Just in time for this week's Winter NAMM Show, Electro-Harmonix has introduced the H.O.G. 2. This second-generation Harmonic Octave Generator/Guitar Synthesizer builds upon the legacy of the critically acclaimed H.O.G.
Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release Tooth & Nail, his 10th studio album, March 19 via Cooking Vinyl. The album, which was produced by Joe Henry, is Bragg's first since 2008's Mr. Love & Justice.
Johnny Marr, the former Smiths, Cribs and Modest Mouse guitarist, has posted a new music video for "Upstarts," a track off his upcoming solo album, The Messenger. The album, which will mark Marr's solo debut, will be released February 26 by Sire/ADA.
Current and former members of Anthrax, Queensryche, Rising Force, Racer X and other metal bands will take part in the 2013 NAMM Metal Jam this Wednesday, January 23, at the Whiskey A-Go Go in West Hollywood, California.
Paul Reed Smith and bassist Gary Grainger began collaborating on what would become Private Stock Gary Grainger basses a decade ago. Now, in 2013, the Maryland-based manufacturer is proud to announce the evolution of this line as they add two new basses to its Core product offering: the Grainger 4 and Grainger 5.