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NAMM 2011: Peavey Composite Acoustics Guitars

January 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

peavey-composite-acoustic-guitarsNAMM 2011 — Peavey proudly debuts the Composite Acoustics line of premium carbon fibre acoustic guitars. Composite Acoustics carbon fibre guitars represent Peavey’s commitment to designing and building the most innovative acoustic instruments on the market. Read more

NAMM 2011: Ovation unveils eight new guitars

January 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ovation-guitars-nammNAMM 2011 — The OP-Pro Studio preamp included in all of these guitars combines state-of-the-art audio quality with exclusive features designed to meet the needs of professional guitarists. The easy-to-operate unit offers 3-band EQ, exciter and compressor/limiter circuitry, and a chromatic tuner. Ovation’s exclusive Expressor and Drive sliders put dynamic control and harmonic enhancement at your fingertips, allowing you to dial in the precise amount of sustain and punch required by the music. Read more

Gibson B.B. King Lucille Limited Guitar

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Gibson BB King LucilleGibson Guitars — “Lucille” has been a legend ever since the King of the Blues christened his guitar with the name after saving it from a dance hall fire in Twist, Arkansas, in 1949.

Also a legendary Artist Model in the Gibson catalog since its introduction to the lineup in 1980, Lucille has only ever been produced in Ebony or Cherry finish—until now. Just in time for Christmas 2010, Gibson Custom introduces an extremely Limited Edition of Gem Series B.B. King Lucille guitars, available exclusively from Musician’s Friend. (Update: Sold out!) Read more

Epiphone Flying VeeWee Bullseye Zakk Pakk Electric Guitar Value Pack

November 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

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If you are just learning to play guitar and want to have a professional quality amp and guitar, then you should definitely consider the Epiphone Flying VeeWee Bullseye Zakk Pakk. This set includes an electric guitar, an amplifier, a gig case, the cords needed for connecting the amp and guitar, and three guitar picks from the Zakk Wylde signature line. Read more

Epiphone LE 1956 Gold Top Les Paul Guitar

November 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Epiphone LE 1956 Gold Top Les PaulGold tops are the coolest. There, I said it. I know, I know, ’59 Burst, yadda, yadda, yadda, flame top, whatever. Give me the gold, Baby. Of course, the coolest of the gold tops are the 50’s gold tops with P90’s, which are the original Les Paul design, as humbuckers came along a few years later. The only problem is that real 50’s Les Pauls pretty much require a mortgage to obtain, at least for most of us. Thankfully, Epiphone has come to the rescue with the Limited Edition 1956 Les Paul Gold Top. Read more

Gibson Angus Young SG Hands-On Review

September 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The SG is one of Gibson’s most iconic models, and many famous players are closely associated with it—including Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, Cream-era Eric Clapton, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, System of a Down’s Daron Malakian, and of course Pete Townshend. But perhaps no guitar/artist pairing in Gibson’s history is more iconic than that of the SG and Angus Young of AC/DC. Whether he’s duckwalking across the stage in his schoolboy uniform, ripping out immortal riffs, or head-bobbing while thrashing out searing blues-based solos, it’s almost impossible to picture Angus without his trusty Gibson SG Standard. Read more

History of Dean ML Guitars

July 31, 2010 by · 5 Comments 

dean-ml-guitar-history-dean-ml-guitar-ml79Dean ML Guitar – I’m willing to wager that every guitar player has heard or played a Dean Guitar. Of course you recognize Dean’s distinctive winged logo and diverse body shape of the ever so popular Dean ML, but do you know where it all comes from? Read more

Are Xaviere Guitars JUNK pt2

March 29, 2010 by · 37 Comments 

Are Xaviere Guitars JUNK pt2 GuitarFetish xv 500Last week we wrote a piece asking, you, the reader, if Xaviere Guitars are junk. The responses we received in the comment section was significant to our research and the debate was a great success. We’ve spent some time reading through the comments and determined that a handful of folks, out of a 100+ comments, posted their bad experiences from GuitarFetish and Xaviere guitars, while many posted their positive experiences. Read more

Vox announces new electric guitars

January 16, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Vox Electric GuitarsVox Guitars–NAMM 2010 sees Vox launch a range of new electric guitar models including single-cutaway solidbody, double-cutaway solidbody and semi-hollow designs. Read more

Just in time for Christmas – Cheap Epiphone GT Guitars

December 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

epiphone-special-II-gt-guitar-topEpiphone’s determination to build high-quality, high-standard guitars with a reasonable prices tag began many decades before our current economic situation, making the company a long-trusted foundation of “great bang for the buck” instruments. Read more

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