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Metallica's Guitar Techs Reveal the Band's Live Rig

The folks over at MetallicaTV have premiered a 19-minute video in which the band's guitar techs—Chad Zaemisch and Justin Crew—walk viewers through James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett's guitar rigs for the WorldWired tour.  Zaemisch and Crew discuss the challenges of setting up the band's gear for the performances, which took place on the band's most elaborate stage setup (180 feet across!) to date—and run viewe ...

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“Hababout”: Kaki King Premieres New Song and Performance Video

Kaki King has premiered a track—and its corresponding performance video—from her new album, Live at Berklee. You can check it out below. Like the rest of the album, the performance features a guest appearance by the Porta Girevole Chamber Orchestra. The song, “Hababout,” represents the only previously unreleased track on the album, and it was written specifically for the live performance featured on the dis ...

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Fender Unveils California Coast Series Ukeleles

Fender has announced the launch of its new California Coast Series ukuleles, celebrating the brand’s California roots. All five, diverse soprano, concert and tenor models are named after beaches along the coast of California—from Los Angeles to picturesque Santa Barbara, capturing the spirit of California beach culture and the lifestyle it has to offer year-round. All models from the California Coast Series ...

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'Light In The Dark’: Doug Aldrich Talks New Revolution Saints Album

For Light In The Dark, the sophomore album from monster trio Revolution Saints, we find Deen Castronovo (vocals/drums), Doug Aldrich (guitars) and Jack Blades (bass/vocals) once again teaming up with producer/songwriter Allesandro Del Vecchio for an infectious compilation of inspired songwriting and tasty guitar work, highlighted by Castronovo’s amazing vocal prowess. Light In The Dark [which is set for an ...

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Journey's Neal Schon Gives Us an Exclusive Look at His Custom IHush Lady M Guitar

Awhile ago, I saw some of Naoki Ihashi's guitars on Instagram. The intriguing designs prompted me to reach out and ask him if he would be so kind as to send a guitar for me to check out. To my suprise, after I reached out, he sent three of his very own guitars within three days. To say the least, I was completely blown away by all of his instruments. Then and there I made a deal that if he made me some, I w ...

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Electro-Harmonix Unveils Superego+ Synth Engine/Multi-Effect Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Superego+, a new pedal that builds on the synthesis platform of the Superego Synth Engine and adds an array of new features. From the company: The Superego+ springboards off the Superego’s ability to create synth effects, sound layers, glissandos, infinite sustain and more with the addition of a complete effects section featuring 11 effect types, an EXP input for effect par ...

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