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Rig Rundown: Widespread Panic

September 12, 2018
A chilled-out look at the road rigs of guitarists Jimmy Herring and John “JB” Bell, and bassist Dave Schools—32 years after the legendary jam band’s first gig in Athens, Georgia.
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NAMM '18 - Washburn RSD135, Timeless Collection & USA Custom Shop Michael Sweet Signature Demos

January 28, 2018
Hear two new flattops and learn about a screaming signature V.
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New Gear Showcase 2017: Pt. 1

March 16, 2017
Check out part one of this year's New Gear Showcase gallery!
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SNAMM '16 - Washburn AG20CEK Demo

July 19, 2016
Get introduced to this budget-friendly grand auditorium made with a spruce top and rosewood back and sides.
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Gallery: Generation Axe Tour 2016

July 14, 2016
Take an in-depth look at the shred-tastic gear used by Vai, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Wylde, and Abasi.
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Acoustic Gear Showcase 2016

June 17, 2016
Check out this year's Acoustic Gear Showcase!
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NAMM '16 - Washburn Heritage Series, Comfort Series, and Woodline Series Acoustics

March 3, 2016
The 100-year-old company celebrates a new year by expanding three of their most popular families of flattops.
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Washburn Guitars Expands the Priestess Line of Electrics

February 1, 2016
The line includes features that the most demanding rock/metal players have requested for years.
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Washburn Presents Apprentice Series Acoustic Guitars

January 29, 2016
Both guitars feature a cutaway for superior upper fret access and a custom Barcus-Berry LX4 pickup system.
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Washburn Introduces the Heritage Series of Acoustic Guitars

January 21, 2016
Washburn Guitars introduces its new Heritage line, splitting it into the 10, 20, 30 and 40 series.
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Rig Rundown: Jennifer Batten

September 2, 2015
Not all rigs need to sacrifice power for size. The former guitarist for Michael Jackson and Jeff Beck demonstrates her small, but mighty, setup.
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SNAMM '15 - Washburn Woodline Series Demos

July 20, 2015
See and hear what these wood-bound, solid-top, sub-$500 guitars have to offer.
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NAMM '15 - Washburn Acoustics

February 19, 2015
Learn about the entire range of new acoustics including additions to the Comfort Series, Woodline Series, and Woodcraft Series.
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NAMM '15 - Washburn Guitars Americana Series

February 13, 2015
Check out a whole new stash of mandolins, banjos, resos, and more.
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NAMM '15 - Randall Satan & 667 Amps | Washburn Ola Englund Custom Shop Signature Demos

January 26, 2015
See and hear the Swedish heavy metal guitarist play his signature guitar through his signature amp and more.
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Washburn Guitars Announces Expansion of Comfort Series

January 23, 2015
Crafted with premium materials, all three make excellent recording or travel guitars.
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Washburn Announces the Woodcraft Series of Acoustic Guitars

January 23, 2015
Striking features of this series are the exotic back and side woods of Zebrawood and Koa with matching headstocks.
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Trash or Treasure: The Lotus Position

November 2, 2014
This late 1970s/early 1980s ivory-finished Lotus may be a treasure.
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Rig Rundown: Kiss

August 13, 2014
Guitarist Tommy Thayer talks Les Pauls and philanthropy while Gene and Paul’s techs give us a peek behind the curtain and show us the gear behind the hottest band in the world.
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NAMM '14 - Washburn Guitars R360K Resonator Demo

March 13, 2014
Washburn unveils their biscuit-style cone resonator guitar.
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