Posts From Category: Guitar News

Sheptone Debuts New 53mm Upshot Bridge Humbucker Guitar Pickup

Sheptone Debuts New 53mm Upshot Bridge Humbucker Guitar Pickup

Modern Design Delivering Vintage Tones SAN MARCOS, CA — With the new Upshot 53mm bridge humbucker pickup for electric guitar, Sheptone incorporates modern design elements to bridge the old and new, delivering vintage tones and incredible sound. Celebrating a decade in business, Sheptone has earned its reputation for high-quality vintage and boutique electric guitar pickups. …

Peavey Days at Guitar Center Stores

Peavey Days at Guitar Center Stores

Peavey® Days at Guitar Center Stores Kick Off Aug. 5, Offering Hottest Deals on Coolest Gear MERIDIAN, MS (Aug. 1, 2017) — Peavey Electronics® is turning the dog days of summer into ‘deal days’ with Peavey Days at select Guitar Center stores across the nation. This special promotion will kick off on Saturday, Aug. 5 …

Arobas Music unveils all-new GUITAR PRO 7

Arobas Music unveils all-new GUITAR PRO 7

Lille, France – July 6, 2017 – Arobas Music has just launched the 7th generation of their famous tablature and music notation software Guitar Pro, a must-have tool for musicians who want to create, play and share their musical compositions. Compatible with Windows and macOS, this new version offers a new interface, optimized performances, as …

NEXI Industries Boosts the Gain with Modern Design for 70’s Overdrive Pedal

NEXI Industries’ analog 70’s Overdrive pedal

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Finally, there’s an overdrive effect pedal that allows players to crank up the gain without getting all “cranked up” by pedal board issues. NEXI Industries’ analog 70’s Overdrive pedal (OVD-01) delivers a full-range frequency response in a forward-thinking, click-and-play format. Whether they are crunching up on a classic rock anthem or powering …

New Córdoba Guitars inspired by Disney Pixar’s Coco Revealed at D23 Expo

New Córdoba Guitars inspired by Disney Pixar’s Coco Revealed at D23 Expo

ANAHEIM, CA – Córdoba revealed an exciting new guitar product line made in collaboration with Disney•Pixar for their November 2017 release, Coco. During a presentation called “Bringing the Music of Coco to Life” on Sunday, July 16 at the bi-annual D23 Expo, Córdoba CEO Tim Miklaucic was interviewed about this inspiring collaboration and explained the …

Vintage electric guitar ranges now CITES Free

Vintage electric guitar ranges now CITES Free

Ahead of the recently announced regulations regarding rosewood and musical instruments, JHS are pleased to announce that all of the models within the Vintage® electric guitar and bass ranges are already CITES free. Any models that were previously using rosewood as a fingerboard material are now shipping as standard with ‘Lignum Rosa’ – a wood material sourced and spec’d …

DiMarzio releases PAF® 59 Neck & Bridge Pickups

DiMarzio releases PAF® 59 Neck & Bridge Pickups

Staten Island, N.Y., July 19, 2017 – DiMarzio, Inc. announces the release of PAF® 59 Neck (DP274CR) and Bridge (DP275CR) hum-canceling pickups for electric guitars. These days, it seems as if everyone’s looking for the legendary sound and dynamics of the original “Patent Applied For” pickups. Utilizing Larry DiMarzio’s 1959 Cherry Sunburst Les Paul® for reference, DiMarzio …

Pigtronix launches Mothership 2 analog synth pedal

Pigtronix launches Mothership 2 analog synth pedal

July 17, 2017 (Port Jefferson, NY) – After years of development, Pigtronix is now launching the second version of its legendary Mothership analog synth pedal. Mothership 2 is a velocity sensitive, pitch-tracking, three-voice analog synthesizer with oscillator hard sync and pitch modulation via portamento and CV / expression control. Housed in a compact aluminum chassis, …

Supro reissues 5-Watt Reverb and Super combos

Supro reissues 5-Watt Reverb and Super combos

July 14, 2017 (Port Jefferson Station, NY) – Supro USA is now reissuing a pair of ultra-compact, 5-Watt, 1×8 combo amplifiers, designed to provide legendary Supro tone at lower volumes. The Supro Reverb is enhanced with tube-driven spring reverb, while the Supro Super is a bare-bones, pure-tone amp with only a volume control. In order to capture the sound …

Seymour Duncan Releases the PowerStage 700

Seymour Duncan Releases the PowerStage 700

SANTA BARBARA, CA June 29, 2017 – Seymour Duncan, a leading manufacturer of guitar electronics, announces the PowerStage™ 700, the first power amp designed specifically for guitar players who create their tone with pedals, modelers and effects processors. The PowerStage 700 is a stereo power amp that offers 700 watts of power per channel, a clean preamp section and …

Peavey® Builds Legacy of Innovation with USA Made HP™2 Guitar

Peavey Electronics proudly introduces the HP2 Guitar at the 2017 Summer

MERIDIAN, MS — Building upon the legacy of its award-winning, USA made guitars, Peavey Electronics® proudly introduces the HP™2 Guitar at the 2017 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The HP2 is constructed with leading-edge technology, traditional handcrafted methods, professional-quality upgrades, and customizations. When a USA-made guitar bears the initials of Peavey founder and CEO Hartley …