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 ...

MOTÖRHEAD: BLACK STONE CHERRY Should Apologize For 'Cocaine' Comments

MOTÖRHEAD has dismissed as a "lie" BLACK STONE CHERRY bassist Jon Lahwon's claim that he was offered cocaine by late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy and other members of the MOTÖRHEAD camp when the two bands toured together more than six years ago. Asked by Sweden's RockSverige.se if he had any good Lemmy stories from BLACK STONE CHERRY's 2009 tour with MOTÖRHEAD and whether he had a chance to sit down and talk to ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: BLACK STONE CHERRY Should Apologize For 'Cocaine' Comments

MOTÖRHEAD has dismissed as a "lie" BLACK STONE CHERRY bassist Jon Lahwon's claim that he was offered cocaine by late MOTÖRHEAD frontman Lemmy and other members of the MOTÖRHEAD camp when the two bands toured together more than six years ago. Asked by Sweden's RockSverige.se if he had any good Lemmy stories from BLACK STONE CHERRY's 2009 tour with MOTÖRHEAD and whether he had a chance to sit down and talk to ...

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Essential Listening: 10 Great Fuzz Guitar Songs

Musicians can still be a little fuzzy when it comes to describing the sound of fuzz. Some guitarists will tell you it sounds like a 2,000-pound bee trapped in a sturdy metal box—perhaps with a potentiometer installed somewhere behind the wings. And while many fuzz guitar tunes and tones did (and do) make the most of the original fuzz "buzz" sound, fuzz actually has many facets, many sides, many fuzz faces, ...

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Essential Listening: 10 Great Fuzz Guitar Songs

Musicians can still be a little fuzzy when it comes to describing the sound of fuzz. Some guitarists will tell you it sounds like a 2,000-pound bee trapped in a sturdy metal box—perhaps with a potentiometer installed somewhere behind the wings. And while many fuzz guitar tunes and tones did (and do) make the most of the original fuzz "buzz" sound, fuzz actually has many facets, many sides, many fuzz faces, ...

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Essential Listening: 10 Great Fuzz Guitar Songs

Musicians can still be a little fuzzy when it comes to describing the sound of fuzz. Some guitarists will tell you it sounds like a 2,000-pound bee trapped in a sturdy metal box—perhaps with a potentiometer installed somewhere behind the wings. And while many fuzz guitar tunes and tones did (and do) make the most of the original fuzz "buzz" sound, fuzz actually has many facets, many sides, many fuzz faces, ...

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Led Zeppelin Can Settle "Stairway to Heaven" Lawsuit for $1

The lawyers suing Led Zeppelin say their client will settle the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit—a claim that's potentially worth millions of dollars—for only $1. The catch? Robert Plant and Jimmy Page would have to give the late Randy California a writing credit on the track. If Page and Plant agree, they'd prevent a major copyright infringement trial that's scheduled for May 10 in Los Angeles federal court. “ ...

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'I Can Destroy': Paul Gilbert Talks New Album, Gear and Great Guitar Escape

It's a question every artist has to grapple with: If you're not pushing yourself creatively, how can you grow? That's exactly what Paul Gilbert tackles—with fervor—on his new solo album, I Can Destroy, which will be released May 27. On the album, which was produced by Kevin Shirley (whose credits include Mr. Big's 2011 album, “What If”), Gilbert cuts a wide swath of styles and textures. There's the full-fro ...

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Music Helps Infants Develop Language Skills, Study Shows

In a new study, researchers at the University of Washington observed that nine-month-old babies, after experiencing a series of music sessions, responded to mistakes in speech patterns that other babies failed to recognize. “Our study is the first in young babies to suggest that experiencing a rhythmic pattern in music can also improve the ability to detect and make predictions about rhythmic patterns in sp ...

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Music Helps Infants Develop Language Skills, Study Shows

In a new study, researchers at the University of Washington observed that nine-month-old babies, after experiencing a series of music sessions, responded to mistakes in speech patterns that other babies failed to recognize. “Our study is the first in young babies to suggest that experiencing a rhythmic pattern in music can also improve the ability to detect and make predictions about rhythmic patterns in sp ...

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Prince Wanted <em>Who</em> to Be in His Band?

<img src='http://images.gibson.com/Lifestyle/2016/Orianthi-album-cover_ttt.jpg' alt='Prince Wanted Who to Be in His Band?' align="left" border="0" />“The only real relationship [Prince and I] ever had was, he kept trying to steal Orianthi out of my band,” says Alice Cooper, speaking with Billboard. “Every time I talked to Orianthi she would be on the phone and say, ‘It's Prince again.’ ...

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