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Neural Amp Modeler: The 1st Open Source Amp Sim?

Neural Amp Modeler: The 1st Open Source Amp Sim?

What is Neural Amp Modeler? What does NAM do, and how does it work? Today we check out this FREE amp sim.

Headrush Prime First Look: The 1-Stop Solution For Great Recordings?

Headrush Prime First Look: The 1-Stop Solution For Great Recordings?

The HEADRUSH Prime just came out of nowhere, without any warning. Can this be the "all in one" solution for home studios? Today we take a look at what we know.

Periphery “Djent Is Not A Genre” Album Review: Esoteric Audio Assault In 9 Epic Bursts

Periphery “Djent Is Not A Genre” Album Review: Esoteric Audio Assault In 9 Epic Bursts

There is a ton of hype around the Periphery Djent Is Not A Genre album, and the singles that have been released have just amplified that hype. We got to listen to it, and the boys have definitely not disappointed.

Fender Stratocaster Price Guide: All Models & Series Compared

Fender Stratocaster Price Guide: All Models & Series Compared

How much is a Fender Stratocaster in 2023? Here’s everything you need to know about how much its Player, Professional, and Ultra Strat models cost

History of the Fender Stratocaster: The Birth of An Icon [1954 to Present]

History of the Fender Stratocaster: The Birth of An Icon [1954 to Present]

Here's a brief history of the Fender Stratocaster, ranging from its creation in the 1950s right up to the present day...

Touring With A $40 Harley Benton Guitar: One Guitarist’s CRAZY Journey!

Touring With A $40 Harley Benton Guitar: One Guitarist’s CRAZY Journey!

Can you imagine touring with a $40 Harley Benton guitar? Scott Poley is a PRO guitarist using one of our favorite budget brands on an arena tour! But how?

Good News – The New Mastodon Album Will Be “HEAVY”

Good News – The New Mastodon Album Will Be “HEAVY”

Mastodon is working on new material for a new album, according to Bill Kelliher, and it is going to be very, very heavy…

EJ Presents Underexposed: Voltreus “Blur” Single Release!

EJ Presents Underexposed: Voltreus “Blur” Single Release!

Voltreus is a Texas band that we have been following for quite a while, and they have a brand new single coming out. But things have definitely changed a bit ...

Line 6 3.50 Update Explained: Everything You NEED To Know!

Line 6 3.50 Update Explained: Everything You NEED To Know!

The recent Line 6 3.50 Update is an absolute game-changer for Helix users. Today we break down all the new features, and explain how they work!

New Smashing Pumpkins Album Release Date: When’s It Landing?

New Smashing Pumpkins Album Release Date: When’s It Landing?

There’s a new Smashing Pumpkins album coming called Atum, and it is a sequel to Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness. Here’s everything you need to know about when it’s getting a release date…

The BOSS GA FC EX: An Amazing 2022 Overhaul For Katana Users!

The BOSS GA FC EX: An Amazing 2022 Overhaul For Katana Users!

The new BOSS Ga Fc Ex Expression Pedal and footswitch is a brand new perspective for Katana users! Today we take a look at all of the new features.

The Beatles Made Jimi Hendrix Famous – Here’s How It Happened…

The Beatles Made Jimi Hendrix Famous – Here’s How It Happened…

The Beatles were the first choice to headline Woodstock but the band declined the position, suggesting Jimi Hendrix replace them…

Pantera Reunion Tour: Everything You Need To Know…

Pantera Reunion Tour: Everything You Need To Know…

A Pantera reunion tour is happening. The tour will kick off in 2023. And, yes, this is probably the best news you’ll read all day…

BOSS Katana MKII V2 Software: A Brand New AMAZING Update!

BOSS Katana MKII V2 Software: A Brand New AMAZING Update!

Today we take a look at all of the new features in the BOSS Katana MKII V2 Software! Tone Studio just got better for gigging AND recording!

Gigging On A Budget: Can $1500 Build A PRO Guitar Rig?

Gigging On A Budget: Can $1500 Build A PRO Guitar Rig?

Announcing "Gigging On A Budget": a new series where we try to build a full, professional guitar rig for budget prices. Each week, we explore a new genre!

Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom is 100% Happening.

Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom is 100% Happening.

Adam Jones of Tool has teased a new signature model – only this time it looks as if it will be an Epiphone Les Paul Signature model

VOLTREUS Release 1st New Single: “Relinquish”

VOLTREUS Release 1st New Single: “Relinquish”

Voltreus was one of the first "UNDEREXPOSED" bands that we ever featured, and they have kicked off 2022 with tons of shows. We caught up with the band!

