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Tony MacAlpine – Concrete Gardens, Pre-order available

Written on March 23, 2015 at 9:45 pm, by Jon

concrete gardens
Tony MacAlpine is set to release his new album ‘Concrete Gardens‘ will be released on April 21st and is available for pre-order in Digital Download, Standard Edition CD, and Special Edition CD/DVD versions at

You can check …

The Aristocrats announce new album Tres Caballeros

Written on March 21, 2015 at 10:05 pm, by Jon

the aristocrats
Press Release
Fresh off their wildly successful 2013-2014 Culture Clash world tour, The Aristocrats – by any measure the hottest new band in instrumental rock/fusion today – rewrote their own rules for their third studio album, Tres Caballeros, which is …

PRS New Model – S2 Vela

Written on March 11, 2015 at 9:18 pm, by Jon

PRS S2 Vela
PRS are adding a brand new model to their mid price S2 range which continues the vintage vibe of the Starla and Mira called the PRS S2 Vela.

“An offset, bevel-cut mahogany body with pattern regular neck are at the …

AxeCrate – Monthly Box Of Guitar Surprises

Written on February 9, 2015 at 8:43 pm, by Jon

I think this is a really cool idea, AxeCrate is a company that offer two product services for either electric or acoustic guitarists. By paying a fee of $32.99 or $34.99 respectively you get a box of surprise products delivered …

Live and Teach Guitar’s Guitar Teacher Survey 2015

Written on January 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm, by Jon

guitar teacher survey 2015
Live and Teach Guitar are running a survey for guitar teachers to find out what marketing strategies are most effective in attracting new students and what makes successful guitar teachers stand out from everybody else. This survey will try to …

James Norbert Ivanyi – The Matter Circumvention available now

Written on January 19, 2015 at 7:50 am, by Jon

the matter circumvention
James Norbert Ivanyi’s debut album “Aphasia” was a powerful onslaught of blistering metal riffs with moments of beautiful acoustic guitar, piano and violin. It was interesting, virtuosic and a significant beginning for a truly gifted young Australian musician. James went …

Positive Grid Working On Hardware Products

Written on January 15, 2015 at 9:37 pm, by Jon

BIAS Transformer
Before Positive Grid released BIAS Desktop to the public they ran a beta program called the explorer program, now just ahead of Winter NAMM 2015 Positive Grid have announced a new beta program called the Explorer Program (Hardware Edition). Well …

Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute

Written on January 14, 2015 at 10:15 pm, by Jon

randy rhoads
Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute is a collection of 11 classic Rhoads co-written songs performed by twenty top contemporary artists, including old friends and performing partners Rudy Sarzo and Frankie Banali, his brother Kelle Rhoads and more designated …

Sterling By Music Man JP170D Ruby Redburst 7 String

Written on December 15, 2014 at 7:40 am, by Jon

Sterling By Music Man JP170D
As you can see Music Man Guitars have announced a new guitar for 2015 under their budget line Sterling By Music Man. The JP170D in Ruby Redburst is a 7 string version of the John Petrucci model – the …

Jimi’s London Interactive Hendrix Map

Written on November 24, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

To celebrate the release of John Ridley’s new Jimi Hendrix biopic ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’, Curzon Film World have created this interactive map of London detailing a timeline of Jimi Hendrix and different stages of his personal life:…