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Category Archives: Competitions

Guitar related competitions and contests from Guitar Noize and around the web.

The Jeff Loomis Challenge

Written on November 20, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

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As part of Toontrack’s annual Metal Month, Jam Track Central and Toontrack give you the Jeff Loomis Challenge!

Download the audio track for Jeff Loomis’ playthrough with all lead parts muted from here. Then, record your own rendition of …

Truefire Andy Timmons Monster Gear Giveaway

Written on October 7, 2014 at 8:12 am, by Jon

Andy Timmons Monster Gear Giveaway
To celebrant the launch of Andy Timmons’ new instructional course for Truefire.com they have organised the Andy Timmons Monster Gear Giveaway featuring some awesome prizes, here’s the complete list:

Ibanez Andy Timmons Guitar AT100CL ($2699.99 Retail)
Mesa Boogie Lone Star …

Competition: Win a year’s supply of Ernie Ball strings

Written on August 25, 2014 at 8:33 am, by Jon

Guitar Noize is teaming up with Stringsdirect.co.uk to give all of our UK readers the chance to win a year’s supply of Ernie Ball strings and entering is as easy as following the instructions below:

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As an added bonus, …

Riffstation 1.5 released, win 1 of 5 copies!

Written on June 16, 2014 at 8:20 am, by Jon


When I reviewed Riffstation back in April 2012 I was really impressed. The Riffstation have continued to develop and improve their product and have just released version 1.5 which includes some pretty significant updates including the following:

  • The “Tempo” tool

Win a $4375 Sadowsky LS-17 Guitar

Written on June 13, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

Win a Sadowsky guitar
ArtistWorks and Sadowsky Guitars are celebrating the launch of Chuck Loeb’s Online Jazz Guitar School by giving away a beautiful archtop Sadowsky LS-17.

To enter head over to the contest page here – http://go.artistworks.com/win-a-sadowsky-jazz-guitar-from-artistworks.

Membership to Chuck Loeb’s Online …

Win the Dean Zelinsky Private Label Spyder Guitar

Written on May 29, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

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Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars has announced the “Why The Spyder” Guitar Giveaway, a chance to win a one of a kind custom engraved Dean Zelinsky Tagliare guitar. The giveaway grand-prize will be drawn on June 30th, 2014.

“Dean Zelinsky …

5 Things You Learn When You Compete in Guitar Contests

Written on March 27, 2014 at 10:27 am, by pappy

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Pro Tone Pedals came out with a contest last month that challenged guitar players to record their riffs using Pro Tone pedals and upload them to SoundCloud where Dennis and Co. would judge them.  The winner would get …

Win An Andy James Signature LTD AJ-1 Guitar (US Only)

Written on March 19, 2014 at 11:54 am, by Jon


I know, I know, US Only but what can I do. If you are a lucky reader that happens to be a resident of the United States you could win this fantastic Andy James signature LTD AJ-1 guitar as well …

Positive Grid Amp Creation Competition

Written on March 19, 2014 at 9:38 am, by Jon

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Positive Grid has announced the first amp creation competition as a celebration of over 1 million ToneCloud views for its BIAS amp designer app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

By submitting a short video demoing your custom BIAS amp …

PRS S2 Guitar Giveaway at SXSW

Written on March 12, 2014 at 11:08 am, by Jon

PRS S2 giveaway
PRS Guitars will be at SXSW where they have something called the Shred Shed, a soundproof space in the Gear Expo center outfitted with two soundproof booths filled with the amps and guitars listed below:

GUITARS
S2 Mira
S2 …