What would an ’83 G&L SC-2 be if Leo Fender recreated it for today’s scene? The crew at G&L think it would be a lot like the new Fallout. After all, when inspiration comes from original G&L SC guitars modded by the likes of Devo’s Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh and Band of Susans’ Robert Poss, there are lots of cues to follow.
The Slide Brothers, standard bearers of the sacred steel tradition, will release their first studio album, Robert Randolph Presents: The Slide Brothers, Tuesday, February 19, on Concord Records. GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Motherless Children," a track off the new album, via the SoundCloud player below.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear- and rain-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the gang at the Samzon/Zoom booth to check out some new Zoom gear. This video profiles the company's new Zoom MS-100BT MultiStomp Pedal with Bluetooth. As an added bonus, Richie Kotzen is doing the demonstrating!
Some people consider the Winter NAMM Show the musical-instrument Super Bowl. It's a time for instrument manufacturers and other companies to unveil their new product lines. It's also a time when some of the best musicians in the world head to Anaheim, California, to rock out, share their passion for music and jam with their peers.
If I had a nickel for every time I heard a guitar collector say he wished he had a time machine and a wad of cash so he could go back to the Fifties, Sixties, and Seventies to stockpile a hoard of classic guitars, I’d be able to afford my own collection of vintage axes that would make Billy Gibbons green with envy.