…do you really need all that gear?

As the kids like to say, I am hashtag-blessed. I am fortunate enough to own a massive array of music equipment- and not just bargain basement gear. I own several Japanese Ibanez guitars & basses, three top-shelf valve amplifiers, and some truly phenomenal speaker cabinets. To get the obvious our of the way- no, of […]

OPINION: Tone & Modern Metal

Recently, I purchased an Ibanez RG550 Genesis Collection reissue in timelessly understated Desert Yellow. I bought it for it’s flamboyant looks and floating trem, but the beautiful banana of a guitar ended up changing how I think about pickup selection and amp EQ in modern metal.