Winter NAMM 2016

Not at The NAMM Show this year? We'll recap all that's new each day at show close so you won't miss a thing!
Not at The NAMM Show this year? We’ll recap all that’s new each day at show close so you won’t miss a thing!
The long-awaited Blueridge collaboration with John Jorgenson has arrived! Almost a year in the making, this Signature Model dreadnaught guitar is a must-see.
The long-awaited Blueridge collaboration with John Jorgenson has arrived! Almost a year in the making, this Signature Model dreadnaught guitar is a must-see.
Controlling your music while you're moving around with the BT-Pro Bluetooth DI from Radial Engineering. The BT-Pro pairs with Bluetooth to wirelessly connect your laptop, phone, or tablet.
Controlling your music while you’re moving around with the BT-Pro Bluetooth DI from Radial Engineering. The BT-Pro pairs with Bluetooth to wirelessly connect your laptop, phone, or tablet.
Dean Guitars - Dave Mustaine VMNT Holy Grail guitar with 24k gold leaf over red finish!
Dean Guitars – Dave Mustaine VMNT Holy Grail guitar with 24k gold leaf over red finish!
We're loving the Montreaux Burst ES-275 Figured from Gibson Brands! One of the 2016 Limited Run Models, this beauty features a zig zag tailpiece, gold hardware, ES-355 appointments, and richlite fretboard with MOP inlays.
We’re loving the Montreaux Burst ES-275 Figured from Gibson Brands! One of the 2016 Limited Run Models, this beauty features a zig zag tailpiece, gold hardware, ES-355 appointments, and richlite fretboard with MOP inlays.
Spotted at NAMM, Apex™ Tube Matching - the new proprietary, state-of-the-art power tube matching system from CE Distribution. Apex™ Tube Matching is performed entirely in-house using CE's custom-designed software testing and matching methodology.
Spotted at NAMM, Apex™ Tube Matching – the new proprietary, state-of-the-art power tube matching system from CE Distribution. Apex™ Tube Matching is performed entirely in-house using CE’s custom-designed software testing and matching methodology.
Nail that classic 90s sound right out of the box with the SalemFuzz HONEY BUNNY! New from PureSalem Guitars, this pedal will give you straight forward fuzz tones with a tight and meaty low end. It's the perfect rhythm fuzz!
Nail that classic 90s sound right out of the box with the SalemFuzz HONEY BUNNY! New from PureSalem Guitars, this pedal will give you straight forward fuzz tones with a tight and meaty low end. It’s the perfect rhythm fuzz!
Meet Supro's new Black Magick, a recreation of one of Rock & Roll music’s holy-grail amplifiers. This all-tube, high-gain blues machine harkens back to the dimensions, cosmetics and circuitry of the Supro amps from 1959, just like the one loaned by Jimmy Page to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.
Meet Supro’s new Black Magick, a recreation of one of Rock & Roll music’s holy-grail amplifiers. This all-tube, high-gain blues machine harkens back to the dimensions, cosmetics and circuitry of the Supro amps from 1959, just like the one loaned by Jimmy Page to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.
Is 2016 the golden age of rock? It sure feels like it with this Koll Duo Glide with gold/copper leaf finish! Designed with the mind and hands of Saul Koll, this beauty features a chambered korina body, maple top, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, a Schaller Signum wraparound bridge, and TV Jones Setzer Signature Fiter'Trons.
Is 2016 the golden age of rock? It sure feels like it with this Koll Duo Glide with gold/copper leaf finish! Designed with the mind and hands of Saul Koll, this beauty features a chambered korina body, maple top, mahogany neck, ebony fretboard, a Schaller Signum wraparound bridge, and TV Jones Setzer Signature Fiter’Trons.
Inspired by the classic sounds pioneered by players such as Chet Atkins and Eddie Cochran, the new Statesman LC, from Collings Guitars features a maple laminate body with a unique parallel trestle brace design.
Inspired by the classic sounds pioneered by players such as Chet Atkins and Eddie Cochran, the new Statesman LC, from Collings Guitars features a maple laminate body with a unique parallel trestle brace design.
Marchione Guitars are hand crafted in Houston, TX. Lucy and Stephen with their Premium Semihollow and 16" Premium Archtop.
Marchione Guitars are hand crafted in Houston, TX. Lucy and Stephen with their Premium Semihollow and 16″ Premium Archtop.
Fishman is celebrating 35 years in business with new products, partnerships, and artists, including Jennifer Batten, Devin Townsend, Greg Koch, and Stephen Carpenter.
