Carvin Jason Becker Numbers Guitar

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I started playing guitar at a time that Jason Becker and Marty Friedman were gaining a lot of notoriety with their Cacophony shred albums. Sadly, Becker's guitar playing career was cut short as a result of ALS. Carvin has previously released a Jason Becker Tribute model and has now introduced a version of Becker's custom-made 'Numbers' guitar. The guitar features an ash … [Read more...]

Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule

Boss/Roland have announced a new tone capsule for their Blues Cube amplifier that has been created in conjunction with Eric Johnson: Roland is pleased to announce the Eric Johnson Blues Cube Tone Capsule, a user-installable voicing circuit for the innovative Blues Cube guitar amplifier series. Developed with GRAMMY-winning guitarist and tone connoisseur Eric Johnson, the Tone … [Read more...]

Joe Bonamassa “Different Shades of Blue”

Joe Bonamassa has released details about his upcoming album, which is titled Different Shades of Blue, and he has also released the first video for the album: The album will be released on September 23 and will feature all original material: "It's been a while since I've been involved in the writing on an entire album. So I decided I wanted to make a completely original … [Read more...]

Oz Noy – Twisted Blues Vol. 2

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Guitarist Oz Noy has released Twisted Blues Vol. 2, which is, as the name implies, a follow up to his last album, Twisted Blues Vol. 1. Like that album, Vol. 2 features Noy's unique blend of jazz, blues, funk, and rock with the help of a few special guests. If you're into instrumental guitar music, I think you'll like this album. Laying the foundation for the album is Noy's … [Read more...]

Gibson Custom Shop Joe Bonamassa Skinnerburst 1959 Les Paul

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If you've been following Joe Bonamassa's career for the past few years, you probably know that he has amassed a number of original Les Paul bursts in his collection. One of those is a 1959 Les Paul called Skinnerburst (#9-1951). Gibson and Bonamassa have teamed up to create a Custom Shop model based on the Skinnerburst: Of all of today’s Les Paul-wielding artists Joe … [Read more...]