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Win an Orange Guitar Amp from Classic Rock Magazine

Publication to give away OR15H amp head and speaker cabinet from legendary British amp manufacturer

 

By Alex Baker

 

With its classic Orange Amp styling and warm blues rock tone, the “Pics Only” model was arguably the definitive model produced by the storied British amp manufacturer when it was first introduced in 1972. It was known as the Pics Only because it used pictures rather than words to identify the control knobs on the front panel.… Read More

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Fender Unveils Tim Armstrong Deluxe Acoustic

Rancid frontman partners with Fender for Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender Guitars has announced the release of the new Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model. The guitar was in fact produced in partnership with the heavily-tattooed Rancid frontman and was actually modeled after his original ’70s Fender acoustic (see video above).

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LA WEEKLY: The Seven Sexiest Guitars

LA Weekly recently put out a list of their picks for the seven sexiest guitars. Below is a quick excerpt from their list. Be sure to hit the link after the jump for the full rundown, and be sure to leave a comment with some of your own favorites.

 

The Seven Sexiest Guitars

By LA Weekly


Martin Acoustic 000-18 Kenny Sultan Sunburst Custom Signature Edition
For those of you who prefer an intimate encounter, this sunburst beauty will inspire ballads and Bic lighters. Her solid premium… Read More

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Mighty Mongo

Mighty Mongo is a St. Petersburg, FL band with an unlikely sound that combines influences like No Doubt and Jimi Hendrix with elements of African highlife guitar, before processing them through a kind of surfer party-punk filter. The four-piece outfit was formed in 2009 and have grown an enormous local fanbase since then. They’ve also made appearances at the 2012 Vans Warped Tour and… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artists: June Divided – “Bullet”

One of our Artist Showcase finalists earlier this year, June Divided are a red-hot indie rock quartet from Philadelphia, fronted by the impressive blonde guitarist/vocalist Melissa Menago.  The band has a distinct, radio friendly sound and despite only having been formed in 2010, they have already appeared at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin and on the Vans Warped Tour. See for yourself why June Divided are attracting fans across the country with this well-produced video clip for “Bullet.” We love these guys!

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Sweet Ray Laurel

Midwest-based rockers Sweet Ray Laurel have been around for nearly a decade, honing their craft with live shows and recording sessions in the studio. The band’s explosive and innovative sound incorporates elements of post-punk, reggae and psychedelic rock. Near constant touring has earned SRL a dedicated fan-base across the country. Recently the band made an appearance at the Chubbstock Festival in Friendship, Indiana. Sweet Ray Laurel also recently put out an Read More

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