Whether it's over-zealous fans holding up their camera phones for entire songs or that one guy who's got his head down texting the whole show, cell phones have become the bane of both performers and concert-goers alike.
Cort Guitars has announced its new AS-M5 acoustic guitar. The guitar features a solid sitka spruce top and a pro-level Fishman Ellipse Blender system that offers amplified sound with a condenser mic inside the body and a piezo below the saddle.
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, motorcycling's biggest music festival, will take place in Sturgis, South Dakota, August 5 to August 10. Guitar players in the audience are in luck -- because Epiphone will be giving away a Buffalo Chip-themed Coronet guitar every night.
American death metal icons Cannibal Corpse will be kicking off their headlining spot for the 2012 Summer Slaughter tour, tomorrow night. The sold out show will take place at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles. Cannibal Corpse will be joined by Between The Buried and Me, Job For A Cowboy, Goatwhore, The Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, and Cerebral Bore.
Yesterday (July 17), Oktober Guitars announced the release of the Mark Gallagher Signature Tele guitar. Modeled after his old workhorse, the MGT takes traditional looks and style, but with added features.