Wednesday, February 25, 2009
We're slashing prices on almost every type of instrument, from basses to keyboards at the Guitar Center Outlet Store. With these low prices and our price match guarantee customers can be sure to get the best in music gear for the lowest prices possible.
Ovation Standard Balladeer 1861 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar
Vox Joe Satriani Time Machine Delay Guitar Effects Pedal
Ovation Standard Balladeer 2771 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar
Ibanez Xiphos XPT700 Extended 27-Fret Electric Guitar
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Ovation Standard Elite 6868 AX Acoustic-Electric Guitar
The Ovation Standard Elite 6868 AX is a 6 string acoustic-electric guitar with a super shallow cutaway body and an AA solid spruce top. The 6868 AX...
Price: $849.00 Item Ships Free!
Yamaha APX500FM Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar
The Yamaha APX500FM Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar features nato back and sides and a flamed maple top. It delivers a rich, mature tone,...
Price: $349.99 Item Ships Free!
Seymour Duncan SFX-09 Double Back Compressor Guitar Effects Pedal
Seymour Duncan's SFX-09 Double Back Compressor is a stompbox that won't get in the way of your unique sound. Simply put, a compressor makes quiet...
Price: $157.95 Item Ships Free!
Pignose PG-20 1x6.5 20W Guitar Combo Amp
The PG-20 combo amp from Pignose features powerful punch in a portable package. This little number goes wherever you do and delivers your tone...
Price: $82.45 Ships free on most orders over $99
DeltaLab SC1 Stereo Chorus Guitar Effects Pedal
The SC1 Stereo Chorus Pedal from DeltaLab creates modulation effects, from wide and sweeping to shimmering 12 string sounds. The SC1 guitar effect...
Price: $59.99 Ships free on most orders over $99
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Gibson Custom Jeff Beck 1954 Les Paul Oxblood Aged Signed Electric Guitar
A rare limited-edition signed, numbered, and played by Jeff Beck himself.
Many great off-the-shelf electric guitars have had their reputations elevated by the legendary artists who have played them. Once in a while, however, a heavily modified instrument is used to make such groundbreaking music that the erstwhile "one-off" becomes iconic in and of itself. The best known and most revered of these is arguably Jeff Beck's Oxblood Les Paul VOS (Vintage Original Spec), a guitar from the heart of tone history. Now, Gibson Custom unveils the most accurate re-creation of the Jeff Beck Oxblood Les Paul ever produced, from its Oxblood finish to the custom-tailored neck profile modeled precisely from Beck's original instrument to the blistering and powerful sounds produced by Gibson's legendary Burstbucker humbucking pickups.
The new Jeff Beck Oxblood is available in very limited numbers. The first 50 of these historic guitars will be carefully aged by the master luthiers at Gibson Custom to look exactly like Beck's original, then personally hand-signed, numbered and played by Beck himself. It includes a specially produced Gibson Custom case with Beck's signature silkscreened on the top, a custom care kit, and a certificate of authenticity.
British guitarist Jeff Beck made a big name for himself right from the start. After stepping into very big shoes in The Yardbirds as Eric Clapton's replacement, he left to form The Jeff Beck Group with Ron Wood and Rod Stewart in 1967, all before the age of 25. Moving into the 1970s, Beck began forging his reputation as a solo artist—and one of the hottest guitarists of his generation—with a Gibson Les Paul as his leading instrument of choice. And like so many legendary guitars, the Gibson Les Paul in question made its way into Beck's hands not through an endorsement deal, or a gift from the manufacturer, but through the lucky happenstance of some down-time being killed with a little browsing at a local music shop. While recording in Memphis, Beck paid a visit to the popular Strings and Things guitar store to check out the stock. Beck's attention was immediately drawn to a 1954 Gibson Les Paul (occasionally reported to be an early 1955 model), which was to receive some very specific modifications.
The first request was to replace the guitar's original Goldtop finish with a deep chocolate-brown color that turned out to exhibit some oxblood tints in certain light. Other mods included the installation of full-size humbucking pickups in place of the original P-90s, altering the full and rounded early '50s neck shape to a slightly thinner profile, and swapping the original tuners for modern replacements. Legend has it that the customer didn't like the results… but Jeff Beck did. He purchased the modified Les Paul from Strings and Things and played it extensively on the road and in the studio. It would go on to be etched into the minds of millions as Beck's guitar as seen on his milestone 1975 album, Blow By Blow. A tone legend was born.
