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A Morgan SW22R, Fender Bassbreaker 30R, Victory V40 Deluxe, & More!

Whether you're gigging or dialing in tones in the comfort of your home, we've got the combo amp for you! We're counting down our 10 best, featuring a Morgan SW22R, Fender Bassbreaker 30R,and a Victory V40 Deluxe leading the list! Scroll below to see what else made the countdown, and be sure to browse our entire stock of combo amplifiers here!

 

1. Morgan SW22R

 

 

2. Fender Bassbreaker 30R

 

 

3. Victory Amplification V40 Deluxe

 

 

4. Marshall 1974x

 

 

5. Swart Antares

 

 

6. Fender '65 Princeton Reverb C12g Limited Edition

 

 

7. Orange Tremlord 30

 

 

8. Two Rock Burnside 18 Watt 1x12

 

 

9. PRS Sonzera 20

 

 

10. Fishman Loudbox Mini Bluetooth

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Albert Lee in Electric Shimmer, the Axis in Predator Green, and the Luke in Shadow Gold!

This month's Ball Family Reserve models features the Albert Lee in Electric Shimmer, the Axis in Predator Green, and the Luke in Shadow Gold!

Ball Family Reserve is a celebration of Ernie Ball's heritage in instrument craftsmanship which features some of the finest figured tone woods and finishes available. These rare pieces are offered in limited production runs and allow us to present instruments to the public that were previously reserved for Ernie Ball's family and loyal artists.

Ernie Ball Music Man: Ball Family Reserve June 2019 Instruments Part I - YouTube

Ernie Ball Music Man Ball Family Reserve Albert Lee Electric Shimmer

Dual humbucking mahogany body with stunning sparkle gold Electric Shimmer finish. All gold hardware includes pickup covers, knobs, bridge, and truss rod wheel, in addition to the exquisite figured roasted maple neck with matching headstock and gold Schaller tuners.

Ernie Ball Music Man Ball Family Reserve Axis in Predator Green

The stunning figured quilt maple top is hand stained with a Predator Green translucent finish. The model also features a satin finished, roasted figured maple neck with ebony fingerboard and pearl Schaller tuners, lightweight African mahogany body with translucent walnut finish and 5 bolt sculpted neck joint.

Ernie Ball Music Man Ball Family Reserve Luke in Shadow Gold

Lightweight African mahogany body in an exclusive Shadow Gold sparkle finish. The figured maple neck with ebony figerboard is accented by a matching painted headstock and Schaller tuners, and each guitar is hand signed by Steve Lukather.

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David Gilmour's Stratocaster Sells for a Record-Breaking $3,975,000 at Auction!

Not too long ago, musical legend David Gilmour announced that he will donate money raised from the sale of his collection of classic guitars to ClientEarth, supporting efforts to fight the climate crisis. The auction of the Pink Floyd guitarist’s collection took place on the 20th June at Christie’s in New York and included more than 120 guitars. Among them was "The Black Strat," a 1969 Fender Stratocaster which Gilmour used to record Pink Floyd albums "The Dark Side of the Moon," "Wish You Were Here" and "The Wall," selling for an astounding $3,975,000, a new world record for a guitar at an auction!

As the story goes, Gilmour bought the guitar in May 1970 to replace his first black Stratocaster, which had been purchased only six weeks earlier, but was stolen in New Orleans on tour along with the rest of Pink Floyd's equipment. The guitar was purchased new at Manny's, differing from his original by way of a Maple neck instead of a Rosewood neck.

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The David Gilmour Guitar Collection Promo Video - YouTube

David Gilmour's Martin D-35 & D-12-28 Acoustic Guitars

Other notable mentions from the auction included a Martin D-35 and D12-28 12-string. Immortalized for its part in legendary Pink Floyd tracks 'Wish You Were Here'  and Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Gilmour’s Martin D-35 was estimated to go for $10,000-20,000, while it actually sold for $1,095,000, a new world auction record for a C.F. Martin guitar.  A D12-28 12-string guitar, which was used to compose the opening riff on 'Wish You Were Here'  was estimated to go for $5,000-10,000, and actually selling for $531,000.

