Monthly Archives: September 2010

Duane Allman’s Goldtop Set to Display at ABB Museum


The 1957 Gibson Les Paul goldtop used by Duane Allman on the Allman Brothers Band’s first two albums (the self-titled album from 1969 and 1970’s <em>Idlewild South</em>), as well as on the Layla album by Derek &amp; the Dominoes, is on …

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PRS Set to Host Experience, Releases New Guitars


On the even of this weekend’s Experience 2010, Paul Reed Smith Guitars is set welcome more than 2,200 people from all over the world and will unveil six new electric guitar, several limited run amps, and new guitar appointments including the company’s …

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My Chemical Romance Sets Release Date for New Disc


The wait for new original music from platinum-selling rock band My Chemical Romance is over. MCR have announced that Reprise Records will release their highly anticipated fourth studio album, entitled Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoy…

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Styx Streams EP In Anticipation Of Upcoming Tour


Styx is preparing a U.S. concert tour highlighted by the performance of 1977’s <em>The Grand Illusion</em> and 1978’s <em>Pieces of Eight</em> in their entirety. Both albums spawned such hit singles and Classic Rock radio stand…

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Alfred Releasing Interactive DVDs


Alfred Music Publishing’s new iVideosongs DVD series teaches guitarists play favorite songs through personal, interactive instruction.

iVideosongs DVDs are a low-cost, cutting-edge alternative to expensive private lessons and the inaccurate TAB, unr…

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Graph Tech Adds Acoustic MIDI System to Ghost Line



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Fender Releases New Blacktop Series Guitars


Fender’s Blacktop guitar series expand the sonic horizon of classic Fender guitars with high-gain humbucking pickups.

The series includes the Blacktop Stratocaster HH, Blacktop Telecaster HH, Blacktop Jazzmaster HS and Blacktop Jaguar HH guitars. A…

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Robert Cray Brings Star Power To Cancer Survivor Concert


International blues star, Robert Cray is rolling onto The University of Missouri campus to fill Jesse Auditorium with big time music and a whole lot of good will.
The concert is a fund raiser for cancer patients to help pay for meds and food for their…

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R.E.M. Completes Album for Spring Release


R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, guitarist Peter Buck, and bassist Mike Mills have just finished recording their 15th studio album, which will be released next spring by Warner Bros. Records. The band has re-teamed with Grammy Award-winning producer Jackni…

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Alejandro Escovedo on Fall Tour


Alejandro Escovedo, whose <em>Street Songs of Love</em> was recently released by Fantasy Records/Concord Music Group, is touring the East Coast and Midwest this fall, including a show before the start of the first Miami Dolphins home game S…

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