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Gearheads Helping Gearheads: Ernie Ball/Music Man and Seymour Duncan Forums

November 13, 2009
This fall, two major manufacturers’ forums played host to some of the most heartwarming displays of generosity from strangers that we’ve seen recently.
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Epiphone Releases Limited Edition Roy Orbison 12-String

November 13, 2009
One of the Most Recognizable Rock-n-Roll Guitar Riffs Remains Iconic with the Release of This Classic “Oh Pretty Woman” Inspired Model
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Bach Partita No. 3

November 12, 2009
Mike Campese arranges J.S. Bach''s "Partita No. 3," a composition usually played on violin or classical guitar, for electric.
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OpenStomp: Open Source, Meet the Guitar World

November 12, 2009
Eric Moyer’s OpenStomp effects module allows users to write and edit their sounds on a level never before granted by the guitar industry, but will people actually do it?
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Rig Rundown - Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher

November 9, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Des Moines, IA, at the Val Air Ballroom where he visits backstage with Mastodon's Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher about their current live rigs.

In this Rig Rundown, Brent talks about his vintage Fender silverface combo and Marshall JMP heads. Also, he talks about his love for Gibson Les Pauls and his newly acquired Electrical Guitar Company's lucite V.

Bill Kelliher talks to us about his vintage vintage Explorers and Silverbursts and trying to incorporate his First Act 9-string into the live set a little more. In addition, he talks about his two Marshall heads (JMC 800 reissue and Kerry King Signature), Marshall and Mills Acoustic Cabs and his love for the new Morpheus Droptune Polyphonic Pitch Drop and Octave pedal.

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Rig Rundown - Dethklok's Brendon Small

November 9, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Des Moines, IA, at the Val Air Ballroom where he visits backstage with Dethklok's (Metalocalypse) Brendon Small about his current live rig setup.

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Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 1: Your First Guitar

November 9, 2009
Steve recounts his first guitar, a Seville Les Paul copy, and the feelings that went along with it.
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Lizard Leg Effects Announces Draconis Dual Boost

November 9, 2009
The Draconis Dual Boost pedal takes the company''s critically acclaimed pedal, the Flying Dragon, and doubles the boost.
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Take the 2009 Premier Guitar Reader Survey - And Win Prizes!

November 9, 2009
We''re asking for your help in getting feedback on our various products and services with our 2009 reader survey. Since we are a multimedia network that is built to suit
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Focusrite Introduces the Scarlett Plug-in Suite

November 7, 2009
New plug-in suite features a visually stunning GUI with professional dynamics processing, EQ and reverb.
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