The Blog

Tag Archives: Electric Guitars

GSTV Exclusive Interview with Author/Photograher Lisa S Johnson: “108 Rock Star Guitars”

Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”

 

 

“108 Rock Star Guitars” is an illustrated coffee table book that was published on October 8, 2013, encapsulating the sexy imagery by Lisa S. Johnson of the world’s most famous guitars.  The book contains a foreword by Les Paul.

 

 

Armed with a macro lens, an incredible eye for detail and a truly ground breaking

Read More

Posted in BLOG Gear, Featured, Gear Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

GSTV Artist Showcase Encore: “Damn Near Devine”

 

Guitar Ship TV’s “Artist Showcase” competition has been a big success, with thousands of talented Indie bands from around the world submitting videos for our consideration. Starting this month, Guitar Shop TV will reprise bands from our “Artist Showcase” competition that we believe a are well-worth an encore performance on our global stage!

 

Damnear Divine is a young band with big ambitions and a sound that’s one part pop punk, one part alt-rock and one part… Read More

Posted in Featured | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Shop Spotlight: Gear Trader – Huntington Beach, CA

Some amazing vintage Fender solid-bodies from a California dealer.

Posted in GEAR | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Collector’s Corner: The Guild Starfire – Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Mick Taylor

There is something about the Guild Starfire and its arsenal of models that draws you in for a potential GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) attack. The various models of the Starfire have made their way in the hands of some true legends. Whether it be Buddy Guy and Bob Weir sporting a Starfire IV, or Jerry Garcia and his early Ginsberg-Era 60’s Starfire 3. This lineup has made its mark. Tonal range is a big part of the Starfire. When you go from predominantly rhythm player (Bob Weir) to… Read More

Posted in Gear Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Gear Profile: Dean Guitars

Guitar Shop TV caught up on the latest Dean Guitars releases, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special edition products. Dean revealed the newest additions to the DCR series, such as the DIMEBAG RAZORBACK BLACKTOOTH, with a limited run of only 200 guitars produced worldwide.

A treat for the Dave Mustaine fans is the brand new DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT PEACE SELLS, based on the Megadeth album cover, and the DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT ANGEL OF DETH, as seen on the Big Four tour. The VMNT series… Read More

Posted in GEAR, Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Collector’s Corner: The Gibson Trini Lopez – Dave Grohl & Foo Fighters Perform


In Gibson Guitar history there is a select group that was/is accomplished enough to have Gibson put their name on a signature model guitar. Les Paul is of course the default pick in this group, but others such as Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, and Trini Lopez are also members of this elite group. Yes, one of the chosen ones was Trini Lopez, the actor from the 60′s cult war film The Dirty Dozen and a music performer of whom Peter, Paul and Mary once retorted, “Our next album is… Read More

Posted in Featured, GEAR, Gear locker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,