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Jimi Hendrix named greatest guitarist of all time

Jimi Hendrix named greatest guitarist of all time

Musicroom November 25, 2011 0

Rock legend Jimi Hendrix has been named as the greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone. A panel of 58 music experts and influential guitarists voted and gave their thoughts on the greatest

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Gibson launches first composite-fingerboard guitars

Gibson launches first composite-fingerboard guitars

Musicroom November 24, 2011 0

Gibson Guitars has unveiled its first range of instruments made with composite fingerboards. It was forced to change the materials it uses to make guitars after the federal government in the US clamped down

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Fender unveils Modern Player series

Fender unveils Modern Player series

Musicroom November 8, 2011 0

Fender has unveiled its new Modern Player series of guitars to welcome new players to the brand. Designed as entry-level instruments, the eight electric guitars have modern features and classic looks, with one in

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Cher Lloyd has dreams of working with Nicki Minaj

Cher Lloyd has dreams of working with Nicki Minaj

Musicroom October 24, 2011 0

Cher Lloyd has spoken of her dream to work on a song with hip hop star Nicki Minaj. Speaking to this month’s issue of Flavour magazine, the former X Factor contestant said that the

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The Stone Roses reunion gigs sell out in minutes

The Stone Roses reunion gigs sell out in minutes

Musicroom October 24, 2011 0

The Stone Roses‘ forthcoming reunion gigs have been sold out in little over one hour. Two gigs had been planned at Manchester’s Heaton Park, but after release they were sold out in 14 minutes

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Musicroom backs Band of the Year

Musicroom backs Band of the Year

Musicroom October 21, 2011 0

For the first time in its history, Musicroom is the main sponsor of this year’s Derbyshire Times Band of the Year competition. The contest is a countywide “battle of the bands”, which has been

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Richard Gere guitar sale raises nearly $1m

Richard Gere guitar sale raises nearly $1m

Musicroom October 14, 2011 1

An auction of 106 vintage guitars collected by Hollywood actor Richard Gere has raised $936,438 (£595,000) for charity. The actor developed a hobby for collecting important acoustic and electric guitars and amplifiers and the

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Richard Gere to sell vintage guitar collection

Richard Gere to sell vintage guitar collection

Musicroom October 7, 2011 0

Hollywood actor Richard Gere is to auction off over 100 vintage guitars from a collection that has taken 20 years to build. The sale will take place on October 11th in New York and

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Nirvana’s Nevermind enters UK album chart

Nirvana’s Nevermind enters UK album chart

Musicroom October 3, 2011 0

One of the biggest rock albums of the 1990s, Nirvana’s Nevermind, has re-entered the UK album chart, 20 years after it was first released. A special anniversary edition of the album was released last

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Yamaha launches concept amps for practice

Yamaha launches concept amps for practice

Musicroom September 30, 2011 0

Yamaha has unveiled its brand new concept guitar amplifiers with speakers, specifically designed for practice sessions. The retro-design THR series will change the way guitarists are used to playing with the revolutionary design and

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