Can you smash Yngwie’s “unbreakable” guitar? It’s up for auction!

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Last month I wrote an article about a guitar that was supposed to be ‘unbreakable’. Its maker, Swedish industrial manufacturer Sandvik, was so proud of its resilience that they challenged Yngwie Malmsteen to smash it – and he failed. Now the guitar is up for auction. Could you break it? Own it and find out. Smash-Proof […]

Watch Yngwie Malmsteen try to break the world’s first smash-proof guitar!

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Swedish industrial manufacturer Sandvik says it has made the world’s first smash-proof guitar! To test it, they got Yngwie Malmsteen to try and smash the hell out of it. Did he manage? Check out the video below. Sandvik smash-proof guitar This 3D printed guitar is made from titanium and stainless steel and was designed to […]

NAMM 2019: Charvel USA Select DK24 HH 2PT CM

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The new for 2019 Charvel USA Select DK24 HH 2PT CM models are Californian, Corona Custom Shop models featuring premium alder body and caramelised maple necks. Charvel DK24 HH 2PT CM If you don’t think you can pull off (fnarr, fnarr) the Slime Green Bengal of the new 2019 Charvel Satchel signature model, then these two may be […]

Offset guitar hardware by Halon Guitar Parts new for 2019

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Finding quality hardware for Stratocasters and Telecasters is never a problem. But for us offset players it can be a lot harder to upgrade our guitars. Luckily, Halon Guitar Parts is adding some high-quality boutique parts to its range tailored to Jazzmasters and Jaguars. Boutique Offset Upgrades The market for upgrade parts is booming, especially […]

Caparison Horus-M3 CC – Pretty in pink, a Floyd-loaded shred machine

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The new Courtney Cox signature model is called Caparison Horus-M3 CC and comes in an eye-watering Pink Sapphire finish. And it looks like it will shred with the best of them!  Pink Sapphire Courtney Cox plays with the Iron Maidens, an all-female tribute band in the USA and used to play with Nita Strauss, who herself recently got […]