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Riffs: Malmsteen Shreds, Guitar Rising, Vintage LP Controversy, Axes for Divas

Malmsteen Shreds from YouTube These videos have been around for a while from a couple different YouTube users, but they''re still hilarious. To be fair to Yngwie, we have

Malmsteen Shreds

from YouTube


These videos have been around for a while from a couple different YouTube users, but they''re still hilarious. To be fair to Yngwie, we have to show you the original as well. While you''re there, check out the SRV video.

Guitar Rising = REAL Guitar Hero?

from Engadget


This has been lighting up the blogs, so we had to mention it. It was only a matter of time before the line between real guitar and guitar video game was blurred for good. Guitar Rising has done it, enabling gamers to play this new PC game with ANY guitar. Our verdict? The jury is still on this one.

1959 LP Goes to Court

from the Rutland Herald


If only there was a musician Jerry Springer. This case is full of bad checks and shady business, making us feel a little sorry for the poor guitar. If the court needs a foster home for little Lester, we gladly volunteer our services.

Swarovski-studded Guitar Heads to Grammys

from Rap-up.com


Taking bling yet another step further, Beyonce and Tina Turner will perform alongside a gold, crystal-covered guitar named "Midas" at the Grammys. The guitar was made by Precious Rebels Custom Guitars, who specialize in making your tone sparkle visually, rather than audibly, with guitars like Golden Boy (pictured).

Alex LIfeson, Victor

Anthem Records in Canada and Rhino Records will reissue the first-ever solo albums of Rush's Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee. Lifeson’s 1996 album Victor and Lee’s 2000 offering My Favourite Headache will be re-released on August 9, 2024.

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The "Sandblasted" SE Series features a swamp ash top with a unique sandblasted finish in five color options.

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We’re unpacking Reid’s playing—from his early days in the NYC jazz underground through his work with Living Colour and into supergroup superstardom—and his longstanding gear-acquisition-syndrome.

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Fall Out Boy Rig Rundown [2024]
Fall Out Boy Rig Rundown with Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman & Pete Wentz Guitar & Bass Gear Tour

The string-section trio for the iconic Chicago pop-punk band has gone digital, but Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman, and Pete Wentz still aren’t afraid to get weird—and sometimes, downright dangerous.

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