Category Archives: Guitar News

Before Clearwater show, Nuno Bettencourt breaks down Generation Axe’s all-star guitar hero lineup

One might think having five lead guitarists swap show-offy solos on the same stage would result in an alpha-male musical disaster. Too many cooks, and all that. Thankfully, Nuno Bettencourt said it’s not like that at all. “Most guitar players that I know are f—ing insecure as s—,” the virtuosic Extreme guitarist said by phone […]

Wes Borland Shares First Guitar Parts From Limp Bizkit’s Upcoming New Album — Kerrang!

Fans rejoiced and haters chortled earlier this year when rap-metal all-stars Limp Bizkit announced they were working on a new studio album, their first in over five years. Now, guitarist Wes Borland has posted studio shots to his Instagram account, including videos that appear to feature the first guitar parts from the album: View this post on […]

Parkening International Guitar Competition Accepting Applications for 2019 Competition  

The 2019 Parkening International Guitar Competition, which will be held at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, between Tuesday, May 28, and Saturday, June 1, 2019, is now accepting applications. Applications may be submitted between now and Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5 p.m. Applications will be accepted online through https://app.getacceptd.com/parkening. The competition, which debuted in […]

C. F. Martin & Co. Recognized for Environmental Efforts – Acoustic Guitar

From the January 2019 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER On September 1, 2018 C. F. Martin & Company became the first player in the musical instrument industry to receive a respected certification that it meets standards set for how a company treats its employees, the community, and the environment. The certification was provided by B Lab, a […]

Boys and Girls Club kids show off guitar skills at Pump House concert

Copyright 2018 by WKBT News8000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Copyright 2018 by WKBT News8000. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. More News Headlines LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – A guitar concert marks the end of the fourth year for […]