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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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Remembering Jeff Hanneman: 1964 - 2013

May 6, 2013
What separated Jeff from the rest of the metal pack was his rhythm technique, his songwriting, and that for which he will be most remembered—his riffs.
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SixString Announces Live Q&A With Grover Jackson

April 26, 2013
SixString, the social network app dedicated to guitar players, is pleased to announce a live Question & Answer session with legendary luthier Grover Jackson on Tuesday, April 30th from 6 - 8 PM Pacific Time.
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Evntlive Launches With Bon Jovi Webcast

April 25, 2013
Five days after its beta launch, EVNTLIVE has opened its virtual concert doors to all fans and has confirmed its first major concert stream: a free webcast of Bon Jovi.
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Zakk Wylde Hits the Convention Circuit with an Appearance at Spooky Empire’s MAY-HEM

April 24, 2013
Guitar icon and Black Label Society front man Zakk Wylde has announced he will enter the world of fan conventions today with an appearance at Spooky Empire’s MAY-HEM, May 24-26 at the Rosen Center in Orlando, FL.
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The Women's International Music Network Announces 2013 Summit

April 24, 2013
he Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN), an organization uniting women who work in all facets of the music and audio industries, announces the second annual Women’s Music Summit.
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Remembering Richie Havens: 1941-2013

April 22, 2013
His spirited renditions of “Handsome Johnny” and “Freedom” united the sounds of folk and soul music in a way no one had heard before and literally brought the Woodstock crowd to its feet.
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