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WATCH: YAMAHA PACIFICA PAC012 DEMO

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 9, 2015

Yamaha Pacifica guitars are well known for great tone and outstanding playability. The Pacifica Series feature comfort-contoured bodies, bolt-on neck designs, vintage-style vibratos, and 5-way switching of the H-S-S pickup configuration. From the affordable PAC012 with beautiful color finishes, chrome hardware, and quality construction to the PAC812V with Seymour Duncan…

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WATCH: SCHECTER HELLRAISER HYBRID SERIES

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - November 1, 2015

Loaded with EMG’s new 57/66 active pick-ups, the Hellraiser Hybrid has the aggressiveness of the already very popular Hellraiser series and has the slim, fast neck of the Blackjack SLS. With new “cutting edge” carbon fiber binding and glow in the dark side dot inlays, this guitar stands out from…

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WATCH: FRAMPTON’S LES PAUL COMES ALIVE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 26, 2015

Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton’s heavily customized 1954 Les Paul Custom is one of the most recognized guitars in rock history, having been featured on his massive-selling Frampton Comes Alive! album as well as many Humble Pie recordings and other historic albums in which Peter was a session player. Presumed lost…

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WATCH: TONY IOMMI CHATS ABOUT HIS SIGNATURE EPIPHONE SG

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 14, 2015

A couple of months ago, Epiphone announced the new Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom, which will be Tony’s second signature guitar for Epiphone. It features the historic SG profile–now a Tony Iommi trademark–with a Mahogany body finished in beautiful gloss Ebony. The Mahogany neck has a 1960’s SlimTaper™…

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SCHECTER C-6 DELUXE

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 20, 2015

Schecter Guitar Research has been one of the world’s premier guitar companies for the last 35 years, offering electric guitars and basses, acoustic guitars, and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world in more than 150 countries. One of the company’s strongest assets is its growing roster of…

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BOSS SY-300 GUITAR SYNTHESIZER

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 20, 2015

The BOSS SY-300 Guitar Synthesizer can be used with all your guitars right away, with no special pickup required—just plug into the standard 1/4-inch jack and play! Thanks to revolutionary new BOSS technology, you’re able to explore fat, analog-style polyphonic synth sounds with zero latency, seamlessly extending the natural expressiveness…

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LTD EDITION TOMMY THAYER ‘WHITE LIGHTNING’ SIGNATURE LES PAUL

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 8, 2015

It was revealed at NAMM. Now with very limited stock due in Australia in just a few weeks, Epiphone presents the Ltd. Ed. Tommy Thayer “White Lightning” Signature Les Paul Outfit, Epiphone’s second Les Paul collaboration with one of rock’s most exciting guitarists, Tommy “Spaceman” Thayer of KISS. In 2014,…

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GUITAR GEAR OF THE WEEK: Schecter USA PT Vintage model guitar

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - May 17, 2015

Demoed here by Paul Allen is the Schecter USA PT Vintage model guitar, our Guitar Gear of the Week. Modern updates, which include Schecter ‘s contoured neck heel and locking tuners, give players vintage styling without sacrificing performance. Schecter pickups built in their Custom Shop add snarl or twang to…

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MUSIKMESSE 2015: YAMAHA SLG-200 SILENT GUITAR

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

Presented this week at MusicMesse 2015 in Frankfurt was the Yamaha Silent Guitar range including the SLG-200. The Yamaha SLG-200 is the perfect instrument for practice, travel or stage use – any time an acoustic guitar just won’t do. Near-silent performance makes discrete practice simple, Yamaha’s exclusive SRT-Powered pickup system…

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NAMM 2015 GUITAR GEAR OVERVIEW

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear, Pedals    //    Post Date - March 1, 2015

ANAHEIM, WHERE ALL YOUR MUSICAL PRAYERS ARE NAMMSWERED! Report and photos by Peter Hodgson The first time you go to a NAMM Show in Anaheim, California – the National Association of Music Merchants trade show where the world’s musical instrument companies unveil their new wares for the year – it…

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