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Blackstar Release The HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special

Blackstar Release The HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special

Discover The Sound Of The Deep South

The new Blackstar HT Club 40 MkII Kentucky Special has been designed to capture all the sweet tones from the Deep South. Powered by a pair of 6L6 valves and driving an Eminence Screamin’ Eagle, this amp is a tone machine.

With its striking blood red covering, tan basketweave fret, ‘Kentucky Special’ metal plaque, cream chicken head knobs and boutique-style no-corners cabinet, the Kentucky Special oozes American Blues and Rock styling and is sure to stand out on any stage. Continue reading →

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Squier Budget Friendly Starcaster Models Have Been Announced

Squier Budget Friendly Starcaster Models Have Been Announced

Fender are now offering three new Starcaster models under their Squier brand, including Classic Vibe, Contemporary and Affinity Series versions, all paying tribute to the eccentric 1970s Fender model that broke the mold of semi-hollow guitar design with its offset body shape and unique contoured headstock. Continue reading →

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Charvel Announces New Pro-Mod Dk24 PT HH CM Models And A Pair Of Limited Edition Offerings

Charvel Announces New Pro-Mod Dk24 PT HH CM Models And A Pair Of Limited Edition Offerings

Charvel® have announced the all-new PRO-MOD Dk24 HH 2PT CM models, as well as a pair of limited edition offerings with the Limited Edition Super Stock Model 2 and Limited Edition Super Stock SC1.

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Turning modern high performance on its head, the new PRO-MOD DK24 HH 2PT CM and PRO-MOD DK24 HH 2PT CM QM are brazen instruments for progressive guitarists searching for an unparalleled spectrum of sound. Continue reading →

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EVH® Unveils New Bumblebee Tribute Model

EVH® Unveils New Bumblebee Tribute Model

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of five-time platinum-selling 1979 album Van Halen II, EVH® is privileged to unveil the ’79 BUMBLEBEE tribute guitar. Eddie Van Halen debuted this wildly iconic black-with-yellow-stripes guitar on the cover of the seminal album, and played it extensively throughout the band’s 1979 world tour.

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Jackson Release New Signature Model Guitars

Jackson Release New Signature Model Guitars

Jackson® is proud to present new signature offerings for Iron Maiden’s Adrian Smith, Periphery’s Misha Mansoor and Megadeth’s David Ellefson.

Iron Maiden is one of the most successful and influential metal bands ever, Continue reading →

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Mr Black Launch Their New Mini Reverb Pedal

Mr Black Launch Their New Mini Reverb Pedal

Small in size but big in sounds, Mr Black’s new Mini Reverb pedal aims to give you a wide range of reverb sounds in the smallest and simplest pedal possible.

The mini pedal format has been chosen specifically for people who are looking for a small pedal to add to their pedalboard but don’t let the size fool you. From just 3 they have managed to create a whole host of reverb tones. From ’50s-style studio plate, to concert halls and even endless caves, this pedal can do it all. Continue reading →

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PRS Guitars Announces Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited

PRS Guitars Announces Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited

The PRS Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited Edition celebrates the pursuit of tone with its innovative electronics package and the stunning craftsmanship of the PRS Private Stock team.

When the Modern Eagle was first introduced in 2004, it was a distillation of everything PRS had learned about the electric guitar. Paul Reed Smith described it this way: “We’re in competition with ‘days of grace.’…That’s what I’ve come to realize the Modern Eagle needs to be. You pull it out and it’s competitive with everything that’s ever been made – which is not so easy to do.”* Continue reading →

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