Five Great Epiphone Models To Celebrate 140 Years

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After 140 Years, there are more than a few classic Epiphone models – here are five You may have already heard that that 2013 marks 140 years since Epiphone began. The idea of a guitar brand of this age is mind-boggling (is there an older guitar company?) For a brand to last this long, it… Read More

Blackstar Go Metal

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Blackstar products have long been a favourite of Metal guitarists, and fans of rock’s darker side will relish this new range… Fast rising UK amp brand, Blackstar, are a very industrious bunch. The brand has only been in existence since 2007, and already its products are supplying the tone for the likes of James Dean… Read More

Frank Turner Farida Artist Designed Guitar Features In His New Video

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The great new video for the Frank Turner single ‘Recovery’ is here, and it has the stunning Farida Artist designed guitar in it! The video for Frank Turner’s new single, ‘Recovery’, has arrived, and in it, he wields his excellent, Farida Artist Designed guitar, the J-FT. The song is his first release since he gave… Read More

Farida Wombats Guitar Reviewed by Roland’s Lee Wrathe

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The Limited edition Farida Wombats guitar finds its way into the hands of Roland’s guitar guru Lee Wrathe The Farida Wombats Artist Designed guitar landed a few weeks ago and has had guitarists drooling ever since. Farida sent one of the few available over to Roland’s guitar guru, Lee Wrathe, who was really quite taken… Read More

A Classical Guitar That Is Affordable But Amazing?

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The Merida Trajan T-5 is a classical guitar the defies all logic of affordability and quality… Finding a truly great-sounding classical guitar on a budget can be a thankless task. Whilst there are many steel-strung acoustic guitars that seem able to provide a level of quality that is way above what could be expected from… Read More

James Morrison Farida Artist Designed Guitar Coming Soon

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James Morrison is set to be the next artist to receive a Farida Artist Designed Guitar! The Farida Artist Designed range has a new forthcoming model: James Morrison is latest artist to get his hands on a stunning signature model. The UK singer songwriter has established himself as that rare artist, with both ‘muso’ credibility… Read More

Merida Guitars – A Stunning New Brand At Dawsons

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You might not have heard of Merida Guitars (yet), but we’re sure you’re going to love them as much as we do… One of the great things about the music trade shows that go on throughout the year is the many amazing, but unknown suppliers that exhibit their wares, and Merida guitars is great example… Read More

Brian May Gets His Hands On Min-ETune Technology

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Gibson’s new Min-ETune Technology is causing a stir – Brian May praises his new Min-ETune equipped SG One of the most unexpected additions to the 2013 Gibson catalogue was the addition of Min-ETune automatic tuning systems. Auto-tuning tech is not new to Gibson- the brand has pioneered this with groundbreaking guitars such as the Robot… Read More

Metallica TC Electronic Guitar Rig Revealed

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The TC Electronic Guitar Rig that powers the Metallica live show has been revealed TC Electronic Guitar technology has been behind the juggernaut tone of the Metallica live show for some decades. Despite this, no manufacturer has ever had the privilege of getting up-close and personal with the band’s rig. Until now… TC Electronic G-Major… Read More

Ibanez Iron label Guitars Coming Soon

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The new Ibanez Iron Label guitar range provides everything we love about Ibanez – Pure ‘Metal’ Guitars with no unwanted extras With the new Ibanez Iron Label guitar range, the Japanese brand seems to have distilled all of the aspects that make their instruments such a hit with the metal fraternity, and trimmed away anything… Read More