Inspired by this morning's post about Kirk Hammett and Michael Schenker's jam session on last weekend's That Metal Show, we thought we'd share this clip of Zakk Wylde's recent visit to the show. In the video, which you can check out below, Wylde plays one of his new Wylde Audio guitars through one of his Wylde Audio amps.
Below, check out a recently posted holdover from the 2015 Winter NAMM Show. It's a video of young guitarist Michael Hermes demoing Kiesel Guitars/Carvin Guitars' new Jason Becker "Numbers" Tribute model at the Kiesel/Carvin NAMM booth in January.
The Ashburn, which was designed by John Page, co-founder of the Fender Custom Shop and one of the greatest living custom luthiers, is a production guitar ($1,495 MSRP) with all the custom features of the custom guitars Page builds himself.
In the new video below, John Page, a co-founder of the Fender Custom Shop and among the greatest living custom luthiers, describes the thinking and features behind his new Ashburn production-model guitar from John Page Classic.
Over the weekend, someone asked me about Tennessee guitars and basses — something I'd never heard of. Apparently, the company creates — or created — an 18-string instrument that combines a 12-string guitar with a six-string bass — all on one neck.
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John Page Classic, a new guitar brand that brings the custom-design genius of John Page, co-founder of the Fender Custom Shop, to production guitars, has announced the Ashburn, its initial production model. The double-cutaway, hard-body Ashburn was designed by Page and produced to his standards in a state-of-the-art workshop in Japan and set up in the U.S. by authorized John Page Classic techs.
The Classic Angelus returns this year as the Caparison Custom Line 2015 (CL15) model. Every feature that makes the CL series so highly sought after among even the most discriminating of boutique players is represented here.
PRS Guitars has announced the newest addition to the S2 Series: the S2 Vela. From the company: The Vela model follows in the tradition of the company’s Mira and Starla models, providing vintage-inspired personality and tons of tonal textures.