A trippy finish: Strandberg debuts Boden Metal Sarah Longfield edition

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Strandberg is launching a visually striking new model, the Boden Metal Sarah Longfield. This new signature model is available in six, seven and eight-string varieties. Strandberg Boden Metal Sarah Longfield The first thing that jumps out at you is the colour scheme: this model is finished in an eye-catching Black Doppler artwork that Sarah created herself. She […]

Ernie Ball Music Man Jason Richardson Artist Series 7-String Cutlass

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The new Ernie Ball Music Man Jason Richardson Artist Series 7-String Cutlass model looks like a guitar that can handle some serious low end and high performance playing. Jason Richardson Artist Series 7-String Cutlass The new Jason Richardson Artist Series 7-String Cutlass has a lightweight alder body and exclusive Buckeye Burl top, which was an important part of […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Solar Type G: Finally, an LP-style single cut by Ola Englund

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Hitherto known primarily to metal players, Solar Guitars was created by guitarist and YouTuber Ola Englund. So far, his brand has focussed on guitars in the style of the Stratocaster, Flying V and Explorer. It seemed only a matter of time until the release of a single cut model that would put Solar in competition with ESP/LTD […]

Solar Guitars unleashes two new 7-string guitars, E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB

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The latest two guitars from Ola Englund’s Solar Guitars brand are both 7-strings: the E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB. Both come in a dark, blacked-out, even weapon-like look. Great for down-tuned crushing riffs, then! Solar Guitars E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB The new Solar Guitars E1.7FBB and V1.7FBB both come in a Flame Black Burst Matte finish applied to a mahogany body. It […]

Joyo introduces R-12 Band Controller, a 10-band graphic EQ pedal

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What will Joyo release next? Its R-Series of low-cost pedals has already seen a modulation pedal, a Dumble tones pedal, an overdrive, a delay/looper, a cab IR loader as well as a few other bits and pieces – and that’s just since the end of last year! The latest Joyo R-Series pedal is the new Band […]

Watch John Mayer play the insane new Tosin Abasi Larada 8-string guitar

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Abasi Concepts is the company run by guitarist Tosin Abasi that’s had, shall we say, a bit of a difficult start. I reported about the new Larada models during Winter NAMM, but now the firm has released some official specifications and pricing. After the Frank Falbo incident nearly brought the company to its knees, Abasi Concepts seems to have recovered […]

Solar Guitars issues two signature guitars for Dan Vadim Von of Morbid Angel

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Morbid Angel’s Dan Vadim Von has joined Solar Guitars’ ever-growing roster of artists. The resulting cooperation has spawned two new signature models, the Solar A1.7DVV and V1.6DVV. It’s always nice to get your own signature model guitar – but to get two at once must be splendid. This is exactly what has happened for Morbid Angel’s Dan Vadim […]

NAMM 2019: Abasi Concepts Larada evolves

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Tosin Abasi’s Abasi Concepts guitar brand has had some pretty serious ups and downs recently with problems with luthiers and an online spat between Tosin and his old guitar builder. Luckily they appear to have recovered and were showing off new guitars at Winter NAMM. Abasi Concepts Larada Abasi Concepts has had the Larada guitar […]

NAMM 2019: Ibanez Axion Label and Prestige RG5000 range stand out from the crowd

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Ibanez has been busy preparing for the NAMM 2019 event at the end of January. Very busy. The Japanese guitar giant has so many new models launching that it will be hard for players to keep track of them all. But there are two stand-out models you should be taking a look at: the Ibanez Axion […]