Author: Brian Kelleher
There's a point where music is loud enough to blow your hair back, but there's also a point where an amp is loud enough to blow your eardrums to shreds. We walk... Read more.
If floor space is at a premium, but you're in a dorm or other rental with a "no drilling" policy, there's hope at hand. With this simple process you can hang a ... Read more.
String guide for Gibson and Epiphone Les Paul style guitars - we walk you through the when, why and how to help you restring a Les Paul... Read more.
7 String Guitars are near-ubiquitous in certain styles of music, but many artists play guitars that rival Gibson Les Paul Customs on price. We walk you throug... Read more.
If you're in the market for the best guitar amp under $100, we have some killer choices for every genre and style!... Read more.
We review the best delay pedals on the market today, from small form budget pedals to world class studio grade units.... Read more.
Digital amps have been a huge step forward for guitar - but the one element that's getting left behind is killing your tone!... Read more.
Agathis wood is the web's least popular wood. Some say it's a step up from plywood, but only barely. We look closer at why it's so hated, and reveal some instan... Read more.
Looking to pick up a few easy country songs for your next campfire singalong? We've got just the list for you!... Read more.
Levy's is renowned for making some of the most comfortable straps on the market - and this 3 inch wide beauty is no exception!... Read more.
The Epiphone Les Paul Studio got a revamp. We go over all of the new features and improvements that make it a real contender.... Read more.
We answer your questions about Epiphone Les Paul strings, like the best string gauge and what strings come on them!... Read more.
We walk you through our top choices for the most playable low action acoustic guitars, plus we explain how to lower the action on an acoustic guitar... Read more.
We asked an AI to give us photographs of some of the biggest names in music of the last 60 years, with surprising results.... Read more.
We take a look at the Moog Moogerfooger effect plugin bundle from a guitarist's perspective - and find they sound amazing.... Read more.
Some May Have Missed The Suggestions In Some Kind Of Monster... Read more.
Neck dive is quite common in many popular guitar shapes, and can be a huge pain in the butt, or a simple fix depending on your approach. We go over the causes a... Read more.
We check out several of the new features in PreSonus Studio One 6, highlighting one that makes it ideal for guitarists and gigging musicians.... Read more.
Famed bluesman and owner of one of the best guitar collections in the world, Joe Bonamassa has announced his retirement... Read more.
World Musical Instruments Korea have been the manufacturer of choice for budget models of a huge number of brands over the years. While giving an exact list of ... Read more.
Fender has long been top of the heap for sub $200 acoustic guitars, and the CD-60 is no exception. We take a deep dive into the budget beauty, as well as lookin... Read more.
We review the Epiphone DR-100, and explain why it wins our award for best acoustic in it's categor... Read more.
Affordable guitar manufacturer Donner have announced the launch of their new Arena2000 multi-fx processer, which features 80 “hi-res” amp model,... Read more.
If you want to try out a killswitch on your guitar without having to make modifications, the disruptor is for you!... Read more.
Is Sweetwater Legit? Is it safe to order from Sweetwater? Will They be helpful with a purchase problem? We review Sweetwater in depth.... Read more.
While there are many different materials for guitar nuts, most people find themselves choosing primarily between bone and Tusq. However, if you want a bright so... Read more.
Today we’re excited to bring you an exclusive guitar rig rundown and playthrough from Illinois pop punkers Bad Planning. The... Read more.
PRS announces new showroom at Soundcheck Nashville... Read more.
We caught up with Deserted Fear guitarist and songwriter Fabian Hildebrant to talk about guitars and their new album DOOMSDAY!... Read more.
We caught up with Rochester SKULL CRUSHING DEATH METAL newcomers Undeath to talk about their new record and their guitars of choice!... Read more.
Canadian punkers NOBRO are blazing out of the pandemic with their new EP Live Your Truth, Shred Some Gnar, which... Read more.
Florida Pop Punkers Top Tier sent us a rig rundown as well as a playthrough of their most recent release, Leaving This Behind!... Read more.
Our dude Blake from Joyous Wolf recently sent us a video lesson on their new single Fearless - check it out now!... Read more.
We caught up with Marcos to talk about the anniversary tour, his love for PRS, and why his tube amps smoke modelers.... Read more.
We caught up with singer/Earth Groans mastermind Jeremy Schaeffer to get his take on the new EP, modelling amps, and getting back on the road.... Read more.
We caught up with Can't Swim to find out about their new album, the crazy amount of gear they used and their love of the BOSS DM3!... Read more.
We catch up with some of the bands playing Welcome To Rockville 2021 to find out who they want to see, and what gear they're rocking.... Read more.
Forget bolt ons and neck throughs - the Belgian "amateur woodworker" behind tchiks guitars built a guitar from a single slab of wood!... Read more.
The former Sepultura frontman discussed the recording of the bands thrash classic, as well as some of the gear they used.... Read more.
Gibson has formally announced Jerry Cantrell's new "Wino" Les Paul Custom - a Murphy aged beauty limited to 100 pieces.... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Josh Childress to talk about the album, his love for Neural DSP and the Quad Cortex, and getting out in front of people.... Read more.
You may have missed Steve Vai's studio tour with Reverb last year. We highlight some of our favourites.... Read more.
