June 2020

Brian Setzer

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Rig Rundown Best Ofs: Most Iconic Guitars

May 22, 2020
From Angus’ SG to Tom’s “Arm the Homeless” axe—the most recognizable 6-strings from our catalog of nearly 500 Rundowns.
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Brian Setzer Forced to Cancel Tour Due to Tinnitus

November 11, 2019
Setzer says he deeply regrets this inconvenience to his fans and thanks them in advance for their love and support.
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Gretsch Announces New Brian Setzer Signature Models

July 19, 2019
The G6120T-BSSMK Brian Setzer Signature Nashville Hollow Body ’59 “Smoke” with Bigsby is a recreation of Setzer’s main stage guitar since retiring the famed "Stray Cat."
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The Stray Cats Releases "Rock It Off"

May 1, 2019
Brian Setzer & Co. unleash a bluesy rockabilly number from 40—the band's first album of new material in 25 years.
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The Stray Cats Announces New Album and Tour

March 7, 2019
The new album was recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville in late 2018 following their first North American shows in 10 years.
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Stray Cats to Release New Album and Tour in 2019

October 16, 2018
The group is heading into a studio in Nashville to record their first new album in 25 years.
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NAMM '15 - Gretsch Professional Collection Brian Setzer Signature Demo

January 30, 2015
The rockabilly king has his beloved line of 6120s revamped with new pickups and additional tonewood options and colors.
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Gretsch Releases Updated Professional Collection Brian Setzer Guitars

January 24, 2015
Models now feature TV Jones Brian Setzer signature pickups.
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Brian Setzer: Songbirds & Vinyl

August 12, 2014
The Twin Cities twangmeister reveals how blasting Zeppelin LPs with his daughter inspired Rockabilly Riot! All Original—a prototypical rave-up with fun, beautiful twists.
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Rhythm Rules: Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Antics

June 21, 2014
Grab your Gretsch and dig into the stylings of a modern rockabilly master.
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TV Jones Announces Brian Setzer Signature Pickups

March 13, 2014
After over 30 years of collaboration, TV Jones and Rockabilly king Brian Setzer join forces for a signature pickup.
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Titans of Tremolo

October 4, 2013
A tribute to the visionaries of vibrato—from the brilliant minds that concocted its mechanics to the players who hooked us on its intoxicating effects.
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DVD Review: Stray Cats - "Live at Montreux 1981"

DVD Review: Stray Cats - "Live at Montreux 1981"

February 4, 2013
Stray Cats Live at Montreaux 1981 Eagle Rock Entertainment Brian Setzer’s albums over the last couple of decades have been so progressively ambitious that some might look back on the
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Rig Rundown - Brian Setzer

January 30, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location in Columbia, MO, where he catches up with Brian Setzer's tech Tyler Sweet who shows us all of Brian's Gretsch guitars, his Roland Chorus Echo RE-301, and Fender Bassman amps.
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Brian Setzer: The Thrill Is Anything But Gone

Brian Setzer: The Thrill Is Anything But Gone

April 19, 2011
Brian Setzer breaks down his love-hate relationship with vintage Gretsches and the roots that fed the dizzying array of styles—from bluegrass banjo to archtop jazz and rockabilly revelry—on his new album "Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL!"
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Gretsch G6120SSC Brian Setzer Tribute

Gretsch G6120SSC Brian Setzer Tribute

January 15, 2009
This souped-up Brian Setzer tribute Gretsch features his signature modifications
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