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.
While taking cues from some of his heroes, Guy also made sure that he simultaneously developed his own voice on the instrument, saying "I’ve got to do something different from them or I’m done for."
The oh-so-Stones-y tune is the lead single from 'Hackney Diamonds,' the band's first studio album of new material in almost 20 years.
The Soundgarden man's new signature is available in ultra-limited, US-made and assembly-line versions, with both featuring a number of unique appointments.
Said to be in “amazing” condition, the vintage six-string features a trio of Speed Bump-style soapbar pickups.
Powered by a pair Seymour Duncan Vintage P90s, the Keya J TT features some unique signature touches.
More important, the PRS-wielding rock star says, is getting into the "same spirit" as the player who authored it.
All proceeds from the sale of the Wolfgang – one of the first 100 ever built – will go to assist Becker's family with the enormous costs of the guitarist's medical care.
Even within the luxurious ranks of Private Stock guitars, this McLaughlin signature – of which only 200 examples will be built in 2023 – is truly something else.
In both sound and looks, the new signature stompbox harkens back to the glory days of the Police, and their domination of the pop charts.
Featuring a trio of Violin Burst-finished Thinline instruments, the collection represents one of Fender's most upscale launches of the summer.
Shop proprietor Norman Harris said it was "painful" to part ways with this vintage beauty, which is in stunning condition.
“People don't do that," Bettencourt told Rick Beato of this particular quirk of EVH's playing. "It's usually the other way around.”
The Maple SE Silver Sky is the same price as its rosewood sibling, and is offered in three maple-specific finishes.
Diamond f-holes, lightning bolt block inlays, and a streamlined control setup are some of the highlights of the forward-thinking guitarist's new signature Epiphone.
The pedal was announced in tandem with the SDE-3000D, a more standard recreation of the legendary '80s-era rack delay.
Though the Marshall family will retain a 24 percent stake in the company, the sale marks the end of 60+ years of family ownership of the legendary amp firm.
Featuring tone knobs outfitted with push/pull coil-splitting capabilities and a Surf Green finish, the new signature model blends retro styling with modern features.
Custom-ordered by a jazz guitarist (who, ironically, couldn't afford the then-pricier Les Paul Custom) to match his tuxedo, the guitar was sold to the Metallica axeman by Carter Vintage Guitars.
"He's easily one of the best out there and has been for a long time," Bonamassa said of one of his guitar heroes. "He can cover any style or whatever he needs to. He's a joy to watch and listen to."
"I always loved having the vibrato arm, and it seemed easier to get different tones out of a Strat,” the guitar great explained.
With session legend Pino Palladino and now-Rolling Stones drummer Steve Jordan behind him, Mayer served up some superb leads at the Beacon Theatre.
A much more affordable version of the hard-rock guitar titan's stunning PRS signature appears to be in the cards.
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