Tag archive for ‘Gibson’
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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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Vintage Time Machines: 1961 Gibson Les Paul Custom

In a new series, G&B goes guitar shopping on Reverb.com, and we might just have blown the whole budget already… Much as the mid-1960s were a ‘transitional era’ for Fender, the first years of that decade More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 15th, 2016
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Interview: Rick Nielsen – Collector’s Choice

Few guitarists can hold a candle to Rick Nielsen’s guitar collection – or his musical CV. G&B chats to Cheap Trick’s guitarist about his new album, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and his prized possessions… Rick More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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G&B meets the First Burst at Carter Vintage in Nashville

A close encounter with the First Burst – the first known 1958 Gibson Les Paul Standard in sunburst – at Nashville’s Carter Vintage Guitars Story Chris Vinnicombe | Pictures Chris Vinnicombe & Joe Supple With More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Interview: Eric Church – Church Of Rock

Country-rock crossover artist? Outlaw country star? Call him what you will, Eric Church has made hay with a commercial sound that’s a huge draw Stateside. G&B finds out what makes him tick… Although rock More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, June 3rd, 2016
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Vintage Bench Test: 1956 Les Paul TV Model

The TV Model was Gibson’s response to Fender’s Telecaster – a simplified classic. Huw Price takes a look at a near-mint ’56 example… Although most of us probably call these guitars Les Paul Juniors, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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All About… P-90s

Vintage PAF humbuckers may get all the plaudits, but many tone experts consider the P-90 to be Gibson’s greatest ever pickup. Huw Price explains why… Meet the ancestors Gibson didn’t come up with the P-90 More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Gibson Custom’s True Historic Les Pauls in depth

Gibson’s Nashville Custom Shop produces some of the most desirable electric guitars on the planet. We venture inside to find out why the company thinks its new True Historic series guitars are the best Les Paul More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Joe Bonamassa’s Blues Of Desperation Guitars Up Close

G&B visits blues-rock star Joe Bonamassa at his California home to see the guitars that made his 12th studio solo album, Blues Of Desperation, take flight… Story Chris Vinnicombe | Photography Eleanor Jane Practice, More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335 VOS review

1958 was also the year of the sunburst Les Paul, the Flying V and the Explorer, but Gibson’s thinline archtop was arguably the greater achievement. Chris Vinnicombe winds back the clock… It’s hard to More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Private Collection: Bob ‘Angelo’ Sawyer

The former Iron Maiden guitarist is a veteran blues-rock player who has been in a plethora of bands. Lars Mullen takes a look at his collection… Sawyer with his collection of guitars, amps and pedals “There More...