Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.
Through the new partnership, guitarists can now essentially build their own licensed Fender replica amps.
In a new interview, May said that the process of revisiting the project – which features the late Eddie Van Halen – was "highly emotional."
Taylor was supposed to perform with the band, for the first time in 17 years, at their recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but could not attend due to a "setback" in his treatment.
The Ernie Ball Music Man-wielding prog-metal maestro tapped into his inner secret agent at a recent show in Los Angeles.
The sale features dozens upon dozens of electric guitars, acoustic guitars, rack effects units, and guitar amps (and a motorcycle, for good measure).
This early stab at "Yellow Submarine" is a much less peppy affair than the Ringo Starr-fronted version of the song that would go on to appear on 'Revolver.'
Hawkins played on Wilson's debut solo album, as a thank-you for Wilson's own appearance on 'Get the Money,' an album by Hawkins and his band, the Coattail Riders.
Hendrix reportedly used the unbranded model – which has a minimum bid of $50,000 – throughout the early- and mid-1960s.
The Les Paul – serial #8 5424 – was traded with the musician who bought Lucy from Whalin's Sound City music store, after the legendary guitar was stolen from the Beatle's home.
Wolfgang released the footage – which was shot in 2015 – to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the recording of the iconic instrumental.
Featuring a powerful vocal turn from the great Mavis Staples, the mid-tempo burner takes the blues legend to the past – both the good times and the bad.
After Lucy – his beloved '57 Les Paul – was stolen from his Beverly Hills home, Harrison purchased this guitar and traded it with Lucy's new owner.
Based on the Analog Man Prince of Tone (the single-channel version of the firm's King of Tone), this stompbox aims to bring a legendary 'drive sound to the masses.
While in the middle of "Fire Garden Suite IV - Taurus Bulba" at Teatre Tivoli in Barcelona, Vai handed his guitar off to the son of the cab driver who had brought him to the venue.
Purchased from Norman’s Rare Guitars in 1973, the one-of-a-kind Strat found its way onto multiple albums by Bob Dylan and, most famously, the Band's star-studded farewell concert.
Though the Chic legend's iconic Hitmaker Strat was nearby, Rodgers took Vai's own number-one axe for a spin during the sessions for the Halo 2 soundtrack, and sounded right at home.
An East Texas district court found that Dean violated a number of Gibson trademarks, but also ruled that Gibson had suffered minimal financial damage as a result.
The Halestorm rocker's signature model is the first Gibson to feature an Explorer body and neck fitted with a Firebird headstock.
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