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Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks to Leave Allman Brothers Band

January 9, 2014
Both guitarists will continue with the band through the end of 2014.
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Yamaha Acquires Line 6

December 20, 2013
Under the terms of the agreement, Yamaha will operate Line 6 as a wholly owned subsidiary.
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"Queen: The Studio Experience" Exhibit to Open in Montreux

November 15, 2013
The exhibition will offer the opportunity to experience the environment and surroundings in which the band created so many classic tracks.
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Backbeat Books Publishes "Rolling Stones Gear"

November 15, 2013
A history of The Rolling Stones as told through the instruments they used on the stage and in the studio.
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"From Hollywood with Love" Benefit to Feature Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, and Jimmy Vivino

October 31, 2013
Musicians Institute and Norman's Rare Guitars are proud to announce "From Hollywood with Love," a concert to benefit the 100th Anniversary of downtown Los Angeles homeless charity, The Midnight Mission.
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Fender Releases Acoustic Guitars Fit for Travelers

October 23, 2013
Voyage-Air and Fender team up to produce go-anywhere acoustic models for players on the move.
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Moogfest 2014 Announced

October 15, 2013
Moogfest is a celebration that honors the creativity and inventiveness of Moog Music founder Dr. Robert Moog, and pays tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer.
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DiMarzio Releases New Titan Humbuckers

October 7, 2013
Dimarzio's newest humbuckers were co-designed with Periphery guitarist, Jack Bowen, for his upcoming signature Ibanez guitar.
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Lehle Releases the Julian Parametric Booster

October 4, 2013
The brand new Lehle Julian is an advanced Lehle Sunday Driver SW with parametric mids and treble.
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Todd Rundgren to Receive the Les Paul Award at 29th Annual TEC Awards

September 23, 2013
Todd Rundgren, John Meyer, and Hal Blaine will be honored at the 29th annual Technical Excellence Creativity Awards.
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Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch Announces 2014 Schedule

September 18, 2013
The 2014 lineup of workshops includes G.E. Smith, Bill Kirchen, Pete Huttlinger, Larry Campbell, Chris Smither, and of course, Jorma himself.
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Epiphone Celebrates 140th Anniversary

September 13, 2013
To mark its 140th anniversary, Epiphone has produced a video to honor its rich heritage and to show how it has maintained its popularity through the years as the “working musician’s guitar.”
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La Bella Strings Presents Lord of the Low End

September 4, 2013
La Bella Strings presents an all-bass event that will benefit Little Kids Rock, a non-profit organization aimed at helping revitalize music education.
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Aguilar Amplification Announces Masterclass with Bassist Kaveh Rastegar

September 3, 2013
Kneebody bassist Kaveh Rastegar will hold a masterclass at Aguilar's Artist Loft in NYC.
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Jeff Beck and Brian Wilson Announce Co-Headlining Tour

August 27, 2013
Beck and Wilson will kick off their tour on September 28 in Tampa, FL and will visit over a dozen cities.
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Yes and Marillion Announce Cruise to the Edge 2014

August 26, 2013
Prog legends Yes and Marillion team up for the second annual Cruise to the Edge, a five-day music festival that will travel from Miami to Cozumel, Mexico.
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Lollar Pickups Release Gold Foil Pickups

August 23, 2013
With these Gold Foils, expect crystal clear top end with lots of in-your-face harmonic overtones, and a wide dynamic range that can make a typical tube amp give up the dirt - while retaining all the detail and “3D” you expect from a Lollar.
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Aguilar Announces The AG 5P-60 and AG 5P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Sets

August 23, 2013
The AG 5P/J-HC set brings together matched five-string Precision and Jazz-style pickups including Aguilar’s AG 5P-60 P-Bass pickup and an AG 5J-HC bridge pickup.
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Electro-Harmonix Reissues The CMOS Hot Tubes Overdrive

August 22, 2013
The EHX Hot Tubes was designed to replicate the organic overdrive of a vintage tube amp and the reissue is a faithful re-creation of the original design, but presented in a compact nano-sized chassis.
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Worland Guitars Introduces New Prairie Model Acoustic

August 22, 2013
With the Prairie model, luthier Jim Worland focused his 20 years of experience to create a truly great OM-style guitar that exceeds the musical expectations of the most discerning musician.
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