Posts tagged with "Gibson"

Gibson’s Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer

Gibson’s Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer
Gibson’s Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer  MASTODON-SIZED POWER Tapping the mojo of one of metal’s ace shredders, Gibson’s Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer delivers tone in mammoth proportion. This six-string beast features a solid mahogany build for massive sustain and low-end warmth. A departure for Gibson, and the Mastodon guitarist himself, this guitar offers a pair of LACE Nitro Hemi pickups, which dish out epic high-gain tones with... 

GIBSON SG SUPRA

GIBSON SG SUPRA
GIBSON SG SUPRA NOT YOUR AVERAGE SG When Gibson introduced their 2013 SG Supra, they blithely broke nearly every rule in the book. This SG features an all maple body and a special selection of pickups. A trio of ’57 Classic humbuckers equipped with a special TogPot switching system delivers everything from classic PAF tones to in-between tones that are out of reach for a traditional SG. There’s also a Fishman Piezo Power Bridge onboard, which... 

AMOS LEE

AMOS LEE
AMOS LEE Getting out of his comfort zone with an unexpected collaboration For his fourth and latest album, Mission Bell, Amos Lee teamed with members of the critically acclaimed Americana band Calexico. Recorded at the group’s Wavelab Studio in Tucson, Ariz., the album frames Lee’s storytelling skills in a blend of roots music and old-school R&B. The Philadelphia native and onetime elementary school teacher spoke with us about the new music,... 

GEAR – SIX-STRING SKINNY

GEAR – SIX-STRING SKINNY
Everything you need to know about selecting the perfect guitar From Eric Clapton’s soaring blues to Tony Iommi’s pulverizing metal riffs and Jimi Hendrix’s psychedelic jams, no single instrument has defined the sound and spirit of rock ’n’ roll music more than the guitar. If you want to grab an axe and add a few notes to that legacy, you have to start with the right instrument. With endless variations and models to choose from, how do... 

Steve Wariner

Steve Wariner
STEVE WARINER Paying tribute to friend and mentor Chet Atkins If anyone is qualified to pay tribute to late guitar giant Chet Atkins, it’s country singer, songwriter and guitarist Steve Wariner. Atkins took Wariner under his wing in the late 1970s, welcoming him into his touring band as bass player, and signing the young artist to RCA Records in his capacity as an executive and producer. Wariner’s new album, My Tribute to Chet Atkins, finds him... 
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