Dean Markley has announced the release of its new Signature Series strings. The Signature Series utilizes a nickel-plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio. The new series is available in an assortment of gauge sets including Extra Light 8’s, detuned 13’s and seven string. The new line is available through authorized retailers and distributors.
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” (100) and builds to a truly epic finish with Jimmy Page's solo on "Stairway to Heaven" (01).
The gang at GJ2 Guitars has posted a new video that offers an inside look at what goes into designing and making their guitars. Viewers can about the company directly from co-founders Grover Jackson and Jon Gold, who show you around their Orange County, California, facilities and introduce the team of craftsmen who build and assemble GJ2 Guitars.
Gov’t Mule has premiered a new track, “Whisper In Your Soul,” and you can stream it — and an alternate version of the song featuring Grace Potter — below. Both tracks are from the band’s double album, Shout!, which will be released September 24 via Blue Note Records.
Periphery have announced a fall North American tour with Born of Osiris, Dead Letter Circus and Twelve Foot Ninja, dubbed “This Tour Is Personal.” You can check out all the confirmed dates — and a new video advancing the tour — below.
The tour, which is sponsored by Jackson Guitars, ToonTrack, Guitar World and All In Merch, kicks off October 11 in Baltimore and wraps up November 20 in New York City.
A new Guns N' Roses song has surfaced online, and you can check it out below. That said, because it was not accompanied by any sort of official announcement, we don't know much about it. In fact, it might even be deleted soon.