In January, DiMarzio will release its three new Ionizer 8 pickups, all of which were designed for Animals As Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi's new signature 8-string Ibanez guitar. The pickups are two years in the making.
Schecter Guitar Research has announced its new partnership with bassist Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe and Sixx: A.M. "It was an exciting and creative process to work with Schecter on the new Schecter Sixx Signature Series Bass," Sixx said.
Another track from Dave Grohl's upcoming Sound City project has made its way to YouTube. The new song, "From Can To Can't," features Grohl collaborating with Corey Taylor of Slipknot. You can listen to the song, which is available now via iTunes, via the YouTube player below.
Today, we have an exclusive video from UK progressive-metallers Aeon Zen. It features band founder and multi-instrumentalist Rich Hinks showing you how to play the top five riffs from the band's new album, Enigma, which will be released next Tuesday, January 22, on Nightmare Records.