Summer NAMM 2022: Our #1 Picks For NEW Gear!

Summer NAMM 2022: Our #1 Picks For NEW Gear!

Summer NAMM 2022 had a lot of surprises, even if it seems like it was "quality over quantity" this year. Today we check out our favorite picks for the show!

New Seymour Duncan Pickups Announced For 2022: 3 AMAZING Classics Meet Modern Design!

New Seymour Duncan Pickups Announced For 2022: 3 AMAZING Classics Meet Modern Design!

The 3 new Seymour Duncan pickups that were just announced are modern takes on some classic sounds. Today we got over each one in detail!

Johnny Depp’s Amazing Guitar Collection Revealed

Johnny Depp’s Amazing Guitar Collection Revealed

Johnny Depp is an actor but he also loves his guitar and also plays in a band called Hollywood Vampires. Depp also has a wonderfully extensive guitar collection too, as you’d expect…

New DOWN Album “Potentially” In The Works

New DOWN Album “Potentially” In The Works

It has been A LONG time since the last DOWN album landed. Is there hope for a new DOWN album? Here’s what you need to know…

The Greatest Meshuggah Meme of ALL TIME…

The Greatest Meshuggah Meme of ALL TIME…

There are plenty of great Meshuggah memes on the internet but it is one of the newest that takes the title of the greatest Meshuggah meme of all time…

Why John Mayer DITCHED Fender For PRS

Why John Mayer DITCHED Fender For PRS

John Mayer used to play Fender Stratocaster guitars but in 2014 he turned his back on the iconic brand and switched to PRS guitars – here’s why…

Them Crooked Vultures New Album Update: What’s The Deal?

Them Crooked Vultures New Album Update: What’s The Deal?

History of “The FORBIDDEN RIFF” – Satan, Page & Wayne’s World…

History of “The FORBIDDEN RIFF” – Satan, Page & Wayne’s World…

The forbidden riff is a well-known thing amongst guitarists and those that work in guitar stores. But how did the forbidden riff come to be a thing? Here’s the history of the forbidden riff…

New Queens of The Stone Age Album: Updates & Release Date

New Queens of The Stone Age Album: Updates & Release Date

Will Queens of The Stone Age make another album after Villains, and if so when can we expect a release date? Here’s everything currently known about the new Queens of The Stone Age album…

New Squier 40th Anniversary Guitars: PRO Guitars On A Budget?

New Squier 40th Anniversary Guitars: PRO Guitars On A Budget?

The Squier 40th Anniversary guitars celebrates four decades of affordable Fender models by releasing some very special instruments. But how do they play?

New OPETH Album: News & Latest Updates

New OPETH Album: News & Latest Updates

In Cauda Venenum got a release in 2019. It’s now 2022. When can we expect a new OPETH album? Here’s ALL the latest news and updates…

Guitar Prices Going Up In 2022: Things Are Looking Rather Inflated?

Guitar Prices Going Up In 2022: Things Are Looking Rather Inflated?

The world has been very different that what we are all used to. The last two years are catching up, and the Guitar prices going up in 2022 is the result.

New TOOL Album: Could We See Another One? Yes…

New TOOL Album: Could We See Another One? Yes…

Fear Inoculum is TOOL’s latest record. Before that, it was 10,000 Days. The gap between these two records? A staggering 13 years. But is there hope for a new TOOL album? Let’s find out…

Harley Benton DNAfx PRO: A New Update To The Amazing Budget Processor!

Harley Benton DNAfx PRO: A New Update To The Amazing Budget Processor!

The Harley Benton DNAfx PRO was just announced, and it looks like it has taken the original and expanded every feature! Let's take a look!

Brand NEW SINARO Playthrough 2021: The Band Tells Us About Humanity’s “Extinction”!

Brand NEW SINARO Playthrough 2021: The Band Tells Us About Humanity’s “Extinction”!

Today we take a look at what Sinaro has been up to during the lockdowns, and their new playthrough video for a brutal track!

