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G&L Tribute Series ASAT Junior II

Read more about G&L Tribute Series ASAT Junior II at With its off-red Irish Ale finish and body shape, G&L's ASAT Junior II looks identical to the recently-reviewed Tribute ASAT Deluxe II from a distance. But superstitious readers fearing the ill fortune a doppelgänger brings can relax; with two P-90 soapbar pickups, the Junior is a different beast entirely. Anyone who's had some fun ...

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KILLER BE KILLED To Make Its Live Debut At Next Year's SOUNDWAVE Festival

KILLER BE KILLED, the new band comprised of Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, ex-SEPULTURA), Greg Puciato (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN), Troy Sanders (MASTODON) and Dave Elitch (ex-THE MARS VOLTA), will make its live debut as part of next year's edition of Australia's Soundwave XV festival, set to take place February 21-22 at Bonython Park in Adelaide and Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne and February 28- and March 1 a ...

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Audio samples of the last five songs from PLANETARY COALITION's 14-track debut album, which was released on November 11, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. An ethnically flavored collective of diverse musicians from all over the world, PLANETARY COALITION is driven by the acoustic guitar of Alex Skolnick, whose work spans jazz (ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO), metal (TESTAMENT), and world music (RODRIGO Y GABRI ...

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AT THE GATES: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Gothenburg Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of AT THE GATES' November 27 performace at Trädgår'n in Gothenburg, Sweden can be seen below. AT THE GATES's new album, "At War With Reality", was released on October 28 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The CD, which sold 7,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 53 on The Billboard 200 chart, was recorded at Studio F ...

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Russell Simmons Discusses New Era of Music Industry

In a recent interview with Grammy U and All Def Digital, Def Jams' Russell Simmons spoke about the recent shift in the music industry - a shift he believes has taken the industry away from a royalty based formula. Simmons discussed All Def Digital, his new project with Steve Rifkind in partnership with Universal Music Group and Samsung. He highlighted the platform's matchmaking capabilities for artists to m ...

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How Pentatonix Built a Social Media Powerhouse

By Dave Kusek on Sonicbids Blog For many musicians, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are just different places to post the same thing. This approach can work, but if you really want to grow your fanbase and attract a dedicated following, you need to give each platform its own role and use it to drive traffic to your other channels. In the end, you'll end up with a funnel that drives potential fans to connect, ...

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Tom Lippincott: Harmonic Major Scale and The Joy of Practicing

Full master class at: 10% OFFFor decades, jazz musicians have been utilizing harmonies and sounds from the major, harmonic minor, and melodic minor scales, as well as symmetrical scales like whole tone, diminished, and augmented. Another scale, named by Rimsky-Korsakov in 1885, hasn’t been implemented nearly as much: the harmonic major scale. In recent years, some ...

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Ola Englund: Randall 667 Play through

★ SUBSCRIBE - I'm Ola Englund, guitar player in the bands The Haunted and Feared. This right here is my Youtube channel containing mostly guitar amplifier test videos but also guitar test videos as well as Production tutorials etc.► Facebook -► Blog -► Feared - http://www.fearedband.comSignal chain - Washburn Solar 6 - Randall ...

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