Author: David Castagno

Dethklok’s Mike Keneally at the Dean Markley NAMM Booth #5766

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Dean Markley announces a meet and greet opportunity with guitarist Mike Keneally at 1:00PM on January 25, at booth #5766 during NAMM.  Keneally has been hailed as “the leading progressive rock genius of the post-Zappa era” and his resume leaves no doubt.  His first professional gig was touring with Frank Zapa on keyboard and guitars… Read more »


Ric Fierabracci showcases the new Bassbone OD at NAMM 2014!

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Radial Engineering is pleased to announce that renowned bassist, composer and producer Ric Fierabracci will be demonstrating at the Radial booth for NAMM 2014. Radial President Peter Janis: “Ric is a supremely talented musician and we are particularly looking forward to his demo of our new Bassbone OD. The next generation Bassbone couldn’t be in… Read more »


Rex Brown of Pantera/Kill Devil Hill at the Dean Markley NAMM Booth #5766

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Dean Markley announces a meet and greet opportunity with bassist Rex Brown at 1:00PM on January 25, at booth #5766 during NAMM.  Best known as the bassist for the GRAMMY nominated, platinum selling band Pantera, he founded his latest band Kill Devil Hill in 2010.  Appearing with Rex will be Kill Devil Hill guitarist Mark… Read more »


Mockingbird Plus FR From B.C. Rich Takes Flight

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Rich debuts the latest addition to one of their bestselling lines, the Mockingbird Plus FR. The new model will make its first appearance at the 2014 NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Trade show this January in Anaheim, California. Inspired by the successful Mockingbird ST, the new Mockingbird Plus FR delivers the features which attracted… Read more »


Lynam’s Jacob Bunton and Lonny Paul Discuss ‘Halfway To Hell’ and the Future of Adler

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Lynam frontman Jacob Bunton and guitarist Lonny Paul appeared on the RadioScreamer program, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 to discuss their new album, summer tour plans and the future of Adler.  To listen to the entire interview, click http://radioscreamer.com.  To view a portion of the interview, see below.  


Fargen Amps Launches new 2014 Product Line at NAMM

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To celebrate Fargen Custom Shop’s 15th year of crafting some the world’s finest USA built tube guitar amplifiers, they announced the limited edition red/white/blue High Gain Classic 50.  Ben Fargen has pulled out all the stops and rolled 15 years of high-gain Custom Shop builds into this 15-piece exclusive run of amplifiers. Classic rock through… Read more »


Audiofly Announces the Hybrid AF140 Triple Driver Performance SeriesIn-Ear Monitor

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AudioflyTM, is an award-winning innovator  of premium headphones for discerning music lovers and musicians. The company continues to advance detailed, full spectrum, sound technology with the addition of the AF140 to the Audiofly Performance Series of In-Ear Monitors (IEMs). The AF140 integrates a dynamic driver with two balanced armature drivers, adding crossover circuitry that will… Read more »


Grand Magus: Premiere New Track ‘Steel Versus Steel’ Online!

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Swedish riff lords GRAND MAGUS, have made the track “Steel Versus Steel” available for streaming at the following location: http://smarturl.it/GMSteelVsSteel. The track comes from their upcoming seventh studio album Triumph and Power, which is set to be released on January 31 (Europe), February 3 (UK) and February 4, 2014 (N. America) via Nuclear Blast.  Fans… Read more »


GJ2 Introduces Mick Murphy and the =MM= Guitar

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GJ2 Guitars is proud to debut a new guitar model at NAMM in January 2014: The “Triple M” (aka the “Mick Murphy Model”), specially created by Grover Jackson for heavy metal guitarist Mick Murphy of My Ruin and Chevy Metal. The “Triple M” guitar will be unveiled during the 2014 NAMM Media Preview Day on… Read more »


Introducing Echolution 2 Programmable Delay Pedal Suite by Pigtronix

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Pigtronix has begun shipping their new flagship Echolution 2 delay system. This ground-breaking pair of new pedals is the result of an intensive, four-year design process aimed at forging a unique marriage of analog tone shaping and digital signal processing to deliver the ultimate delay pedal experience. The original Echolution (released in 2006) has been… Read more »


Ringworm to Release Hammer of the Witch March 18th – Announce Co-Headline Tour With Death Before Dishonor

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Cleveland’s legendary kings of metallic hardcore RINGWORM return with their Relapse debut Hammer Of The Witch. The band worked on the record with Ben Schigel (Chimaira, Walls of Jericho) handling production duties at Spider Studios in Cleveland, OH.13 songs of fire-y rage propelled by lead vocalist Human Furnace’s wrathful fury, this is a record sure to satisfy… Read more »


Gus G. Sets March 18 Release of ‘I Am The Fire’; Releases ‘My Will Be Done’ Video

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Guitar virtuoso GUS G., well known in rock and metal circles for his work as OZZY OSBOURNE’s guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, is proud to announce the March 18, 2014 release of his debut solo album ‘I AM THE FIRE’ in North America. The album will be released internationally on Century… Read more »


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