The 20 Best Selling Guitars of 2021 REVEALED…

The 20 Best Selling Guitars of 2021 REVEALED…

What is the most popular guitar model of 2021? Here are the 20 most popular and best-selling guitars of 2021, according to Reverb…

Mastodon Setlist For Upcoming 2021 Tour REVEALED…

Mastodon Setlist For Upcoming 2021 Tour REVEALED…

Mastodon is about to kick off a US tour with Opeth. And the setlist has apparently been leaked online…

New Metallica Album? Updates & Release Date News…

New Metallica Album? Updates & Release Date News…

When is the follow-up to 2016’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct coming out? Here’s everything we currently know about the new Metallica album including new songs and release date news...

Guitar Center Black Friday Deals – It’s ALREADY STARTED!

Guitar Center Black Friday Deals – It’s ALREADY STARTED!

Black Friday comes but once a year. Still, this hasn’t stopped Guitar Center from jumping the gun and kicking off its Black Friday sales earlier than expected…

Meet Steph Carpenter’s New 9-String ESP Guitar – It’s A MONSTER…

Meet Steph Carpenter’s New 9-String ESP Guitar – It’s A MONSTER…

The new Deftones record – OHMS – just dropped. And it is the first outing for Steph Carpenter's new ONE OF A KIND custom ESP 9 string guitar...

Best Cheap 8 String Guitar: Djent For (A LOT) Less

Best Cheap 8 String Guitar: Djent For (A LOT) Less

8 string guitars can get expensive quickly, but if you’re looking for a cheaper option, this guitar is one of the best cheap 8 string guitars you can buy right now…

Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder Exotic Hardtail: New And Awesome For 2021!

Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder Exotic Hardtail: New And Awesome For 2021!

The Sun Valley Super Shredder Exotic Hardtail is Schecter's new answer to the fans!

Converge x Chelsea Wolfe Join Forces For Bloodmoon: I Album

Converge x Chelsea Wolfe Join Forces For Bloodmoon: I Album

Converge has teamed up with Chelsea Wolfe for a new album called Bloodmoon: I – here’s everything you need to know…

Spiritbox “Eternal Blue” Review: Heavy In Fiery High Definition

Spiritbox “Eternal Blue” Review: Heavy In Fiery High Definition

Spiritbox has been the talk of the Metal Community for the past two years, slowly releasing singles and making some great music videos.

New Mastodon Album 2021: Release Date, Track List & Artwork DETAILED

New Mastodon Album 2021: Release Date, Track List & Artwork DETAILED

Jefferson Airplane Takes Center Stage In The Matrix 4 Trailer

Jefferson Airplane Takes Center Stage In The Matrix 4 Trailer

The Matrix 4 trailer just dropped and the main song used in it is Hunter S Thompson Favorite, White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane

The 2021 Ibanez ICHI10: Ibanez Takes An Impressive Shot At The Headless Market

The 2021 Ibanez ICHI10: Ibanez Takes An Impressive Shot At The Headless Market

Ibanez is a lot of things, but first and foremost they are innovators. The Ibanez ICHI10 is a perfect example of that, and today we take a look!

MOOER in 2021: We Need To Talk About The GTRS Intelligent Guitar…

MOOER in 2021: We Need To Talk About The GTRS Intelligent Guitar…

Every now and then, a new product like the GTRS comes out, and it seems to good to be true. Today, we check out all of the features of the GTRS.

Ibanez Iron Label 2021: The Xiphos and Iceman Return In Their Most Brutal Forms!

Ibanez Iron Label 2021: The Xiphos and Iceman Return In Their Most Brutal Forms!

The Ibanez Iron Label guitars have been a mid-range, stripped down metal-focused lineup.

New Schecter Red Reign E Series: 2021 Just Keeps Getting Better!

New Schecter Red Reign E Series: 2021 Just Keeps Getting Better!

The Schecter Red Reign Series is an offshoot of the favored "Apocalypse" series of guitars that made their mark a few years ago.

Schecter Traditional Van Nuys: Amazing Custom Shop Style On A Budget For 2021!

Schecter Traditional Van Nuys: Amazing Custom Shop Style On A Budget For 2021!

Schecter may be a little late to the party this year with the new models, but the company makes up for it with the Schecter Traditional Van Nuys series.

New Schecter SVSS Exotic Models: Finally A New, Beautiful Model For 2021!

New Schecter SVSS Exotic Models: Finally A New, Beautiful Model For 2021!

We have covered a ton of new guitar models this year. But the Schecter SVSS Exotic is the first new model we have seen from Schecter this year, so far.

Fender Mustang Micro UK Release Date: When’s It Landing?

Fender Mustang Micro UK Release Date: When’s It Landing?

What’s the deal with the Fender Mustang Micro’s UK release date?

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