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Collector’s Corner: The Gibson Trini Lopez – Dave Grohl & Foo Fighters Perform


In Gibson Guitar history there is a select group that was/is accomplished enough to have Gibson put their name on a signature model guitar. Les Paul is of course the default pick in this group, but others such as Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, and Trini Lopez are also members of this elite group. Yes, one of the chosen ones was Trini Lopez, the actor from the 60′s cult war film The Dirty Dozen and a music performer of whom Peter, Paul and Mary once retorted, “Our next album is… 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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GSTV Featured Artist : SwampDaWamp- Artist Showcase

Part outlaw country, part Southern rock, Swampdawamp are a heavy-hitting outfit from Nashville, TN. Led by charismatic frontman Gig Michaels, Swampdawamp is a true working class rock outfit that likes to party while also maintaining a social consciousness. Recently the band’s patented brand of “swamp rock” – a raw distillation of hard rock, blues,… Read More

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Gear Profile: Hagstrom Guitars

Guitar Shop TV met with Craig Smith of Hagstrom Guitars at NAMM 2012 to preview some of their gorgeous new models, including their very cool Tremar Deuce-F model, the Viking Baritone guitar, and our personal favorite, the new Viking electric 12-string! See the video above for the complete interview.

 

 

Hagstrom is an iconic Swedish guitar company with a great history of producing high-quality, cool looking, great sounding instruments at attractive… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : Fill The Silence 1 – Artist Showcase

Fill the Silence is a modern rock band with decidedly classic roots. The band’s music is a fusion of past influences like Neil Young and Led Zeppelin with a heavy, contemporary alt rock sound. Fill the Silence is fronted by the emotive and charismatic Nate Brown on vocals. Brown is capably backed by Chris Bailey on lead guitar, Dave Swanberg on rhythm, Curtis Carver on bass and Tyrel Swezey on drums. The band are already well known in their hometown of Seattle and thanks to extensive touring that’s seen them… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : The Rebellion – Artist Showcase

Canada’s The Rebellion are an epic rock group who are fronted by singer/guitarist and ex-Canadian Idol, Josh Palmer. Palmer and his eclectic assemblage of musicians have come together to create a sweeping, infectious sound that’s heavily influenced by the likes of Coldplay, Muse, Jeff Buckley and Jimi Hendrix. Catch the Rebellion in action in this clip of them performing their original number “All We Need” live.

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