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Slash and Myles Kennedy on Conan – Video

The top-hatted one and Myles Kennedy take to the airwaves to promote new film soundtrack project


Slash and Myles Kennedy appeared on “Conan” last night and performed a number from “Nothing Left to Fear;” a new film project that the former GNR guitar hero is doing the soundtrack for.


Seated with acoustic guitars, the duo performed the film’s lilting, haunting title track.

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Marshall AS50D Acoustic Combo

Marshall unveils the latest edition of its superb acoustic combo amp


Marshall has unveiled the new AS50D, an acoustic combo amp that delivers superb natural tone along with high quality performance.


The new AS50D includes such features as a tweeter, phantom power, digital chorus, and reverb. It also boasts an XLR DI out that enables a direct connection to a PA for playing… Read More

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The Jazz Guitar Handbook

Backbeat Books publishes The Jazz Guitar Handbook


If you’ve been curious about learning to play jazz guitar but are unsure about how to get started then Backbeat Books’ new publication, The Jazz Guitar Handbook may be the book for you. The 256 page compendium offers comprehensive instruction in learning and mastering one of the most challenging but rewarding styles of guitar playing.


The thorough, step-by-step guide begins by teaching readers simple blues-based riffs over basic chord… Read More

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Peavey’s self-tuning AT-200 – Video

Peavey‘s self-tuning guitar provides perfect pitch and easy access to drop D, open G and other alternate tunings


Peavey’s new AT-200 is a self-tuning guitar that can be ‘tricked’ into alternate tunings like Drop D, Drop C, Open G and others.


The guitar makes use of the Antares Auto Tune for… Read More

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Taylor Guitars Introduces All-New Mahogany 500s

Mahogany tops and new appointments lend fresh tonal flavors and classic character to Mahogany 500 acoustic series


Taylor Guitars has unveiled a new line of mahogany topped acoustic guitars. The Mahogany 500 series features five basic models: the Dreadnought 520, Grand Concert 522, Grand Auditorium 524, Grand Symphony 526, and Grand Orchestra 528.


There are also variations available with embedded electronics and with… Read More

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Bigrock Power Pins – Take Your Acoustic Guitar Bridge to the Next Level

Bigrock unveils 21st Century replacement for the 16th Century bridge pin


Bigrock Engineering has developed and released a new system for stringing and tuning acoustic guitars.


The Bigrock Power Pins replacement bridge system is a modern update on what is essentially a 16th century technology. The Power Pins system makes stringing and tuning easier, while also offering better protection for the bridge assembly from wear and damage from… Read More

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