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Fender and Squier Reveal New Mike Dirnt Precision Basses

Green Day bassman gets his own signature models

 

Fender has collaborated with Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt to produce a new pair of basses: the Fender Mike Dirnt Road Worn Precision Bass and the Fender Squier Road Worn Precision Bass.

 

Here is the official press release from Fender:

 

Fender press release

 

Fender, Squier and hard-hitting Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt join forces once again for the release of the Fender Mike Dirnt Road… Read More

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Jimmy Page the Model?

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page co-stars with Gary Clark Jr. in new fashion campaign from designer John Varvatos

 

By Alex Baker

 

Not many individuals who are pushing 70 break into the modeling business, regardless of how attractive they may be. But then again, there’s only one Jimmy Page.

 

The legendary Zeppelin guitar hero is the most recent rock and roll luminary to be used as a model… Read More

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Guitar World Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2012

Guitar World Magazine unveils its picks for the top 50 new releases this year, did your favorite make the cut?

 

By Alex Baker

 

In the music world at large Adele’s 21 might be garnering all the end-of-the-year acclaim and sales figures. But when it comes to Guitar World Magazine, it didn’t even make it into the top 50.

 

As you might expect, the axe-mad mag kept its list pretty much on the rock tip with high honors going to classic rock mainstays like Rush, Read More

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Billie Joe Armstrong Undergoes Substance Abuse Treatment

According to a post on the band‘s Facebook page, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is currently “seeking treatment for substance abuse.”

 

The veteran punk rock singer/guitarist raised eyebrows and made headlines last Friday when he smashed his guitar and launched into an onstage rant at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas, shouting… Read More

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Jack White Pulls “Blunderbuss” and Storms off Stage at NYC Gig

Jack White stormed off stage at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Saturday night.

 

While the episode was nowhere near on par Green Day frontman Billy Joe Armstrong‘s outburst at the iHeartRadio Festival in LasRead More

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Exclusive Interview: Guitar Sensation Zane Carney – Spiderman , Carney- Part 2



Part Two of our exclusive interview with Interscope recording artist and guitarist extraordinaire Zane Carney, in which Zane discusses his own band, Carney, as well as his work with The Edge, Bono, and director Julie Taymor on the musical score of the Broadway hit Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark.

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