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The MC5‘s Wayne Kramer launches foundation to bring guitars to the incarcerated
Jail Guitar Doorsis an international foundation devoted to putting guitars in the hands of incarcerated individuals. The organization was founded by MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Billy Bragg and Kramer’s wife, Margaret.
Gretsch Custom Shop celebrates 10 year anniversary with Americana-inspired ’54 Roundup
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Gretsch Custom Shop, Gretsch has released a handful of new models, handmade by Stephen Stern and the Gretsch Custom Shop Team. One of the models that caught our eye was the ’54 Roundup.
This Americana/Western inspired model sports a Trans Red/Brown Relic finish, a knotty pine top, Dynasonic pickups and a “Western Belt Buckle” tailpiece.
Like all Gretsch Custom Shop models, the ’54 Roundup… Read More
Fascinating stop motion clip shows the intricacies of building a custom shop model by hand
Ever wonder how guitars in a custom shop are built? Now’s your chance to find out with this cool time lapse video released by the ESP Custom Shop depicting the making of the ESP exclusive “Ghost Soldier” model.
German metal legends perform innovative acoustic version of metal anthem for MTV Unplugged
The video was shot over a two night performance the group played in September of 2013 at the Read More
ZZ Top axe slinger gets a new signature model Les Paul
Gibson Guitars has partnered with legendary ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons to launch the new Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul. Gibson are referring to the guitar as a “ground up” version of the Les Paul, with Gibbons providing specific input on how to tweak everything from the electronics to actual construction.
The limited edition model sports a maple top, mahogany neck, maple spine, and… Read More