Fishman is celebrating 35 years in business with new products, partnerships, and artists, including Jennifer Batten, Devin Townsend, Greg Koch, and Stephen Carpenter.
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick has teamed up withReverb.com to get some gems from his private collection into new hands.
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick has teamed up withReverb.com to get some gems from his private collection into new hands.
We think the new Julia from Walrus Audio sounds awesome!
We think the new Julia from Walrus Audio sounds awesome!
This special limited edition 500/1 Violin Bass from Hofner Guitars is designed by the legendary Klaus Voormann! It's one of only 60 available worldwide.
This special limited edition 500/1 Violin Bass from Hofner Guitars is designed by the legendary Klaus Voormann! It’s one of only 60 available worldwide.
From Buddy Holly to Billy Gibbons, guitar masters have always found their sound in Magnatone. We dig the Master's Collection. Do you?
From Buddy Holly to Billy Gibbons, guitar masters have always found their sound in Magnatone. We dig the Master’s Collection. Do you?
Big things are happening in the Danelectro booth at#NAMM2016. Including the first spruce electric (far left) and curve top (far right).
Big things are happening in the Danelectro booth at#NAMM2016. Including the first spruce electric (far left) and curve top (far right).
Spotted this Gibson custom shop Brian Ray Signature '63 SG with Bigsby while talking with Fred Gretsch.
Spotted this Gibson custom shop Brian Ray Signature ’63 SG with Bigsby while talking with Fred Gretsch.
Demeter is now offering a modern version of the VTDB-M-800D at a more competitive price with the same Demeter tone and power. Are you excited to try it?
Demeter is now offering a modern version of the VTDB-M-800D at a more competitive price with the same Demeter tone and power. Are you excited to try it?
Nothing says #NAMM2016 like the legendary John Page holding a John Page Classic Ashburn.
Nothing says #NAMM2016 like the legendary John Page holding a John Page Classic Ashburn.
Seems like everyone is a fan of the Fane-driven Fryette amps! Just ask composer, guitarist, and producer, David Torn.
Seems like everyone is a fan of the Fane-driven Fryette amps! Just ask composer, guitarist, and producer, David Torn.
As a lunchbox adaptation of their original pedals, the new 500 Series from JHS Pedals definitely gets us excited to pack our lunchbox and hit the studio!
As a lunchbox adaptation of their original pedals, the new 500 Series from JHS Pedals definitely gets us excited to pack our lunchbox and hit the studio!
It's not every day you run into one of the coolest bass players with the best beard! VG publisher Alan Greenwood posed with Lee Sklar at #NAMM2016.
It’s not every day you run into one of the coolest bass players with the best beard! VG publisher Alan Greenwood posed with Lee Sklar at #NAMM2016.
Get a look of this metal body USA Custom Shop Deluxe Wreath II from Recording King we spotted in The Music Link booth at #NAMM2016! The engraving definitely makes heads turn!
Get a look of this metal body USA Custom Shop Deluxe Wreath II from Recording King we spotted in The Music Link booth at #NAMM2016! The engraving definitely makes heads turn!
Seymour Duncan claims to have ended the quest for a pedal that truly sounds and performs like a high gain tube amp with the Palladium.
Seymour Duncan claims to have ended the quest for a pedal that truly sounds and performs like a high gain tube amp with the Palladium.
We asked the man behind Paul Reed Smith Guitars to show us a few of his personal favorites. One of his first grabs, this McCarty
We asked the man behind Paul Reed Smith Guitars to show us a few of his personal favorites. One of his first grabs, this McCarty
Four years, 70 prototypes, and one successful Kickstarter campaign later, the Thalia Capo is an aesthetically fresh and innovative way to make seamless one-handed key changes during songs.
Four years, 70 prototypes, and one successful Kickstarter campaign later, the Thalia Capo is an aesthetically fresh and innovative way to make seamless one-handed key changes during songs.
For bass players demanding well-defined clarity and stunning articulation together with a rich, full tone, Celestion's new PULSE Series of bass speakers deliver an ideal combination of responsiveness and rock solid low end.
For bass players demanding well-defined clarity and stunning articulation together with a rich, full tone, Celestion’s new PULSE Series of bass speakers deliver an ideal combination of responsiveness and rock solid low end.
DR Strings guarantees their new VERITAS acoustic strings to last up to four times as long as ordinary acoustic strings. Who's ready to put these strings to the test?
DR Strings guarantees their new VERITAS acoustic strings to last up to four times as long as ordinary acoustic strings. Who’s ready to put these strings to the test?
