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The Les Paul Foundation Announces the Official 100th Birthday of Les

The Les Paul Foundation Announces the Official 100th Birthday of Les

Posted March 26, 2015 at 12:46 pm | No comments

The Les Paul Foundation has announced the official “100th Birthday of Les Paul,” a year-long celebration to launch the famous inventor and musician’s 100th birthday – June 9th, 2015.

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Electro-Harmonix Expands Reverb Line With The Intro of the Holy Grail NEO

Electro-Harmonix Expands Reverb Line With The Intro of the Holy Grail NEO

Posted March 20, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

The Holy Grail NEO – Responding to requests by pedalboard users for a compact pedal that includes plate reverb, Electro-Harmonix has added the Holy Grail Neo to its lineup. The pedal is housed in EHX’s die-cast nano chassis and also features the perennially popular spring and hall reverbs.

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Vintage Style Meets Modern Reliability in the New PRS S2 Vela

Vintage Style Meets Modern Reliability in the New PRS S2 Vela

Posted March 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm | No comments

PRS Guitars is pleased to announce the newest addition to the S2 Series: the S2 Vela. The Vela model follows in the tradition of the company’s Mira and Starla models, providing vintage-inspired personality and tons of tonal textures.

“The S2 Series has been a project of passion here.

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Shaman’s Harvest Announces As Direct Support for Black Stone Cherry

Shaman’s Harvest Announces As Direct Support for Black Stone Cherry

Posted March 3, 2015 at 4:01 pm | No comments

Mascot Label Group recording artist Shaman’s Harvest will begin a run as direct support for Black Stone Cherry on May 1 at District in Rockford, IL. The band will appear on thirteen shows across the Midwest and South with major festival appearances interspersed within the itinerary.

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Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus Vibrato Pedal

Electro-Harmonix Introduces The Good Vibes Vintage-Style Chorus Vibrato Pedal

Posted February 28, 2015 at 9:39 am | No comments

The EHX Good Vibes is a re-creation of the classic “flower power” era chorus/vibrato pedal. According to company President and Founder, Mike Matthews, “We designed it to take you on a trip back to the ‘60s so it delivers the warm, liquid groove we associate with that time in music, but we also updated it to meet the needs of contemporary players.”

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New Version of Judas Priest Classic Defenders of the Faith Announced

New Version of Judas Priest Classic Defenders of the Faith Announced

Posted February 20, 2015 at 10:39 am | No comments

Coming off an era which saw several Judas Priest albums that have gone down as some of the greatest in the entire history of heavy metal (namely, 1980’s ‘British Steel’ and 1982’s ‘Screaming for Vengeance’), the band from Birmingham knew that their next release had to ‘deliver the goods,’ to cement their standing as the leaders of metal.

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That Metal Show confirms Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Line Up for Season 14

That Metal Show confirms Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Line Up for Season 14

Posted February 17, 2015 at 4:56 pm | No comments

That Metal Show first premiered on VH1 Classic in November 2008 and since has become the only place for all things hard rock and heavy metal on cable television.

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The Mavericks will Debut New Album MONO February 17

The Mavericks will Debut New Album MONO February 17

Posted February 5, 2015 at 6:26 am | No comments

The Mavericks, who’ve made magic in the studio and delivered their genre-defying sound to live audiences since the early ’90s, will release Mono (The Valory Music Co.) on February 17, 2015, and two days later will embark on their “one-world” themed Mono Mundo Tour 2015.

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Guitarist Joe Satriani Announces The Shockwave UK Tour 2015

Guitarist Joe Satriani Announces The Shockwave UK Tour 2015

Posted February 3, 2015 at 6:46 am | No comments

Legendary artist and performer and the hardest working guitarist in the business, Joe Satriani, is proud to announce “The Shockwave UK Tour” which will take in nine dates from 1st November 2015.

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Loudoun County distillery sponsors Art & Music Contest for local artists – $1000 Grand Prize!

Loudoun County distillery sponsors Art & Music Contest for local artists – $1000 Grand Prize!

Posted February 1, 2015 at 11:19 am | No comments

Catoctin Creek is proud to announce its first ever art contest. Intended as a way to support and promote the diverse local art and music community of Loudoun County, Virginia, and surrounding areas, Catoctin Creek will accept submissions of art, with a grand prize of $1000 for the winning piece!

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