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Great tone is a very subjective thing that is unique and personal to every person.  Let me begin this article by saying that.  Let me also say that tone is caused by many things which all go into a blender....

Getting a Great Guitar Tone: Part 1

Great tone is a very subjective thing that is unique and personal to every person. Let me begin this article by saying that. Let me also say that tone is caused by many things which all go into a blender….

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What's the best equipment for keeping up with playing guitar while traveling? SMG staff writer, Dan Coplan, discovers a few key pieces of gear while on the road.

HOW TO GET YOUR JAM ON WHILE TRAVELING

What’s the best equipment for keeping up with playing guitar while traveling? SMG staff writer, Dan Coplan, discovers a few key pieces of gear while on the road.

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SMG sat down with Dan Boul, co-founder of 65amps at NAMM 2012. Check out the attached video for a demonstration of the latest and greatest from 65amps!

NAMM 2012: Dan Boul of 65amps

SMG sat down with Dan Boul, co-founder of 65amps at NAMM 2012. Check out the attached video for a demonstration of the latest and greatest from 65amps!

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Working with Randall, Kirk's plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

SMG Review: Randall Kirk Hammett Signature Series KH120RHS 120W 4×12 Guitar Half Stack

Working with Randall, Kirk’s plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

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SMG roamed the floor at NAMM 2011 in Anaheim, CA and came across five killer amps worth giving a second look - and listen!

Five Bitchin’ Amps Spotted at NAMM

SMG roamed the floor at NAMM 2011 in Anaheim, CA and came across five killer amps worth giving a second look – and listen!

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Upgrading an amp's stock components is a common way to maximize its performance....

Amp Upgrades Featuring
MERCURY MAGNETICS

Upgrading an amp’s stock components is a common way to maximize its performance….

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