Jimi Hendrix Died 40 Years Ago

Jimi Hendrix passed away 40 years ago and his timeless sense of style, swagger and so-ridiculously-awesome-it-needs-a-better-word-than-awesome electric gee-tar skills lives on. When you're rocking out to Rock Band or strumming the air guitar, remember who did it best. » 9/18/10 5:00pm 9/18/10 5:00pm

Electric Guitar Played Through a Tesla Coil for Added Metal

Japanese guitarist Merce Death set up his Tesla coil to output the frequencies of his electric guitar so even the wussiest John Mayer song would sound badass. He busts out a little 'Sweet Child O' Mine' at 1:05, but alas, not a hint of 'Your Body is a Wonderland.' [OYKOT, thanks John!] » 12/06/08 1:30pm 12/06/08 1:30pm

Scrapwood Electric Guitars Expose the Illusion of Rock


I'm not saying that we'll see Springsteen rocking a one-string, DIY electric guitar any time soon. But I'm pretty sure that he could if he wanted to, because these homemade guitars aren't too shabby—seeing as they were constructed in an afternoon by a group with little to no guitar crafting experience. » 8/06/08 8:36am 8/06/08 8:36am

Pocket-Sized iGTR Amp Is Perfect For The One-Man Concert No One Will…

Need to practice your power chords on the subway, in church, or anywhere else where crunching out the intro to Enter Sandman might be frowned upon by the man? Jam away safely in silence with this cigarette pack-sized iGTR amp from Waves. The "i" is for you, not because everyone and their dog wants to name their… » 7/13/08 3:00pm 7/13/08 3:00pm