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.
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.
The deeply personal new song is the first single from Bonamassa's as-yet-untitled new album, which was recorded at Abbey Road
Watch Steve Vai, Lari Basilio, Sammy Hagar and more try their hand at jamming over some of the tracks.
Wolfgang released the footage – which was shot in 2015 – to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the recording of the iconic instrumental.
Packing 30 watts of power, the THR30IIA features three microphone models, a number of effects and much more.
The tight blues-rocker is the second single from Trower's forthcoming album, 'No More Worlds to Conquer.'
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.
All proceeds will go to LM Cases master craftsman Neale Huston and his wife Missy, who are recovering from severe injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash earlier this year.
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.
Featuring 15 Falcon, Streamliner, Electromatic, signature and acoustic models, there's something for everybody here.