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Gibson Unveils 50th Anniversary Thunderbird Bass

Gibson USA celebrates Golden Anniversary of boldly-styled bass beast

 

By Alex Baker

 

First introduced in 1963 as the bass counterpart to the Gibson Firebird guitar, the Gibson Thunderbird has been the weapon of choice for influential bass players like Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx, GNR’s Duff McKagan, and Read More

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Artist Showcase Winner: Midnight Empire

GSTV spotlights edgy Dallas hard rock combo

 

By Alex Baker

 

Guitar Shop TV is pleased to announce Dallas rockers Midnight Empire as our December Artist Showcase winners.

 

Conceived as a sort of snotty bastard offspring of AC/DC and Guns N Roses, Midnight Empire are a hard-rocking bunch of lads from Dallas, Texas. Like GNR, Midnight Empire have got a look, a sound, and an attitude. The band has already made waves locally and… Read More

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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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