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Exclusive Albert Lee Video

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Want to know what guitarist Albert Lee thinks about his Music Man ‘Albert Lee’ signature guitar. Check out the video on our Google + site that we shot of him explaining how he came up with the ideas on his guitar and why he picked Music Man over Fender or Gibson guitars to make his dream...

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Music & Guitar School Teacher Job available

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Want a job teaching guitar and music in schools. Here is your opportunity to be a guitar teacher at a school in England. For more details follow the link to our Google+ page at N.B. We follow...

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Van Halen Voted Top Guitarist In Guitar World Pole

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

After nearly 500,000 total votes were cast, Eddie Van Halen has been named the winner in Guitar World‘s first-ever Greatest Guitarist of All Time poll.  The readers poll began in April with 132 guitarists, including four — Malcolm Young, Nuno Bettencourt, Jake E. Lee and Chet Atkins — who...

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U2 guitarist The Edge faces protests over plan to build five mansions

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Just a week after Bono raised eyebrows for defending Ireland’s controversial tax laws, The Edge is facing a Champagne socialist dilemma all of his own.

The U2 guitarist has found himself the target of a potential environmental protest as he moved to end his eight-year battle to be granted...

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Oasis and The Smiths Guitarists Play Live Together.

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Guitarist Noel Gallagher joined guitar player Johnny Marr on stage for an epic collaboration at London’s Brixton Academy. Rumours of the former Oasis giant joining the Smiths legend on stage at his headlining gig in the capital started circulating earlier this week, before Marr would coyly deny...

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Jack Bruce Dies at 72

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

It is with great sadness that we, Jack’s family, announce the passing of our beloved Jack: husband, father, granddad, and all round legend. The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts. Jack Bruce was said to be one of the best bass...

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Holy Grail of Guitar Events Is Nearly Here.

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

My Guitar Lessons are pleased to announce that the Holy Grail Guitar Show is  taking place in Berlin’s Estrel Hotel from November 15th-16th, 2014, will attract more than 110 top luthiers from all over Europe, the United-States, Australia and Japan to present and show their instruments to guitar...

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Wilco Johnson Cleared Of Cancer

Friday, October 24th, 2014

We have just seen a post from Blockheads guitarist Wilko Johnson  saying: “If there’s a moral to this story, it’s that you never know what’s going to happen”. It goes on to say former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson has said he has been “cured” of the...

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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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