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Vai to Host Big Mama-Jama Benefit

Steve Vai is set to host The Big Mama-Jama Jamathon, an improvisational music/art event this weekend at Musicians Institute’s LiveHouse, in Los Angeles. The festivities begin...

John Veleno, Noted Guitar Builder, Passes

John Veleno, a machinist whose all-aluminum guitars became noteworthy among rock and blues players in the early/mid ’70s, died September 10. He was 84 and...

Ed King, Former Skynyrd Guitarist and Creator of “Sweet Home Alabama” Riff, Dies at...

Ed King, former guitarist in Lynyrd Skynyrd, died August 22 at his home in Nashville. He was 68 and had recently been hospitalized while...

D’Addario Offers Pedalboard Cable Kit

D’Addario Accessories DIY Pedalboard Cable Kit offers solderless plugs that can be configured for straight or right-angle connections and use the company’s Geo-Tip design...

Dennis Kager, Renowned Amplifier and Instrument Designer, Passes

Dennis Kager, a renowned electronics wizard who influenced the design of Ampeg amplifiers and created Sundown amps, died August 14. He was 75. Kager played...

Lunastone Launches Three Stage Rocket MIDI

The Lunastone Three Stage Rocket offers two stages of overdrive as well as a built-in booster that can be routed pre- or post-drive with...

Rockabilly Luminary Lorrie Collins Passes

Lorrie Collins, a pioneering rockabilly singer/guitarist who rose to fame in the 1950s as part of a duo with her brother, Larry, passed August...

G&L Intros CLF Research Skyhawk

The G&L CLF Research Skyhawk has a double-cutaway body with a hint of offset, arched pickguard shape, powder-coated control plate, MFD single-coil pickups, and...

Gretsch Honors Malcolm Young with Signature Jet

Gretsch has announced the late-2018 launch of the G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet. An homage to Young’s longtime favorite Jet, The Beast, which he stripped of...

Pinnick Releases Hendrix Tribute Album

King’s X frontman Dug Pinnick has just released Tribute to Jimi (Often Imitated but Never Duplicated) via Rat Pak Records. “Our voices are similar, I...
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Enter to win a Guyatone Auto Wah pedal valued at $175! The new Guyatone Auto Wah is here. The FIRST Guyatone pedal designed in Japan...
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