The Jeff Beck Les Paul is a detail-precise reissue, from the one-piece light mahogany back to the accurately arched, carved maple top to the light aluminum wrapover bridge to the one-piece Beck-profile mahogany neck with long-tenon neck joint. The instrument exudes the vibe of the original, with a feel, sound, and finish match that pay homage to Beck's original modified Les Paul.
Gibson's Burstbucker 2 and Burstbucker 3 (neck and bridge) are among the most accurate vintage "PAF" reproductions that Gibson has ever conceived, right down to the irregular windings from coil to coil and their lack of potting, two ingredients that contribute to an authentic late-'50s and early '60s humbucker tone. This guitar spoke to Jeff Beck throughout the '70s, and it defined his throaty, emotive tone and encouraged his extreme use of sustain and harmonic feedback. Along the way it also helped define the cornerstone sound of the Gibson Les Paul in the hands of a superlative artist.
Applying a nitrocellulose finish is one of the most labor-intensive elements of the guitar-making process. A properly applied nitro finish requires many hours, several evenly applied coats, and an exorbitant amount of drying time. This time-tested method has been employed ever since the first Gibson guitar was swathed with lacquer back in 1894. Why? For starters, a nitro finish dries to a much thinner coat than a polyurethane finish, which means there is less interference with the natural vibration of the instrument, allowing for a purer tone. A nitro finish is also a softer finish, which makes it easily repairable. You can touch up a scratch or ding on a nitro finish, but you can't do the same on a poly finish. In addition, a nitro finish is very porous in nature, and actually gets thinner over time. It does not seal wood in an airtight shell—as a poly finish does—and allows the wood to breathe and age properly.
All VOS (Vintage Original Spec) series guitars use a proprietary process that includes unique steps for staining, wet-sanding, and hand-rubbing; imparting the look of a well cared-for 40-year-old instrument. The result is a remarkable patina that will delight even the most discriminating enthusiast.
Gibson Custom Jeff Beck 1954 Les Paul Oxblood Aged Signed Electric Guitar Features:
* Body Style: Les Paul
* Body: Mahogany
* Top: Carved maple
* Finish: Aged by the master luthiers at Gibson Custom to look exactly like Beck's original
* Other: Personally hand-signed, numbered (1-50) and played by Beck himself.
* Neck: 1-piece set mahogany
* Neck profile: '50s
* Neck joint Location: 19th fret
* Fingerboard: Rosewood
* Scale length: 24-3/4"
* No. of frets: 22
* Nut width: 1-11/16"
* Neck inlays: Aged acrylic trapezoid
Hardware: Aged nickel Bridge/tailpiece: one-piece aluminum wraparound stopbar
* Knobs: Gold
* Tuners: Schaller
* Neck Pickup: BurstBucker 2
* Bridge Pickup: BurstBucker 3
* Controls: Two volume, Two tone, 3-way toggle pickup selector
Case: Custom Shop hardshell
* Includes: Certificate of authenticity, custom care kit
Gibson Custom Jeff Beck 1954 Les Paul Oxblood Aged Signed Electric Guitar Includes:
* Custom Shop hardshell case, certificate of authenticity, custom care kit
ESP LTD MH-400NT Electric Guitar See Through Black Black Hardware*
$559.00 -or- $17/mo. - Finance Now
MSRP: $969.00 Savings: $410.00(42%)
Dark, dangerous, and made to play the heavy.
The ESP LTD MH-400NT Electric Guitar is the perfect axe for high-powered rock and the guitarist who wants maximum sustain and no trem. String-thru bridge, set-neck with almost no heel, active EMG-81 pickups, 25-1/2" scale, and deep cutaway access to the top of the guitar neck. The MH-400NT has an Earvana compensated nut that puts it in tune, and Grover tuners keep it there, even when the strings are getting slammed. This ESP electric guitar has a quilted maple top on mahogany with see-thru black finish and black hardware giving it a look as dark and dangerous as the sound it puts out.
ESP LTD MH-400NT Electric Guitar Features:
* Construction: set-neck, minimal heel
* Scale: 25-1/2"
* Body: mahogany with quilted maple top
* Neck/Fretboard: 3-piece maple/rosewood
* Inlays: offset blocks with name at 12th fret
* Pickups: EMG-81 active set
* Electronics: volume, tone, 3-way slotted toggle
* Hardware: black, Earvana compensated nut, Grover tuners
* Bridge: tune-o-matic, string-thru-body
* Binding: white (body, neck, and headstock)
* Frets: 24 XJ
Friday, February 13, 2009
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Ibanez PRB1 Paul Romanko Signature Bass Guitar Burgundy Wine Flat*
Its metal has been tested.
