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Is This the Greatest Craigslist Guitar Ad of All Time?

We might've stumbled upon the best Craigslist guitar-for-sale listing of all time. The guitar, which is listed as "REAL METAL guitar for sale - $400 (Union Square)," is an Ibanez DT350. "It's the X series, so it's serious as shit," the seller writes. "Not for wimp rock or doom metal. It's only for serious riffs and metal.

The Yardbirds Announce New Lineup — Including Pre-Eric Clapton Guitarist Top Topham — and 2015 Tour Dates

They've had Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page in their ranks—and let's not forget the late Gypie Mayo and Hellecasters guitarist Jerry Donahue. Now the Yardbirds are back in action, with a set of tour dates and a new lineup that features the group's pre-Clapton lead guitarist, Top Topham. He joins founding member and drummer Jim McCarty, keeper of the band's flame.

Seymour Duncan Introduces Studio Bass Compressor Pedal

The Studio Bass Compressor is a studio-grade soft-knee compressor designed for bassists who want to take control of the dynamics of their sound, from a subtle smoothing-out of peaks and valleys to the most squished and pinched extremes and everywhere in between.

Cliff Burton's Solo Bass Track from Metallica's "Orion" — Listen

YouTube is a never-ending source of historic archive footage, rare audio and, well, lots of videos of cats.

Slap Guitar Battle, Featuring Rob Scallon and Jared Dines — Video

We admit this video is a lot more amusing if you're familiar with its two stars, Rob Scallon and Jared Dines. They're both guitarists who create hugely popular, guitar-centric videos that tend to get shared here on

Dwight Yoakam Announces New Album, 'Second Hand Heart'

Dwight Yoakam will release a new album, Second Hand Heart, April 14. The album marks the multiple Grammy Award winner's return to the Warner family. Yoakam released a series of albums on Reprise Records beginning with his debut, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., in 1986.

Is Les Paul's Gibson Black Beauty Guitar the "Holy Grail"? Join the Debate

Guitar Player’s February 2015 issue features a cover feature about Les Paul’s 1954 Black Beauty. For those unfamiliar with the story, the Black Beauty is the very guitar on which Les performed many modifications over the years as he sought to improve upon Gibson’s original design.

World's Most Expensive Guitar, 24-String Bass and Other NAMM 2015 Oddities — Video

It looks like USA Today was on the floor of the 2015 NAMM Show in sunny Anaheim, California, late last month, where one of our editors lost his wallet.

Metallica Parody: "Master of Sock Puppets" — Video

We thought you could use a break from all the talk about last night's Grammy Awards telecast. Check out this fairly witty sock-puppet parody of Metallica's "Master of Puppets."

Metal Cover of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” — Video

YouTube musician Leo Moracchioli has posted a metal-ish cover of Madonna's “Like a Virgin.”