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Gear Profile: Dean Guitars

Guitar Shop TV caught up on the latest Dean Guitars releases, celebrating its 35th anniversary with a series of special edition products. Dean revealed the newest additions to the DCR series, such as the DIMEBAG RAZORBACK BLACKTOOTH, with a limited run of only 200 guitars produced worldwide.

A treat for the Dave Mustaine fans is the brand new DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT PEACE SELLS, based on the Megadeth album cover, and the DAVE MUSTAINE VMNT ANGEL OF DETH, as seen on the Big Four tour. The VMNT series… Read More

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Gear Profile: Hammond Organs




Now for something really different….Guitar Shop TV stops by the Hammond Organ Company to a preview of their cool new XK3C model, a portable version of the iconic Hammond B3 organ. Perfect for touring and roadwork, this baby is a great companision to every rock and blues guitarist!

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Great Performances: John Mayer Unplugged

Guitar Shop TV was on hand to hear guitarist extraordinaire and Grammy-Award winner John Mayer unveil and play his new Martin 00-45SC John Mayer Signature Edition.

 

The instrument is already a collectors item, as only 25 of them were made. It is an extraordinarily beautiful guitar, made with rosewood and Adirondack spruce, and deep, vibrant voicings.

 

Mayer said he wanted people to buy it not because they… Read More

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Gear Profile: Marshall Amps

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Nick Bowcott from Marshall Amplification to discuss its 50th Anniversary as a firm and its new product line.

 

Just in case you’ve been living on Mars for any part of the past 50 years, Marshall Amps are an essential part of the history of Rock n’ Roll. According to the Marshall website:

“Throughout the 1960′s Marshall sound powered the most influential and original guitar… Read More

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Gear Profile: Fender Custom Shop – World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster!

 

We met with The Fender Custom Shop recently to take a look at “The World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster,” called “The Midnight Opulence” which been put up for sale in Singapore for an amazing US$90,000.

 

Studded with several different kinds of precious jewels, including diamonds, citrine, blue topaz, peridot and emeralds the ‘Midnight Opulence’ is a one-of-a-kind axe, hand built from scratch and designed by master builder Yuriy Shishkov. Even the guitar wires are hand-hammered of fine silver and rose gold design.

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GSTV Episode 15: Gibson SGs, Dean Guitars, Fender Custom Shop

In this episode, Part Two of our coverage of the National Association of Music Makers (NAMM) annual convention in Anaheim, California, GSTV speaks with Gibson Guitars about its line of classic SG models, visits with Curse Mackey of Dean Guitars to check out a range of red-hot signature models, and takes a very special look at “The World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster” from the Fender Custom Shop, which was recently sold to a collector in Singapore for US$90,000!

 

 

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