The Jamstik, The Future Of Guitars?

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March 16, 2015

Closing the gap between technology and guitars, the Jamstik gives you a bit of both worlds with their futuristic new product. If you want to learn how to play guitar, or you’re an enthusiast looking for a fun new toy, the Jamstik may be just the thing for you. It offers a “Guitar Hero” style neck that connects wirelessly to your iPod or iPad. It allows you to add vibrato…

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John Lennon’s Paperback Guitar Recently Sold For Over $500,000

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March 12, 2015

If you’re a big fan of the Beatles, this was your chance at owning some really exclusive memorabilia. This piece of rock and roll history was just sold recently. The guitar that was just recently sold was John Lennon’s guitar that was used on the song “Paperback Writer”. It fetched a whopping $530,000, $70,000 short of what the reserve was set at. David Birch previously owned the instrument for quite…

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PRS Unveils The New S2 Vela Guitar

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March 11, 2015

PRS has unveiled the latest addition to their ever-growing family of guitars. The S2 Vela seems to be a bold move for the company, they seem to be breaking out of their old traditions and exploring new territory. To start off, the body has a completely new shape to it. They’ve given it a kind of retro “pawn shop” vibe to it. You have to devil horns with a sharp…

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Is Set To Open A Music Shop

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March 10, 2015

Punk rock band Green Days front man Billie Joe Armstrong has decided to open up a guitar shop. Broken Guitars is set to open on April 3rd in Oakland, California. Armstrong will be opening the store with Bill Schneider, who plays with Armstrong in their project band Pinhead Gunpowder. Broken Guitars is starting out with 75 guitars, all mostly from their private collection. The store will also be selling amps…

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Cheap Trick’s Rick Neilsen Auctioning Off His Collection

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March 9, 2015

Cheap Tricks Rick Neilsen is ready to slim down his collection. Nelson claims to have over 400 guitars at the moment, 400 beautiful vintage guitars. Its not everyday you have this exclusive collection being opened up to the public. If you have the money, this is a dream come true. Neilsen decided to use reverb to auction them off, and a month into the process he’s already had some go…

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PRS Now Offering Public Tours

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March 5, 2015

PRS Guitars also known as Paul Reed Smith Guitars is an American guitar manufacturer that was founded by master luthier Paul Reed Smith. PRS has a reputation for high quality guitars that are made in the US. Recently they’ve moved production over to Asia to make a more affordable line, Student Edition.   PRS has decided to offer tours of their factory. Visitors will get a close up look at…

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Metallica…Going Jazz?

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March 4, 2015

Metallica is a widely popular American heavy metal band, to say the least… Known for “One” “Enter Sandman” and “Master of Puppets” they’re able to sell out concerts worldwide. They happen to be accepted by many fans and hated by many in the music community. So, what did they decide to do to put on an amazing show? They created a “Smooth Jazz” rendition of their hit single “Enter Sandman”….

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Conquer the Star Wars Universe with this Millennium Falcon Guitar

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March 2, 2015

Have you always been a guitar geek? Yes we mean geek, star wars memorabilia and all… A very smart man has started to capitalize on this very niche market. It’s a genius idea that’s been doing well for Doni Custom Guitars. “It is essentially a plastic Millennium Falcon toy, just with the added feature of a guitar timber shaped to fit inside it,” Latchford says. “The neck and all the…

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You’ve Heard About Surf Rock, but You’ve Haven’t Seen It Yet

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February 27, 2015

If you think that you’ve seen everything, let this video prove you wrong. Chris Hau has taken two of his passions and combined them to make a more than epic video. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen something totally epic, artists playing with their teeth, feet, and even behind their head but Hau was able to take the cake. Chris Hau combines the art of amazing guitar playing and…

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Guitar Hero May Be Making a Come Back

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February 26, 2015

Better start dusting of your controllers and setting up your consoles because the hugely popular game Guitar Hero is expected to make a return. When the game was released in 2005, they couldn’t keep the game on the shelves. Guitar Hero eventually went on to sell 25 million copies and started a huge movement in gaming.   The game works by displaying different colors on the screen as then the…

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