The following content is related to the September 2013 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now, or in our online store.
G&L continues its 2013 surge with another stunning, hard-rocking guitar in the Tribute Series line. Just how hard-rocking? Well, it’s likely Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell will play one of the new Tribute Series Superhawk Jerry Cantrell models, along with his G&L Fullerton-made Superhawks and Rampages, at upcoming concerts.
Takamine has announced its redesigned G Series line of guitars. Featuring acoustic and acoustic-electric models, the new G Series is available in a wide variety of body styles that include traditional designs and Takamine-exclusive designs such as the popular NEX and FXC body styles.
The Loar has introduced the LH-280, an archtop cutaway with dual humbuckers and a 16” lower bout. Based on a classic Florentine cutaway design, the LH-280 offers players classic archtop style in a versatile electric guitar.
When looking for a high-quality, easy to use and affordable acoustic guitar pickup, the Woody has been the choice for many guitarists looking to capture the full warmth and richness of their instrument. It snaps easily in and out of just about any soundhole and features a 14' studio quality cable that can reach across most cafes.
The series is comprised of five effects units that feature all-analog circuitry. The Flat 4 Boost, the V8 Distortion and the Straight 6 Drive feature a carefully matched, high-voltage Vox 12AX7 tube. The Flat 4 Boost also incorporates a passive Baxandall EQ circuit. The Double Deca Analog Delay features three V3205 Bucket Brigade chips, and the Trike Fuzz octave/fuzz pedal features specially selected, high-quality diodes.