Big Wreck, ‘Grace Street’ – February 2017 Release of the Month

Congrats to Big Wreck as their ‘Grace Street’ album has been voted by Loudwire’s readers as the February 2017 Release of the Month. Continue reading…

Paul Gilbert Asks Steve Morse, Steve Lukather and John Petrucci “What’s Your Most Common Errand?”

A spontaneous meeting of guitar greats took place at the Ernie Ball booth during NAMM 2017. Paul Gilbert was in the middle of an interview when he was suddenly joined…

Blondie Premiere New Song, "Fun"

Blondie will release their 11th studio album, Pollinator, May 5 via BMG. You can hear the album’s first single—”Fun”—below. The tune, which features a symphony of synths, driving percussion and Debbie Harry’s…

PRS Teams with John Mayer on J-Mod 100 

PRS Guitars and John Mayer have teamed to develop the J-Mod 100, a single-channel guitar amp with switchable gain stage and effects loop. It uses four 6L6 power tubes, four…

Pigtronix Introduces Disnortion Micro

The Pigtronix Disnortion Micro offers the same CMOS Fuzz and Overdrive circuits as the large-format original, in a version that runs on 9 volts. It can switch from a parallel routing to…

Mashhour Offers “Fretboard PhD” Book

Ashkan Mashhour’s new book, Master the Guitar Fretboard Through Intervals, is a course designed to help the reader learn intervals, thus allowing free, confident navigation the neck. Go to pelemeleworks.com.

The xx: I See You

“I have been a romantic for so long,” Romy Madley Croft sings on “I Dare You,” a post- R&B anthem from The xx’s third LP. But she changes gears a…

Chemistry Design Werks Pushes Material Innovation with Holeyboard NEXT Series

Chemistry Design Werks has announced the Holeyboard NEXT Series, its latest pedalboard innovation. The original Holeyboard introduced the world to freedom from hook-and-loop fasteners and thoughtful ease of use. The…

Dave Grohl Reacts to Hearing the First Song He Ever Wrote, Recorded

Dave Grohl recently heard the demo of the first track he ever wrote and recorded, and as you can see in the clip below, his reaction to it is priceless….

Rock Music Legend John Wetton Dies (12th June 1949 – 31st January 2017)

Rock music legend John Wetton sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 31st January 2017, after a long and courageous battle against colon cancer.