Month: March 2019

Meet The Makers – Iron Age Guitar Accessories

Meet The Makers – Iron Age Guitar Accessories

Just like with guitars, there is a growing trend in the guitar accessories market for people to head towards handmade products instead of mass produced. One name I’ve been seeing coming up time and time again is Iron Age. Alex, the man behind the brand, produces some of the most beautiful guitar picks available along with various other accessories. I was lucky enough to speak to him for the latest Meet The Makers. Continue reading →

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Meet The Makers – Fortin Amplification

Meet The Makers – Fortin Amplification

Fortin Amplification is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the metal guitar scene at the moment. Need an incredibly high quality, hand-built amp? A new pedal to add to your board? An amp plugin for recording with? Choose something with the Fortin name on it and you won’t be disappointed.

I was lucky enough to grab five minutes of their time for this week’s Meet The Makers. Continue reading →

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Quick Questions With InVase

Quick Questions With InVase

InVase is the solo project masterminded by Ian Shuirr. Ian used to play drums for a band called Straight Line Stitch but stopped when he found out his wife was pregnant.  So, also being a guitar player, he started teaching himself how to record and InVase was born. I recently caught up with him to ask him the Guitar Noodle Quick Questions and talk about the gear he used on some of his tracks. Continue reading →

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Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

Here’s a demo of the TH3 Metal plugin from Overloud.

I’ll be writing a full review soon.

Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

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Quick Questions With Rozu

Quick Questions With Rozu

Rozu, a post-hardcore band from Denver, are currently taking the scene by storm. David Sundine took the time to speak to me for the latest Quick Questions. Continue reading →

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Meet The Makers – Balaguer Guitars

Meet The Makers – Balaguer Guitars

I know how many of you are gear nerds, so with Meet The Makers I speak to the people behind the brands try to get to know them better.

This week, I speak to Joe Balaguer from Balaguer Guitars. Continue reading →

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Martin Bisi Announces BC35: Volume Two

Martin Bisi Announces BC35: Volume Two

Almost one year to the day after the release of acclaimed album BC35: The 35th Anniversary of BC Studio, producer Martin Bisi and Italian label Bronson Recordings will release the followup: BC35: Volume Two.
April 19th, the album will be released in vinyl, CD, and digital formats. Pre-order, here:

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