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The Dub King Reverend Guitars

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Dub King produces the thick, deep tone you’d expect from a short scale neck and semi-hollow body. But unlike most basses of this type, it has excellent clarity and sustain thanks to the five-piece neck and lock down bridge. You can even solo the Split Brick neck pickup for super deep thump,...

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Taking Acoustic Guitar To The Stage

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Playing an acoustic guitar isn’t that much of a problem if you’re performing in a solo or duo context: just plug in the guitars to an amp or a mixer and rock out, right? Actually, that works just fine, but when playing with a much bigger group (or miked acoustic drums and loud...

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Former GN’R Guitarist Bumblefoot to Former GN’R Guitarist Buckethead: You’re Amazing, Let’s Make Music!

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Former GN’R guitarist Bumblefoot recently expressed desire to work with his fellow former GN’R guitarist Buckethead, saying he greatly appreciates Mr. Head’s talent and that life is simply too short. The musician tells Nova Radio: “I’ll give a shout to Mr. Buckethead....

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Today Would Have Been Jimi Hendrix Birthday

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

The guitar genius James Marshall Hendrix was born 74 years ago today. Jimi’s amazing guitar skills changed not only guitar playing styles but music forever. He was an innovator in his technique, often employing double stops to act as chords, lightening quick rhythm styles and the wild, over...

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Tony Iommi Won’t Rule Out Future Black Sabbath Performances

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Although Black Sabbath have been on a long farewell tour, it may not be the last we see of them. In a new interview, guitarist Tony Iommi said he was open to the idea of playing one-off gigs at festivals, even after they’ve played what they’ve billed as their final show.

“I wouldn’t...

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Revelations from guitarist/songwriter’s tell-all ‘Testimony

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Whether he was touring with Bob Dylan on the singer’s tumultuous 1965–66 electric tours, accompanying Brian Jones to see a young guitarist by the name of Jimmy James (the future Jimi Hendrix) play guitar at a Greenwich Village club or being treated to a private performance from Bo Diddley...

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David Crosby Talks About His New Album

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

David Crosby released his fifth solo album, Lighthouse, a mostly acoustic, nine-song collection that blends his signature voice with intricate guitar work and lyrics, in October 2016. A founding member of the Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Crosby partners with...

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Kirk Hammett Admits Feeling Left Out!

Monday, November 21st, 2016

It wouldn’t really be a new Metallica record without at least a little bit of drama between the band members. For the group’s upcoming Hardwired … to Self-Destruct LP, it looks like it’s guitarist Kirk Hammett‘s turn. The band members talk about the new record  and gave the impression...

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Gravity has expanded its range of guitar stands

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

The new Vari-G-Series can safely accommodate 3, 5 or 7 instruments. Like all Gravity brand products, they are positioned in the premium sector. The modern guitar stands provide a safe location for acoustic and electric guitars as well as electric basses, both on stage and in the studio. Easily adjustable...

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Mad Professor has introduced a new Royal Blue Overdrive pedal

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

This extremely touch sensitive pedal lets you determine the amount of breakup by how hard you strike the strings with your pick, and/or by adjusting the volume knob on your guitar. The Royal Blue Overdrive can add this level of expressiveness to any clean or slightly overdriven amplifier.

At...

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Get Hired as a Session Musician

Friday, November 18th, 2016

In the professional world as a dedicated and talented session musician can make up a good yearly wage. But how do you get hired for that first gig that leads to all the other opportunities? How much should you charge? Would it benefit you to join a musicians’ union? Here’s everything you need...

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StageClix wireless system

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

In the six years since it’s launch, the original stageClix Jack has led the way among digital systems for guitars and basses, and has been adopted by many high profile players. It is the only system to offer the combination of a compact ‘bug’ style transmitter, unique triple diversity...

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Fibonacci Guitars has launched in London

Monday, November 14th, 2016

The team behind Fibonacci has been instrumental in collaborating with various, artists, designers and luthiers in developing, and delivering to market, many of the recent releases previously manufactured, under license, by Peerless. Notably, releases such as the Martin Taylor Maestro & Virtuoso...

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Mini Ego Compressor pedal

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Based on the success of the original Ego but featuring switches for tone (dark and bright) and attack (slow and fast) you can tweak your tone to a standard of a pedal twice its size. By keeping the clean blend of the original, your signal can be blended in so you can get all the benefits of a great...

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The 6505 Piranha 1×8 Cabinet

Friday, November 11th, 2016

The 1×8 cabinet serves as the perfect accompaniment to the micro 20-watt guitar head. In line with Peaveys 6505 Piranha head, the new Piranha 1×8 Cabinet is ultra-portable and lightweight, weighing in at only 4.45kg and measuring a mere 10.6 inches along its longest side.

It comes...

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