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Steel Panther Feel the British Steel

Steel Panther Feel the British Steel

Posted July 11, 2014 at 11:05 am | No comments

Steel Panther continues their musical attack on the United States this Fall playing alongside heavy metalicons Judas Priest. The band comprised of Michael Starr, Satchel, Lexxi Foxx and Stix Zadinia was tapped to open the upcoming North American tour for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening of heavy metal.

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PRS Celebrates the S2 Series’ First Anniversary with Three New Semi-Hollow Models

PRS Celebrates the S2 Series’ First Anniversary with Three New Semi-Hollow Models

Posted July 9, 2014 at 3:19 pm | No comments

On the first anniversary of the S2 Series, PRS is adding three new models to the lineup: the S2 Mira Semi-Hollow, S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow, and the S2 Singlecut Semi-Hollow. These three new models further PRS’s desire to create a complete product offering inside the S2 Series.

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Alice Cooper Inducted into White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame

Alice Cooper Inducted into White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame

Posted July 9, 2014 at 2:13 am | No comments

Dreams can come true, as rock icon Alice Cooper can attest, following his induction into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame at White Castle headquarters in Columbus, Ohio on July 7th, 2014.

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A PRS First: Introducing the Custom 24 Semi-Hollow Small Batch Run

A PRS First: Introducing the Custom 24 Semi-Hollow Small Batch Run

Posted June 19, 2014 at 9:49 am | No comments

The PRS Guitars 2014 Custom 24 Semi-Hollow small batch run is the first of its kind. Building on the company’s flagship and most popular model, the Custom 24, the 2014 Custom 24 Semi-Hollow adds a semi-hollow body with an f-hole for the first time in PRS’s nearly thirty year history.

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Grammy Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Announces New CD Different Shade of Blue

Grammy Blues Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Announces New CD Different Shade of Blue

Posted June 10, 2014 at 10:00 pm | No comments

Grammy-nominated blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa has today announced that his brand new solo album “Different Shades Of Blue” will be released on Monday September 22nd (Mascot / Provogue).

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The 7th annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Kicks Off June 8th

The 7th annual Red Hook Jazz Festival Kicks Off June 8th

Posted June 6, 2014 at 8:00 am | One comment

As part of its continuing grassroots tradition, the Red Hook Jazz Festival (RHJF) is a 100% volunteer-run event that receives no major corporate sponsorship beyond in-kind donations from local businesses, nor any major grants this year.

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Gibson Brands Unveil Gibson Custom’s Tribute to Southern Rock 1959 Les Paul

Gibson Brands Unveil Gibson Custom’s Tribute to Southern Rock 1959 Les Paul

Posted June 4, 2014 at 9:50 am | One comment

Gibson Custom, a division of Gibson Brands, is excited to announce the industry’s first tribute to a genre of music with the launch of the Southern Rock Tribute Program and the corresponding guitar, the Southern Rock Tribute 1959 Les Paul. The Southern Rock Tribute Program celebrates the cultural importance of the musical genre and the Les Paul’s significance in Southern Rock’s lineage.

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Marshall Crenshaw Releases Red Wine EP

Marshall Crenshaw Releases Red Wine EP

Posted June 3, 2014 at 11:23 am | No comments

Legendary rocker, Marshall Crenshaw, releases his new EP entitled Red Wine, as part of his limited edition subscription based EP series available only on 10” vinyl and digital download.

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Eric Johnson Announces Summer tour in Support of Europe Live

Eric Johnson Announces Summer tour in Support of Europe Live

Posted May 28, 2014 at 11:49 am | No comments

Eric Johnson has announced a summer tour that begins in Des Moines on July 30 at Wooly’s and runs through August 16th at the Bluebird Theater in Denver.

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PRS Signature Artist Mark Tremonti Shows Off New One-of-a-Kind
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PRS Signature Artist Mark Tremonti Shows Off New One-of-a-Kind
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Posted May 28, 2014 at 2:46 am | No comments

When Mark Tremonti, PRS signature artist and world-acclaimed heavy metal guitarist of Alter Bridge and Creed, approached Joe Fenton and commissioned the artist to decorate his first-ever guitar, the result was a one-of-a-kind PRS guitar masterpiece that looks as badass as it sounds.

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