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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Nominees

October 9, 2018
Def Leppard, MC5, Radiohead, and Rage Against the Machine and among the artists that are up for induction.
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King's X to Release New Album in 2019

October 8, 2018
It will be the group's first album of new material since 2008's XV.
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Listen to Kurt Vile's 'One Trick Ponies' From His New Album, 'Bottle It In'

October 4, 2018
The new track is from Vile's forthcoming album, Bottle it In, due out on October 12.
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St. Vincent Announces ‘MassEducation’ Reimagining of ‘MASSEDUCTION’

October 3, 2018
The album was recorded live in the studio over two nights in August 2017 and is performed entirely by Annie Clark on vocals and Thomas Bartlett on piano
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Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit Scheduled for June 9-10

May 30, 2018
Hosted in a new and bigger location in the musicians-packed Bushwick neighborhood, this year's Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit will also debut a Vintage Guitar Exchange.
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Remembering Tom Wheeler

February 12, 2018
We pay tribute to a founding father of guitar journalism.
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Carvin Audio Announces Closure of San Diego Factory

October 11, 2017
The factory had been in operation for over 70 years.
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Nashville Guitar Community Presents the Blues Boogie Bash

September 13, 2017
The Blues Boogie Bash will feature performances by Cara Being Blue, Kevin Key, Barrel Hounds, Chris Lohr, Laur Joamets, Ronnie Crutcher, and Chris Casello.
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Nashville Guitar Community Presents Tribute to Twang

March 28, 2017
The event will feature performances by Mark Moree, Daniel Donato, Matthew Lee, Liz Lawrence, John Szetela, Andrew Sovine, and Brent Mason.
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CandoMusos Supergroup to Perform at NAMM 2017

January 16, 2017
For the first time in history, disabled musicians are set to open the biggest music trade show in North America.
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Woodstock Sessions Announces David Torn Workshop

October 12, 2016
The workshop will be rooted in dialogue and partly conducted according to the nature of the course of conversation and participants’ active engagement.
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Sweetwater Presents Lineup for GearFest '16

June 1, 2016
Featured guests include guitarist Andy Timmons, Styx drummer Todd Sucherman, Periphery, and more.
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Joe Satriani Announces the 2016 G4 Experience

April 13, 2016
Once again, Satriani attracted some of the instrument’s foremost talents as instructors, including Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Alex Skolnick, Mike Keneally, and more.
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Lee Ritenour Announces the Biennial Six String Theory Competition

January 18, 2016
Prize highlights include Berklee College of Music scholarships and a performance at the legendary Blue Note Tokyo with Lee Ritenour.
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2016 She Rocks Awards Performance Lineup Announced

January 8, 2016
Performers include Jennifer Batten, Raining Jane, Karmin, Nita Strauss, and more.
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Axes & Anchors Cruise Announces Lineup

October 21, 2015
Workshops by Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Marty Friedman, Alex Skolnick, and more.
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The Women’s International Music Network Announces the 2016 She Rocks Award Recipients

October 1, 2015
The awards will pay tribute to women in the music industry and take place during the 2016 NAMM show.
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D'Angelico and Headcount Team Up for Grateful Dead Auction

June 25, 2015
The auction will feature the only items scheduled to be signed by all the living members of the Grateful Dead and guest performers.
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NAMM Announces Details of Music Industry Day

June 22, 2015
A unique opportunity to check out one of NAMM's exclusive, world-renowned music product events.
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Musicians Institute Announces Joe Bonamassa Torch Bearer Scholarship

June 5, 2015
The winner will receive $35,000 in tuition assistance.
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