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Maxon has expanded its pedal portfolio with the new OD808X Overdrive Extreme.

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Based on the Maxon 808 model which Andy James showed us in his recent My Guitar Lessons video series, the new pedal is designed to offer a wider frequency response with an extended high-frequency range. It has also been engineered to deliver more gain and harder clipping than the standard OD808 to...

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Save money and make your own quality guitar cables – Video.

Friday, November 21st, 2014

 

This handy new video from VDC Trading shows guitarists how to make their very own guitar cable which could save you a lot of money and frustration. This step-by-step guide shows players exactly how to build their own cables from scratch with the bare minimum of fuss. Check out the video...

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My Guitar Lessons Tutor Wins A Marshall Amplifier.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Cardiff guitar teacher, Mike Depres is the winner of last Months ‘Win a Marshall Amp’ for My Guitar Lessons tutors. Mike who has a University degree in BA (Hons) Popular had only been...

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Arch Enemy now have Jeff Loomis on guitar

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Metal icons ARCH ENEMY are proud to announce that guitar legend Jeff Loomis (ex-Nevermore) will be joining their ranks for their upcoming European tour which kicks off November 26, as well as all future tours in 2015. Jeff Loomis states:  ”I’m very excited to be playing with Arch Enemy....

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John Lennon guitar could sell for more than £400,000

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

A guitar that was owned by Beatles guitarist and singer John Lennon is expected to raise more than £400,000 at auction. The Gretsch 6120 model was played by Lennon when the band recorded Paperback Writer at London’s famous Abbey Road studios in 1966. It is being sold by the late Beatle’s...

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My Guitar Lessons Founder Hosts Blues Jam

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Simon Devlin from My Guitar Lessons is hotisng the Norfolk Blues Society Jam on Tuesday, the 18th of November. Its at Tracks next door to the Railway Free House in North Elmham – click

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Guitar Student Plays First Gig After Just 2 Years Of Lessons

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons Teacher from Bristol is celebrating the fact that one of his female students who he has taught from scratch for 2 years is doing her first solo gig next week. We would like to congratulate Steve and his student  for their excellent achievement in such a short time and hope the gig...

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Guitarist Needed Urgently In Kettering, Northants.

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Reece Crane, Musical Director at the Kettering Gang Show has mailed this to us looking for a guitarist to help him out; I am Musical Director for Kettering Scout & Guide Gang Show. I have been let down last minute by my usual guitarist and am urgently looking for someone to fill his shoes. I am...

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Job Available At UK’s Biggest Guitar Chain Store

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Fancy playing and working with guitars and amps all day? Multi award winning S & T Audio group, trading as Professional Music Technology, Dolphin Music, Turnkey & Soho Soundhouse, is the country’s No.1 MI retailer boasting well in excess of 100,000 square foot of retailing and e-tailing...

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Gibson Guitars On The Move To Hollywood

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons has found out that Gibson guitars has taken over the space formerly occupied by the recently closed Tower Records on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. Constructed in 1971, Tower Records was a key feature of West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. Offering everything from CDs and cassette...

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My Guitar Lessons Review of The New Jimi Hendrix Movie.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Jimi Hendrix the movie ‘Jimi – All Is By My Side” was released in the UK over the weekend and my girlfriend (Sally Burrows) and myself ventured to the cinema to see the film. So what was our joint opinion on the movie?

Well first of all, an obvious factor that certainly didn’t...

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Rolling Face Liable for £7.9m in costs!

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Guitar band The Rolling Stones could be facing a battle to win a £7.9m insurance claim for the gigs they cancelled when singer Mick Jagger’s girlfriend died. L’Wren Scott took her life in March, prompting the Stones to postpone a tour of Australia and New Zealand.

The Stones had...

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Led Zeppelin Offered £500million To Tour!

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Led Zeppelin iconic singer Robert Plant has reportedly turned down an offer of nearly £500 million for the legendary act’s reformation and a string of 35 shows across three cities! The vocalist ripped up Sir Richard Branson’s contract in front of astonished promoters after all the other...

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Worlds Most Iconic Acoustic Guitars.

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

We love all guitars so here we are looking at some iconic acoustic guitars that you have voted for in a guitar pole. So here is list of the most incredible acoustic six-strings in history.

In Reverse order;

10. Elvis Presley’s 1956 Gibson J-200

Making sure that the list...

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Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood Forced to Cancel Gig Due To Singer

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

We all know The Rolling Stones have aren’t young men with guitars any more but they have had to  cancelled their Melbourne concert this Saturday because singer Mick Jagger has developed a throat infection! Mick, 71, is under doctor’s orders to rest his vocal chords, according to an official...

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