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Beyond the Blues Amp: Category 5 Amplification

April 2, 2008
There''s a new amp company that is positioning itself to take the blues scene by storm. In fact, Category 5 amps were originally made specifically for blues players. You''ve already heard
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Premier Guitar Launches Cable Network

April 1, 2008
[Editor''s note: This was an April Fool''s joke.] Cedar Rapids, IA (April 1, 2008) -- Gearhead Communications, LLC, publisher of Premier Guitar magazine, has announced today a new cable television
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Limited Slash Signature Series from Gibson and Epiphone

April 1, 2008
Today is the release of Gibson and Epiphone''s Signature Slash models
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Riffs: Rediscovering Lonnie Johnson, Rolling Stones & Scorsese, "Cheap Trick Day"

April 1, 2008
Rediscovering Lonnie Johnson from The Star Online Last week a tribute album was released in Lonnie Johnson''s name. This article discusses the man himself, as well as the album,
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Riffs: Staxtacular Auction, Guitar Painter, Death of the Guitar Solo

March 31, 2008
Staxtacular Auction from eBay The 4th Annual Staxtacular, an event that benefits the Stax Music Academy is over, but the online auction isn''t over yet. Among the items up
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Riffs: One-of-a-kind Auction, YouTube Guitar Lessons, Harp Guitar Luthier

March 30, 2008
Guitar Center Replica Auction from eBay If you can get past the seller''s rambling style, you''ll learn that he is selling one of each of Guitar Center''s recent artist
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Riffs: Hawaiian Steel, Rovere Guitars, Johnny A

March 29, 2008
Steel Guitar History from mlive.com Yes, Hawaiian steel guitar had quite a history before Spongebob. Here''s an interesting article. Luthier Profile: Dylan Rovere from canada.com Here''s an article profiling
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Riffs: Petrucci Rig Videos, Guitar Coolness/Age Discussion, Axes from Game Systems

March 28, 2008
John Petrucci''s 2007-2008 Guitar Rig Videos from YouTube Here are two videos of John Petrucci''s rig from his 2007 summer tour with Dream Theater. The videos are originally from
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Review: Tonebone PZ-Pre DI Preamp

March 28, 2008
Radial Engineering''s Tonebone PZ-Pre delivers a compact solution to a bevy of gigging problems.
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RJM Music Technology: Killing the Tap Dance One Rig at a Time

March 28, 2008
Upstart builder quickly finds his niche: minimizing stompage
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