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Michael Angelo Batio to Broadcast Live Guitar Clinic Tonight

July 26, 2013
Shredder Michael Angelo Batio, along with GoDpsMusic, will present a free live-streamed guitar clinic tonight.
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Fender Custom Shop Announces Michael Landau Signature Model

July 3, 2013
Sideman to the stars Michael Landau gets his own Fender Custom Shop signature model.
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JamUpPro XT Adds Metal Model Pack

June 19, 2013
Jeff Loomis, Ola Englund, and Keith Merrow team up with Positive Grid for a new line of amp models.
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Remembering Johnny Smith 1922-2013

June 14, 2013
Best known for his Grammy-winning recording of “Moonlight in Vermont” with tenor sax titan Stan Getz, Johnny Smith was also respected for his blistering single-note lines, unsurpassed solo-guitar chops, and beautiful clean tone.
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Gretsch Announces The Fred and Dinah Gretsch 130th Anniversary Tour

June 13, 2013
Gretsch is celebrating their 130th anniversary with a nationwide tour.
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TC Electronic Releases Steve Vai Toneprint

June 11, 2013
Steve Vai and TC Electronic have teamed up for a new Toneprint, Ocean Machine.
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ELLNORA Guitar Festival Unveils 2013 Lineup

June 11, 2013
The 2013 ELLNORA Guitar Festival will host Buddy Guy, Dweezil Zappa, Paco Pena, and many more.
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Dream Theater Announces New Album

June 6, 2013
Dream Theater have announced details of their forthcoming album, due September 24th.
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Manson’s Announce Charity Auction of Rare MB-1 Guitar Signed by Muse

June 4, 2013
Manson Guitar Works is auctioning off a rare MB-1 signed by Muse.
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Yes Announces First-Ever "Yestival"

June 3, 2013
Prog-rock legends Yes announce their first-ever "Yestival."
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Aguilar Amplification Announces Masterclass with John Patitucci

May 28, 2013
Aguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality bass amplifiers, speaker cabinets and accessories for bassists is pleased to announce the re-launch of their Artist Series Master Classes on Thursday, June 20, 2013 with Jazz great John Patitucci.
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Schecter Holds Fundraiser for Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Victims

May 27, 2013
Schecter Guitars is auctioning 11 autographed guitars in a fundraising effort on behalf of the Moore, OK community.
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Musicians Institute Announces Artists for Summer Shot 2013

May 21, 2013
Musicians Institute announces the final roster of artist instructors for the MI Summer Shot 2013 program.
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Hal Leonard Announces "The Worship Guitar Book"

May 21, 2013
With the release of The Worship Guitar Book, acclaimed guitar talent and music industry expert Doug Doppler has written the most comprehensive guide for today’s worship guitarists.
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Details for Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration Announced

May 16, 2013
The Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 23 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles from 3:30 - 7:30PM.
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Duesenberg Announces Peter Stroud Dragster DD2 Multibender

May 14, 2013
Duesenberg recently annoucned the Peter Stroud signature model Dragster DD2 Multibender.
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Legendary Fender Pickup Artist Abigail Ybarra Announces Retirement

May 13, 2013
The Fender Custom Shop is both pleased and wistful to announce that one of its most revered employees, “pickup artist” Abigail Ybarra, is retiring after more than 50 years in the Fender family.
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Gibson Announces Joe Walsh 1960 Les Paul

May 10, 2013
Gibson has recreated Joe Walsh''s original 1960 Les Paul in a limited run of only 250 guitars.
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Gibson Releases Frank Zappa "Roxy" SG

May 8, 2013
Gibson announces a faithful recreation of Frank Zappa''s SG that he used on the "Roxy" album.
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J.C. Harper Luthier Introduces 40th Anniversary Buck Dharma Signature Guitar

May 7, 2013
J.C. Harper Luthier is pleased to announce the addition of the 40th Anniversary model Buck Dharma Signature electric guitar.
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