Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Joe Satriani Sweepstakes

Shred Like Satch Sweepstakes

Win a custom-built Ibanez JSBDG electric guitar signed by Joe Satriani! Just pick up a set of D'Addario guitar strings (electric, acoustic, or classical) for a chance to win one of 11 guitars autographed by the shred-maestro himself. Created in collaboration with Satriani, the 11 guitar models are indeed an extension of his playing: finely nuanced and capable of staggering heights of musicality. All guitars are signed by Joe and include a one-of-a-kind, hand-drawn Planet Waves guitar strap. Whether you need to freshen up your sound with new strings today or in a few weeks, now's the time to grab 'em—every set you buy is a chance to win!

One Grand Prize Package – an Ibanez JSBDG Satriani "Black Dog" Signature Model signed by Joe Satriani plus a D'Addario & Planet Waves guitar accessories pack including:

* 1 Joe Satriani hand-drawn leather guitar strap
* 7 Joe Satriani signature straps (1 of each design)
* 10 Packs of Joe Satriani signature picks
* 10 Packs of Joe Satriani Chrome Dome picks
* 50 Sets of D'Addario XL electric guitar strings

Grand Prize is valued at $8,931.00.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Pro Co TurboRAT Pedal

Pro Co TurboRAT Pedal

Pro Co TurboRAT Pedal


MSRP: $144.99 You Save: $58.04 (40%)

The TurboRAT expands the versatility and sustain of the unique rat tone, and its maximum output of 2.8V is more than double that of the Turbo's predecessors. Features a nearly indestructible steel housing with "no tools" battery compartment. Built for trouble-free reliability on the road. An LED indicates on/off status, and luminescent control graphics enhance visibility. Powered by 9V battery, or a special jack accommodates the RPS-1 power supply (sold separately).

Bugera 1990 Classic 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Price Drop

Bugera 1990 Classic 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black 889406769861

Bugera 1990 Classic 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black 889406769861

Bugera made the 1990 Classic the first guitar amp head that switches between full-throttle pentode or more harmonic triode (60W) modes. The tube amp's Clean and Lead channels have separate master Volume and Reverb controls. Bugera tossed in a dual-control footswitch others charge extra for. Using powerful economies of scale and advanced manufacturing, Bugera produced a value-priced amp head that puts biting British tone within range of anybody who ever lusted after it.

The 2-channel preamplifier design includes Bugera ECC83 and ECC83A preamp tubes for breathtaking punch and impressive gain. First-grade Bugera 5881 power tubes, offer comprehensive sound control. 2 integrated reverb effects and an effect loop with Volume control round off the Bugera 1990 amp head.

Bugera guitar amplifiers are handmade under stringent production guidelines to ensure long life and reliability. Each tube amp includes classic valve electronics, hard-wearing switches and potentiometers, high-quality transformers andnot to forgetthe hand-selected, precision-matched Bugera tubes. And, owing to their careful construction and component assembly, Bugera 1990 Classic Tube Amp Heads stand up to the toughest demands on the road.

Now: $349.99 Was: $468.99

Ibanez Artcore AFS75T Sale

Ibanez Artcore AFS75T Electric Guitar Transparent Red

Ibanez Artcore AFS75T Electric Guitar Transparent Red

The Ibanez Artcore AFS75T Electric Guitar is a true hollow-body at a truly nice price. Killer finishes, full body/neck/head/F-hole binding, and precision-inlaid pearl bars on the rosewood fretboard make it look fabulous. ACH1 and ACH2 humbuckers provide a range from prim to pugilistic, making it a tonal tool for everything from jazz to punk to rockabilly. Vintage vibrato and roller bridge provide dive bombing or subtle waver.

