JHS Pedals’ Panther Cub Delay is designed as an upgrade to the original Panther, packaged in an enclosure half the size of the original. It offers 1,000 milliseconds of delay, an all-analog signal path, eight 3208 delay chips, four-position Ratio control (1/4, 1/8, dotted 1/8, triplets), soft-touch tap-tempo switch, onboard modulation (speed/depth) that stays accurate […]
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Electro-Harmonix has released a Nano version of its Big Muff Pi distortion pedal. Designed to work and sound identical to the original and with the same control set, it is wired for true-bypass operation, can be used with a 9-volt battery or AC adapter, and is housed in the company’s compact Nano enclosure. Check it […]
Reverend Guitars is set to introduce four new guitars, including three signature models, at the Winter NAMM Show in January. The Bob Balch model, Meshell Ndegeocello Fellowship bass, and Pete Anderson PA-1 C will join the Warhawk RT. The Balch guitar is based on the Senseis model, with added body bevels, a tone chamber under […]
Knaggs Guitars’ Creation Series are custom-built one-offs based on the company’s Chesapeake and Influence models, each of which is offered with a variety of specifications in regard to woods, hardware, and other materials. For more, go to www.knaggsguitars.com.
Original Fuzz Peruvian guitar straps are hand-woven in Peru using traditional weaving techniques and in accord with fair-trade guidelines. Made using wool, cotton, and top-grain leather with antique-brass hardware, they are available in 11 patterns. Each has a lifetime guarantee against breaks or wear from normal use. Learn more at www.originalfuzz.com.
Paul Gilbert and the crew that makes up Mr. Big – bassist Billy Sheehan, drummer Pat Torpey, and vocalist Eric Martin – reunited a couple years ago on the heels of a Gilbert gig at the L.A. House of Blues where he, Sheehan, and Torpey jumped onstage together. Digging the vibe, they soon called Martin, […]
Styx and REO Speedwagon are teaming up to raise funds for those affected by recent storms that brought tornadoes and highly damaging winds to the Midwest. Members of the bands will appear at a fundraising event, Rock to the Rescue Extends a Hand to Those in Need, slated for December 4 in Bloomington, Illinois. Funds will […]
Reverend Guitars is offering its Tricky Gomez model, a tribute to off-brand, semi-hollowbodies from the ’60s, in limited-edition metalflake colors. The guitar’s body is made of routed Korina with a solid maple top and Reverend’s Revtron humbuckers. It has a 24¾”-scale Korina neck, Bigsby vibrato with a roller bridge. All of the company’s guitars have a […]
Robert Randolph (VG, September ’13) will perform at the upcoming annual fundraiser for Notes for Notes, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that provides young people with free access to musical instruments, instruction, and recording studios. Slated for December 6 at the Libero Theater, Santa Barbara, the event will include a jam performance with Randolph, guitarist Slash, along with […]
The eighth edition of the celebrated Experience Hendrix Tour is set to launch in March. The ongoing tribute is a month-long event that brings together a diverse group of musicians paying homage to Hendrix. The lineup ranges from metal legend Zakk Wylde to blues icon Buddy Guy and includes Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Dweezil Zappa, […]