The Eddie Van Halen EVH Stealth and Wolfgang guitars, along with the 5150 III 50W amp, were unveiled this week at the 2011 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, and Eddie showed up to crank up the amp:


Check out the EVH booth with Chris Cannell, Eddie Van Halen’s “right hand man” when it comes to EVH gear here:

Here’s David Effefson of Megadeth talking about his new Jackson signature concert bass. Jackson guitars recently announced its newfound partnership with David Ellefson. As part of the partnership, Ellefson will collaborate with the Jackson research and development team to design future Jackson bass models:

Here’s Junkman from vintagerock.com interviewing Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver, Camp Freddy, The Cult) at the Ludwig booth with a special appearance from the one, the only John Stamos:

Here’s another interview from Junkman and vintagerock.com with legendary drummer Carmine Appice at the Anvil Cases booth. Look for Carmine and Vanilla Fudge on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on March 28:

Here’s an interview with Alex Skolnick of Testament from Metal Assault. Alex talks about the new AmpKit guitar app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, his signature Heritage guitar, other products he’s promoting, the computer and music world coming together, the upcoming Alex Skolnick Trio album, plans for the next Testament record: