Fender American Standard Double-Cut Telecaster


Fender is introducing this interesting guitar, the Fender American Standard Double-Cut Telecaster, as part of of its '10 for 15' Limited Edition series of guitars: Fender is pleased to announce the release of the “10 for ’15” Limited Edition Collection, a series of 10 guitars that will be limited to 500 of each worldwide, only at authorized Fender dealers from March to … [Read more...]

Carvin Jason Becker Numbers Guitar


I started playing guitar at a time that Jason Becker and Marty Friedman were gaining a lot of notoriety with their Cacophony shred albums. Sadly, Becker's guitar playing career was cut short as a result of ALS. Carvin has previously released a Jason Becker Tribute model and has now introduced a version of Becker's custom-made 'Numbers' guitar. The guitar features an ash … [Read more...]

Fender ’60s Lacquer Jazzmaster and Road Worn ’60s Jazzmaster

Over the past few years, I've become a fan of offset guitars and, in particular, the Fender Jazzmaster. So, I was excited to hear about Fender's new Jazzmaster offerings: the '60s Jazzmaster Lacquer and the Road Worn '60s Jazzmaster. Both guitars are made in Mexico, but feature some American-made appointments, including the new American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster pickups. The … [Read more...]

Fano Guitars Alt de Facto ML6


Fano Guitars introduced a new model at the Winter NAMM show called the Alt de Facto ML6: Photo from Fano's Facebook page. I know I've said it before, but I really like Fano's take on combining classic designs into something new. They describe this one as "Tele-meets-SG". … [Read more...]

Fender Sergio Vallin Signature Guitar


One of the new guitars Fender introduced at this year's NAMM show is the Sergio Vallin Signature guitar, which is an interesting take on offset guitars. Here is Fender's description of the guitar: Electrifying Mexican quartet Maná is the world’s biggest Latin rock band, thanks in no small part to the masterful guitar work of Sergio Vallín. Fender and Vallín have now … [Read more...]