Iron Maiden – Playing With Madness: A Collection Of Writings On The Beast

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Iron Maiden’s influence on generations of rock and metal bands cannot be overstated. To name just a small selection, Maiden has influenced the following bands: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Annihilator and younger bands such as Slipknot, Fozzy, Avenged Sevenfold, In Flames and Trivium. It is obvious from said list of bands alone that Maiden’s legacy is… Read more »


The Beginner’s Guide to Vinyl: How to Build, Maintain and…

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As the popularity and resurgence of collecting vinyl music continues to grow, there’s no better time than now for ‘The Beginner’s Guide to Vinyl: How to Build, Maintain, and Experience a Music Collection in Analog,’ a new book written by vinyl expert Jenna Miles, due out December 2nd, 2016. Vinyl records are back–in a big… Read more »


iRig Acoustic: IK Multimedia Reinvents Acoustic Guitar Miking for Mobile Players

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IK Multimedia is proud to announce that iRig®, the best-selling mobile interface of all time, is going acoustic! Introducing iRig® Acoustic, the first acoustic guitar mobile microphone/interface specifically made for acoustic guitars. Inspired by a must-see documentary on flamenco guitar master Paco de Lucia, iRig Acoustic is an innovative and extremely compact patent-pending clip-on acoustic… Read more »


WaveDNA Releases Liquid Rhythm 1.4.3

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WaveDNA is proud to announce Liquid Rhythm v1.4.3, which introduces a number of improvements and fixes. Most notably, Liquid Rhythm is now fully supported on OS X Yosemite, and features a snazzy new single-click installer. With these improvements, WaveDNA brings you the most intuitive, imaginative, and effortless workflow possible, further establishing Liquid Rhythm as the premier… Read more »


Hal Leonard Launches New Riff Notes Series

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Electric Guitar Basics, Acoustic Guitar Basics, and Guitar String Basics explained in portable, single-topic booklets of less than 30 pages Hal Leonard has published Riff Notes, a series of quick, easy, and informative single-topic guides for novice and experienced players alike. These guides explain in less than 30 pages, all the basics needed to make… Read more »


Harbinger is Mobile and on the MüV

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Harbinger Pro Audio, a leading provider of powerful, affordable sound reinforcement solutions, announces the introduction of the new MüV Series of portable PA systems. Harbinger MüV Series Portable PA systems are an easy-to-use, affordable solution for smaller performances, presentations, and rehearsals. Designed with small to mid-sized venues in mind, the Harbinger MüV systems deliver complete… Read more »


AmpliTube Custom Shop Now Offers 17 Official Brands

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IK Multimedia is proud to announce the addition of the Morley® Contour Wah pedal to the AmpliTube Custom Shop lineup. With it, the Custom Shop now features over 280 software emulations from 17 of the most legendary brands in guitar and bass amplification and effects. This makes it the largest collection of downloadable virtual guitar… Read more »


Hal Leonard Publishes The History of Marshall – The First Fifty Years

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Montclair, NJ (December 10, 2013) – Twenty years after Michael Doyle’s last Marshall book, The History Of Marshall, was published (1993), Hal Leonard now releases The First Fifty Years, an updated and revised edition with the additional insight and deep Marshall knowledge of co-author Nick Bowcott. From its humble origins in the back of a… Read more »


Master mixer Andrew Scheps chooses Radial for Punkerpad West

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Vancouver BC – As 2013 comes to a close many people will find themselves taking stock of what the year held for them, and perhaps making resolutions to accomplish more of their goals. It’s safe to say, in looking back at the last several months, Grammy award winning producer/mixing engineer Andrew Scheps might be looking forward… Read more »


Dean Markley Releses New Signature Series Strings for Bass Guitar

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GLENDALE, AZ– Dean Markley announces the release of the new Signature Series strings for bass guitar.  The Signature Series utilizes a nickel plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio.  The new series is available in an assortment of gauge sets for four and five string players.  The new line… Read more »


Legendary Supro Amps set for Rebirth in 2014

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(Port Jefferson Station, NY) – Absara Audio LLC, parent company to ground-breaking analog effect brand Pigtronix, is proud to announce its acquisition of the historic Supro trademark-pertaining to both amplifiers and guitars-worldwide. To accommodate this expansion, Absara Audio has constructed a new production facility in Port Jefferson Station, NY and will begin shipping a line… Read more »


Primacoustic’s Products Now Warehoused in Belgium for the EU Market

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Vancouver, BC – Radial Engineering Ltd is pleased to announce that its full line of Primacoustic acoustic treatment products are now being warehoused in Europe for the European and Middle Eastern markets. According to Radial’s Export Sales Manager Steve McKay:  “We are experiencing a growing demand for our products in these markets, particularly for commercial and… Read more »