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Fender Cabronita Telecaster Thinline

Fender combines Cabronita styling with lightweight Thinline design

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender has added the new Cabronita Telecaster Thinline to its popular Cabronita series. The new model combines the striking styling of the Cabronita series with the lightweight design of a Thinline model. The beautiful guitar was designed as a distinctive and powerful take on Fender’s first model of electric guitar.

 

The Fender Carbonita Telecaster Thinline features… Read More

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Eric Clapton’s Six-String Stories

Eric Clapton’s 50-year career told through his guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Genesis Publications has partnered with Eric Clapton to bring us Six-String Stories, a unique volume of work that chronicles the guitarist’s five decade career through the guitars he’s played along the way. Using a combination of photographs and Clapton’s own words, the limited edition book provides detailed background info on 300 guitars played by the legendary blues-rock guitarist over… Read More

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GSTV Artist Showcase Encore: Johnny Cooper

Texas country rocker Johnny Cooper kicks up some red dirt

 

By Alex Baker

 

Texas rocker Johnny Cooper first showed up on our radar when they won our Artist Showcase competition almost two years ago. Arizona-born Cooper moved to Texas as a child and it was in the Lone Star State that the singer/guitarist had his formative years as a musician,… Read More

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Deep Purple’s New Video “Vincent Price

British heavy metal forefathers get cheeky in their first new video in 20 years

 

By Alex Baker

 

On Friday Deep Purple released the first official video off their new album Now What?!, which dropped on April 30 through the Ear Music label.

 

The video for the track “Vincent Price” is the band’s first for more than two decades and depicts the… Read More

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Jericho Guitars Avenger Baritone

Vancouver guitar manufacturer unveils new line of Avenger baritone guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Jericho Guitars has unveiled its new line of Avenger baritone guitars. The Avenger comes equipped with a 27-inch scale that’s been optimized for standard tuning as well as drop tunings as low as drop G.

 

“This is not your daddy’s guitar,” explains Dave Muselman of Jericho Guitars. The instrument features… Read More

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Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Live at Beale Street Music Festival

Is Yngwie still God? See for yourself in this video him shredding onstage at the Beale St. Int’l Music Festival

 

By Alex Baker

 

Not only does it seem that the Swedish guitar hero’s formidable guitar chops remain well intact, but he also seems to have hardly aged a day since he burst into the scene in the early 1980s with Graham Bonnet in Alcatrazz. Granted, the sound in this clip… Read More

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