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Pickups in your guitar can dramatically change many things. There are certain characteristics that every guitar possesses and the first way to check to see how a guitar sounds is literally sit down with an electric and - with new strings on - strum some notes on it and see ... READ MORE
System Of A Down has announced the 'Wake Up The Souls' tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which will start April 10, 2015 at Wembley Arena in London, UK, then travelling through Europe culminating in a free show in Yerevan's Republic Square in Armenia. The band has ... READ MORE
This week’s AMPED Artist of the week is up and coming U.K. rock/metal quintet, In Search Of Sun. The official video to the title track from the band’s recently released debut album, ‘The World Is Yours,’ can be viewed below. Since releasing their debut EP, ‘A Breakdown Of Character’ under their original name, ... READ MORE
If you have watched recent music and internet news, you will see the storm that has ensued as Taylor Swift has removed all of her music from Spotify. Spotify has two different scenarios available to their users; one is paid and one is free. Swift's new record '1989' is now on ... READ MORE
As is often the case when it comes to Guns N' Roses albums, the talk and speculation surrounding any new works always seems to be a prevalent topic of conversation in the media. Although the head honcho, W. Axl Rose never has any part of the conversation, the other current members of ... READ MORE

Rigs & Gear

DevilDriver | I have been blessed to record in some of the finest studios in the world. From Rumbo Recorders in Canoga Park, Ca. where such classic albums like Rust In Peace, Appetite For Destruction, and Use Your Illusion to name a few, have been recorded, to Sonic Ranch in El Paso, TX. where ... READ MORE