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 ...

PRS announces new limited edition colours for SE Bernie Marsden

Read more about PRS announces new limited edition colours for SE Bernie Marsden at MusicRadar.com The PRS SE Bernie Marsden has been a roaring success for the brand since its 2012 launch, and the addition of five new finishes looks set to further broaden its appeal.When we spoke to Bernie recently and checked out the highlights of his enviable collection of vintage instruments, the former Whitesnake guitari ...

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SIXX: A.M. Is 'Planning A Big Tour' In Support Of 'Modern Vintage', Says JAMES MICHAEL

SIXX: A.M. frontman James Michael says that the band is "planning a big tour" in support of its upcoming third album, "Modern Vintage", which he calls "our best record so far." Due on October 7 via Eleven Seven Music, the CD "taps into a classic energy and transforms it into focused, fresh, and fiery ass-kicking anthems that encompass everything from sexy, swaggering rock 'n' roll, alternative expanse, blue ...

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Slovenian All-Female Heavy Metal Band HELLCATS Releases 'Now Is My Time' Video

Slovenian all-female heavy metal band HELLCATS has released a new video for the song "Now Is My Time" from its "Warrior Princess" album. The clip was filmed at various locations in the band's hometown of Ljubljana. The track was written by sisters Sasha and Sonja Zagorc and recorded with producer Davor Kontić at Conti Studio. MTV Slovenia recently premiered and added the video to rotation. HELLCATS is repor ...

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NAPALM DEATH's SHANE EMBURY: BABYMETAL Will Cross Over To Young Kids And Get Them Used To Heavy Sound

Bassist Shane Embury of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH is the latest musician to defend BABYMETAL against the "gimmick" tag given to them by critics who liken them to the success of Swedish occult metallers GHOST. Established in 2010, BABYMETAL is the offshoot of the Japanese pop idol group SAKURA GAKUIN that performs a distinctly Japanese mix of schoolgirl J-pop and heavy metal. BABYMETAL's member ...

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SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR On 'Gray Chapter' Artwork: 'The Minute I Saw That Image, I Knew That It Was The Cover'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor says that when he first saw the image that became the cover artwork for the band's long-awaited fifth album, ".5: The Gray Chapter", he was "so blown away" that he immediately knew SLIPKNOT had found what it was looking for. The ".5: The Gray Chapter" was designed by M. Shawn Crahan, better known as Clown, who is the percussionist and founding member of SLIPKNOT. Crahan is als ...

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Musician’s Guide To Not Oversharing On Social Media

By Kim Kelly from the Sonicbids Blog. By now, you surely know the importance of keeping up with the Joneses online, updating all of your profiles religiously, and how to interact on social media (if not, check out my last post!). But as your band gets more well-known and more eyeballs turn toward you, I can't stress enough how important it is to master the the delicate balance between being relatable, overs ...

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Music Publishing Weekly Roundup 9.19.14: Pandora, Clear Channel, Spirit Music

Pandora has signed a music rights deal with BMG as of September 11th, 2014. In an effort to secure a more favorable deal for the songwriters and copyright holders, the 4th largest publisher executed a direct deal with the most popular streaming service. In doing so, they bypassed the US Performing Rights Organizations BMI and ASCAP, who traditionally handle all licenses for digital performance royalties. Th ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE: I Slit My Wrists To Prove My Love For OZZY

Sharon Osbourne has admitted that she once slashed her wrists in a "stupid" attempt to impress a then-married Ozzy Osbourne. Ozzy's now-wife and manager, who co-hosts CBS's "The Talk", revealed Wednesday (September 17) during "Secret Week" (see video below): "Yes, this is a secret. It's a secret only and Ozzy and I know. My children I have never told. And it's really… I've never discussed it out of embarras ...

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