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Gibson Unveils 50th Anniversary Thunderbird Bass

Gibson USA celebrates Golden Anniversary of boldly-styled bass beast

 

By Alex Baker

 

First introduced in 1963 as the bass counterpart to the Gibson Firebird guitar, the Gibson Thunderbird has been the weapon of choice for influential bass players like Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx, GNR’s Duff McKagan, and Read More

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Schecter Warns Buyers to Beware of Counterfeits

Cheap copies of Schecters being floated as the genuine article

 

By Alex Baker

 

Schecter has issued a warning that several guitars recently appearing for sale on auction sites have in fact been counterfeits. The American mass producer of custom guitars has identified the Synyster Gates Signature (above) as being one of the guitars that has been appearing as counterfeited.

 

Founded in Van Nuys, CA in the mid Seventies, Schector is known… Read More

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