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NEXI Introduces DLY-01 Digital Delay Pedal

NEXI Industries has introduced its new DLY-01 Delay pedal. From the company: NEXI’s Delay delivers a pure, rich, and warm tone, all with a new click-and-play functionality that’s ideal for the active guitarist. This is it—the essential delay pedal players have been waiting for. Like all NEXI pedals, Delay was designed by boutique effect pedal creators, the self-declared “Vintage Analog Protection Squad,” wh ...

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Hear Chuck Berry's New Song, "Wonderful Woman," Featuring Gary Clark Jr.

"Wonderful Woman," a rocking new song by the late Chuck Berry, was posted to the guitar legend's official Vevo page last night. It's the second song to be issued from Berry's new album, Chuck, which is expected to be released this summer. You can hear the first song, "Big Boys," right here. "Wonderful Woman," which you can hear below, features guitar work by Gary Clark Jr.—plus contributions from Berry's so ...

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Kirk Hammett Tries to Break Ernie Ball's New Paradigm Guitar Strings

To help spread the word about its new Paradigm guitar strings, Ernie Ball recently asked a slew of top guitarists—from John Petrucci to Paul Gilbert to Kenny Wayne Shepherd—to try to break a string. Up next: Metallica's Kirk Hammett! In the new clip below, Hammett, a longtime user of Ernie Ball strings, does pretty much whatever he can—short of whipping out the bolt cutters—to break a string. Spoiler alert: ...

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Are Guitar Amp Simulators Better Than Real Amps?

By Tyler Larson Amp purists and Dumble collectors, beware: you won’t like what you’re about to read. Since the dawn of digital amp simulators, it’s become more and more difficult to tell the difference between guitars recorded through amps versus amp simulators. While there’s nothing like sitting in a room with a 4×12 moving the air around you, many musicians don’t have the luxury of a recording environment ...

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TC Electronic Announces the PolyTune 3 Polyphonic Tuner Pedal

TC Electronic has announced PolyTune 3, the latest evolution of its polyphonic tuner pedal. From the company: PolyTune 3 is the latest addition to TC Electronic’s revolutionary series of polyphonic tuner pedals. Continuing our tradition of innovation, PolyTune 3 is equipped with our acclaimed BonaFide Buffer, now giving the user a choice between signal-preserving True Bypass mode, or the all new True Buffer ...

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Five Easy Shred Licks Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

If you’re looking for some easy shred licks, you’ve come to the right place. Robert Baker has uploaded a lesson in which he demonstrates five pattern-based shred licks that are much easier to play than they sound. The theme to these licks, as Robert explains, is take one shape and move it across the strings. “Quite a few of these are inspired by Eddie Van Halen,” he says. “To me, he’s the master. When you h ...

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