Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ray Manzarek, Keyboardist and Co-Founder of The Doors, Passes

Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founding member of The Doors, passed away May 20. He was 74 and had been battling cancer. Manzarek  and singer/front man Jim Morrison...

Tennant to Perform with Romero Collection Guitars

Classical guitarist Scott Tennant will stage a performance using seven guitars owned and played by the Romero family, June 1 in the showroom of...

Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration Slated for May 23

An event dubbed The Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration will take place May 23 at the Hollywood Palladium, in Los Angeles. It will be free...

Seymour Duncan Offers Nazgûl Pickup

The Seymour Duncan Nazgûl pickup was designed for high-output, chug-heavy distortion. The company calls its tone “heavy and aggressive” but says it retains articulation...

Dunlop Readies MXR Prime Distortion Pedal

Dunlop's MXR Prime Distortion pedal is designed to provide a hard-clipping signal that is highly responsive to player attack and with an articulate sound...

Les Paul Foundation Helps Guitars For Vets

The Les Paul Foundation supports Guitars For Vets, a program headquartered in Milwaukee, by providing funding so Guitars for Vets can purchase guitars requested...

J.C. Harper Luthier Intros Buck Dharma Signature Guitar

J.C. Harper’s 40th Anniversary Buck Dharma signature guitar has an alder body with a forearm bevel and “tummy cut.” It has a maple neck,...

Rice University Students Design New Capo

A team of engineering students at Rice University has designed a new capo for guitar they say allows players to more easily make certain...

Nick Lowe Slates Tour

Nick Lowe has confirmed a string of solo acoustic headlining tour dates starting late this summer. The tour will kick off in Philadelphia August...

AXL Intros Hand-Aged Bulldog

AXL USA’s Hand-Aged Bulldog has a solid mahogany slab body and one-piece set neck, a Lindy Fralin P-90, TonePros Featherweight wraparound bridge, CTS pots,...
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