In this video, Guitar World's Paul Riario tries out the MXR Custom Badass '78 Distortion pedal. This pedal will complement the sound of any amp with its responsive, natural dynamics while still offering the versatility and low-noise performance that today's players demand.
Guitar World's Paul Riario reviews the AXL USA SRO Artist electric guitar. The Super Seven switching system on this guitar lets players activate the bridge pickup in any setting with push/pull tone pot, adding attack and drive.
Smashing Pumpkins mainman Billy Corgan has posted a video that features Corgan showing off his collection of effects pedals, including the original gear the group used on their early albums like Gish and Siamese Dream.
In the near-ish future, we'll be doing a feature on the storied guitar shops of New York City -- the sort of places that should always figure highly on every visiting guitarist's Big Apple must-see list. In the meantime, however, here's a quick look at the guitars made by Cobra Guitars in NYC.
In joint celebration of the legendary Doors guitarist’s vast achievements and the 50th Anniversary of the Gibson SG, Gibson USA presents the 50th Anniversary Robby Krieger SG. It features a pair of humbucking pickups with phase switching and a Maestro Vibrola with vintage-style “Lyre” tailpiece.
I first came into contact with Providence effects in February 2010, when they asked me to demo a couple of pedals for them. It was a bit of a revelation, actually. Once I’d developed the taste for their work, I was addicted. Heavily.
Stryper guitarist/vocalist Michael Sweet has posted a video explaining how to get the Stryper tone for recording with an Orange amplifier and a Tech 21 parametric DI stomp box. The video can be viewed below.