Now: $399.99 Was: $479.99

Musician's Friend Price Cut

B.C. Rich Metal Master Kerry King V Electric Guitar Black With White

B.C. Rich Metal Master Kerry King V Electric Guitar Black With White


MSRP: $460.00 You Save: $205.04 (45%)

The B.C. Rich Metal Master Kerry King V features a maple, bolt-on neck; solid, beveled basswood body; widow style headstock; a rosewood fretboard with white pearloid dot lnlays and 24 jumbo frets; a wrap around fixed bridge; and 2 BDSM humbuckers.Bolt-on ConstructionThe Metal Master Kerry King V uses a classic Bolt-on construction. The maple neck is bolted on with 4 screws to the body. This construction offers some added flexibility in the instruments adjustment and provides the option to change the neck in the future.B.C. Rich BDSM PickupsB.C. Rich designed their BDSM humbucking pickups to provide a solid sound and to be durable while delivering high output. BDSM stands for Broad Dynamic Sonically Matched. That simply means the pickup is designed to reproduce a wide range of frequencies accurately (broad dynamic). Then they are tested and matched in pairs (neck and bridge) by their inherent individual and signature tonal and output characteristics to give a solidly balanced tone (sonically matched).Beveled TopThe Metal Master Kerry King V employs a beveled edge around the shape. In many ways, bevels on a top are similar to facets on a cut stone. They catch the light and reflect at different angles giving the instrument more of a three dimensional look.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Seagull Entourage CW GT QI Acoustic-Electric

Seagull Entourage CW GT QI Acoustic-Electric Guitar Burgundy

Seagull Entourage CW GT QI Acoustic-Electric Guitar Burgundy


MSRP: $719.00 You Save: $170.00 (24%)

The Seagull Entourage CW GT QI Acoustic-Electric Guitar offers an exceptional value for players of all levels. This finely crafted Canadian made instrument features a select pressure tested solid cedar top and wild cherry back & sides. Also this model features the Seagull Slim neck with a 1 3/4" nut width, which is great for players who are more accustomed to a more traditional nut width.

The Entourage CW GT QI includes onboard Quantum I electronics with a built-in tuner and the added feature of a Cutaway in the body for easy access to the upper frets on the neck.

Godin QI
The Godin EPM Quantum acoustic guitar system is simple in design and outstanding in performance. This single source system features an exceptionally responsive saddle transducer carefully matched to side mount electronics with rotary volume, bass, and treble controls. The electronics and controls are packaged in a small and easy to use format complemented with a finely crafted pewter cover plate. In combination with the transducer, the EQ control range and frequency content have been specifically contoured to provide a very rich and full sound reproduction resulting in performance seen only in far more complex systems.

The Godin Q1 also includes a built-in high quality digital chromatic tuner with LED display.

* Body Type: 3-Layer Hard Wood Laminate
* Body Wood: Wild Cherry
* Top wood: Solid Cedar
* Scale Length: 24 13/16"
* Neck Joint: Integrated Set Neck
* Neck Wood: Silver Leaf Maple
* Fretboard: Indian Rosewood
* Neck Shape: Soft C
* # frets: 21

Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Duo Jet

Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Duo Jet Electric Guitar Black

Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Duo Jet Electric Guitar Black

Gretsch celebrates the legacy of George Harrison with the G6128T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet® guitar, modeled on the instrument that the legendary guitarist often referred to as his “first real decent guitar.”

Features include distinctive appointments and modifications found on Harrison’s original 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet, which he purchased secondhand in the very early 1960s. These include a lightweight mid-’50s-style chambered body, all-black color scheme (arched maple top, mahogany back and sides, and back of the one-piece mahogany neck), Bigsby® B3C tailpiece with a black Phillips head tremolo arm pivot bolt, and an offset strap button on lower bout. Other features include three-ply body binding (white-black-white), single-ply white neck and headstock binding, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with 12” radius and hump-block pearloid inlays, two single-coil DynaSonic™ pickups, vintage-style “rocking bar” bridge with rosewood base, silver plexi pickguard, chrome-plated Grover® V98CM Sta-Tite™ tuners, Gretsch “G” arrow control knobs, chrome-plated hardware, Harrison’s signature on the truss rod cover and a premium tweedcase.

Gretsch Guitars Custom Shop George Harrison Tribute Duo Jet

Gretsch Guitars Custom Shop George Harrison Tribute Duo Jet Electric Guitar Black

Gretsch Guitars Custom Shop George Harrison Tribute Duo Jet Electric Guitar Black

Meticulously recreated by Gretsch master builder Stephen Stern and his crew from the original guitar owned by George and played during his early- and post-Beatles career. Only 60 Harrison TRIBUTE guitars will be produced worldwide.

Very special extras include:
• Original 1987 U.K. 7" picture-sleeve vinyl record of George Harrison hit "Got My Mind Set On You."

One of George Harrison's actual personal guitar picks.

Two previously unpublished photos of George Harrison with his original Duo Jet guitar.

