Posts From Category: Guitar News

Carbon Fiber Guitar Builder Composite Acoustics® Teams with Trace Elliot®

Carbon Fiber Guitar Builder Composite Acoustics® Teams with Trace Elliot®

MERIDIAN, MS — Composite Acoustics® introduces their new carbon fiber acoustic guitars at the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. These one-piece neck/body construction guitars, already known for their durability, playability, sleek design and tone, will now feature an onboard preamp designed by acoustic amplification expert Trace Elliot®. Established in 1979, Trace Elliot quickly made …

Michael Anthony, Misha Mansoor, and Public Enemy’s Keith Shocklee Headline Peavey® Appearances at 2018 NAMM Show

Peavey Artists Appearances at 2018 NAMM Show

MERIDIAN, MS — Peavey Electronics® is putting the pedal to the metal for artist appearances at the 2018 NAMM Show taking place this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Show attendees will be treated to a special DJ performance by Public Enemy co-founder Keith Shocklee in celebration of their GRAMMY® Hall of Fame …

BluGuitar unveils AMP1 Mercury Edition

BluGuitar unveils AMP1 Mercury Edition

The new, revised version of the well-established BluGuitar AMP1 pedal amp offers more flexibility, especially for modern players. BluGuitar GmbH Saarbruecken/ Germany, January 26th, 2018 (ictw) – At Winter NAMM 2018 in Anaheim, CA, at booth 3936, BluGuitar GmbH unveils the new AMP1 Mercury Edition, which will be available in the second half of 2018. Since …

Line 6 Introduces HX Effects Multi-Effects Pedal

Line 6 Introduces HX Effects Multi-Effects Pedal

Pedalboard-friendly multi-effects pedal offers 100+ Helix effects, plus legacy effects from M-Series and Stompbox Modeler pedals ANAHEIM, Calif.—January 25, 2018— Line 6, Inc. today introduced HX Effects,  a compact and pedalboard-friendly multi-effects pedal that offers 100+ effects drawn from award-winning Helix® hardware and software processors, as well as dozens of legacy sounds from the acclaimed …

Line 6 Introduces the Variax Limited Edition Onyx Guitar

Line 6 Variax Limited Edition Onyx Guitar

New custom Variax features translucent-black finish over a flamed-maple veneer top and an ebony fretboard, available in a limited run of 300 guitars ANAHEIM, Calif.—January 25, 2018—Line 6, Inc. today announced the worldwide availability of the Variax® Limited Edition Onyx guitar. It features a translucent-black finish over a flamed-maple veneer top, with matching headstock overlay …

Peavey® Unveils Rewards Program to Improve Brand Loyalty

Peavey® Unveils Rewards Program to Improve Brand Loyalty

MERIDIAN, MS — Peavey Electronics® announces the launch of its Peavey Rewards Program, designed to improve brand loyalty and establish a direct relationship with both new and returning customers. Accessible through www.peavey.com, the user-friendly rewards platform centers on two simple components: earn and redeem. The Peavey Rewards Program offers a unique and flexible point system …

Positive Grid Announces BIAS AMP 2

Positive Grid Announces BIAS AMP 2, The Ultimate Virtual Amp Designer

The Ultimate Virtual Amp Designer A host of new features and a partnership with Celestion offer guitarists complete tone control San Diego, CA – January 25, 2018 – Positive Grid (www.positivegrid.com), makers of the award-winning BIAS line of guitar hardware and software, today announced BIAS AMP 2, the first major update to their flagship virtual …

SFM Now Distributing Animals Pedals

SFM Now Distributing Animals Pedals

MONTREAL, Quebec ─ Montreal’s SFM will become the first North American distributor of Animals Pedals. Founded in 2015 by LEP International Co., one of Japan’s premier effects distributors, Animals Pedals (formerly Ninevolt Pedals) is an affordable line of effects that pairs unconventional names and creative, ursine-centric graphics with straightforward functionality, simple layouts, intuitive controls, and …

Boss Announces Gt-1000 Guitar Effects Processor

Boss Announces Gt-1000 Guitar Effects Processor

The NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA, January 24, 2018 — BOSS (ACC North, Level 2, Exhibit 17820) announces the GT-1000, a premium amp and effects processor for guitarists. Designed for superior tone and exceptional musical response, the GT-1000 is the first-ever guitar multi-effects processor with 32-bit AD/DA and 32-bit/96 kHz internal processing. Driven by BOSS’s latest custom …