Fresh off the release of their new album, Leveler, Pennsylvania's August Burns Red are currently on tour as part of the Vans Warped Tour. ABR bassist Dustin Davidson was nice enough to take the time out of his tour schedule to send us some shots of his gear and talk about why he uses his weapons of choice.
With their wild, asymmetric shapes and loudly colored bodies, vintage Mosrite and Airline guitars look undeniably cool. And, in the hands of a guitarist like Jack White, they can sound awesome, too. But these are hardly concert-level instruments.
It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In the case of those guitar enthusiasts familiar with the guitars of Fender Japan (Fujigen), or MIJ/CIJ as they are commonly known in Fender circles, we’re not just talking imitation—we’re talking major collector’s vibe.
In this video, Guitar World's Paul Riario reviews the HardWire HT-6 Polphonic Tuner. The HT-6, among other great features, can power up to six other nine-volt pedals with an optional DC power adapter and daisy chain cable.
In this video, Guitar World's Paul Riario reviews the Framus Panthera Legacy solidbody electric guitar, which comes with a pair of Seymour Duncan humbuckers with a coil-splitting function that delivers a wide variety of Gibson- and Fender-style tones.