David Gilmour's Gretsch White Penguin G6134 Guitar

Lastly, a Gretsch White Penguin G6134, purchased by Gilmour in 1980, and selling at the auction for $447,000, a new auction record for a Gretsch. Of the 126 lots, a total of $21,490,750 was raised from the auction, the most valuable musical instruments sale in auction history.

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The Gibson Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard is the ultimate mash-up of vintage Gibson aesthetics and modern player features!

The Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard is the ultimate mash-up of vintage Gibson aesthetics and modern player features. Dave has played Les Pauls on stage for the last four decades, but lately he has been forced to choose between his two favorites -- a '59 Reissue and a Les Paul Axcess. So began a collaboration between Dave and the experts at Gibson Custom Shop to develop Dave's "perfect" Les Paul. The result is a beautiful and versatile Les Paul Axcess model unlike anything else available.

Dave requested a figured top with a "Boston Sunset Fade" finish (inspired by his home town), a unique White Ebony fingerboard, an extra-chunky neck profile, a Floyd Rose tremolo and two '57 Classic Plus humbuckers. He also wanted the latest Axcess construction elements including a swept neck heel, revised back contours and an Apex headstock carve which naturally strengthens the neck. It is now Dave's main guitar on tour and in the studio, representing only the best of his favorite specs. Scroll below to watch the demo video from Gibson!

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The Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard Boston Sunset Fade - YouTube
Gibson Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard Specs

 

Body Top: Material 2-Piece Figured Maple
Binding: Style 1-Ply Cream Weight Relief 9-Hole
Finish: Nitrocellulose Gloss Neck
Neck Material: 1 Piece Mahogany
Neck Profile: Extra-Chunky w/ Contoured Heel & Apex Headstock Carve
Scale Length: 24.75" / 62.865cm
Fingerboard Material: White Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12" / 304.8mm
Number of Frets: 22 Frets Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Locking Chrome
Floyd Rose Nut Width: 1.687" / 42.85mm End-of-Board Width 2.24" / 56.89mm Inlays: Pearloid Trapezoid
Hardware Finish: Nickel Tailpiece
Floyd Rose Tuners: Gibson Deluxe Tulip
Pick Guard: None Truss Rod Cover: Dave Amato Signature
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats Switch Tip Cream Switch Washer Cream Jack Plate Cream
Electronics: Neck Pickup '57 Classic Plus Bridge Pickup '57 Classic Plus
Controls: 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Bumblebee Capacitors

 

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A 1978 Travis Bean TB1000s, PRS Hollowbody II Piezo, & 1972 Fender Thinline Telecaster!

From detail-oriented pieces to the uber-vintage, our used section has got you covered. Our top 10 used selections include a 1978 Travis Bean TB1000s, PRS Hollowbody II Piezo, & 1972 Fender Thinline Telecaster at the top of our list this week! As always, there's still plenty more on our countdown and in our pre-owned gear section! Scroll down to see our top ten picks from this week! Click the links above the photos to see full specs and info on our site! 

  1. 1978 Travis Bean TB1000s

 

 

2. PRS Hollowbody II Piezo

 

 

3. 1972 Fender Thinline Telecaster

 

 

4. Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul

 

 

5. Fender Custom Shop Total Tone '56 Stratocaster Relic

 

 

6. Gibson Custom Shop Roasted 1957 Les Paul Junior

 

 

7. Gibson Memphis 59 ES-335 Reissue

 

 

8. 1990 Jackson Fusion "Don't Smoke" Graphic

 

 

9. Fraulini Annuziata 0 Size Acoustic

 

 

10. NS Design CR4 Radius Bass

 

 

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Dean's New Select Series Feature Satin Necks, Mahogany Bodies, & Gorgeous Tops At An Affordable Price!

The new Select Series by Dean is here! Designed by professional musicians for professional musicians without breaking the bank. All Select Series models feature Satin Necks for ease of playing and endurance. Mahogany Bodies with 3 pc necks combined with set through construction (Except MD Models are bolt on) for stability and durability. Ebony Fingerboards for fast attack and note clarity. Easy access heel joints and exclusive Seymour Duncan TB5 and APH-1 pickups in a zebra parchment finish and sand blasted pole pieces to set the look apart from the rest. Floyd Rose 1000 series systems (where applicable) for better playability and tuning stability and professional durability. High quality audio taper pots for that smooth roll without destroying the tone.

