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Red Chilli Audio is UK distribution for Richter guitar straps.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Richter guitar straps are made in Germany and are used by a raft of high profile artists, including Lemmy from Motorhead, Guns n Roses, Machine Head, Ramstein, Francis Rossi from Status quo and session guitarists working with the likes of Alicia keys and Pink. Red Chilli Audio has taken on UK and...

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Andy James Exclusive Lessons For You

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Want a guitar lesson from a top pro guitarist? We have some exclusive video’s only available to member of our Google+ ‘My Guitar Lessons’ website. Join up here to...

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Jimmy Page’s new autobiography in pictures

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Led Zeppelin’s guitar player Jimmy Page is one of music’s greatest guitarists, innovators and legends. JIMMY PAGE by Jimmy Page is his official autobiography, a photographic essay he personally created to tell his story for the first time. Jimmy’s words and a handpicked selection...

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Fender parts from Takamine guitars

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Takamine has ceased its existing EMEA distribution agreement with Fender, effective December 12th 2014. A statement from Fender outlining the companies’ parting was reportedly issued to dealers last week, with Takamine now in search of a new distributor for the EMEA region. Our sources suggested...

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Guitarist joins his own tribute act!

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Rick Vito, guitarist from Fleetwood Mac will be joining UK band ‘Rumours of Fleetwood Mac’ for two of their tour dates. So the actual guitar player for the original band is joining a tribute act! Having performed 500 major concert shows to over a half a million fans around the world...

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Anthrax Guitarist Claims Metallica Nearly Fired Lars Ulrich

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has claimed that Metallica nearly fired drummer Lars Ulrich.

The intended dismissal occurred in 1986, however when original bassist Cliff Burton died in a bus accident, the band decided to keep Ulrich on.

Speaking to Blabbermouth, Ian said; “The story...

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The Undertakers’ Guitarist Geoff Nugent Dies Aged 71

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Tributes have been paid to The Undertakers’ guitarist Geoff Nugent who has died. He passed away yesterday at the age of 71.

The Merseycats rock ‘n’ roll charity posted Mr Nugent’s photograph on their website with the words “too old to rock, too young to die”, describing him as “a...

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The Edge had ‘Doubts’ over U2’s Album Download

Monday, October 13th, 2014

U2 guitarist The Edge has admitted that he had “doubts” over the band’s controversial automatic album download.

U2 guitarist The Edge had “doubts” before they agreed for their album, ‘Songs of Innocence’ to be an automatic download.

The rock...

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Businesses get Expert Advice from Blur Guitarist

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Blur guitarist and cheese maker Alex James is calling on businesses in the south east to keep growing – by investing in technology.

O2 Business today launched products and free expertise from O2 Gurus for small business owners , under a £20m investment to help British businesses go digital.

To...

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Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry Releasing Memoir

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Guitarist Joe Perry is hoping to capitalize on America’s wont for rocker tales with his new book, Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith.

“It was time to lay all this stuff out,” Perry told The Boston Globe. “I was overwhelmed by the sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’...

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Taylor Guitar To Do UK Tour

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons are please to announce that the Taylor Road Show is coming to Glasgow, Birmingham and Newcastle, giving you a chance to talk shop with friendly factory experts. The shows feature a demonstration of how guitar shapes and woods affect tone, along with personal advice on how to find...

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Orange Amps MD steps down.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons have been made aware that Managing Director of Orange guitar amplifiers Damon Waller has left his position after more than ten years in charge of the resurgent British amp brand.  After 12 years at Orange and 10 years as managing director, Waller has decided to stand down as boss...

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Young Guitarist Hits the Road with B.B. King

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

When Australian singer-songwriter Hamish Anderson was learning to play guitar, he spent hours listening to B.B. King, trying to learn the blues legend’s licks.

Now Anderson, 23, is hitting the road with his hero.

He’ll open for King when he plays at the Clay Center, Charleston this...

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AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Diagnosed with Dementia

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

The family of AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young have announced that he is suffering from dementia.

“Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy,” they said in a statement. A source at the Sydney Morning Herald said the star was now in full-time...

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Classical Guitarist Michael Hulmes to Tour Dorset

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Former Young Musician of the Year Semi-Finalist Michael Hulmes will tour Dorset as part of the Artsreach autumn programme.

The concerts will feature a mix of Baroque, South-American and more contemporary classical guitar music from England, Spain, Japan, Paraguay and the USA. The programme...

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