Your Chance To Win A Road Worn '50s Telecaster… From Fender & BigBang

I'm not sure how I missed this before, but I wanted to point out that Fender, along with Norwegian band BigBang, is giving away a Road Worn '50s Telecaster, and there are just a few more days before the deadline is up (May 31st.) Fender's foray into producing budget "Relics" –– via their Road Worn series –– was rather controversial, no dou…

Chop Shop: Upgrading My SG To Lindy Fralin Hum-Cancelling P90s

As some of you will remember, in 2007 I was lucky enough to purchase one of Gibson's "Guitar of The Week" models, the gorgeous Limited Edition ‘67 SG Special Reissue w/P-90’s. I have since fallen in love with this guitar over and over again, and it only sounds better with time... with one caveat –– the buzz from the single-coil P90s is dri…

Dunlop Giving Away A Ton Of Zakk Wylde Gear… Deadline June 1st

Just a quick note for you Zakk Fanatics... You've got something like twelve more days to get in on Dunlop's big Zakk Wylde Gear Pack Giveaway. The company is giving away a ton of stuff here, including an Epiphone "Graveyard Disciple" electric guitar, Crybaby Zakk Wylde Signature Wah, MXR Zakk Wylde Overdrive and MXR Black Label Chorus, EMG Zakk …

Guitar Raffle To Benefit The American Cancer Society, In Honor Of Josie Alise Greenwood

As many of you know, I lost my young wife Lori to cancer in October of 2007, and hence, this cause is particularly close to my heart. Please consider forwarding this to all your guitar-loving friends. We will all be touched by cancer one day. Here's a chance to help fight this terrible disease and get a crack at winning one gorgeous custom guitar t…

The Robots Are Back! Gibson Announces Les Paul Standard 2010 Limited

Well, I'm fresh back from a really relaxing diving trip to Honduras (I just got SCUBA certified!) and trying to get back into the swing of things around EGR. The big guitar news while I was gone appears to be Gibson's release of the Les Paul Standard 2010 Limited –– a strictly limited run of guitars boasting fairly traditional LP looks mixed w…