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Robby Krieger

Robby Krieger Gibson SG Anniversary Guitar

For psych-heads, Robby Krieger is a man who needs no introduction. The Doors guitarist defined a generation of acid rockers with a smooth, innovative, and highly technical style. Now, Gibson is giving you the opportunity to own Krieger’s guitar—okay, well, maybe not HIS guitar, but one that looks and sounds a hell of a lot like it.
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Gibson 7 String Flying V

Gibson 7 String Flying V

So Gibson's slapping a seventh string on the Flying V. To be honest it kinda surprises me that it took them this long to pull it off. I mean, the V came out in the late 50s and became a staple guitar in rock and metal. It's not like they were the first to pull it off, so the inspiration's been there.
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Gibson VS Fender Blues Guitar

The True Blues Guitar: Fender or Gibson?

Celebrated guitar greats who have been closely tied to the blues are famous for using Fender and Gibson instruments. Jimi Hendrix, whose recorded anthology includes the posthumous 1994 album, Jimi Hendrix: Blues, on the MCA Records label, and Muddy Waters, known as the Father of Chicago Blues, equally popularized Fender instruments. Jimmy Page, from the […]
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Jimi Hendrix Flying V Signature Guitar

Jimi Hendrix’s Signature Gibson V

When people start throwing Hendrix's name around what comes to mind? A lot of things. A lot more than I have time or space for in this article, but without a doubt amongst those various things is inevitably a reversed Fender Stratocaster. However it was not the only guitar he was known to play.
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Gibson Anniversary Les Paul Flood Guitar

Gibson Anniversary Les Paul Flood Guitar – Green

In may of 2010, Nashville, a great city known for great music was submerged under water. Gibson's Nashville factory was at the heart of this tragedy, sustaining millions in damage.
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Epiphone Nighthawk Custom Reissue

Epiphone Nighthawk Custom Reissue Guitar

There are a lot of body styles I’ve really fallen in love with – but the Les Paul style is just one of those I that’s always caught my attention. When I first saw the Nighthawk, however – I was instantly turned off. This mutation of a perfect guitar shape was both familiar and alien […]
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Gibson Dethklok Thunderhorse Explorer

Gibson’s New Dethklok Thunderhorse Explorer

Dethklok, is a fictional, hyperbolic death metal band on Cartoon Network’s show Metalocalypse. The show is both a parody and an homage to the heavy metal culture. With its unique brand of dark humor combined with musical authenticity, the show has developed a devout fan base of metal heads, guitar enthusiasts and cartoon lovers a […]
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Gibson Alex Lifeson Axcess Les Paul

Gibson Alex Lifeson Axcess Les Paul

Todays guitar of the day is not something that you will likely find yourself playing anytime soon, due to its price ($6,115) and the fact that it is not yet available, but it sure is fun to look at! The features that come in The Alex Lifeson Axcess Les Paul are pretty amazing as well. […]
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Gibson SG SPecial Faded

Guitar review: Gibson SG special

The SG special. I want to say that this is a great guitar for beginners because of its price.  I’m not sure that would be entirely fair, though… Ok.  Let’s start with the negatives, shall we? Its tuning will slip quite easily if knocked.  Get a hard-case if you’re transporting. The end frets of the […]
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1979 Gibson Les Paul Custom Anniversary

Gibson 1979 Les Paul Custom Anniversary Guitar 25/50

What can be said about a Gibson Les Paul that hasn’t been said at least a baker’s dozen times already? When you get right down to it there aren’t many secrets behind this iconic guitar anymore.  It made a big impact early on when guitar music really started to break loose and it’s stood the […]
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