To top it off, Matching Headstock finishes, Multiply Body and Headstock binding to add that extra splash of class. Watch the video below on the Dean Z Select Quilt Top!

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Dean Z Select Quilt Top Trans Brazilia - YouTube
Dean Select Series Models Available

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The Lee Roy Parnell Signature Les Paul Returns

Lee Roy Parnell's talent and approach has made him an icon in the music world, but his taste in tone has made him a legend in the guitar community. His '57 Goldtop signature model from Gibson Custom Shop became an instant classic for this reason, and it continues to be sought-after by collectors and guitarists worldwide.

Lee Roy and the talented luthiers at Gibson Custom Shop took notice, and so began the process of creating a new version based on a flametop '59 Burst instead of a '57 Goldtop.

The construction elements remain the same, from the contoured cutaway edge to the revised pickup routes, which Lee Roy prefers in order to capture more character from the wood. Each features a hand-picked figured maple top accented by an "Abilene Sunset Fade" burst, inspired by Lee Roy's hometown in Texas. Under the hood, each guitar features an underwound '57 Classic humbucker in the neck, an underwound '57 Classic Plus in the bridge, and the all-new Vintage Tone Circuit which uses paper-in-oil capacitors and vintage taper potentiometers. Every element has been given Lee Roy's seal of approval!

Lee Roy Parnell '59 Les Paul Standard Abilene Sunset Burst - YouTube
Gibson Custom Shop Lee Roy Parnell '59 Les Paul Specs & Features
  • Top Material: 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Binding Style: 1-Ply Royalite
  • Weight Relief: None
  • Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: 1 Piece Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Lee Roy Parnell Custom '59 Profile
  • Scale Length: 24.75" / 62.865cm
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12" / 304.8mm
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Frets: Authentic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Nylon
  • Nut Width: 1.687" / 42.85mm
  • End-of-Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm
  • Inlays: Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Finish: Nickel
  • Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
  • Pick Guard: Reissue Laminated Acrylic (Not Installed)
  • Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
  • Switch Washer: Replica Acrylic
  • Jack Plate: Replica Laminated Acrylic
  • Neck Pickup: '57 Classic
  • Bridge Pickup: '57 Classic Plus
  • Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case: Brown/Pink Reissue 5-Latch
  • Included Accessories: Lee Roy Parnell Certificate of Authenticity
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    ESP Adds Six New Metallic Fade Finishes to Their LTD 400 Series!

    The LTD 400 Series of guitars from ESP are designed with the professional performing and recording musician in mind, but available at a price that even casual players can afford. Scroll below to see the awesome new Metallic Fade finishes available!

    ESP EC-400 Black Pearl Fade Metallic

    The EC-400 Black Pearl Fade Metallic offers an amazing metallic fade finish on a solidly-built single-cutaway guitar with pro-quality features. Its mahogany body and three-piece mahogany thin U-shaped neck are joined by set-thru construction for smooth, fast access to the highest frets. Its professional components include Grover tuners and EMG 60 (neck) and EMG 81 (bridge) active pickups for a wealth of tones from deep and dark to in-your-face aggressive sounds.

    ESP H-400 Crimson Fade Metallic

    The H-400 Crimson Fade Metallic offers an amazing metallic fade finish on a solidly-built arch-topped mahogany body. It offers set-thru construction, with a speedy and comfortable three-piece thin U-shaped maple neck. Its fixed bridge is string-thru-body for added sustain and tone.

    ESP M-400 Solar Fade Metallic

    Featuring a Mahogany body and fast three-piece maple neck are constructed at 25.5" scale, with a 24 extra-jumbo frets on its pau ferro fingerboard. Like the rest of the M Series, simplicity is the key to the M-400, with a single volume knob and a selector to choose between its world-standard active EMG 85/EMG 81 pickup set. The M-400M also includes Grover tuners and a Floyd Rose bridge.

    ESP MH-400FR Blue Pearl Fade Metallic

    The MH-400FR Blue Pearl Fade Metallic is a neck-thru-body guitar that features a uniquely exceptional finish. This guitar offers a set of professional features that includes its set of direct-mount EMG 85 (neck) and EMG 81 (bridge) active pickups, a great combination of punch tones for rhythm and lead playing in rock and metal. You also get reliable components like Grover tuners and a Floyd Rose Special bridge.