A DVD about the making of the Gretsch G6128T-GH George Harrison Tribute Duo Jet guitar.

A copy of 1980 George Harrison autobiography I Me Mine.

A personal letter from the Harrison family.

A reprint of George Harrison's 1961 IOU to Liverpool cab driver Ivan Hayward as handwritten on the back of the customs slip Hayward filled out to bring the original Duo Jet to England from New York.

Set of four Gretsch George Harrison pins.

Unique Features: Lightweight mid-'50s chamber body, distressed all-black color scheme (body top, back and sides and back of neck), modified B6C Bigsby® tailpiece with black Phillips head tremolo arm pivot bolt, offset mounted strap carriage bolt on butt of body

Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst

Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst Electric Guitar Silverburst Chrome Hardware

Gibson Les Paul Studio Silverburst Electric Guitar Silverburst Chrome Hardware

Flexible Financing

MSRP: $1,999.00 You Save: $800.00 (40%)

The Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar has become one of the most desired Les Paul guitars for its tremendous harmonic and sonic capacities. The studio guitar is coveted by musicians from all genres of music and offers Les Paul performance with a modern, no-frills attitude. This Silverburst edition is lighter weight and offers a distinct look and modern features.

The Les Paul Studio guitar marries a lightweight chambered mahogany back to a maple top. The mahogany set neck has a 22-fret fingerboard that is constructed from high-grade rosewood. The flatter 12" fingerboard radius promotes smooth note bending and eliminates dead or choked out notes—a common occurrence on rounder, smaller radius fingerboards. The Les Paul Studio guitar's '60s neck profile is slim tapered emulating the neck shapes of the 1960 Les Paul Standard.

The Les Paul Studio Guitar shares the same quality electronics as some of its more expensive siblings. The Gibson 490R pickup has the tonal characteristics of an original PAF, but with a slight increase in upper mid-range response. The Gibson 498T bridge pickup is the 490 pickup's ideal complement. Taking the 490 one step further, the 498 swaps the Alnico II magnet with an Alnico V, thus making it a slightly hotter pickup with emphasis on mid-ranges and highs. The pole pieces on the 498T are also aligned a little further apart to accommodate the spacing of the strings at the bridge. Both pickups can be split via push/pull volume controls.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Rickenbacker 620

Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar Mapleglo

Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar Mapleglo

The Rickenbacker 620 Electric Guitar offers a lotgraceful body lines; a solid maple body; a sleek, and a fast-playing neck. You also get neck-thru-body construction for greater sustain; precision machined German-made key winds; double truss rods; body and neck binding; triangular markers on its thick rosewood fretboard; dual single-coil pickups that deliver clear, bright tone; and dual jacks for stereo output. The Rickenbacker 620 looks great, feels great, and sounds killer.

Ibanez RG4EXQM1 Quilted Maple Top

Ibanez RG4EXQM1 Quilted Maple Top Electric Guitar Transparent Grey Burst

Ibanez RG4EXQM1 Quilted Maple Top Electric Guitar Transparent Grey Burst

The solid basswood body provides great resonance, especially on the bottom tones. The quilted maple top is not only beautiful, but adds clarity and sparkle to your tone. 24 jumbo frets offer easy playing for leads and chording, and an Edge III tremolo bridge allows you to dive-bomb to your heart's content. Features 2 Ibanez INF humbuckers in the bridge and neck positions, an INF single coil in the middle and a bolt-on 3-piece maple neck with a headstock to match the body. The quilted maple top, wide neck and binding and shark tooth inlays on a 25-1/2"-scale rosewood fingerboard give it a striking both sweet and dangerous look. 24 jumbo frets deliver insane playability for riffers and shredders alike.

The Ibanez RG4EXQM1 electric guitar's pickups and pickup placement provide the hard-edged cutting tone needed for heavy rock.

Since 1987, many players have selected the Ibanez RG as their weapon of choice for visiting sonic mayhem on the metal masses. With the right choice of pickups plus flat and fast necks, the RG has crunched its way to classic status. To the RG's lethal combination of features, RG Prestige models add the comfortable, rounded feel of Prestige neck finishing, drop-dead good looks and great electronics and hardware.

