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.
Jason Newsted and his band, Newsted, are streaming a new song — "Ampossible" — and you can check it out below. The song is from the band's debut full-length album, Heavy Metal Music, which will be released August 6.
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.
A few years ago, the editors of Guitar World magazine compiled what we feel is the ultimate guide to the 100 Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time. The list, which has been quoted by countless artists, websites and publications around the world, starts with Richie Sambora's work on Bon Jovi's “Wanted Dead or Alive” (Number 100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (Number 1).