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Country Guitar Pioneer Leon Rhodes Dies

Leon Rhodes, one of the most-beloved players from the golden age of country music, died December 9 at his home near Nashville. He was 85. Rhodes was born March 10, 1932, and learned the rudiments of playing on his older brother’s guitar before his father bought one for him when he was 14. By 16, ... ...

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Country Guitar Pioneer Leon Rhodes Dies

Leon Rhodes, one of the most-beloved players from the golden age of country music, died December 9 at his home near Nashville. He was 85. Rhodes was born March 10, 1932, and learned the rudiments of playing on his older brother’s guitar before his father bought one for him when he was 14. By 16, ... ...

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Motörhead Guitarist “Fast Eddie” Clarke Passes

  Edward Allan “Fast Eddie” Clarke, guitarist in the classic lineup of Motörhead and later in Fastway, passed away January 10. He was 67 and was in a hospital being treated for pneumonia. With drummer Phil Taylor and bassist Lemmy Kilmister, Clarke recorded hard-hitting Motörhead albums including the powerful Ace Of Spades. Wielding a feel-heavy ... ...

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Motörhead Guitarist “Fast Eddie” Clarke Passes

  Edward Allan “Fast Eddie” Clarke, guitarist in the classic lineup of Motörhead and later in Fastway, passed away January 10. He was 67 and was in a hospital being treated for pneumonia. With drummer Phil Taylor and bassist Lemmy Kilmister, Clarke recorded hard-hitting Motörhead albums including the powerful Ace Of Spades. Wielding a feel-heavy ... ...

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Tech 21 Introduces VT Bass 200 Combo 

Tech 21’s VT Bass 200 combo pairs an analog SansAmp preamp with a Class D power amp in a rear-ported 1×12 cab. Its Character control moves between voicings while the Shift button alters frequencies within the circuit. Other controls include Drive, which adjusts gain and overdrive, Bite activates a presence boost, and its active tone ... ...

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PRS Introduces Hollowbody II 594 Limited Edition

The PRS Hollowbody II 594 Limited Edition has a figured-maple top and back, blue paua purfling, mahogany sides, a 24.594” scale, mahogany neck, African Blackwood fingerboard with maple binding and Agoya bird inlays with blue paua outlines, African Blackwood headstock veneer with maple binding and eagle inlay of Agoya with blue paua outline, blue paua ... ...

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PRS Introduces Hollowbody II 594 Limited Edition

The PRS Hollowbody II 594 Limited Edition has a figured-maple top and back, blue paua purfling, mahogany sides, a 24.594” scale, mahogany neck, African Blackwood fingerboard with maple binding and Agoya bird inlays with blue paua outlines, African Blackwood headstock veneer with maple binding and eagle inlay of Agoya with blue paua outline, blue paua ... ...

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Khan Audio Launches Pak Guitar Amps

The Khan Pak guitar amp uses a pair of 6AQ5 tubes in a single- or two-channel format that produce switchable output from 10 to 18 watts. Controls include Gain, Master, and three-band EQ, while other features include a buffered effects loop, 16-/8-ohm impedance, a speaker-compensated line out, and internal load resistor for silent use. Learn ... ...

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Khan Audio Launches Pak Guitar Amps

The Khan Pak guitar amp uses a pair of 6AQ5 tubes in a single- or two-channel format that produce switchable output from 10 to 18 watts. Controls include Gain, Master, and three-band EQ, while other features include a buffered effects loop, 16-/8-ohm impedance, a speaker-compensated line out, and internal load resistor for silent use. Learn ... ...

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