Fender has introduced several new, limited-edition acoustic instruments. Models include the USA Select 1, Fender’s first acoustic guitar made in the US since the 1990s. Only 30 pieces are being released worldwide. The dreadnought guitar has a spruce top, flame maple back and sides, forward-shifted X bracing, gold hardware and a Fishman Sonitone pickup system.
The new band from John Arch (ex-Fates Warning) and Jim Matheos (Fates Warning) -- appropriately titled Arch/Matheos -- will release their debut album, Sympathetic Resonance, on September 13 via Metal Blade Records.
It's a great day for prog here on GuitarWorld.com, as we've got another exclusive premiere for you: a new song from legendary prog-rock guitarist Steve Hackett titled "A Place Called Freedom." You can listen to the track below.
While there's still no official release date for John 5's upcoming solo album, God Told Me To, the guitarist has just release a single from the album: an instrumental cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It."
While Noel may certainly seem like the busier Gallagher brother right now -- preparing to release his debut solo album in November, with another collaborative album to follow in early 2012 -- Liam wants everyone to know that he and the rest of Noel's ex-bandmates in Beady Eye aren't going away anytime soon.