News

Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz Launches A New Business

Following on from their recent video that featured an ice cream theme, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz has launched a new venture, a good...

Sony Unveil New Walkman… Because Ermm… Anniversary?

So it’s the walkman’s 40 year anniversary, Ok it was a big deal back in the day, but this release seems a littler “meh”....

Avenged Auction Off Bass From Their First Demo

It’s no secret I’m an old school avenged fan, but, this one looks a little odd. The Huntington Beach titans are selling a bass...

Tool Have Released Additional Deluxe CD Packages After Selling Out

Well, it’s been a week since Tool finally released their fifth studio album Fear Inoculum, and we have to say, it’s made quite an...

Tool To Head Out On North American Tour

It’s now common knowledge that one of the most anticipated albums in a long while, Tool’s new album Fear Inoculum was released on Friday. Now what...

Peter Murphy Posts Update Following His Heart Attack

We have finally got an update on the health of ex- Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy. Earlier this month he was taken to hospital following...

Features

This Day In Music History: July 31st

July 31st: On this day 1955, Elvis Presley performed 3 shows at Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida, (2 matinee and 1 evening). A...

Landmark Albums: David Bowie – Heroes

After the huge success of David Bowie’s album Low, which featured a half-vocal/half-instrumental structure, Bowie released Heroes. Right from the first track: “Beauty and...

Blast From The Past: Top 5 Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs

This week in our Blast From The Past series we're looking at one of the most influential bands of the last 30 years. Turn...

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Tech Talk - Features

7 Of The Most Expensive Basses In The World

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dkPlyt6CWM When you think about expensive guitars, you’d be forgiven for saying: oh yeah, that vintage Gibson Les Paul, or that fantastic Fender Strat that...

12 Things All Bassists Hate

Bass strings are ridiculously expensive Bass strings are crazily priced. Guitar players will never understand how it feels to have to dish out 20 quid every time...

7 Weirdest Guitar Pedals We All Want To Own Even Though We’d Never Use

Today we’re going to introduce you to some of the weirdest guitar pedals we’ve ever had the pleasure of playing with. And yes, you're...

Gear News

Gibson Announces Worldwide Release Of New ‘Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck’

Gibson, the legitimate leader in professional instruments proudly presents the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck. A pre-sale is officially underway now for the Slash 1966...

Manson Guitar Works Majority Shareholding Acquired By Matthew Bellamy of Muse

Matthew Bellamy, the guitarist, songwriter and frontman of international stadium band MUSE has completed a deal to purchase the majority shareholding of Devon based...

Blackstar Releases Fly 3 Def Leppard Hysteria Edition Mini Amp

The Def Leppard 3 Bluetooth is the ultimate take anywhere mini amp/speaker for Def Leppard fans. This officially licensed product has wireless Bluetooth connectivity...

Epiphone Presents “Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Outfit”

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments, proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood “White Fang” ES-125TDC Outfit, the premier signature guitar by blues...

Epiphone Debut Signature Guitar From Tesla Legend Dave Rude

Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit, the debut Epiphone Signature guitar from Tesla’s...