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  • Jol Dantzig’s Esoterica Electrica: The Mighty Icebreaker
    At a party where someone is playing guitar for people in one corner and someone is playing with their phone on social media in another, which person is more social? ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-21-2018
  • Digging Deeper: Curtis Mayfield
    A unique tuning, ingenious use of intervals, and some deft wah work all combine to create some of the most soulful rhythm parts ever recorded. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-20-2018
  • Esoterik Introduces New FR27 Baritone Guitar
    Esoterik Guitars has introduced its newest model, the FR27 baritone guitar. With a 27” scale length neck and a five-piece maple and walnut neck with wenge accented strips, among other features, the FR27 is the company's second baritone model.  The guitar also features a swamp ash body ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Meet ‘Re-Chord,’ a New Guitar-Themed Board Game
    Have you ever looked upon a dusty pile of board games and thought "Gee, I sure wish I could play one of these and practice guitar at the same time"? Well, your prayers may have been answered.   Re-Chord is a board game that lets aspiring players use real picks, chords, and play songs ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Duane Eddy: Sultan of Twang
    The guitar legend talks about the invention of his reverb-drenched sound, his versatile career and technique, and his lifelong love affair with the Bigsby-rigged Gretsch 6120. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Top 10 Weirdest Guitar Sounds Ever Recorded
    Electricity can do strange things. When it was added to the guitar, some years ago, it opened up new possibilities for players of the old box o’ six strings. The following sonic scientists, using varying proportions of technique and effects, set out to discover just what these possibilities ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Balaguer Guitars Releases the Astra
    A classic singlecut design but with modern construction and appointments. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Fishman Releases the Loudbox Mini Charge
    Lightweight, portable, and equipped with a rechargeable battery. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Rainger FX Introduces the Reverb-X
    The digital reverb companion to the company's Echo-X mini delay. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Nu-X Unveils the Mighty Lite BT
    NUX Mighty Lite BT is a new standard for the mini class amplifiers. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Balaguer Guitars Releases The Astra Model
    Balaguer Guitars has just unveiled The Astra, their take on a classic singlecut design but with modern construction and appointments. The body shape is slightly offset which lends added comfort when playing, and unlike the norm, this singlecut comes stock with a 25.5” scale length. Fusing modern ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Whitesnake Unveil ‘The Purple Tour’ Live Album
    Whitesnake revisited the music singer David Coverdale recorded with Deep Purple in the Seventies when they released The Purple Album two years ago. The album—and tour that followed—offered fans modern interpretations of Purple classics like “Burn” and “Mistreated.” Now, highlights from the tour are ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Blackberry Smoke Premiere New Song, “Flesh and Bone”
    Southern rock powerhouse Blackberry Smoke have premiered a new song, "Flesh and Bone," and you can hear it below. The sneaky, to-the-point rocker represents the universe's first taste of the band's new album, Find a Light, which will be released April 6 via Thirty Tigers. "Flesh and Bone" is a ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Nux Announces Mighty Lite Bluetooth Desktop Amplifier
    Nux has announced its new Mighty Lite Bluetooth Desktop amplifier.  Nux's newest creation is an ultra-low-watt practice amp that can be used in any room or desk via a battery-powered operation or USB-to-power bank connection. It features 3 channels, built-in digital reverb and ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Supro Launches Island Series Baritone Guitar
    A 26.75"-scale instrument that can be comfortably tuned to low A, B, or C. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Ormsby Guitars Unveils the Goliath GTR
    An ergonomic design that comes in 6-, 7-, and 8-string flavors. ...[Read More]
    Source: Premier GuitarPublished on 01-19-2018
  • D’Angelico to Unveil New Solid-Body Electric Guitars at NAMM 2018
    At the 2018 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, D’Angelico Guitars will be debuting three all-new solid-body electric guitars, marking their true foray into the world of solid-bodies for the first time in the company’s 85-year history. Designed in New York City over the course of 2017, the ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Journey, Def Leppard Announce Massive North American Co-Headlining Tour
    Journey and Def Leppard have confirmed the news they have been teasing for quite awhile now, they're going on tour together. And, by the looks of it, it's gonna be an epic one.  The two bands will split headlining duties evenly across the 58-city tour, which will run all the way from May ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • D’Angelico to Provide Custom Guitars for 2018 X Games Winners
    At the 2018 X Games in Aspen, Colorado, all medal winners will receive a custom gold, silver, or bronze “medal” guitar at the winner’s podium courtesy of D’Angelico Guitars.  This year’s guitar is an all-new Bedford, the flagship model of D’Angelico’s first solid body collection throughout ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018
  • Secrets of Shred: Eddie Van Halen-Style Speed-Picking Technique
    In this lesson, I’ll be showing you a relatively unknown picking technique used by my favorite guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. It can be heard in countless Van Halen songs, including "I’m the One," "Spanish Fly" and "Jump." This technique is based on a combination of hammer-on notes and ... ...[Read More]
    Source: GuitarWorldPublished on 01-19-2018