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TV Jones Offers Spectra Sonic Standard, New T-Style Pickups

 

TV Jones’ Spectra Sonic Standard guitar has a chambered alder body with maple top finished in a matte-black urethane with off-white binding and a matching single-ply pickguard. Its neck is maple with a rosewood fingerboard and a 24.625″ scale, ABR-1 bridge with TV Jones Model 10 stop tailpiece or optional Bigsby B-12 vibrato, nickel hardware, and TV Jones’ new single-coil […]

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Martin Offers D-28 John Lennon 75th Anniversary Edition

 

The Martin John Lennon 75th Anniversary model has a solid Adirondack spruce top with the company’s Vintage Tone System, as well as back, sides, and a headstock veneer of Madagascar rosewood. Its back is inlaid with mother of pearl in a peace-sign pattern, matching (more…)

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Martin Intros D-222 Anniversary Edition

 

Martin’s D-222 Anniversary Edition is a 12-fret dreadnought with a Sitka spruce top with the company’s Vintage Tone System, mahogany back and sides, grained ivoroid binding, slotted headstock, and an ebony fingerboard and bridge. Offered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the dreadnought (1916-2016), it will be limited to 100 units. (more…)

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Bad Cat Offers Unleash V2 Re-Amplifier and Attenuator

 

Bad Cat Amplifiers’ Unleash V2 Re-Amplifier/Attenuator has a reactive load input, two foot-switchable channels, output variable from 1/10 watt to 100 watt, input impedance (4/8/16 ohm), and headphone and direct outs. (more…)

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EVH Releases Wolfgang Tour Relic Replica

 

EVH Gear is set to offer of a 20-piece run of custom-built EVH Wolfgang USA Tour Relic Replica guitars. Given a detailed relic treatment with a coat of black paint showing through an Ivory top coat, they also have an ebony fingerboard, block fretboard (more…)

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Electro-Harmonix Offers Lester G Rotary Sim

 

The Electro-Harmonix Lester G Rotary Speaker pedal has a three-way adjustable compressor that complements controls for Volume, Drive, Slow, Fast, Balance, Speed/Brake, and an Acceleration control that sets the rate of transition between Fast and Slow modes; it can be adjusted from nearly instant to gradual. (more…)

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Kirk Hammet’s KHDK Electronics Offers No. 1 Overdrive

 

KHDK Electronics, the effects company founded by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and industry vet David Karon, has released the No. 1 Overdrive, which uses an original circuit based on a blend of op-amp and mosfet technology. It has two cascading Gain controls to; the (more…)

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Xotic XSC Guitars

 

Xotic XSC guitars are hand-built in the U.S. and have a nitrocellulose finish, maple neck, and Raw Vintage hand-wound pickups based on a proprietary design. (more…)

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Godin Introduces Passion RG-4 Swamp Ash Bass

 

Godin Guitars’ Passion RG-4 Swamp Ash bass has a chambered/contoured body made of cedar with a carved Swamp ash top, maple neck with rosewood or maple fingerboard, Seymour Duncan Quarter-Pound PJ pickups, one Volume and one Tone control with four-way selector, five-ply (more…)

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Motörhead Bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister Passes

 

Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, founding bassist for the iconic heavy metal band Motörhead, died December 28, two days after reportedly being diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and four days after his 70th birthday. Kilmister hailed from North Wales. England, and lore had it that he gained the (more…)

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