Love to meddle in metal? Want your riffs to be just as powerful as your lead guitarists? Then check out the PRB1 Paul Romanko Signature Bass Guitar from Ibanez. The Shadows Fall bassist has teamed up with Ibanez to give you this gutsy, 4-barrel axe sure to keep you thrashing for hours on end.
Ibanez PRB1 Paul Romanko Signature Bass Guitar Features:
* Neck: 5pc PRB4 Maple/Walnut thru-neck
* NeckType: PRB4
* Body: Light ash body
* Frets: Medium frets
* Fingerboard: Rosewood
* Inlay: PRB special
* Bridge: Mono-Rail IV bridge
* Neck pickup: PFR-AL4N neck pickup
* Middle pickup: PFR-AL4B bridge pickup
* EQ: EQB Low Impedance circuit
* Hardware color: Cosmo Black
* Color: Burgundy Wine Flat
The Gio GSR206 from Ibanez is a 6-string bass guitar built with an agathis body, one-piece maple neck, and fitted with chrome hardware. The Gio's Phat II EQ plus dual volume and tone knobs help you dial in the sound you seek from the DHX-6 pickups.
Ibanez Gio GSR206 6-String Bass Guitar Specifications:
* Neck Type: 1-piece GSR6 maple neck
* Body: Agathis body
* Frets: Medium frets
* Bridge: B16 bridge (16.5mm string spacing)
* Neck Pickup: DXH-6N
* Bridge Pickup: DXH-6B
* Equalizer: Phat II EQ
* Hardware color: Chrome
Whether you're a guitarist who wants to add bass to your repertoire, or completely new to stringed instruments and like the low end sound of a bass guitar, this 5-string bass from Ibanez is a great place to start. Its mahogany body has the professional comfort and playability of their more expensive and popular Soundgear series at a much more affordable price. The flamed maple top with its darkened outer edges combined with the chrome hardware give it a stylish look, while the DXS-1 neck and DXS-2 bridge pickups give it the high output levels you'll be wanting. Round out your sound with the onboard Phat II EQ controls. All around, this is a great introductory electric bass, at a great introductory price.
Ibanez GSR205FM 5-String Bass Guitar Features:
* 5 string
* GSR5 neck
* Mahogany body
* Flamed maple top
* Medium frets
* B15 bridge
* DXS-1 neck pickup
* DXS-2 bridge pickup
* Phat II EQ
* Chrome hardware
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Ibanez RGT42DX Electric Guitar White*
$399.99 -or- $15/mo. - Finance Now
MSRP: $933.32 Savings: $533.33(57%)
The Ibanez RGR42DX has a mahogany body and features a flat, fast 5-ply maple/walnut neck and an Edge III tremolo bridge. This RG sounds great whether you're crunching a heavy chord progression or dive bombing your way through a killer solo.
Ibanez RGT42DX Electric Guitar Features:
* Mahogany body/flamed maple top
* 5pc Wizard II Maple/Walnut neck-thru body
* Jumbo frets
* 2 Ibanez "Designed by EMG" humbucker pickups
* Special multicolor Sharktooth inlays
Friday, February 06, 2009
Ibanez RGT42DX Electric Guitar
The Ibanez RGR42DX has a mahogany body and features a flat, fast 5-ply maple/walnut neck and an Edge III tremolo bridge. This RG sounds great whether...
Price: $399.99 Item Ships Free!
Rating: Overall: 9.07
Ibanez RGA121 Electric Guitar
The RGA121 electric guitar from Ibanez features a mahogany body with maple top for loads of sustain and bright harmonics. The 5-piece maple/walnut...
Price: $699.99 - $999.99 Item Ships Free!
MSRP: $1,199.99 - $1,333.32
Rating: Overall: 9.19
Ibanez RG3EXQM1 Quilted Maple Top Electric Guitar
The Ibanez RG3EXQM1 electric guitar's humbucker pickups and pickup placement provide the hard-edged cutting tone needed for heavy rock. Since 1987,...
Price: $299.99 Item Ships Free!
Rating: Overall: 9.41
Ibanez RGR421EXFM Electric Guitar
The Ibanez RGR421EX Electric Guitar has two "Designed by EMG" humbucker pickups for blazing hot leads. This is a fixed bridge RG with a mahogany body...
Price: $349.99 Item Ships Free!
Rating: Overall: 9.05
Ibanez RG420EG Electric Guitar
A striking spider web pattern-textured top gives this Ibanez RG420EG guitar a dark, gothic feel. Brush away the cobwebs, however, and you'll find an...
Price: $399.90 - $599.99 Item Ships Free!
