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Boss Loop Station World Championship 2013 - Streaming Live!

Watch the world''s best loopers compete, with appearances by Steve Stevens, Billy Duffy, and John 5

Anaheim, CA (January 15, 2013) -- BOSS, the leader in guitar effects and recording gear, is pleased to host the 3rd Annual BOSS Loop Station World Championship, broadcast live from House of Blues in Anaheim, California. A talented roster of musicians and music-industry leaders, including special appearances by Rob Zombie Guitarist John 5, Billy Idol Guitarist Steve Stevens, The Cult Guitarist Billy Duffy, DragonForce Guitarist Herman Li, Rolling Stones Bass Player Daryl Jones, Jefferson Starship Guitarist and Music Journalist Jude Gold, and BOSS Guitarist Gary Lenaire, will crown the best looper in the world. The grand-prize winner will win BOSS gear estimated to be worth $3,000 (U.S.).

Twelve gifted musicians from around the world will perform their original compositions with the support of a wide range of instruments and the legendary BOSS RC-Series Loop Station pedals. The RC-2, RC-3, RC-20, RC-20XL, RC-30, RC-50, and RC-300 Loop Station pedals record, layer, loop, and store audio on-the-fly, allowing musicians a whole new level of improvisation and creativity.

The finalists are:

Kodo Hori (representing Japan)
Jon Rosner (representing Canada)
Thiago Ruthes Ramalho (representing Brazil)
Daniel Wilson (representing United Kingdom)
Vihn Khuat (representing Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
Karsten Mathiesen (representing Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland)
Phillippe Thijs (representing Belgium, Luxemburg, France, & Netherlands)
Marcos Martinez (representing Portugal, Spain)
Christian Zezza (representing Italy)
Agata Apolonia Kurzyk (representing Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Romania)
Jonathan Mendez (representing Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Guatemala)
SuperTall Paul Newman (representing U.S.)

Watch the event live on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6:45 p.m. PST right here:

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