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1. NAMM 2015: Kiesel Guitars Vader Headless Model — Video (1/28/2015)
Members of the Guitar World crew paid a visit to the Carvin Guitars/Kiesel Guitars booth at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. As you can see in the new video below, we got the rundown on Kiesel Guitars' Vader headless model, whic...
 
2. Dear Guitar Hero: Submit Questions for John Oates! (1/28/2015)
Got a question for your favorite guitarist? Let us be your go-between. The concept is easy — you submit your queries and we pass them on to some of the world's greatest guitarists. Only the sharpest and funniest questions will be used. This mont...
 
3. Platinum Rush Video Blog #12 — Bill Lloyd (1/28/2015)
Bill Lloyd doesn't play music, he IS music. And good music at that! From founding The Long Players, the uber popular band in Nashville who play classic albums from beginning to end with famous guest singers to in Nashville to writing his own c...
 
4. Tom Paxton’s “The Battle of the Sexes” — Exclusive Song Premiere (1/28/2015)
Here’s a fun song from folk legend Tom Paxton. “The Battle of the Sexes” is from this artist’s Redemption Road album, out March 10. Chock full of clever lyrics and a rollicking fiddle-laden arrangement, “The Battle of the Sexes” celebrates with ...
 
5. NAMM 2015: The She Rocks Awards Honors Women in Music (1/27/2015)
A who's who of music industry execs, celebrities, luminaries and supporters of women in music, gathered on Fri., Jan. 23 in the Anaheim Hilton hotel’s Pacific Ballroom to celebrate the 2015 She Rocks Awards, an event paying tribute to women who ...
 
6. Greg Holden to Release Debut Album 'Chase the Sun' for Warner Bros. on April 14 (1/27/2015)
New York-based singer and songwriter Greg Holden will release his debut album for Warner Bros. Records, titled Chase The Sun, on April 14, 2015. Produced by Greg Wells (Adele, OneRepublic), Chase The Sun is filled with Holden's passionate, purp...
 
7. Starlings, TN's "I'm A Sinner" — Exclusive Song Premiere (1/27/2015)
Here’s “I’m A Sinner” from Austin-based foursome Starlings, TN’s Preachin’ to the Choir out today on Chicken Ranch Records. The record is comprised of covers of gospel songs that Stubblefield grew up with, along with a handful of like-minded ori...
 
8. Rick Springfield to Release 'Stripped Down' CD/DVD on February 24 (1/27/2015)
Loud & Proud Records is proud to announce the release of Stripped Down, a new CD/DVD set from Grammy® Award winning artist Rick Springfield on February 24, 2015 (track listing below). For the last two years, Springfield has been treating fa...
 
9. John Statz Premieres Title Track to ‘Tulsa’ — Exclusive (1/26/2015)
The plaintive and solitary introduction for this song from John Statz upcoming album, Tulsa gives way to laid back beat with an unsettled feel. Here Statz uses the spaces in between the lyrics to cast his haunting spell of longing and lost ways....
 
10. NAMM 2015: T-Rex Replicator tape delay and Nitros break cover (1/26/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: T-Rex Replicator tape delay and Nitros break cover at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Although there's plenty of decent emulations out there, nothing quite beats the magic of a real magnetic tape delay.Traditionally, their d...
 
11. NAMM 2015: Zakk Wylde launches Wylde Audio (1/24/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Zakk Wylde launches Wylde Audio at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: In the most unexpected guitar news of NAMM 2015, Zakk Wylde has launched his own range of guitars and amps under the new brand Wylde Audio, with more product...
 
12. NAMM 2015: EVH Releases Wolfgang Special Hardtail and Star Guitar (1/23/2015)
EVH is proud to announce the release of the Wolfgang Special HT hardtail edition, as well as the long-awaited EVH Stripe Series Star guitar. The incredible EVH Wolfgang Special is now available in a distinctive new sans-tremolo version-the Wolfg...
 
13. NAMM 2015: TC Electronic Announces Viscous Vibe Pedal (1/23/2015)
With Viscous Vibe, TC Electronic has created a dead-on 1:1 digital recreation of the legendary Shin-Ei Uni-Vibe, known from countless unforgettable recordings by Jimi Hendrix, Robin Trower and Pink Floyd. The Shin-Ei Uni-Vibe is known for its o...
 
