News Archive


Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Northern Guitar Shows Ltd are delighted to announce that they will be hosting a new guitar show in the London area. Exhibitor space is selling fast for this event with several major retailers and industry stalwarts already on board. If you are interested in attending, please contact us a soon as possible...

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Saturday, January 30th, 2016

We are proud to present  CODE, a new generation of Marshall amplifier. Fully programmable CODE combines authentic modelling of classic and contemporary Marshall tones with professional quality FX. CODE preamp, power amp and speaker cabinet models have been developed in collaboration with audio software...

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Musician Deaths In January.

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Here is a list of msuicians that have sadly past away over January 2016. Sadly we lost these talented people from the music world. Will Croft, 30, Multi talented Norfolk musician – fall. Jimmy Bain, 68, Scottish bassist (Rainbow, Dio). Lee Abramson, 45, American composer and musician. Blowfly,...

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Ibanez ARZIR Guitars

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Downtune players, Ibanez heard your prayers. By combining the longer 25″ scale with the single cutaway body style, the tuning options are opened up wider than ever. The improved tension of the longer scale means strings sing rather than flop. The ARZ downtune scheme is then turbocharged with...

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine and David Ellefson

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Calling in from a tour stop in India, the Megadeth frontman, guitarist, cofounder, and all around mastermind has just broken off from a story about the band’s 15th studio album, Dystopia, to answer one of those obligatory interview questions about art and musical influences. And after more than...

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Fingerstyle Wizard Pete Huttlinger: 1961-2016

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Acoustic guitarists and fingerstyle aficionados across the globe were shocked to learn that Pete Huttlinger died of complications from a stroke on January 15, at age 54. In addition to being an ace Nashville session player, Huttlinger was one of the most musical and technically advanced fingerstyle...

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Monday, January 25th, 2016

Rocktron takes another step in their lengthy history of guitar power amplifiers with the new Mainline Power Amplifier, providing yet more diversity to the rack power amp genre. Going after amazing tube amp “feel” in a solid state power amp with a new front end circuit that emulates that sought...

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The New George Benson Signature Model

Sunday, January 24th, 2016

As one of the most popular jazz guitarists of all time, George Benson is a man who knows his guitars, and his new signature Ibanez is certainly worthy of closer inspection. As you might imagine, the GB10SE is a jazz guitar through and through, and provides a great entry point to anybody who would...

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Kempler, Welcome To The New World

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

For about 20 years digital processing is trying to embrace the sound of guitar  and bass amplifiers. But yet nothing can compete to the sound and feel of a carefully designed tube amplifier. But this high hurdle has overcome now. If you feel that you do not own first class tube amps worth to be profiled,...

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The Ernie Ball Music Man Cutlass

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Ernie Ball pays homage to the vintage styling and cosmetic appeal of the original Music Man model. Updated vintage spec electronics, super smooth modern tremolo system, and lightweight alder body are welcome refinements to these new modern renditions. Oversized 4 over 2 headstock with straight string...

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Kevin Junior of the Chamber Strings Has Died

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Kevin Junior, the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind the Chicago rock band the Chamber Strings, has died. The cause of death is currently unknown, though he reportedly struggled with heart issues. He was 46. singer-songwriter Kevin Junior—who spent his most prolific and fruitful years in...

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Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey, 67, dies

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

He died in New York City on Monday from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia. “Words can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us,” his family and fellow band members said.  The Eagles were one of the most...

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Billy Sheehan & Doug Wimbush To Appear With Rotosound At Winter NAMM 2016

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Arguably two of the most respected bass players in the world today, Billy Sheehan and Doug Wimbush will be appearing together on the Rotosound booth at Winter NAMM 2016. Billy is one half of the dynamic rhythm section of super rock trio Winery Dogs who have just released their second album ‘Hot...

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The Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The StingRay guitar pays homage to the vintage styling and cosmetic appeal of the original Music Man models. Updated vintage spec electronics, super smooth modern tremolo system, and lightweight African mahogany body are welcome refinements to these new modern renditions. Oversized 4 over 2 headstock...

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Rotosound Add Henry Heller Vintage Guitar Straps To Their Range

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Rotosound is delighted to announce it has added the new Heller Vintage Guitar straps to their range. These limited edition guitar straps have been manufactured using authentic woven jacquard material from the late 1960’s early 1970’s which was originally made in Switzerland and found recently...

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