Over the past 100 years, the iconic Martin Dreadnought defined what an acoustic guitar can and should be. We caught up with the man himself while at #NAMM2016
Over the past 100 years, the iconic Martin Dreadnought defined what an acoustic guitar can and should be. We caught up with the man himself while at #NAMM2016
Introducing the latest member of the Strymon family! Aimed at juice-hungry stomps, the Zuma is one of two new power supply options from the company.
Introducing the latest member of the Strymon family! Aimed at juice-hungry stomps, the Zuma is one of two new power supply options from the company.
Fun fact: All Curt Mangan Strings are handcrafted with pride from the best American wire in Cortez, Colorado.
Fun fact: All Curt Mangan Strings are handcrafted with pride from the best American wire in Cortez, Colorado.
Here's your first look at the new Kenai T2 Double Purf in Sunrise from Knaggs Guitars, courtesy of Peter Wolf himself.
Here’s your first look at the new Kenai T2 Double Purf in Sunrise from Knaggs Guitars, courtesy of Peter Wolf himself.
It's pretty black and white in the Mad Professor#NAMM2016 booth. And we are digging the Old School and new super light 100W cabinets on display!
It’s pretty black and white in the Mad Professor#NAMM2016 booth. And we are digging the Old School and new super light 100W cabinets on display!
Keeley Engineering came to #NAMM2016 ready to do work! Their new Workstation Series features Tone, Mod, Super Mod, and Delay pedals.
Keeley Engineering came to #NAMM2016 ready to do work! Their new Workstation Series features Tone, Mod, Super Mod, and Delay pedals.
Check out the one-piece, quilted maple top on Kiesel Guitars 70th Anniversary K Series Guitar! Shown here with Kiesel Treated fingerboard, 7-piece neck, and mahogany body.
Check out the one-piece, quilted maple top on Kiesel Guitars 70th Anniversary K Series Guitar! Shown here with Kiesel Treated fingerboard, 7-piece neck, and mahogany body.
We're halfway through Day 3 of The NAMM Show! Let's celebrate with some Golden Era '55 Falcons from Gretsch.
We’re halfway through Day 3 of The NAMM Show! Let’s celebrate with some Golden Era ’55 Falcons from Gretsch.
A lot of colorful character in the Bare Knuckles#NAMM2016 booth! Makes it pretty hard to make a decision...
A lot of colorful character in the Bare Knuckles#NAMM2016 booth! Makes it pretty hard to make a decision…
It's too hard to choose between the Breedlove Oregon Concert Limited and Oregon Rogue, so we're not going to. We'll take both!
It’s too hard to choose between the Breedlove Oregon Concert Limited and Oregon Rogue, so we’re not going to. We’ll take both!
New for #NAMM2016: The Amptweaker JR Series distortion pedals, featuring TightMetal JR, TightRock JR, and TightDrive JR!
New for #NAMM2016: The Amptweaker JR Series distortion pedals, featuring TightMetal JR, TightRock JR, and TightDrive JR!
Lots of new and exciting things out of Electro-Harmonix this winter! The Soul POG multi-effect essentially combines two pedals - the Soul Food transparent overdrive and Nano POG - in one potent multi-effect. While the Lester G Deluxe Rotary Speaker and Lester K Stereo Radio Speaker provide two different options for putting the sound of a giant wood cabinet on a pedalboard.
Lots of new and exciting things out of Electro-Harmonix this winter! The Soul POG multi-effect essentially combines two pedals – the Soul Food transparent overdrive and Nano POG – in one potent multi-effect. While the Lester G Deluxe Rotary Speaker and Lester K Stereo Radio Speaker provide two different options for putting the sound of a giant wood cabinet on a pedalboard.
George L's original high end cable now comes in orange! Which begs the question, what is your color of choice?
George L’s original high end cable now comes in orange! Which begs the question, what is your color of choice?
Big Joe Stomp Box is changing the game with its new lithium smart battery for your pedal board. It comes complete with USB port and countdown features!
Big Joe Stomp Box is changing the game with its new lithium smart battery for your pedal board. It comes complete with USB port and countdown features!
Traveler Guitar has teamed up with ESP Guitars and the end result is the eye-catching Traveler Guitar LTD EC-1! Are you a fan?
Traveler Guitar has teamed up with ESP Guitars and the end result is the eye-catching Traveler Guitar LTD EC-1! Are you a fan?
Jimmy Vivino, guitarist, producer and band leader for Conan O'Brien, just picked up the red version of this metallic green Asher Rambler Resosonic guitar!
Jimmy Vivino, guitarist, producer and band leader for Conan O’Brien, just picked up the red version of this metallic green Asher Rambler Resosonic guitar!
