From the Newport Guitar Festival from Echenique blog We didn''t make it down to Newport, but this blogger did. Check out his great photo gallery of the event. Also -


From the Newport Guitar Festival

from Echenique blog


We didn''t make it down to Newport, but this blogger did. Check out his great photo gallery of the event.

Also - check out the Fort Worth Star Telegram''s coverage of the Dallas International Guitar Festival. They asked a wide range of attendees about the event and their own experience.

The Oujia Guitar

from Gear Fuse


Channel spirits while playing slide with this new guitar. We can''t imagine a band that couldn''t find a place for it! While you''re at the site, take a second to look around. Though it''s not a guitar-centric site, there are some funny gems -- including these clothes with pillows built in.

Perry''s Video Congrats to Slash

Aero Force One


Apparently Joe Perry is really happy for Slash, as he took his time to record this video congratulations for him. Watch and smile as Perry starts off with, "Hey Slash, how ya doin''?" We''re waiting for the joke, but it appears to be completely legit and heartfelt -- not a bad batch of pedals behind him either!

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Need an affordable distortion pedal? Look no further.

We live in the golden age of boutique pedals that are loaded with advanced features—many of which were nearly unthinkable a decade or so ago. But there’s something that will always be valuable about a rock-solid dirt box that won’t break your wallet. Here’s a collection of old classics and newly designed stomps that cost less than an average concert ticket.

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