Tag archive for ‘Gibson’
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Latest Guitar & Bass Classics: The Gibson Archtop Bible 2015 is on sale from Friday 20 November

      Gibson archtops have been at the centre of some of rock ’n’ roll’s most important recordings and, in the hands of the likes of Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore and Charlie Christian they’ve More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Vintage Bench Test: 1954 & 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtops

Forget the flames and blingy ’Bursts, this month we check out two gold Les Pauls from the mid 1950s. Huw Price chooses the one that sets the Standard Welcome to the first in a new series in which we get up close More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Interview: Vintage Trouble – 1 Hopeful Rd

AC/DC, The Who, Lenny Kravitz, Bon Jovi – all these greats have had the pleasure of Vintage Trouble opening for them. Now, after four hardworking years, ‘everybody’s favourite support band’ have finally More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

News: Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul up for auction

Paul Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul is up for auction in Bonhams on 10 December, We’re pretty sure it’s going to make a pretty penny … The ’59 Gibson Les Paul is legendary in More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 16th, 2015

Private Collection: John Etheridge – Eclectic Warrior

John Etheridge is widely revered for his genre-spanning dexterity on the fretboard. His guitar collection is just as eclectic, as Lars Mullen discovers… John Etheridge is regarded by many a musician in the business More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Exclusive: Pete Townshend’s The Who Live Rig

On the eve of The Who’s British Summer Time show at Hyde Park, we were granted exclusive access to every inch of their live rig – read on to find out how Pete Townshend gets that sound… Teenage angst, blistering More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Interview: Jared James Nichols Q&A

With his leonine locks, Jared James Nichols could be a mane attraction as he tours with Glenn Hughes this autumn. G&B chats to him about Les Pauls, Lynyrd Skynyrd and his new album. Blues-rock is a difficult More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Foo Fighters 1999 Dave Grohl interview, unseen pictures

With Foo Fighters imminent return to the UK this weekend, we wind the clock back to Dave Hunter’s 1999 G&B interview with Foo Fighters and show you previously unseen images from the James Cumpsty shoot More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Private Collections : Paul Hemmings – Mersey Paradise

During the late 80s, Liverpudlian Paul Hemmings enjoyed spells in The La’s, and later The Lightning Seeds. Lars Mullen gets a tour of his guitar collection. “This was a very creative period,” recalls More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul Black Beauty & Epiphone Les Paul Standard Florentine Pro review

Most regard the midrange push of a slab of mahogany as fundamental to the timeless magic of great Les Paul tone. Chris Vinnicombe finds out what happens when you introduce a little air into the equation in the More...