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Video: Alice Cooper Talks About Jeff Beck and George Harrison

Legendary shock-rocker talks about his personal guitar heroes in this video for Fretlight Guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

In this video made for Fretlight Guitars, Alice Cooper talks about the guitarists that influenced him when he was starting out. The legendary rocker, who is currently on tour with fellow shock-rocker Marilyn Manson, recalls being in a Yardbirds Read More

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Gibson Firebird V 2010

Motor City inspired design meets classic humbucking tone

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Gibson Firebird was one of the most radically-designed guitars in production when it was first introduced in the early Sixties. The design for the original 1963 Firebird was in part based on the Gibson Explorer but was heavily influenced by the tailfins of classic Detroit manufactured automobiles from the Fifties and Sixties. The Firebird was in fact designed by renowned automotive designer… Read More

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