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SONNY LANDRETH: ‘LIVE IN LAFAYETTE’ ALBUM INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Commonly known as the ‘King of Slydeco’, legendary American blues guitarist Sonny Landreth has earned the respect of some of music’s greatest artists including Eric Clapton, John Mayall, Clifton Chenier and Jimmy Buffet, all whom have called on Landreth for his slide guitar wizardry. After a dozen acclaimed albums, the…

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LLOYD SPIEGEL: ‘THIS TIME TOMORROW’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 30, 2017

Australian blues journey man and acoustic guitarist extraordinaire Lloyd Spiegel will officially release his new studio album This Time Tomorrow on July 3rd. Even though it’s been been 7 years since his last studio record, Tangled Brew, he’s hardly been idle. In that time Lloyd has circumnavigated the globe many…

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DIESEL ADDED TO MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 29, 2017

Yes we know … last week we announced the ‘full’ list of artists either performing or in session at the 2017 Melbourne Guitar Show. However, the names just seem to keep on coming! Today we can reveal that Diesel, Kirk Lorange, Lucas Michailidis, Stephen Magnusson and Adam Miller will also…

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THE MERCY KILLS PLAY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ROULETTE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 29, 2017

The Mercy Kills are part Sunset Strip trash, part CBGB’s style raw rock, yet still 100% pure oz rock n roll champions. Formed in 2009 they have a history of hanging out with legendary artists such as Courtney Love and the New York Dolls and the vibe has obviously rubbed…

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ACE FREHLEY JOINS ALICE COOPER OZ TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 29, 2017

ACE FREHLEY READY TO THRILL AUSTRALIAN AUDIENCES THIS OCTOBER, AS VERY SPECIAL GUEST ON THE ‘SPEND THE NIGHT WITH ALICE COOPER’ CONCERT TOUR The rock and roll event of the year featuring Alice Cooper and Very Special Guest, Ace Frehley, will make its way around Australia at the end of…

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GRANT HARDISTY (TEMPUS SUN) – KEYBOARDS

Posted in Artist Profiles, Artists    //    Post Date - June 28, 2017

Newcomers and last year’s Bank of Melbourne ‘Melbourne Music Bank’ winners, Tempus Sun have recently announced their debut single Owls, an unstoppable powerhouse that is built to embolden listeners and encourage them to discuss their struggles with others.  To celebrate, Tempus Sun will be launching the single with a show…

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STEVE VAI: THE ‘MODERN PRIMITIVE’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 28, 2017

Virtuoso guitarist and visionary composer Steve Vai will release Modern Primitive on July 7th, 2017 through Favored Nations Entertainment, the indie label founded by Vai in 1999. Originally included as a companion disk to Vai’s 25th anniversary release of his seminal Passion and Warfare CD, Modern Primitive will be released…

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WASHBURN HERITAGE 20 SERIES El/Cutaway

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 23, 2017

The Washburn HD20SCE is a classic dreadnought acoustic guitar with cutaway for superior upper fret access. It features a solid spruce top for superior tone that improves with age, rosewood back and sides, a mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, diecast tuners with stylish ebonite buttons for quick,…

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Fender USA Deluxe Strat 2 Point Trem Vs 6 screw

Posted in Ask Ray    //    Post Date - June 23, 2017

Q: I have a Fender USA Deluxe Strat. It has the newer 2 point trem, whereas my older strat has a 6 screw.  Both have been professionally setup, but the older one holds its tuning better. With a floating bridge, and using the guitar for vibrato, the 2 point keeps…

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MELBOURNE GUITAR SHOW 2017 FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - June 22, 2017

It was a big in 2015, huge in 2016 and now in 2017 the Melbourne Guitar Show will be even greater. Presented again by Triple M and AustralianMusician.com.au, not only does the Melbourne Guitar Show offer an amazing array of local guitar players but this year, we’re excited to announce…

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