Check out these Spectra Sonic Standard TPs with TV Jones T-Series Spectra-Flux Bridges and Necks.
Check out these Spectra Sonic Standard TPs with TV Jones T-Series Spectra-Flux Bridges and Necks.
Mojotone has taken its music industry expertise and applied it to its own line of premium quality, hand-crafted amplifiers with the MT Pilot, Hatteras, and Deacon. We got up close and personal with the new Mojotone Amps at #NAMM2016!
Mojotone has taken its music industry expertise and applied it to its own line of premium quality, hand-crafted amplifiers with the MT Pilot, Hatteras, and Deacon. We got up close and personal with the new Mojotone Amps at #NAMM2016!
Santa Cruz Guitar Co is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with amazing guitars, like this Custom FS Model. With a body binding, back strip, and peghead overlay made of entirely Koa, the Custom FS also boasts an Abalone rosette and top purfle.
Santa Cruz Guitar Co is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with amazing guitars, like this Custom FS Model. With a body binding, back strip, and peghead overlay made of entirely Koa, the Custom FS also boasts an Abalone rosette and top purfle.
According to Dave Mustaine, who uses Cleartone strings exclusively on his guitars, the coated strings produce "a ton more volume." Do you agree?
According to Dave Mustaine, who uses Cleartone strings exclusively on his guitars, the coated strings produce “a ton more volume.” Do you agree?
Powerful synthesis and sequencing can now be in the palm of your hand thanks to the groundbreaking iDS10 for iPhone software from Korg!
Powerful synthesis and sequencing can now be in the palm of your hand thanks to the groundbreaking iDS10 for iPhone software from Korg!
Chris from K-Line Guitars was kind enough to model the all new K-Line Guitar, featuring Klein pickups, for us at #NAMM2016.
Chris from K-Line Guitars was kind enough to model the all new K-Line Guitar, featuring Klein pickups, for us at #NAMM2016.
The time has come! A few Teles and Strats to mark the halfway point on the final day of #NAMM2016.
The time has come! A few Teles and Strats to mark the halfway point on the final day of #NAMM2016.
Staying true to the company's roots, Blackstar launched the Union Jack Fly 3 mini amp at#NAMM2016. What do you think of this 3-watt amp?
Staying true to the company’s roots, Blackstar launched the Union Jack Fly 3 mini amp at#NAMM2016. What do you think of this 3-watt amp?
Behold, the Airwave 12 from Reverend. A Kona semi-hollow with maple top and medium oval five-piece korina/walnut neck, the Airwave 12 features CP90 pickups and Reverend pin-lock tuners.
Behold, the Airwave 12 from Reverend. A Kona semi-hollow with maple top and medium oval five-piece korina/walnut neck, the Airwave 12 features CP90 pickups and Reverend pin-lock tuners.
Vintage Guitar stopped by the Analog Alien booth at The NAMM Show to see the latest effects pedals from the company behind the "coolest guitar pedals on the planet."
Vintage Guitar stopped by the Analog Alien booth at The NAMM Show to see the latest effects pedals from the company behind the “coolest guitar pedals on the planet.”
Ovation Guitars is celebrating 50 years in business with this 50th Anniversary Custom Elite in black.
Ovation Guitars is celebrating 50 years in business with this 50th Anniversary Custom Elite in black.
We ran into a wall of Sonamaster Series guitars with Alder bodies from Washburn Guitar while at the show. Really digging the Red Sunburst finish!
We ran into a wall of Sonamaster Series guitars with Alder bodies from Washburn Guitar while at the show. Really digging the Red Sunburst finish!
Do gentlemen prefer Tobacco Sunburst or Blonde? Because we'll take both of these Barney Kessel Gold K Signature Series Jazz Special Electric Guitars from Kay!
Do gentlemen prefer Tobacco Sunburst or Blonde? Because we’ll take both of these Barney Kessel Gold K Signature Series Jazz Special Electric Guitars from Kay!
Fil “SoloDallas” Olivieri brought a selection of vintage guitars along with The Schaffer Replica tower to NAMM 2016!
Fil “SoloDallas” Olivieri brought a selection of vintage guitars along with The Schaffer Replica tower to NAMM 2016!
Adam Grimm - Satellite Amplifiers
Adam Grimm – Satellite Amplifiers.
Aussie rockers Gwyn Ashton and Ian Moss at the National Resophonic booth.
Aussie rockers Gwyn Ashton and Ian Moss at the National Resophonic booth.
Saul Koll and the new gold-leaf Koll Duo Glide.
Saul Koll and the new gold-leaf Koll Duo Glide.