    ESP MH-400NT Violet Pearl Fade Metallic

    This guitar features a mahogany body and fast three-piece maple neck are constructed at 25.5" scale, with 24 extra-jumbo frets on its pau ferro fingerboard. Two high-quality Seymour Duncan pickups are direct-mounted to the body, with other components including Grover tuners and a TOM bridge with string-thru-body for added sustain.

    ESP Viper-400 Pinkberry Fade Metallic

    Excellent for all music styles and genres, the Viper 400 offers set-neck construction for smooth access to the highest frets, and a TOM bridge and tailpiece.

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    BOSS's New 200 Series Pedals Offer Premium Quality, Versatility, And Intuitive Controls!

    BOSS now presents a new generation of sophisticated yet simple to dial-in pedals by BOSS. Premium quality and versatility with easy and intuitive controls in a streamlined format. DD-200 Digital Delay provides a vast array of delays with 12 versatile and tweakable delay modes. EQ-200 Graphic Equalizer delivers precision tonal control via dual 10-band EQs with multiple routing options.

    BOSS 200 Series: DD-200 & EQ-200 First Look - YouTube

    BOSS DD-200 

    The DD-200 Digital Delay brings together sounds and features inherited from the flagship DD-500 into an even smaller footprint. Twelve different modes offer an inspiring variety of delay colors from modern digital to classic analog, letting you dial up everything from basic echoes to rich ambient pads and everything in-between. There’s also a looper that’s always ready to use, plus a selectable carryover function for seamless transitions between memories.

    BOSS EQ-200 

    The EQ-200 is the most flexible compact EQ ever created for guitar and bass. It features two wide-ranging 10-band EQ channels, plus an onboard graphic display that shows the current EQ curve at a glance. Selectable signal flow structures configure the channels for stereo, parallel, or series operation, and it’s even possible to patch in external pedals for deep pre/post tone shaping. Going further, the frequency centers of all 10 bands can be set to three different types, letting you optimize the EQ-200’s performance for different instruments.

    BOSS MD-200 

    Outfitted with algorithms from the flagship MD-500, the MD-200 Modulation delivers an array of world-class effects in one small, convenient pedal. Twelve different modes provide every mod sound you need and more, with direct access to rate, depth, and level plus additional parameters tailored to each effect type. Rates can also be tapped in with a footswitch while performing, and beat subdivisions are easily set and viewed with dedicated panel controls. And with the powerful insert function, you’re able to patch in drive pedals and other effects for selectable pre/post mod processing.

    BOSS OD-200 

    The OD-200 Hybrid Drive brings next-level sound, feel, and flexibility to overdrive and distortion, combining decades of BOSS tone expertise with innovative technologies. This dream pedal is capable of producing any drive tone you can imagine, offering 12 unique modes, hybrid analog/digital circuitry, three-band EQ, and powerful pre and post boosts for ultra-detailed gain shaping. There’s even an advanced gate circuit on board, ideal for both eliminating noise and adding tightness and aggression to high-gain drive tones.

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    A 1967 Justin Hayward owned Fender Telecaster, Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #24 Les Paul, and Taylor 914ce LTD acoustic!

    The best of the best are filling our used section, from vintage fenders to limited Taylor Acoustics! Check out a 1967 Justin Hayward owned Fender Telecaster, Gibson Custom Collector's Choice #24 Les Paul, and Taylor 914ce LTD acoustic at the top of our list this week! As always, there's still plenty more on our countdown and in our pre-owned gear section! Scroll down to see our top ten picks from this week! Click the links above the photos to see full specs and info on our site! 

     

    1. 1967 Fender Telecaster Owned by Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues

     

     

    2. Gibson Custom Shop Collector's Choice 24 Charles Daughtry Nicky 1959 Les Paul

     

     

    3. Taylor 914ce Grand Auditorium Fall LTD Cocobolo

     

     

    4. Suhr Modern Ocean Turquoise 

     

     

    5. Gibson Custom Zakk Wylde Bullseye Camo

     

     

    6. Jackson USA Dinky Goldtop 1989

     

     

    7. Knaggs Steve Stevens SSC

     

     

    8. Suhr Classic T Antique Lightly Aged

     

     

    9. ESP USA M-III

     

     

    10. Gibson ES-335 Figured Walnut

     

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