Monthly Archives: September 2010

McCartney & Wings’ Band on the Run to be Reissued


MPL and Concord Music Group are proud to announce the re-release of Paul McCartney and Wings’ Grammy-winning album, <em>Band on the Run</em>. The reissue was personally supervised by Paul McCartney who joined forces with the same team who r…

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Kansas’ Collegiate Symphony Tour Raises Money for Schools


Kansas played to two packed houses at the University of Alabama last weekend, then was honored as musical guests during halftime at the Alabama vs. Penn State football game, where A crowd of 106,000 spectators were treated to renditions of two Kansas c…

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Vox Enhances Valvetronix Amp Line


Vox has enhanced its popular Valvetronix amplifier line with the new Valvetronix VT+ Series. Enhancements include more amp models, more effects, more presets and more power.

Unique to the Valvetronix VT+ Series is a new Power Level control. Lowering…

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Baltimore Declares Frank Zappa Day


A bust of Frank Zappa was installed September 19 in Baltimore as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake declared it Frank Zappa Day in the city of his birth. Gail, Dweezil, Ahmet, and Diva Zappa dedicated the statue. The bust is a replica of the original in Vi…

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Gibson Releases John Lennon J-160E Limited Editions


Gibson’s 70th Anniversary John Lennon J-160E has a laminated Sitka spruce top with ladder bracing and mahogany back and sides. It is available with a vintage sunburst lacquer finish, a customized soft white, or natural lacquer. Hardware includes vintag…

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Alfred Releases Led Zeppelin Ultimate Play-Along for Guitar


Alfred Music Publishing has released a set of Led Zeppelin play-along songbooks for guitar. Drawing from more than 30 years of documentation, interviews, and recorded footage, these TABs and tracks deliver unprecedented accuracy and insight into the gu…

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Goo Goo Dolls Debut On Top 200


Goo Goo Dolls’ new studio album <em>Something For The Rest Of Us</em> debuted at No. 7 on the <em>Billboard </em>Top 200 album chart last week. In conjunction with its release, the band performed their current single, "Home…

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Fender Releases New Mustang Amps


The new Fender Mustang I and Mustang II amplifiers raise the standard for modern guitar versatility and muscle. Driven by incredibly authentic amp models and a huge bank of built-in effects, each amp comes equipped with USB connectivity and Fender FUSE…

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Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival DVD/Blu-Ray Details Announced


This summer, Eric Clapton gathered a veritable Who’s Who of the world’s most talented guitar players at the third Crossroads Guitar Festival, an 11-hour celebration of the six-string that attracted a sold-out crowd of more than 27,000 music fans to Chi…

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Richard Thompson Sets Tour Dates


Richard Thompson released a new album, <em>Dream Attic</em>, September 7. Recorded during a West Coast tour in February, the bulk of the performances were at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

Produced by Thompson and longt…

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