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ESP James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar Review

November 15, 2011
Metallica’s James Hetfield, who began using their guitars extensively in the late ’80s while in the twilight of the band’s thrash-metal era, often championed ESP’s quality, playability, and tone.
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Video Review - ESP Guitars James Hetfield Snakebyte Guitar

November 10, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of ESP Guitars James Hetfield Snakebyte Guitar that is featured in the December 2011 issue of Premier Guitar, which also can be read online here - .
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Charvel Desolation Skatecaster SK-1 ST Electric Guitar Review

November 2, 2011
With the introduction of Charvel’s new Desolation series, the Surfcaster’s cool visual lines were reborn in the new Skatecaster model.
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Scott Walker Guitars

October 18, 2011
Master craftsman Scott Walker is a Santa Cruz-based luthier who cut his teeth in the business working for Santa Cruz Guitar Company alongside Richard Hoover
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Gibson Vs. Epiphone—Are We The Ones Being Elitist?

October 18, 2011
Is Gibson always considered a treasure and is an imported Epiphone always considered trash? The answer isn’t quite that simple.
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1979 Gibson RD Artist

October 18, 2011
Introducing the RD series (short for Research and Development), this line of guitars and basses were equipped with electronic circuitry for the first time in Gibson’s history.
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G&L Tribute Series ASAT Deluxe Carved Top Electric Guitar Review

October 12, 2011
A handsome, cost-effective alternative to the Fullerton-made ASATs, packed with features that reflect both a muscular posture and a sense of refinement.
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Gibson Firebird X Electric Guitar Review

October 4, 2011
If you remove any preconceived notions or expectations, the Firebird X is a pretty cool guitar, both in sound and function.
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Steve Grimes Guitars

September 20, 2011
As a woodworker and working musician, Steve Grimes was fascinated by the prospect of combining the two professions and began building guitars in the early ’70s.
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Dingwall Custom I Electric Guitar Review

September 13, 2011
A boutique blend of Tele twang with Filter''Tron-style pickups and Bigsby.
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