Watch modern blues legend Joe Bonamassa run through some of the cream of the crop of Gibson's Murphy Lab reissue guitars.... Read more.
Capstan’s new record Separate is out today, July 23rd, and the band is ready to get back at it! The... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Bryce R. VanHoosen to talk about releasing albums into the pandemic void, recording cover songs without actually playing them as a b... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Jay Bacon to talk about creating distinctive music videos, the production inspiration for their new record, and why digital amps are... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Adam Dutkiewics to talk about the new record, writing for multiple projects, and his adoption of modelling amps for touring.... Read more.
We caught up with Robin (harsh vocals) and Valentin (guitars) to talk about their new record, the ease of gigging with a Kemper, and the problem of owning "way ... Read more.
We take a look at something special that Fender cooked up for America's Independence Day!... Read more.
We caught up with Meta Dead to talk about their new record, recording with Corey "MF" Taylor, and the upcoming deluge of band's "covid material".... Read more.
We caught up with Aaron Lutas (Bass) and Frankie Mish (Drums) to talk about their new record, their love for Neural DSP tones, and going digital on the road.... Read more.
Capo snapped and you need one in a pinch? Or maybe you can't afford one, but you really want to play along to that one Beatles tune you like? We're going to wal... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Infernal and drummer Hont to talk about the new album, simple guitar setups, and revisiting old records.... Read more.
We caught up with guitarists Tom Lovejoy and Nolan Mobley to talk about the new release, Resident Evil Village, and skipping school to learn guitar covers.... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Diamond to talk about the new record, being part of the ESP family, and her love of the Digitech Whammy pedal.... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Kyle Sipress to talk about the EXTENSIVE gear list for the EP, as well as the possibility of bringing some motos on tour...!... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Francesco Artusato to talk about the new record, the magic of an Evertune bridge, and staying positive through lockdowns.... Read more.
We caught up with guitarist Dimitri Anchipolovsky to talk about his love of the Line 6 Helix, working with Phil Labonte, and how price doesn't make a pedal good... Read more.
Kansas based metal/hardcore upstarts Revisionist are gearing up for the release of their new six track EP The Emptiness Of Gravity, out this Friday May 21st. We... Read more.
We caught up with Authority Zero singer Jason DeVore and new guitarist Eric Walsh to talk about working with Cameron Webb, Kempers and... Kempers!... Read more.
We caught up with guitarists Jon Deiley and Josh Smith to talk about new single Clockworks, being early to the digital amp party, and pushing what you're doing ... Read more.
With a name like Mouth For War you might be expecting some southern trendkilling, but Colorado's newest export are more in the vein of Sentence and Lamb Of God.... Read more.
When you put on a Monster Magnet record, you know what you're getting - but what about if that record is a collection of the songs that influenced the band's ea... Read more.
Exclusive premier of a guitar playthrough of Elephant March from Belvedere's new record "Hindsight Is The Sixth Sense"... Read more.
After having a stable lineup for about the last 15 years, Atreyu have had something of a shuffle in the forming of their new album Baptize. We caught up with gu... Read more.
To celebrate the release of Hideous Divinity's new EP, we caught up with guitarist Enrico S to get the lowdown on the people who inspired him to pick up the gui... Read more.
We caught up with Escape The Fate guitarist Kevin Thrasher to talk about the record, the band's recent robbery, and using the best musical tools for the job.... Read more.
For fans of all things late 90s and screamy, we give you The Undertaking! We caught up with singer Austin Visser as well as guitarists Keith Butsko and Johnny M... Read more.
Formed in 2016, Capra were kicking around Lafayette for a few years until they met singer Crow Lotus – and... Read more.
We caught up with Bewitcher frontman M von Bewitcher to talk about the new album, his flying V, and why tone is in the hands.... Read more.
Richmond crossover upstarts Enforced have just released their killer new record Kill Grid. We caught up with guitarist Will Wagstaff to talk about the record, R... Read more.
We caught up with Doug Aldrich of Whitesnake and Dio fame to talk about the new Dead Daisies record, Holy Ground.... Read more.
The Hagstrom was originally owned by a member of Elvis's band, but producers thought it would look better front and center.... Read more.
We caught up with Sanguisugabogg guitarist Cameron Boggs to talk about the new record, tuning down stupid low, and a forthcoming release that sounds as out of ... Read more.
For their new record, Demons have taken a more collaborative approach that they call "more focused" and "more punk-rock" - fans of Metz and At The Drive in are ... Read more.
Cannibal Corpse have arguably the most name recognition of any death metal band, and not just because of that one thing in the 90s. 33 years and 15 albums later... Read more.
We caught up with Magnus Karlsson to talk about his new metal opera, his use of kempers and his life changing first boss pedal.... Read more.
Eleven albums into their career, Korpiklaani have taken their brand of folk metal in a direciton that is a little darker and heavier, but still one for the fans... Read more.
Witherfall's new record comes at a tricky time for the band as producer Jon Schaffer makes the news for all the wrong reasons. Even so, the album stands on it's... Read more.
Rivers Of Nihil made a big splash with their 2018 record Where Owls Know My Name, and not just because of the sax. The record featured some razor sharp guitar t... Read more.