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Rig Rundown: The Winery Dogs's Richie Kotzen and Billy Sheehan

November 4, 2015
The power-trio super group fulfills the promise, brings back rock armed with signature instruments from Fender and Yamaha.
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SNAMM '15 - Yamaha Guitars FS730S Demo

July 15, 2015
See and hear how this acoustic's spruce top and rosewood body creates a combo for projection and pure tone.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2015 Day 1

July 9, 2015
The latest and greatest axes, amps, and effects from day 1 of the 2015 Summer NAMM show.
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Musikmesse '15 - Yamaha SLG 200S & SLG 200N Silent Guitar Demos

April 27, 2015
See and hear the third iteration of the lightweight 6-string.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2015 - Guitars & Basses

April 20, 2015
The most interesting and unusual axes from Europe's biggest gear show.
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NAMM '15 - Yamaha A6R & AC6R Demos

January 25, 2015
Two limited-edition acoustics from the company's Japan factory.
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Yamaha Releases the 611, 510, and 311 Pacifica Models

January 12, 2015
This is the first time these three models will be available in America.
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Yamaha LL16D ARE Review

December 30, 2014
A budget-conscious solid-wood dreadnought seasoned to sound older and experienced.
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Yamaha TRBX505 Review

September 22, 2014
A solidly built, multitasking 5-string bass for under $600.
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Weird Guitars: Vintage Freak Show

June 5, 2014’s Frank Meyers got hooked on weird guitars as a kid and never looked back. Here are some of the most bizarre guitars he’s come across in more than 30 years of collecting.
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