Les Paul Standard

Les Paul Standard

Les Paul StandardEver since PAF humbuckers met flamed-maple top in 1958, the Les Paul Standard has been revered among players for its unparalleled heights of tone and playability, ...

American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster

American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster

The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key feat ...

PRS Artist Package

PRS Artist Package

The PRS Artist Package is an exclusive platform for PRS core electric guitars that offers expanded features, options, and colors on select models. Available for the first time sinc ...

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess

Gibson Custom Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess

Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess In his work with Rush from the '70s to today, Alex Lifeson has redefined the boundaries of progressive rock guitar. Embodying far more than that genre ...

Marshall 2203KK Kerry King Signature JCM800 Guitar Amp Head

Marshall 2203KK Kerry King Signature JCM800 Guitar Amp Head

100 watts of insane power and Slayer tone! The all-valve Kerry King Signature JCM800 2203KK is the essence of simplicity--a single-channel tube amp with no reverb or effects. It's ...

Mustang™ Floor by Fender Guitar Amplifiers

Mustang™ Floor by Fender Guitar Amplifiers

Fender introduces its first ever multi-effects unit in the form of the Mustang Floor-a versatile high-performance floor unit that delivers pro-level amp modeling, effects and artis ...

Ex-NEVERMORE Drummer VAN WILLIAMS's Wife DORE Diagnosed With Stage III Ovarian Cancer

Dorraine "Dore" Williams, the wife of former NEVERMORE and current ASHES OF ARES and GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS drummer Van Williams, was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer on April 16. Dore is still undergoing tests to confirm where else the cancer has spread. However, she underwent surgery on Thursday, April 23 and will shortly begin an aggressive chemotherapy plan that will continue for as long as necessar ...

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BLACK SABBATH's BILL WARD Releases First Solo Album In 18 Years, 'Accountable Beasts'

"Accountable Beasts", BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward's first solo album in 18 years, has just been released via iTunes. The CD features Ward's drumming on seven of the album's nine tracks, as well as contributions from Bill's longtime collaborators Keith Lynch (guitar, keyboards), Paul Ill (bass) and Ronnie Ciago (drums), alongside drummer Walter Earl and an array of session singers, including Ward's daugh ...

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STONE SOUR's 'Meanwhile In Burbank…' EP To Receive Digital Release This Week

STONE SOUR's "Meanwhile In Burbank…", a five-song EP featuring covers of legendary artists BLACK SABBATH, METALLICA, KISS, JUDAS PRIEST and ALICE IN CHAINS, will be released digitally via iTunes on April 28. Recorded live at Room 237 in Burbank, California, "Meanwhile In Burbank…" was initially made available on vinyl exclusively at select record stores on April 18. "Meanwhile In Burbank…" track listing: 01 ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Talks To Brazil's JORNAL DA GLOBO (Video)

Ozzy Osbourne was interviewed by Brazil's Jornal Da Globo on April 24 — one day before his performance at the Monsters Of Rock festival in São Paulo, Brazil. You can now watch the Portuguese-language report below. As previously reported, Ozzy will undergo surgery in May, forcing the singer to cancel his planned Ozzfiesta event scheduled to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from May 2 ...

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Video: LYNCH MOB Performs DOKKEN Classics At FRONTIERS ROCK FESTIVAL

Video footage of LYNCH MOB's April 12 performance at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan, Italy can be seen below. Asked about singer Oni Logan's latest return to LYNCH MOB in time for the recording sessions for the band's new EP, "Sun Red Sun", Lynch told "The Classic Metal Show": "We've had a history of that happening. [Laughs]" He continued: "Lead singers… go figure. I don't know. I'm kind of done tryin ...

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Video: Reunited Original Lineup Of EXCITER Performs At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Video footage of the reunited original lineup of Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER — guitarist John Ricci, drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler and bassist Allan Johnson — performing on April 24 at the Keep It True festival in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany can be seen below. Speaking to the "Talking Metal" podcast last year, Ricci stated about how he mended fences with the other original members of EXCITER: "Well ...

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This Week In Music Commentary

Moving music beyond streaming, the major labels vs. SOPA, YouTube and turning artists into brands all go under the microscope in This Week In Music Commentary. ____________________________________ Way Beyond Streaming: Music's Marginal Reinvention Major Labels Use MP3Skull Lawsuit To Try To Backdoor SOPA YouTube’s Music Growing Pains - A Look Inside Music Key Turning Artists Into Brands: A&R In The Digi ...

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Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

Jay Z's music service TIDAL, Twitter's video service Periscope and The Beatles' recording studio Abbey Road were each the subject of one of Hypebot's Most Read stories last week. And there's more:   ________________________________ The Week's Most Read Posts On Hypebot  TIDAL Fires 25, CEO Periscope Vs. Meerkat Tour Abbey Road Online Record Store Day Stats A&R In The Digital Age Our Podcast: Songkick Re ...

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Stephen Ross: Jabberwhacky – the new album available for pre order

One of Shrapnel Records earliest discoveries is back with a new album, Jabberwhacky, a stunning collection of well-arranged compositions laden with colorful chord changes, heavy grooves and melodic lines. Sure, Stephen’s playing is technical, but his technique never gets in the way of the music.Stephen is supported by a list of incredible players: John DeServio (Black Label Society, Vinnie Moore) on bass, s ...

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