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 […]

John Mayer PRS Silver Sky: An upcoming new maple neck version?

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The PRS Silver Sky rumour mill went into overdrive again this weekend, as images emerged of Mr Mayer playing live with a maple neck/fretboard version of his signature model. John Mayer PRS Silver Sky with a maple neck The PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature model usually comes with a rosewood fretboard, so when the […]

Peavey to auction off $12 million worth of parts and returns

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Imagine you’re running a company. Your warehouse is full, and you’ve got product taking up expensive storage space. You can either destroy the stuff, like Gibson did with the ill-fated Firebird X. Or you can put it up for auction. This is what happened at Peavey, which is now knocking out equipment worth $12 million online! Plant Closure According […]

Danelectro launches three new models – Happy 60th Anniversary!

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Danelectro has just announced three new guitar models for this year. One of the models is being released to celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary – the DC59M. The other two models are the 12-string DC59X12 and the 50s-inspired DG64XT. DC 59M NOS + Metalflake This special edition commemorates the 60th anniversary of the classic flagship model of Danelectro. This […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Charvel gives us shred nirvana with Limited Edition Super Stock SC1

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The new Charvel Limited Edition Super Stock SC1 is a So Cal body with a relic paint job and retro ’80s styling, loaded with EVH and Seymour Duncan pickups – it’s shred nirvana! Charvel Limited Edition Super Stock SC1 Everyone loves a classic Charvel So Cal body shape, with Netflix’s Stranger Things making us all nostalgic for the […]

Summer NAMM 2019 – EVH 5150 Series Guitars launching

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EVH has just announced a new range called the 5150 Series Guitars, the latest model from Eddie Van Halen’s guitar company., These new modern rockers sound pretty epic and are available in both standard and deluxe finishes. EVH 5150 Series Guitars Hands down, if anyone knows how to build a guitar to rock out with, […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Supro Silverwood, “Supro’s Finest Electric”, to be re-released

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Supro is on a roll with guitar releases ahead of Summer NAMM! The company had only just announced its re-released Ozark model – and is now touting a re-released Supro Silverwood with a very sleek transparent finish option. Supro Silverwood Back in the ’60s, the Supro Silverwood was billed as the company’s ‘Finest Electric’ model. Now it’s back […]

The Ozark: Supro reissues Jimi Hendrix’s first electric guitar

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Supro has just reissued the Ozark, a guitar famous for its associations with Jimi Hendrix and Joe Perry, among others. Popular with slide players, this 50s-era guitar is now available again in a version that emulates the tone of the original but with a couple of modern improvements.  Supro Ozark The legend goes that Jimi […]

Your own official Prince ‘Cloud’ Guitar? Online pre-orders are now open.

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It’s one of pop’s most iconic instruments, an instantly recognisable guitar if ever there was one. Ever wanted a Cloud guitar identical to the ones used by Prince? Now you can order one online directly from the official Prince store. Previously, you had to visit Paisley Park, Prince’s Minneapolis studio compound to get one. Prince’s Cloud guitar […]

Gibson Joan Jett Signature ES 339 – A cherry bomb rock’n’roll machine

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US guitar maker Gibson has just announced a cherry bomb of a rock’n’roll machine: it’s the Joan Jett Signature ES 339! This guitar comes has a sweet look and took nearly two years of touring R&D with Joan, according to the PR material.  The body of the Joan Jett Signature ES 339 is made from three-ply […]