14. NAMM 2015: Jackson Releases Misha Mansoor Signature Juggernaut Guitars (1/23/2015)
Jackson is proud to announce the latest addition to its Artist Signature series instruments, the Misha Mansoor Juggernaut HT6 and HT7 guitars. Misha Mansoor is acclaimed for his masterful guitar work in fashioning the progressive metal of Periph...
 
15. NAMM 2015: Blackstar Releases HT-5R and HT Club 40 Amps in Limited Edition Red (1/23/2015)
Blackstar’s award-winning HT-5R and HT Club 40 tube amps are available in a new limited-edition vibrant red covering with vintage style basket weave fret cloth. The HT-5R offers killer tones, innovative features and a stereo digital reverb, maki...
 
16. NAMM 2015: Randall releases new 50-watt Thrasher head (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Randall releases new 50-watt Thrasher head at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Bigger isn't always better, and in keeping with that line, Randall is introducing the Thrasher 50-watt head at Winter NAMM.From press release: Thi...
 
17. NAMM 2015: Line 6 releases POD HDX firmware update (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Line 6 releases POD HDX firmware update at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Fulfilling key customer requests, Line 6 announced the upcoming release of POD HD v2.6 firmware at Winter NAMM. The free V2.6 free update ups the pow...
 
18. NAMM 2015: Roland announces the Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Roland announces the Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Eric Johnson's complete mastery of tone and taste has made him one of the most influential guitarists in history. Debuting at Winte...
 
19. NAMM 2015: Taylor Guitars Introduces 600 Series, Maple’s Musical Revival (1/23/2015)
Taylor Guitars is known for advancing the design of the acoustic guitar, setting a modern course for playability, tone and style. In 2014, the company unveiled a comprehensive redesign of its flagship rosewood/spruce 800 Series to industry and ...
 
20. NAMM 2015: Line 6 introduces the Relay G70, G75 digital wireless systems (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Line 6 introduces the Relay G70, G75 digital wireless systems at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Line 6 is introducing their new Relay G70 and Relay G75 digital wireless systems at Winter NAMM. The Relay G70 and G75 deliver ...
 
21. NAMM 2015: Laney unleashes Ironheart IRT-Pulse USB guitar preamp (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Laney unleashes Ironheart IRT-Pulse USB guitar preamp at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: The Ironheart series has gone from strength to strength, and Laney's new IRT-Pulse is the most affordable – and possibly the most usefu...
 
22. NAMM 2015: Line 6 unveils the Firehawk FX multi-effect guitar processor (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Line 6 unveils the Firehawk FX multi-effect guitar processor at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Guitarists looking for a multi-guitar processor that combines a tonal library from over 200 legendary amps and effects, intuitiv...
 
23. NAMM 2015: Charvel Announces New San Dimas, So-Cal and Warren DeMartini Guitars (1/23/2015)
Follow along with Guitar World's coverage of the 2015 Winter NAMM Show with nonstop gear news items and videos on GuitarWorld.com's official NAMM 2015 Zone, updates on Facebook and photos and more on Twitter and Instagram. Return to Charvel's an...
 
24. NAMM 2015: Ampeg releases the SCR-DI Bass DI with Scrambler Overdrive (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Ampeg releases the SCR-DI Bass DI with Scrambler Overdrive at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: It's been a while since Ampeg released a pedal, but at Winter NAMM they're making up for the wait with the all-new SCR-DI Bass DI,...
 
25. NAMM 2015 guitar diary: Retro re-imagined (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015 guitar diary: Retro re-imagined at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: The past exerts a hold on the world of guita
 
26. NAMM 2015: Palmer reveals PDI 03 Joe Bonamassa Signature Guitar Speaker Simulator DI (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Palmer reveals PDI 03 Joe Bonamassa Signature Guitar Speaker Simulator DI at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: We see a lot of signatures on a lot of gear, although it's rare that a guitarist puts his name to a speaker sim – b...
 
