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Gibson Unveils Low-Cost SG Classic Faded… A Musician’s Friend Exclusive

25. February 2011

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Gibson Unveils Low-Cost SG Classic Faded… A Musician’s Friend Exclusive

I have to hand it to them, Gibson seems to be finally catching on… they’ve released more affordable new guitar models this year than in any previous year that I can remember, and they seem to finally be putting an end to the idea that Gibsons are only for those with thick pocketbooks. Being a […]

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Gibson Adds Two More Slash Les Paul Models To The Mix: VOS & Aged

2. June 2010

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Gibson Adds Two More Slash Les Paul Models To The Mix: VOS & Aged

No, you’re not reading that wrong… Gibson this morning has announced yet two more Slash Les Paul models –– the Custom Shop Slash Appetite for Destruction VOS, and Slash Appetite for Destruction Aged –– both in Butterscotch Nitro finishes, and both in strictly limited editions. According to Gibson, the new Custom Shop Slash LPs have […]

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18. February 2011

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Play Guitar!

Play Guitar!

Learning to play guitar can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be… I’ve been playing the guitar for some 27 years, and after a lot of trial and error I’ve learned a few things about the art of learning. One thing I’ve discovered –– I don’t learn squat from books. For me, it’s all […]

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16. February 2011

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Epiphone Announces ‘70s Inspired Les Paul Custom Blackback

Epiphone Announces ‘70s Inspired Les Paul Custom Blackback

If you’re in the market for a nicely priced LP with a distinctive design, you may want to take a closer look at this… Gibson this week has announced the eminent release of a their new Epiphone ‘70s Inspired Les Paul Custom Blackback. Apparently based on the popular Arctic White-finished Les Pauls of the 1970s, […]

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8. February 2011

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Gibson Introduces Limited Run SG Special ’60s Tribute

Gibson Introduces Limited Run SG Special ’60s Tribute

So I’ve been taking some time off writing for the last few months, but when this announcement came through my gmail account I knew I was going to have to break my silence. As many of my old readers know, Gibson’s iconic SG Special is a guitar that’s particularly close to my heart (there is […]

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4. October 2010

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Epiphone’s Slash ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Les Paul Finally Available

Epiphone’s Slash ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Les Paul Finally Available

It’s been a long time coming, and I’ve gotten a number of emails over the last few months asking if I knew when the Epi version of Gibson’s Slash ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Les Paul would become available, so I’m happy to announce that Epiphone’s Slash LP appears to finally be available for pre-order from various […]

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28. September 2010

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Gibson Announces Chad Kroeger Blackwater Les Paul

Gibson Announces Chad Kroeger Blackwater Les Paul

Talk about a good looking LP… Gibson this week has announced the release of yet another signature model guitar –– the Chad Kroeger “Blackwater” Les Paul –– in honor of multi-talented Nickelback guitarist and film composer Chad Kroeger. Apparently hand-stained in Trans Black and then hand-sprayed with high-gloss nitro lacquer finish, the guitar sports a […]

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16. September 2010

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Mmmm, Humbuckers… Fender Announces ‘Blacktop’ Line Of Guitars

Mmmm, Humbuckers… Fender Announces ‘Blacktop’ Line Of Guitars

Well if you’re in the market for a Fender with humbuckers this post should seriously make your day… the company –– best known for a long and illustrious line of iconic single-coil loaded instruments –– has announced the release of an entire series of new instruments armed with humbuckers, including all of their biggest sellers: […]

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