Most of the updates include EVH's Wolfgang USA series of guitars and the 5150-III amp. The Wolfgang now offers flame maple tops, plus ebony fingerboards on five of the eight available models. They're all available with Floyd Rose or double-locking hard-tail.
Gwar are soldiering on with their "Return of the World Maggot" tour, and have just announced another run of tour dates for the tour. Joining them will be party thrashers Municipal Waste, with Ghoul providing support.
The Ultimate Warrior -- a force in the professional wrestling world for, well, the better part of my childhood -- was among the roasters at Guitar World's Roast of Zakk Wylde this past Thursday at the Grove in Anaheim, CA.
Epiphone unveiled their new Dave Navarro Signature Acoustic/Electric guitar at last week's 2012 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California. Navarro visited the Epiphone booth on Friday meet fans and demo the new guitar, and you can check out some photos in the gallery below.
British progressive metal band TesseracT have revealed plans for an acoustic EP to be released this spring via Century Media. Tentatively titled Perspective, the EP is set to contain reworked versions of songs from the band's debut album, One, as well as what the band are calling "a very special" cover song.
This past week, Ovation announced the release of two new signature Viper models designed by and for Yngwie Malmsteen. The two models will come in two colors, white and Rosso Corsa Red, which Ovation points out matches one of Yngwie's favorite Ferraris.