Fender Musical Instruments Corp. -- makers of the Stratocaster, the Telecaster and countless other iconic guitars, amps, effects and more -- has announced that its initial public offering will be $13 to $15 a share.
Just in time for Billy Idol’s 2012 tour, guitarist Steve Stevens received his first Knaggs guitar. The guitar, which is Tailored to Steve’s specs and preferences, will accompany the guitarist on their current European summer tour and following US shows.
When Axl Rose bailed on Guns N’ Roses’ Hall of Fame induction, Slash knew the group would never reunite. But with a brand-new group and a killer new album—Apocalyptic Love—hard rock’s hardest-working guitarist has no reason to ever look back again.
Guitar World made history in Milan, Italy, on July 6, 2011, by getting Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Slayer’s Kerry King and Anthrax’s Scott Ian to pose for group photos — the first photos ever to feature all the guitarists of thrash metal’s momentous Big Four tour.
California guitar great Greg Howe, known as a virtuoso, solo artist and sideman to such pop stars as Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, NSYNC and Enrique Iglesias, is now endorsing the Italian guitar amp brand DV Mark.