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Mark Tremonti Baritone Limited Edition

Mark Tremonti Baritone Limited Edition

Lowered tuning, raised aggression. Meet the new PRS Tremonti Baritone, 25.5" scale length, figured maple neck, and Mark's own signature pickups. ...

PRS CE 24

PRS CE 24

Since the dawn of rock and roll, the snap and response that comes from a bolt-on neck guitar has been an essential part of the mix. These attributes have, in turn, become essential ...

Ibanez Introduces New Steve Vai Signature Guitar

Ibanez Introduces New Steve Vai Signature Guitar

With the 2017 Winter NAMM Show only a few months away, manufacturers have been announcing plenty of new gear in the past few days. Ibanez has joined the pack by launching its newes ...

Gibson unveils 16 new Limited Run guitars

Gibson unveils 16 new Limited Run guitars

Gibson has already promised 2016 will be its “best year ever”, and judging from its latest burst of Limited Run models, it looks set to be among its most diverse, too. As well as t ...

Summer NAMM 2016: Fender Custom Shop relics and guitar mash-ups

Summer NAMM 2016: Fender Custom Shop relics and guitar mash-ups

SUMMER NAMM 2016: Fender's Custom Shop gets us every time, and this year's Summer NAMM showing saw The Big F's finest builders reveal a host of new, drool-worthy guitars. This late ...

Fractal Audio Axe-Fx XL+: The Ultimate Guitar Processor

Fractal Audio Axe-Fx XL+: The Ultimate Guitar Processor

The Axe-Fx II XL+ is the ultimate all-in-one preamp/effects processor. It contains a vast virtual inventory of hundreds of vintage and modern guitar amps, speaker cabinets, guitar ...

PRS Guitars Unveils New SE Mark Holcomb Signature Model

PRS Guitars Unveils New SE Mark Holcomb Signature Model

The band Periphery has become a force to be reckoned with in the progressive metal scene thanks to their complex rhythms and soaring melodies. Guitarist Mark Holcomb helps achieve ...

THE WINERY DOGS' BILLY SHEEHAN Says Writing Process For 'Hot Streak' Was 'Relatively Painless'

Mark Kadzielawa of 69 Faces Of Rock recently conducted an interview with legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. 69 Faces Of Rock: The title of the new [THE WINERY DOGS] album ["Hot Streak"] could not be more appropriate. The band is really on a hot streak moving from one success to the next. How did things develop into the second album? B ...

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VOIVOD To Release Five-Song EP In March; New Full-Length Album To Follow

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD are planning to release a five-song EP around March 2016, to be followed by a new full-length album later in the year. VOIVOD singer Denis "Snake" Bélanger told Metal Wani's Owais "Vitek" Nabi in a new interview that "part" of the new EP has already been recorded, with the band approving mixes while on the road in Europe. Regarding the musical direction of the new VOIVOD mat ...

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Brian Setzer Discusses his Signature Gretsch Hot Rod Models

What made the legendary Brian Setzer decide to put TV Jones Pickups in his 2015 Hot Rod signature Gretsch models? Turns out it was a sly move by his guitar tech. In our exclusive video below, Setzer tells that story and also explains a few of his other choices. Check it out, and shop the Brian Setzer Hot Rod,—available in Harbor Blue (shown in the video), Tuxedo Black, Blonde, Green Sparkle and Highland Gre ...

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SIKTH: New Song 'Behind The Doors' Available For Streaming

Following their reformation at Download festival in 2014, British progressive metal forefathers SIKTH will release their first new music since 2006's "Death Of A Dead Day". Due on December 4 via Peaceville, the group's new mini-album, "Opacities", was recorded at Lincoln's Chapel Studios with producers Dan Weller and Justin Hill (mixed by Forrester Savell; KARNIVOOL, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, DEAD LETTER CIRCUS). ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'The Astonishing' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Progressive metallers DREAM THEATER will release their thirteenth album, "The Astonishing", in early 2016 via Roadrunner. The band has also launched a mini-site for the CD, which appears to be a conceptual effort focusing on various "characters" and spread over two "acts," possibly to be a released as a double album. The band comments on the artwork: "This album cover extends an ominous invitation into the ...

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HALESTORM's LZZY HALE Is 'So Excited' About Reunion Of Classic GUNS N' ROSES Lineup

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale was interviewed by rock journalist Mitch Lafon for a recent edition of the "One On One With Mitch Lafon" podcast (Facebook page). You can now listen to the chat using the Spreaker widget below. Asked for her thoughts on the persistent rumors of a reunion of the classic GUNS N' ROSES lineup, Hale said: It got me so excited when I was hearing it come down the pike from friends… ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer RONNY MUNROE Launches MUNROE'S THUNDER

Former METAL CHURCH vocalist Ronny Munroe has launched a new band called MUNROE'S THUNDER. The group is rounded out by David Mark Pearce and Justin Zych on guitars, RC Ciejek on bass and Rick Ward on drums. MUNROE'S THUNDER is working on material for its debut album, "The Black Watch", tentatively due next summer. Commented Munroe: "The dynamics of this band are beyond incredible and we look forward to brin ...

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Video: Ex-MACHINE HEAD Guitarist LOGAN MADER Performs 'Davidian' With ONCE HUMAN

Video footage of ONCE HUMAN, the new band featuring former MACHINE HEAD and SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, performing a cover version of the MACHINE HEAD classic "Davidian" on November 27 at Magazzini Generali in Milan, Italy can be seen below. ONCE HUMAN is currently touring Europe as the support act for FEAR FACTORY on the "Demanufacture" 20th-anniversary tour. ONCE HUMAN's debut album, "The Life I Rememb ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist Talks Terror Threats: 'Even If It's 90 Percent Safe, Is That Safe Enough?'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH canceled a show in Milan, Italy on November 22 amidst rumors that the Islamic State (ISIS) was planning to attack the show as part of a series of multiple attacks spread across several countries. The hacktivist group Anonymous claimed to have uncovered plots by ISIS for several terrorist attacks to occur on Sunday, including at a pro wrestling event in Atlanta and other locations in ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER To Perform In Niagara Falls

Cited by Rolling Stone as "one of the greatest singers of all time", AEROSMITH legend Steven Tyler will perform alongside Nashville-based band LOVING MARY for two nights in March at the Niagara Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Four-time Grammy winner and rock icon, Tyler is one of music's most recognizable and dynamic artists. In May 2015, Tyler released his new country single, "Love Is Y ...

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