27. NAMM 2015: TC Electronic Helix Phaser & Viscous Vibe Pedals demoed (1/23/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: TC Electronic Helix Phaser & Viscous Vibe Pedals demoed at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Direct from the show floor, join us as we talk through and hear a couple of TC's NAMM launches.First up, we have the Helix Phaser...
 
28. NAMM2015: Gretsch Releases Updated Professional Collection Brian Setzer Guitars (1/22/2015)
Gretsch is proud to release the entirely new and updated Professional Collection Hollow Body Brian Setzer guitars, each built to Brian’s exacting specs. Gretsch Brian Setzer Nashville models are modeled on the guitars in his killer vintage colle...
 
29. Kiss Guitarist Tommy Thayer to Perform with Steel Panther at NAMMJAM 2015 (1/22/2015)
Kiss guitarist Tommy Thayer will perform with headliner Steel Panther at NAMMJAM 2015. NAMMJAM 2015 is considered "the hottest ticket at NAMM." Now in its sixth year, this invitation-only party will take place Friday, January 23, beginning 6 p....
 
30. NAMM 2015: MXL Microphones launch restyled Heritage Edition range (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: MXL Microphones launch restyled Heritage Edition range at MusicRadar.com
 
31. NAMM 2015: Washburn announces Marzi Montazeri signature guitar, the Priestess (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Washburn announces Marzi Montazeri signature guitar, the Priestess at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Metal fans know Marzi Montazeri as "The High Priest of Distortion." And now the blitzing guitarist, famous for his work wi...
 
32. NAMM 2015: Roger Linn's LinnStrument: hands-on! (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Roger Linn's LinnStrument: hands-on! at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Roger Linn, LM-1/LinnDrum creator and MPC designer, is undoubtedly a pioneer of musical performance. We caught up with him at his booth at the 2015 NAMM...
 
33. Win a PRS SE Custom 24 7-String Guitar from Periphery! (1/22/2015)
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34. NAMM 2015: Jim Dunlop unveils Cry Baby Mini pedal (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Jim Dunlop unveils Cry Baby Mini pedal at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: It was only a matter of time. Mini pedals have been everywhere for the last few years and Dunlop has already gleefully down-sized the likes of its
 
35. NAMM 2015: Fender unveils Sergio Vallín Signature Model (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Fender unveils Sergio Vallín Signature Model at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Here's another oddity from the Fender stable, fresh for this year's NAMM show. Sergio Vallín, guitarist for Mexico's latin rock monsters Maná, h...
 
36. NAMM 2015: Fender unveils Dave Murray California Series Strat (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Fender unveils Dave Murray California Series Strat at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: Longtime Fender fury Dave Murray of Iron Maiden has teamed up with Fender for a new signature model, dubbed the Dave Murray California Ser...
 
37. NAMM 2015: Fender announces 'Shawbucker' HSS Strats (1/22/2015)
Read more about NAMM 2015: Fender announces 'Shawbucker' HSS Strats at MusicRadar.com NAMM 2015: We're putting this one in the 'smaller but cooler' category of Fender's monster list of NAMM announcements. The US guitar giant's teamed-up with acc...
 
38. NAMM 2015: Boss Introduces BB-1X Bass Driver Pedal (1/22/2015)
Follow along with Guitar World's coverage of the 2015 Winter NAMM Show with nonstop gear news items and videos on GuitarWorld.com's official NAMM 2015 Zone, updates on Facebook and photos and more on Twitter and Instagram. Boss has announced the...
 
39. NAMM 2015: Boss Announces VE-1 Vocal Echo Stompbox for Vocalists (1/22/2015)
Boss has announced the VE-1 Vocal Echo, a compact stompbox designed for singers. Packed with a selection of impressive ambience effects plus automatic pitch correction, doubling, and more, the VE-1 allows performing vocalists to easily enrich th...
 
40. NAMM 2015: Blackstar Launches D:Core BEAM, Its First Bluetooth Guitar Amp (1/22/2015)
Follow along with Guitar World's coverage of the 2015 Winter NAMM Show with nonstop gear news items and videos on GuitarWorld.com's official NAMM 2015 Zone, updates on Facebook and photos and more on Twitter and Instagram. Blackstar has introduc...