Thursday, January 27, 2011
For the first time ever, over 150 guitars and amps from Eric Clapton's private collection will be auctioned in aid of The Crossroads Centre, a drug and alcohol addiction recovery center founded by Clapton in 1998. The Crossroads Charity Auction will feature over 70 guitars and 70 amps from Fender, Gibson, Marshall, Martin, and Music Man (to name just a few) that have been at the heart of Clapton's sound for over four decades. Bonhams will host the historic event in New York on March 9, 2011, in association with Wallace & Hodgson. Please accept our invitation to view the entire collection—seize this rare opportunity to own a piece of Clapton history in support of The Crossroads Centre.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Rogue VB100 Violin Bass Guitar Vintage Sunburst
The Rogue VB-100 violin bass guitar features a flamed maple arched top and back with the European-style hollowbody that makes it lightweight and capable of deep, resonant bass tones. The violin bass's traditional 31" scale offers immediate familiarity in your hands. A custom trapeze tailpiece, pearloid pickguard, and body binding on front and back are added touches. Don't be fooled by the tiny price; this Rogue a serious violin bass nicely made with all the playability and tone of the original at a fraction of the cost.
Ampeg PF-115HE Portaflex 1x15 Bass Speaker Cabinet
Drawing from the classic design of Ampeg's legendary Portaflex cabinets, the PF-115HE bass speaker cabinet combines vintage styling with the performance of a modern 450W cab. The PF-115HE's 15" Eminence driver pushes out true Ampeg tone along with a 1" high-frequency driver with a level control for dialing in the perfect amount of highs. Best of all, since it's a Portaflex, you can attach any PF Series head to the top, flip it inside and hit the road Ampeg style.
Schecter Jerry Horton Solo-6 Electric Guitar Satin Black w/ Hot Rod Graphic
The Jerry Horton Solo-6 signature guitar is built on Schecter's popular Solo-6 platform. The 25-1/2" scale mahogany neck is set into an arched, single-cutaway mahogany body. The Solo is armed with Jerry's long-time pickups of choice, the versatile Seymour Duncan JB/'59 combination. A TonePros AVT-II wraparound bridge and Schecter locking tuners round out Jerry's upscale features.The guitars striking two-tone finish features a satin 'Skull & Carbs' hotrod graphic with glossed metallic red sides and back and web-adorned headstock, upper bout, and cutaway horn.Jerry has played Schecter guitars since his group Papa Roach burst onto the music scene in the late '90s with their multi-platinum debut Infest , and the smash single 'Last Resort'.
Vox AC1 RhythmVOX Battery Powered Guitar Combo Amp Black
The new AC1 RhythmVOX adds a wealth of features never before seen on a mini amp. In particular, the rhythm function rivals that of dedicated units, providing a total of 66 Rhythm/Song Patterns. The AC1 RhythmVOX combo amp is a great choice not only as a first amp, but also as a warm-up amp on the road or in your rehearsal space, for practicing using the patterns as a metronome, or even as a rhythm box. It's sure to have a long and warm relationship with any guitarist.Powerful Rhythm Features As its name suggests, the AC1 RhythmVOX is a guitar amp that includes some cool rhythm features. The ten Rhythm Patterns include not just standards such as 8 beat, 16 beat, and blues but also funk, reggae, and even complex irregular patterns. There's also one song pattern containing an extended, multi-measure drum part. In addition, each Rhythm Pattern and Song Pattern provides six types of variations for a total of 66 rhythm parts.
Epiphone Limited Edition Les Paul Custom Blackback Electric Guitar Antique Ivory
The Les Paul Custom made it's debut in 1954 after the initial success of the Les Paul Goldtop. Les Paul said he suggested black as the color for the guitar because it looked "classy" and went well with a tuxedo on stage. From that point on, the Les Paul Custom has often been referred to as the "tuxedo" Les Paul. And with it's gold appointments, fully bound body, neck and headstock, and mother-of-pearl inlays the Epiphone Les Paul Custom Blackback is "dressed to kill." Added Vintage-Vibe. Often, the original finish over Alpine White guitars aged over time and turned the true white color to an off-white, yellow. Epiphone reproduced this look on the Custom Blackback with it's subtle Antique Ivory color giving you the look of a vintage guitar, today. Also - during the 1970's some LP Customs were painting with contrasting black backs. Classic humbuckers Epiphone equips the Limited Edition Les Paul Custom Blackback with classic "open-top" humbuckers featuring authentic Alnico-V magnets. Patterned after the original Gibson '57 Classics, these pickups combine Alnico-V magnets with enamel wire to give you a tone that is warm and subtle with full, even response that doesn't hold back when you need that classic humbucker crunch! The bridge pickup is slightly over-wound to give you a little more "crunch" when you need it while still maintaining great clarity and warmth. The combination is a unique, limited edition guitar that sounds great and is sure to attract the attention of both guitarists and collectors. Tone woods At the heart of every Les Paul Custom is great tone woods.
