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Martin 00-15M revives the ’30s

In response to suggestions from Martin Owners Club members, the new 00-15M offers an authentic blues-type guitar reminiscent of small bodied Martins of the 1930's. Favored by legions of blues players, these mahogany bodied guitars have a warm tone and ...

Lick Library Releases Hank Marvin DVDs

Lick Library is offering a new collection of guitar tutorial DVD sets demonstrating how to get the sound of Hank Marvin and The Shadows. Lee Hodgson, a studio musician and stage performer, conducts the lessons. The Shadows were pioneers of the four-...

Megadeth Marks 20th Anniversary of Rust In Peace

The final night of Megadeth's historic month-long <em>Rust In Peace</em> 20th anniversary tour has been captured for the upcoming <em>Rust In Peace Live</em> Blu-ray, DVD and CD, due out September 7 on Shout! Factory. On March ...

Gregg Allman Undergoes Liver Transplant

As part of his continued recovery from Hepatitis C,Gregg Allman recently underwent a successful liver transplant operation at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. The singer, keyboardist, songwriter, and guitarist had been on a waiting list for t...

Steve Vai Planning Monthly Song Releases

It's not uncommon for a musician to record more work than they release. In Vai's case, the Grammy&reg; award-winning guitarist has a digital ocean of snippets in various degrees of completion. Some are leftovers from assorted sessions, projects tha...

Backbeat Releases New Gruhn’s Guide

Backbeat Books is proud to present three new titles from vintage-instrument authorities George Gruhn and Walter Carter! Over the years the <em>Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars</em> has come to be the bible for collectors, retailers, and ...

Gretsch Foundation Supports AthFest

A bright red Gretsch Brian Setzer Nashville model guitar autographed by Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush-better known as Atlanta-based country music super-duo Sugarland-will be auctioned on eBay between June 23 through June 30. The proceeds will go t...

Alfred, Foley Releasing Guitar Woman DVD

Alfred Music Publishing, the leader in educational music publishing since 1922 and the exclusive print publisher of thousands of popular artists, is excited to announce the release of <em>Sue Foley: Guitar Woman</em>, the latest DVD from Al...

Smashing Pumpkins to Headline Sunset Strip Fest

Organizers of the SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL have confirmed that THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will headline the street festival on Saturday, August 28, with a live performance on the legendary Strip, which is being closed to traffic for the second time in it...

New Software That Teaches Fretboard Theory to Guitarists

Guitar Notes Master is a new software application that promises to help guitarists rapidly learn essential fretboard theory, scales, arpeggios and chords in an enjoyable way. Guitar Notes Master takes the student from the very basics of the guitar fret...
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Enter to win a Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo, valued at $300! The Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo delivers foot-sweepable tremolo control, all without taking your hands...
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