ALBUM REVIEW: You Could Do It Tonight – Couch Slut

The following words describe an album that contains graphic themes of self-harm and violence. Reader and listener discretion is advised. When someone recommends a band for you to listen to,…

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“My ’57 Gretsch was stolen in 1978. Getting that guitar back and playing it so much got me thinking about the other guitars in my possession”: Over 200 of Randy Bachman’s iconic guitars are up for auction

Over 200 of Randy Bachman’s iconic guitars are up for auction

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ALBUM REVIEW: Aumicide – Atræ Bilis

In a genre as saturated as death metal and its adjacent categories, it’s hard to stand out amongst the brutal lashings and technical widdles. But ATRÆ BILIS’ sophomore album Aumicide does exactly…

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Is there a benefit to buying a more expensive guitar as your first?

Entry-level or mid-grade? Which guitar offers better value for the beginner? If you’re just starting out, will an entry-level axe do, or should you invest in a fancier guitar with a price tag to match?

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“A free-flowing processor filled with pro performance tools”: Boss is back in the bass multi-FX business, bringing updated tech to its retro-styled ME-90B

Following the overhauled ME-90, the upgraded all-in-one bass pedal uses the same tech found in the GT-1000 but in a $399 package

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He’s one of the greatest slide guitarists in rock history – now a tribute album to Little Feat and Mothers of Invention guitarist Lowell George is on the way

Elvis Costello, Ben Harper and Dave Alvin are among those paying tribute to the work of the late slide virtuoso

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“When I play the trill with my finger, my hand is not on the neck at all. It all comes from the wrist”: The story of B.B. King, the greatest blues guitar player of all time

How the King of the Blues heard his calling, found a guitar, and developed a style that made him the undisputed greatest of all time

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Dirty Shades release new song ‘Mine’

DIRTY SHADES have released a new song! Titled Mine, the new song from the Angoulême-based post-noise rock/stoner/psychedelic quartet follows their previous single Cannon Fodder released in March this year, and is taken…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lifeless Birth – Necrot

Californian death metal riff-dealing trio NECROT are back with their third instalment. 2020’s Mortal defined the band’s character, moving them into a competitive position within the realms of the death…

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“Raises professional bass amplification to the next level”: Boss has unveiled its first-ever Katana bass head – and it might have just changed the game for bass players

The firm’s flagship Katana bass head is its most advanced bass amp to date, debuting Cabinet Resonance calibration for optimum tone with any cab

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