Seymour Duncan Introduces The Black Winter

blackwinterA few months ago, Seymour Duncan introduced the Black Winter set, a pair of humbuckers designed specifically for for the metal players of Scandanavia. A little thank-you, if you will, to players in that scene and in that part of the world. And these pickups pretty much exploded. When the rest of the world found out about them, everyone wanted them. Everyone. So now they’re making their way out there into the world at large, so everyone may bask in their infinite blackness. Check out the evil video by Keith Merrow below, followed by the press release. Read More …

Rodrigo y Gabriela Squier Auction for Women’s Music Summit

SquierGuitar Center has donated a Fender Squier Stratocaster signed by the rather brilliant duo Rodrigo y Gabriela (along with a padded guitar case worth $50). Proceeds from the auction go to benefit the Women’s Music Summit, a three day event taking place at Musicians Institute from July 26-28, 2013. Bidding starts at $349, the auction is happening right now, and bidding is open until July 15. Shipping charges are the responsibility of the winner. You can bid on the guitar hereRead More …

Ask Eddie Van Halen A Question!

AskEddie_hdrEver wanted to pick Eddie Van Halen’s brain for the answers to those burning guitar questions? I know I have. Ever since I was, like, 12 years old. Well, now you can! A new section has opened up on the website for EVH Guitars where you can submit your queries to the master, and if your question is chosen the answers will be posted online for all to see. The form to submit your question is here and you can read the first round of answers here. And speaking of EVH, I can has?