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Jackson’s Ultimate Budget 1980s Shred Guitar

Jackson’s Ultimate Budget 1980s Shred Guitar

September 12, 2022
Right now everyone is talking about the new USA Jackson Soloists... it’s impressive, sleek, fast, and a great heritage, but it has a price tag of $2,500. For $500 you can get this incredibly cool 24 fret shred monster… and in all your favorite, totally radical 80s colors! With an upgrade or two, this guitar...
3 Brothers Guitars: A New Impressive Brand!

3 Brothers Guitars: A New Impressive Brand!

August 16, 2022
Locking tuners, brass block, beautiful frets, roasted neck, alder body, easy on the eyes… this is the first I’ve heard of the 3 Brothers Guitars brand, but it’s starting off on the right foot. Let’s check out this brand new guitar brand!      
First Look at the Music Man Sterling SR50 Stingray!

First Look at the Music Man Sterling SR50 Stingray!

July 12, 2022
From Sterling / Music Man, this SR50 Sting Ray combines classic looks, solid quality and affordability. How have I missed out on this brand?? The Firemist Silver finish is classy, and the little details like locking tuners and polished chrome switchplate help set this guitar apart from other mid-range price electric guitars. Let’s check it...
Max Creates Rocket Launcher Guitar for the Harley Benton DIY Kit Challenge!

Max Creates Rocket Launcher Guitar for the Harley Benton DIY Kit Challenge!

May 16, 2022
To celebrate and promote the Thomann / Harley Benton DIY KIT Challenge, Max has built a heavily modified kit guitar that fires a rocket! This guitar is a fully functional SG style guitar, and features aluminum plating, a fret-hand heat shield, and a solid fuel rocket that can be fired from the guitar!
Solid Spruce Top Acoustic With Fishman Electronics! The Orangewood Mason Live

Solid Spruce Top Acoustic With Fishman Electronics! The Orangewood Mason Live

April 18, 2022
It doesn’t matter if it’s an electric or an acoustic guitar… I always love a good deal. With a spruce top and pau ferro back and sides, plus Fishman electronics with a built-in tuner… AND a nice quality gig bag, all for around $400, you can’t go wrong… as long as it sounds good. Let’s...
Collaboration Album With Dean Cascione Coming This Year!

Collaboration Album With Dean Cascione Coming This Year!

March 23, 2022
A new, to-be-titled instrumental shred album will be released later this year under the banner of Cascione – Carlisle. This album is a collaboration between guitarists Dean Cascione and Max Carlisle. Below is the first promo image for this upcoming release. The album will be released on physical media as well as digital outlets, and...
Firefly Guitars’ New FLYING V Model!

Firefly Guitars’ New FLYING V Model!

December 13, 2021
Firefly guitars continues to roll out new models! In this video we review the new Flying V (FFLV) model. With a mahogany body and set neck, rosewood fret-board and AMAZING fretwork… this thing rocks hard and looks good doing it. At under $300, how can you go wrong? Let’s find out.
Checking Up On Harley Benton… Quality…Shipping & More!

Checking Up On Harley Benton… Quality…Shipping & More!

December 9, 2021
I have ordered a pair of guitars from Harley Benton recently and this super affordable Strat type guitar is one of them. With a silky smooth neck and pau ferro fretboard for price that you won’t believe… I’m hoping that Harley Benton is just as good of a value as I remember. I also wanted...

Compilation CDs available on Ebay!

A limited number of the Maxxxwell Carlisle “Visions of Speed and Thunder” CDs are available for purchase on Ebay. This CD is a compilation of Max’s solo material and includes both instrumental and vocal tracks.