Explosive Jimi Hendrix Show at Saville Theatre Commemorated by Officially Licensed Mini Guitar Replica Collectible by AXE HEAVEN®

Everyone is familiar with the historic image of Jimi Hendrix conjuring flames from his guitar at the Monterey International Pop Festival. And everyone has seen dramatic footage and photos of Pete Townshend smashing his guitar—and most people think Pete conceived this climactic antic. But the first rock concert where a guitar was purposely destroyed on… Read More

Officially Licensed Sublime and Bradley Nowell Acoustic Mini Guitars

SHOP SUBLIME NOW If you look up the word “sublime” in a thesaurus, these are some of the synonyms you’ll find: awe-inspiring, divine, elevated, exalted, glorious, heavenly, lofty, magnificent, majestic, marvelous, noble, splendid, superb, and wonderful. Every synonym in that list appropriately describes the sound of the groundbreaking musical group Sublime. Unfortunately, the one word… Read More

Holiday Guitar News: Zakk Wylde To Be Roasted; New Greatest Guitarists List Published; Last-Minute Gift Certificates (and A Song For You)

It’s that time of the year when almost too much is going on in the world of rock guitarists to keep up with it all. So to cover as many bases as possible, we will just briefly mention news of interest along with links to follow for the complete articles or more details. Ozzy and… Read More

Classic Guitar Auction By Richard Gere Benefits Charity; Miniature Replicas Offered by AXE HEAVEN®

We did a double-take when we read this week that the actor Richard Gere did the same thing, because even though he is a cool guy, we did not know that he had amassed a valuable collection of great classic guitars. Gere’s collection did not feature any instruments of great notoriety due to having been previously… Read More

A Sad Day For Music Fans When Bert Jansch and Steve Jobs Depart This World For Axe Heaven

Fans of music, especially rock guitar music, lost two very influential individuals last week when Steve Jobs and Bert Jansch passed away on October 5. Jobs influenced they way most of us listens to music in the 21st century, while Jansch influenced many of the rock guitarists we have enjoyed listening to for the last… Read More

Nirvana’s Breakthrough Album “Nevermind” Celebrates 20th Anniversary; We Honor Kurt Cobain

It could be argued that September 24, 1991, was a day that changed the course of rock music dramatically. That was the day that Nirvana released its second album, Nevermind, and gave the word “Grunge” a whole new meaning. Led by the wildly popular “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” Nevermind went from an initial US release… Read More