Rickenbacker 325C64 Miami C

Rickenbacker 325C64 Miami C Series Electric Guitar Jetglo

Rickenbacker 325C64 Miami C Series Electric Guitar Jetglo

The British Invasion of 1964 initiated a rise in popularity of the Model 325. The Model 325C64 duplicates the Model 325 as produced in 1964—complete with semi-hollow maple body, reshaped body and headstock, 3 vintage-style single-coil pickups, Deluxe Vintage tuners, and Accent Vibrato. Includes hardshell case.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Schecter Guitar Research Synyster Gates

Schecter Guitar Research Synyster Gates Special Electric Guitar Gloss Black

Schecter Guitar Research Synyster Gates Special Electric Guitar Gloss Black

The Schecter Synyster Gates Special electric guitar features a Synyster styled mahogany body, a 3-piece set mahogany neck with an Ultra Access heel, and a 24-fret ebony fingerboard. It is equipped with Seymour Duncan Invader SH-8 humbuckers with coil-splitting, a Floyd Rose Original tremolo and locking nut, and Schecter tuners. Appointments include a Official Syn skull logo signature on back of the headstock and Custom Syn Skull dome knobs.

Schecter Tuners
These high quality tuners feature a classic design in a lubricated and sealed housing to protect gears for a lifetime of maintenance free playability. Details include a 15:1 gear ratio for smooth and precise tuning, removable knobs, threaded hex peghead bushing, and a 10mm diameter peg hole.

Ebony Fingerboard
Ebony has a snappy, crisp attack with the density of Maple, but with more brittle grains, oilier pores, and a stronger fundamental tone than Maple. It has a tremendous amount of percussive overtones in the pick attack, that mute out shortly thereafter to foster great, long, sustain.

Seymour Duncan Invaders SH-8 pickups
Designed for the heaviest tones a passive pickup can produce. The combination of three ceramic magnets, over-wound coils and twelve black oxide cap screws make the Invader an electrifying force of energy. The wide magnetic field pumps power into your amp with a totally heavy sound. A tone control push/pull switch activates coil-splitting for single-coil tones.

3-pc Mahogany Neck
Made with 3 pieces of mahogany for extra stability. 3 piece necks can withstand the test of time. Where standard necks may show aging defects from temperature and moisture changes throughout the years, the 3 piece neck will stay nice and straight for a lifetime of playability.

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Restock

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Hollowbody Electric Guitar Sunrise Orange

Epiphone Emperor Swingster Hollowbody Electric Guitar Sunrise Orange

Flexible Financing

MSRP: $990.00 You Save: $291.00 (29%)

The Epiphone Emperor Swingster features archtop jazz guitar styling and updated electronics including SwingBucker pickups with push/pull tone controls that allows a choice of standard series or parallel pickup wiring for a brighter tone. The Swingster guitar has a shorter 24-3/4" scale that helps facilitate challenging jazz chord inversions. The body features a spruce top, a laminated birch/maple body and a 3-piece maple neck topped with a rosewood fingerboard. Other vintage features of this hollowbody electric guitar include chrome hardware, Grover Rotomatic 16:1 tuners, bound f-holes, thumbnail fingerboard Inlays, and a Bigsby licensed vibrato tailpiece with wire arm along with a "pinned"(non-floating) Tune-O-matic bridge with roller saddles for smooth operation and accurate return to pitch which is preferred when using the vibrato.

Fender 60th Anniversary Indiana Barn '52 Telecaster

Fender 60th Anniversary Indiana Barn '52 Telecaster  Electric Guitar Whitewash

Fender 60th Anniversary Indiana Barn '52 Telecaster Electric Guitar Whitewash

This highly distinctive Telecaster is hewn from
salvaged pine that was more than a century
old. This amazing instrument is further
distinguished by a hand-rubbed Whitewash
oil finish. It features a '52 Hot Rod Telecaster neck (9.5" fretboard radius, medium-jumbo frets), hand-rubbed oil finish, and Vintage '62 pickups.

On its 1951 introduction, the Telecaster was a
revolutionary instrument that would usher in
whole new eras of musical innovation and
excitement. Sixty years later, in 2011, it is an
archetypal electric guitar with a long and
storied history. The rich history of Fender
guitars begins with the Telecaster, and Fender is
celebrating its 60th anniversary all year with
12 very special "Tele-bration" models that
stay inside the Telecaster's famously elegant
lines while offering the finest and most
unusual takes on the instrument's past,
present and future.