Fender has added four new models to its Pawn Shop Series, which the company calls a line of "guitars that never were but should have been.” There's the Pawn Shop ’70s Strat Deluxe, Pawn Shop Super-Sonic, Pawn Shop Mustang Bass and Pawn Shop Bass VI.
This week on Jimmy Kimmel Live, country music guitar ace Brad Paisley debuted a new song, "Southern Comfort Zone." The track actually appeared on iTunes late in 2012 without any context — no mention of a new album, etc. Paisley cleared up the mystery last night, announcing that the song is from his upcoming album, which will be called Wheelhouse.
The show must go on, and in the wake of lead guitarist Rob Caggiano's departure from Anthrax, the band have just announced that Shadows Fall guitarist Jon Donais will be filling in during the band's upcoming Metal Alliance tour dates.