In 1985 Paul Reed Smith officially opened PRS Guitars offering a limited number of guitar models. Throughout the years, these instruments gradually changed the walls of guitar shops with their figured maple tops and eye-catching stains.
Meshuggah have just released a remix of their track "I Am Colossus" online, and are offering the track as a free download. You can listen to and download the Engine-Earz & Foreign Beggars-produced remix in the widgets below, courtesy of Scion/AV.
The Seymour Duncan Invader has a well-earned reputation as the most aggressive passive pickup ever. It's the first choice for metal, punk and rock players who seek maximum power and sustain without switching over to a battery-powered active system.
Omnibus Press will publish a new Jeff Beck biography -- Hot Wired Guitar: The Life of Jeff Beck -- on May 1. The 496-page book is already available in digital form via iBooks, barnesandnoble.com and other outlets.
"When I first got to LA, I had that creme Les Paul, which is an amazing-sounding fiddle," Wylde said last week. "So I had the blonde hair and the creme Les Paul -- and it was gonna look like a Randy Rhoads tribute band when I get up there with Ozzy. So I wanted to get something painted on it. Eddie Van Halen had the stripes and Randy had the polka dots.
Tenacious D have just debuted a new promo clip for their new album, Rize of the Fenix. You can watch the video — which stars Bob Odenkirk and features a cameo from Rudy Sarzo — below, courtesy of Rolling Stone.