In the video below, Biff Parsons—who looks, sounds, plays and deadpans exactly like Brad Paisley—demos the pickups and playability of his new hand-pinstriped Crook Custom Red Sparkle T-Style guitar. As you'll see in the video, Parsons is not a Paisley fan ... at all.
Guitarist Chris Broderick has left Megadeth. Around 1 a.m. EST, Broderick posted the following statement on his Facebook page: "Due to artistic and musical differences, it is with great reluctance that I announce my departure from Megadeth to pursue my own musical direction.
GuitarWorld.com's latest readers poll—the first annual Jim Dunlop Effect Pedal Throwdown—has reached Round 3! For the past month, we've been pitting Dunlop, MXR and Way Huge pedals against each other in a no-holds-barred shootout. Now the competition is guaranteed to get even tougher.
It’s been about five years since Vox introduced the 15-watt Night Train amp head, a diminutive lunch-box-format mini amp that packs an impressive punch.
An upgrade of the previous NT50H head, the Night Train NT50H-G2 is the most powerful, gig-worthy and versatile Vox Night Train amp to date, providing several new features like digital reverb, an XLR speaker-emulated DI jack and more performance-friendly functionality than its predecessor.
In the new video below, Alan Chaput demos the all-new Eventide H9 MAX harmonizer pedal. The H9 MAX comes pre-loaded with all the effects from each of Eventide’s TimeFactor, ModFactor, PitchFactor and Space stompboxes, including the new Looper, plus all H9 exclusive algorithms in perpetuity at no additional cost.
Evidently, guitarist Chad Neidt posts a new "One Minute Mashup" video the first Monday of pretty much every month. Here's a good one from a few months ago. It's a medley of popular video game themes—performed on classical guitar. Below, you can see a complete list of the themes he plays in the video.
A few new guitar-centric videos have made their way to the interwebs (or at least come to our attention), and we thought we'd pass 'em along. First, check out "Shit Guitarists Don't Say," followed by "Things Guitarists Say in the Studio."