Many guitarists have often wondered, How can I play eight different string instruments during a song? By many, we actually mean one guitarist, specifically Justin Stone, who conceived his eight-neck Rocktopus guitar while absent-mindedly scribbling on a scrap of paper.
You’ve been there: You have your gigging amp, but you want something to keep at home to practice or record ideas with. Sure, you can lug a 100-watt head and matching 4x12 cab up a flight of steps just to be able to crank it up somewhere between 0 and 1, but, well, that's just miserable all the way around.
If you've ever wanted to hear what Seymour Duncan's 8-string guitar pickups sound like, you're in luck. Check out this sick new video featuring guitarists Keith Merrow and Wes Hauch of the Faceless. Follow the handy guides below to see which Seymour Duncan pickups they're trying out, and when.
Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine has switched to Cleartone Monster strings. The California-based string manufacturer will release a signature set of .010-to-.052 gauge strings that pays tribute to Mustaine.
Thirty years ago, Leo Fender introduced the G&L SC-2, a cool-looking, light and comfortable axe that could be thrashed mercilessly and never miss a beat. Earlier this year, G&L introduced the Fallout, a dramatic interpretation of the SC that’s quickly becoming one of the most popular G&L guitars made in Leo’s Fender Avenue workshop.
The Guitar World video crew visited the Roland booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville in July. While we were there, we caught up with Roland's Gary Lenaire, who showed us some of the company's newest products, including the CUBE-GX guitar amps.
The Guitar World video crew visited the Roland booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville in July. While we were there, we caught up with Roland's Gary Lenaire, who showed us some of the company's newest products, including the AC-40 Acoustic Chorus Amplifier.