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NAMM '16 - Yamaha FG180 50th Anniversary Demo

March 4, 2016
The Japanese brand celebrates an anniversary be reintroducing a limited run of a fan favorite.
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NAMM '16 - Yamaha FG830 and FS850 Demos

February 21, 2016
Get introduced to the company's revamped FG series and the first all-mahogany guitar in its FS line.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1999 Yamaha AEX-502

February 7, 2016
A different set of pickups can bring a potentially great guitar to life.
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NAMM '16 - Yamaha RevStar and THR100H Dual Demos

January 23, 2016
See and hear the company's new 6-string that's influenced by their past and motorcycles.
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NAMM 2016: Editors' Picks – Day 2

January 22, 2016
Take a look at the PG editors' top picks from Day 2 of NAMM.
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Yamaha Guitars Unveils the Revstar Series

December 15, 2015
All seven models exude a hip, sexy vibe reminiscent of the café racer style of motorcycles that influenced 1960’s Tokyo and London.
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Rig Rundown: The Winery Dogs' Richie Kotzen and Billy Sheehan

November 4, 2015
The power-trio super group fulfills the promise, brings back rock armed with signature instruments from Fender and Yamaha.
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SNAMM '15 - Yamaha Guitars FS730S Demo

July 15, 2015
See and hear how this acoustic's spruce top and rosewood body creates a combo for projection and pure tone.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2015 Day 1

July 9, 2015
The latest and greatest axes, amps, and effects from day 1 of the 2015 Summer NAMM show.
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Musikmesse '15 - Yamaha SLG 200S & SLG 200N Silent Guitar Demos

April 27, 2015
See and hear the third iteration of the lightweight 6-string.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2015 - Guitars & Basses

April 20, 2015
The most interesting and unusual axes from Europe's biggest gear show.
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NAMM '15 - Yamaha A6R & AC6R Demos

January 25, 2015
Two limited-edition acoustics from the company's Japan factory.
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Yamaha Releases the 611, 510, and 311 Pacifica Models

January 12, 2015
This is the first time these three models will be available in America.
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Yamaha LL16D ARE Review

December 30, 2014
A budget-conscious solid-wood dreadnought seasoned to sound older and experienced.
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Yamaha TRBX505 Review

September 22, 2014
A solidly built, multitasking 5-string bass for under $600.
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Weird Guitars: Vintage Freak Show

June 5, 2014
DrowningInGuitars.com’s Frank Meyers got hooked on weird guitars as a kid and never looked back. Here are some of the most bizarre guitars he’s come across in more than 30 years of collecting.
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Shredding Nylon: Rodrigo y Gabriela

April 18, 2014
The acoustic rockers return to their metal-tinged, dual-guitar roots with 9 Dead Alive.
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NAMM '14 - Yamaha LL16 Dreadnought & FG740SFM Demos

March 6, 2014
The Japanese company releases two new acoustics—see and hear what they sound like in this clip.
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John Frusciante: War and Peace

March 3, 2014
The former Red Hot Chili Pepper opens up about his under-the-radar musical journey, why he traded his Strat for a Yamaha SG2000, and achieving artistic freedom via electronica.
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Will Lee & Nathan East: Bass Brothers

February 24, 2014
Will interviews Nathan. Nathan interviews Will. It’s a super-bass summit!
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