15 Dec · Amp designer Martin Kidd and guitarist Rabea Massaad have reworked the VX The Kraken amp to come up with the VX100 Super Kraken - But is there enough new here to justify the name "Super"?
13 Dec · The new Ice Caves Ambient Reverb pedal is an Arctic-themed take on reverb pedals with a unique set of parameters for those that like to get more experimental with their 'verb. Frosty!
10 Dec · Tweed amp retro vibe in a pedal, anyone? Crazy Tube Circuits has taken two classic vintage Fender amps and tried to crystallise the spirit and tone of both into one affordable pedal.
10 Dec · Positive Grid is giving everyone a free copy of their BIAS Modulation Pedal plugin. All you have to do is share the offer on social media and a license for this software bundle is yours.
09 Dec · It's one of the oldest controversies in the guitar world: Ceramic vs. Alnico. Many players believe that Alnico is "warmer", whereas Ceramic sounds "colder". True? All is finally revealed...
07 Dec · If you are a full-on noise terrorist with aspirations toward sonic mayhem, you might need Death By Audio's new Total Sonic Annihilation 2. Insanity awaits you!
07 Dec · Run out of pedalboard real estate? Don't know which pedal to get rid of to fit on that new distortion you splashed out on? The Pedaltrain SST is a tiny tuner that can free up some valuable space.
07 Dec · The Amplitube iOS 4.7 version brings new licensed amp models and effects, including gear by Dr Z, Jet City, Orange, Carvin, Morley, T-Rex, Seymour Duncan and Wampler.
06 Dec · This dark, broody PRS Private Stock guitar has some fantastic touches and excellent hardware - and uses woods harvested from maple trees standing sentry over an old graveyard...
05 Dec · Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea gets a new active signature bass model that coaxes a lot out of a single pickup and builds on the previous signature Jazz Bass version bearing his name.
05 Dec · Winter NAMM 2019, Stand 207 will be the place to be. Why? Gibson has confirmed it's attending the upcoming show after their unfortunate decision to pull out of the 2018 edition.
05 Dec · That Epiphone new Joe Bonamassa limited edition ES-355 we wrote about earlier this year is just about to be released, bringing classy looks as well as some useful and attractive hardware.
04 Dec · Gibson is officially moving out of Memphis and consolidating its guitar production at its Nashville factory. That means all its electric guitars will now be made under one roof.
03 Dec · The news is out: Fender is about to announce its new American Performer Series for 2019, including Stratocasters, Telecasters, a Mustang, Jazzmaster, P-Bass, Mustang Bass and Jazz Bass models!
02 Dec · Is Fender closing out the Parallel Universe series with a bass? The intriguingly styled and well-specified ’51 Telecaster PJ Bass is possibly the last model in the series for 2018
01 Dec · Electro Harmonix has just announced the new Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi, Nano Battalion and Flatiron Fuzz pedals. Something for everyone and lots of dirt all round!