Manic Street Preachers' James Dean Bradfield: “I’m loving Strats now - if I can make them sound a bit more like a Gibson!”

(Image: © Olly Curtis / Future) Perched on the hillside overlooking Newport’s darkly serene industrial panorama of old docklands sits the Manic Street Preachers’ new-found HQ. Having been turfed out of their longstanding central Cardiff base, Faster Studios, by local property developers, James Dean Bradfield, Nicky Wire and Sean […] Click here to view original […]

John Mayer Explains the Heat Around His Cool New PRS Silver Sky Guitar

When pop virtuoso John Mayer and master guitar builder Paul Reed Smith unveiled their new PRS Silver Sky in March, the online message boards erupted with the white-hot intensity of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. While many guitarists were excited by the six-string creation, others were, eh, shall we say…less enthused. “Nothing to see here,” groused one […]

Geddy Lee to Showcase Bass Guitar Collection with New Book

Having played the bass guitar for over four decades, Geddy Lee has undoubtedly amassed a sizeable collection of the instrument. The Rush bassist will now explore his collection of instruments and the stories behind them with a new book. Geddy Lee’s Big Book of Beautiful Bass is set to […] Click here to view original […]

George Harrison’s Cavern Club Guitar Could Sell for $500,000

The guitar played by George Harrison during the Beatles’ final appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool is expected to sell for as much as $500,000 at auction in September, sales agents Gardiner Houlgate said. Click here to view original web page at