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Bryant Carter Band

Bryant Carter has been writing and performing music since he was 15. Together with his four-piece outfit, the Bryant Carter Band, the singer/guitarist has built up a good regional following in and around Kansas City where they’re based. Carter is backed by guitarist Shawn Buxton, drummer Jake Franklin, and bassist Ben Wemhoener. Together the band specialize in honest countrified rock with a dash of attitude. They’re certainly a formidable live force as you’ll see form this video of the Bryant Carter Band… Read More

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SoCAL World Guitar Show July 13-14

4 Amigos Guitar Shows gears up for SoCAL World Guitar Show in Glendale

 

By Alex Baker

 

The “Texas 4 Amigos,” a group of guys who’ve been producing great guitar shows across the country for years, are getting ready to launch the 2013 SoCAL World Guitar Show July 13-14.

 

The 4 Amigos group was created by Larry Briggs, who first began producing guitar shows back in 1984. Since then Briggs has been involved in every major… Read More

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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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Ibanez Artstar: 21st Century Update on the Classic Jazz Guitar

Jazzy new line of hollow body electric guitars from Ibanez

 

By Alex Baker

 

Introduced earlier this year, Ibanez’s new Artstar line of hollow body electric guitars were designed with one thing in mind: jazz baby.

 

Although the Artstar is very much a 21st century affair in terms of construction and components, there are many elements present in both the Artstar AF151/155 and the Artstar AS153 that harken back to the kind of classic… Read More

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Joey Smokes

Joey Smokes is a hardworking alternative rock artist from Arcadia, CA. Since picking up a guitar at a young age, Joey has written dozens of songs as he’s worked to hone his alt-metal tinged contemporary rock sound. He’s made some inroads online, winning fans and views on YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets with his first official release “I’m Not… Read More

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Fender Cabronita Telecaster Thinline

Fender combines Cabronita styling with lightweight Thinline design

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender has added the new Cabronita Telecaster Thinline to its popular Cabronita series. The new model combines the striking styling of the Cabronita series with the lightweight design of a Thinline model. The beautiful guitar was designed as a distinctive and powerful take on Fender’s first model of electric guitar.

 

The Fender Carbonita Telecaster Thinline features… Read More

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