker
Budda Amplification has unveiled a new line of boutique effects pedals inspired by themes of Eastern spirituality. The line consists of the Samsara Delay, the Om Overdrive, the Karma Chorus, the Chakra Compressor, and the Zenman Overdrive/Boost. All the units are housed in durable heavy-duty steel casing and sport mystical Eastern artwork.
The Om Overdrive provides a cutting,… Read More