Schecter Dan Donegan Ultra Signature Electric Guitar See Thru Black
Dan Donegan, guitarist for multi-platinum band Disturbed, teamed up with Schecter Guitars to produce the Schecter Dan Donegan Ultra Signature Electric Guitar, also known as the Schecter Ultra DD.With over 11 million albums sold worldwide, Dan's influence cannot be underestimated in an ever-changing musical landscape. The much anticipated Schecter Ultra DD signature model will not disappoint.This Schecter has a visually striking neck-thru-body design that also helps produce long-sustaining notes with increased midrange. The body is mahogany and is joined to a resonant 5-ply maple and walnut neck via an ultra-access neck joint. The silky-smooth ebony fretboard has 22 extra jumbo frets along its full 25.5" scale length. Schecter locking tuners adorn the peghead. The truss rod cover features the guitarist's signature.Dan Donegan selected specific Seymour Duncan pickups for the Ultra DD. A custom shop "El Diablo" in the bridge position provides pronounced upper mids and sweet, rounded highs, while the neck position SH-1N offers late-'50s, vintage correct, humbucker sound ranging from warm clean tones to full and bright distorted ones. The result is a guitar that can handle a variety of styles and playing techniques, just like the man himself.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
ESP LTD James Hetfield Snakebyte Electric Guitar Black
The James Hetfield Snakebyte is coiled and ready to strike. The modified EX body an all-mahogany and neck construction, ebony fretboard with 22 extra-jumbo frets, and venomous EMG active humbuckers. The metal logo headstock and fretboard snake inlay warns all who approach to tread lightly or be infected from an extremely heavy bite.
ESP LTD Slayer Reign in Blood 25th Anniversary Edition Electric Guitar Graphic
An axe that's sure to set tongues waggin' and ears bleeding. This LTD's body is splattered with a reproduction of the Larry Carroll's artwork from the cover of the controversial and influential thrash metal album "Reign in Blood" released in 1986. Slayer guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King would be proud of the X-tra thin U neck contour, ebony fingerboard with 24 extra jumbo frets, and the fierce EMG-81/85 active pup combo. Black hardware and Slayer/Stars inlays add to the extreme vibe.
Schecter Damien Riot FR Electric Guitar Satin Black
Keeping with the standard line features, the Damien Riot FR includes a 25-1/2" scale rosewood/maple bolt-on neck with black pearl bat inlays and an evil Satin Black finish.The sleek horns and full cutaway allows easy access to the upper frets, while the EMG-HZ pickups and string-through body design provide hard hitting sounds to punish the unfaithful. Schecter Tuners, a Floyd Rose trem, and a GraphTech nut round out the package.
Ibanez RG470MH Electric Guitar Mahogany Oil
It combines the fast 3-piece Wizard III neck for unbridled fretting with Infinity pickups (HSH) that give you the tonal gamut from clean, through crunchy, to total smackdown. The Edge Zero bridge with ZPS3 spring system lets you whammy from the stratosphere to the darkest subterranean depths with with flawless tuning accuracy. Sharktooth neck inlays add to the guerilla vibe.
Ibanez GRG150DX Electric Guitar Pearl White
The GRG-shaped maple neck meets up with a basswood body housing Powersound humbuckers at the neck and bridge, and a single-coil in the middle position. The FAT 10 single-locking trem bridge has 2-point pivoting for a wide and smooth arming range. The 24-fret rosewood fingerboard features edgy sharktooth inlays. Chrome hardware.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Fender Custom Shop 60th Anniversary Series Snake Head Telecaster Electric Guitar White Blonde
The LTD Limited Snake Head Telecaster is a reproduction of the prototype that Fender used to take around to clubs for artist to try. It is from this guitar that the Telecaster blossomed and changed the musical landscape forever. Unique features include the "snake" headstock, a Single Custom Nocaster Vintage Tele single-coil pickup in the bridge position, vintage style bridge with 3 vintage saddles, and half Tele pickguard. Includes case, strap, cable, limited edition certificate of authenticity.
Ibanez RG471AH Electric Guitar Natural Flat
The natural flat finish ash body provides a tight sound while the high-output, single-coil middle pickup can be combined with either humbucker in split-coil mode using the 5-way selector for nearly limitless tone crafting. The fast, flat, and thin Wizard III neck and power-profiled Gibraltar standard bridge offer superb comfort.
Schecter Omen-8 8-String Electric Guitar Black
The Schecter Omen-8 8-String Electric Bass Guitar multiplies the sound of your bass lines and is ideal for power trios.Each string is doubled by a string one octave up, providing a sound that's dripping with rich harmonic overtones. You play it like any 4-string bass and it makes keyboard or rhythm guitar unnecessary!Rosewood fretboard with 24 huge frets, a Diamond Bass bridge for super resonance, and basswood body with 6-bolt neck joint. Dual pickups with active onboard EQ.
Squier by Fender Vintage Modified Jazzmaster Special Electric Guitar 2 Tone Sunburst
With its offset waist and contoured body the new Vintage Modified Jazzmaster® gives a nod to its iconic forbear but has other things going for it that make it truly 'modified.' The unique top-loading hardtail bridge features string saddles which are adjustable for intonation and designed to have a 9.5" radius when sitting flat on the bridge plate. The bridge is anchored at the rear of the plate while the front sits atop height adjustment screws which can be raised or lowered to achieve desired string height/action while subtle adjustment at the rear (anchor) achieves the correct bridge angle. A custom set of Duncan Designed™ pickups offers tones from glassy smooth to jangly rockin' rhythm crunch with a vintage toned neck pickup and higher output bridge pickup. Other features include '62 Jazz Bass® concentric volume/tone controls, vintage style tuners and a comfortable one-piece maple neck.
Ibanez ARZ307 7-string Electric Guitar Black
This 7-string weapon has a mahogany body and mahogany ARZ-7 set neck for tons of resonant bite that's captured by dual AH-37 humbuckers. The Full-Tune III-7 ensures lock-solid tuning to last through the most rigorous workout.