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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
Rancid frontman partners with Fender for Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model
By Alex Baker
Fender Guitars has announced the release of the new Tim Armstrong Deluxe acoustic model. The guitar was in fact produced in partnership with the heavily-tattooed Rancid frontman and was actually modeled after his original ’70s Fender acoustic (see video above).
For a guitar that was designed by the leader of a Read More
LA Weekly recently put out a list of their picks for the seven sexiest guitars. Below is a quick excerpt from their list. Be sure to hit the link after the jump for the full rundown, and be sure to leave a comment with some of your own favorites.
By LA Weekly
Martin Acoustic 000-18 Kenny Sultan Sunburst Custom Signature Edition
For those of you who prefer an intimate encounter, this sunburst beauty will inspire ballads and Bic lighters. Her solid premium… Read More
Being a band of bearded, longhaired hipsters with a retro influenced sound is nothing new at this point. If you’re from New York City, it’s become almost a cliché. Unless you are Futurist that is. The Brooklyn five-piece describes themselves as “indie art rock,” which might make you wince were it not for the band’s instantly likeable alt-folk rock sound. Futurist have been making some waves on the Read More
GSTV’s November Artist Showcase Winners revealed
8stops7 are a Ventura, CA alt rock band with a radio friendly hard rock sound that’s even been called “arena-ready” by some. The band was signed to Warner Bros/Reprise Records at one point. However after parting ways with the label in 2002, they’ve spent the last decade honing their sound, recording and building up their following. Along the way they’ve shared stages with the likes of Read More
In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Motorhead frontman Lemmy revealed that he was so excited when he joined Hawkwind back in the early Seventies, that he’d still be in the band today if he hadn’t been fired.
“I got fired,” explained Lemmy. “I wasn’t thinking about leaving them. It was a great band to be in, onstage at least.”
Lemmy also explained that after being booted from the celebrated space rock outfit it… Read More