MSRP: $699.99 - $799.99
Rating: Overall: 9.00
Ibanez RG2570Z Electric Guitar - 2008 Model
The Ibanez RG2570Z is a machine of the gods. . .with drop-dead good looks, sonic lethalness, and the devastating power and control of a precision...
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Rating: Overall: 9.50
Ibanez AGS73B Electric Guitar
The Ibanez AGS73B electric guitar is a semi-hollow with amazing quality in both construction and materials, with a maple body and a one-piece...
Price: $249.99 Item Ships Free!
Rating: Overall: 9.60
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Ibanez GB10 George Benson Hollowbody Electric Brown Sunburst
An exceptional guitar worthy of a great artist.
A gorgeous and sweet-toned hollowbody, it features a spruce top, maple back and sides, and the George Benson neck shape. Its George Benson Special pickups are designed specifically for hollowbody guitars played at high volume. Ebony fretboard and bridge. Medium frets for easier note bending. Headstock and fretboard inlays dress it up for showtime and its distinctive tailpiece tops off the package.
Ibanez GB10 George Benson Hollowbody Electric Features:
* Spruce top
* Maple back and sides
* George Benson 3-piece maple neck
* Ebony fretboard with 21 medium frets with pearl abalone inlays
* Ebony bridge
* Headstock, bridge inlays
* Body, neck, and headstock binding
* George Benson Special IBZ humbuckers
* Unique design trapeze tailpiece
* One strap button behind the tailpiece (strap can be tied to neck or another pin can be installed)
Ibanez RG140C Hardshell Guitar Case
Protect your axe.
The Ibanez RG140C Hardshell Guitar Case is designed to fit RG, S, and SA guitars. Soft plush interior. The Ibanez RG140C has a roomy compartment for holding effects, cords, tuners, etc.
Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar Fireburst Chrome Hardware
$1,199.00 - $1,319.00 -or- $36/mo. - Finance Now
Was: $1,319.00 - $1,409.00
MSRP: $1,799.00 - $2,169.00 Savings: $970.00(44%)
All the famous Les Paul ingredients at a fraction of the cost.
The arrival of the Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar in 1983 offered guitarists all the essential elements of a Les Paul Standard, including a carved top and humbucking pickups. Its simple yet elegant design quickly helped it become the most popular model in the Les Paul Series. Cutting-yet-rich tone—the hallmark of the Les Paul—pours out of the 490R and 498T Alnico II magnet humbucker pickups, which are mounted on a carved maple top with a mahogany back. Rosewood fretboard with trapezoid inlays makes for great looks while dual volume and tone controls provide complete command of your sound. The Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar includes a Gibson hardshell case.
Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar Features:
* Carved maple top and mahogany back
* Mahogany neck, '59 Rounded Les Paul
* Rosewood fingerboard (Ebony on classic white and alpine white)
* Tune-O-Matic bridge with stopbar
* Chrome or gold hardware
* 490R and 498T Alnico 2 magnet humbucker pickups
* 2 volume and 2 tone knobs, 3-way switch
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
February 2, 2009
Being in business for a quarter of a century in 2009 Hughes & Kettner celebrates this festive occasion with the Silver Jubilee series of the popular Edition Tube combo. The Edition Tube 25th Anniversary, equipped with two channels and two EL84 tubes in the power amp, delivers 20 watts of pure tube power, impressively brought to life by a painstakingly optimized cabinet in conjunction with a Celestion G12T100 speaker. As a true Hughes & Kettner amp the Edition Tube 25th Anniversary not only provides spectacular rock sounds even at modest volume levels, but it will also blow you away with its powerful and sparkling clean channel. The combo comes with a threeband equalizer and an Accutronics spring reverb; an fx loop as well as an output for addidtional cabinets connect the Edition Tube with the outside world.
The Edition Tube 25th Anniversary is of course strictly "made in Germany" and will be available in limited quantities in March.
Ibanez SA260FM Electric Guitar Amber Burst
Bolt-on neck for a lower price.
The Ibanez SA260FM guitar looks like the SAS36 but has a bolt-on neck and a lower price tag. Mahogany body with a flamed maple top gives you both tone and eye appeal, while a Sat Pro bridge and the Ibanez True-Duo Bucker pickup system lets you get real single-coil or humbucking tone with the pull of a switch.
Ibanez SA260FM Electric Guitar Features:
* Bolt-on neck
* 25-1/2" scale
* Rosewood fingerboard
* Mahogany body
* Flamed maple top
* Sat Pro bridge
* True-Duo Bucker pickup system
* H-S-S pickup configuration