Since Ibanez first introduced the Tube Screamer in 1979, it has been one of the most recognizable, respected and employed overdrive pedals on the market.
Anyone who has ever wanted creamy overdrive and added signal boost has definitely tried, and probably owns, one of Ibanez’s many iterations of its green machine.
For all its intended purpose, the Tube Screamer never needed a facelift. But as guitarists continue to jam-pack or streamline their pedal boards, it makes perfect sense that Ibanez now offers its most celebrated flagship pedal in a smaller footprint with the Tube Screamer Mini.
For longtime Ibanez fan Joe Satriani, sketching and drawing have always been as much of a creative outlet as his game-changing, guitar-driven rock music. These two different hemispheres of his artistry converge beautifully in Ibanez’s new, limited 25th anniversary edition of Joe’s iconic signature JS guitar, the JS25ART.
We might've stumbled upon the best Craigslist guitar-for-sale listing of all time. The guitar, which is listed as "REAL METAL guitar for sale - $400 (Union Square)," is an Ibanez DT350. "It's the X series, so it's serious as shit," the seller writes. "Not for wimp rock or doom metal. It's only for serious riffs and metal.
Used extensively by DJs, the Korg Kaoss pad is a touchpad MIDI controller that allows real-time manipulation of its internal effects engine for line-in signals or audio samples.
Despite its intended audience, the Kaoss has made its way into the rigs of some noteworthy guitarists, including Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, Nels Cline of Wilco, and Muse’s Matt Bellamy, who had one built into his custom guitar so he could manually trigger synthesized sounds.
The innovative folks at Ibanez have taken this to the next level with the RG Kaoss RGKP6, an affordable guitar that integrates Korg’s mini kaoss pad 2S to give players a great way to manipulate effects, samples and loops in real time.
In this new video, Paul Gilbert demos and discusses his latest signature Ibanez guitar, the PGM80P. This guitar is based on his 1996 PGM800 but with Gilbert's updated preferences, including 22 frets, DiMarzio PAF Master humbuckers and a vintage Wilkinson tremolo bar.
Guitarist The Commander-in-Chief, who stars in one of Guitar World's top 10 viral videos of 2014, recently sent over a new clip of her performing "Dee," a Randy Rhoads composition from Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard of Ozz album.