Monthly Archives: September 2012

Top Ten Classic Rock Guitars

  10. Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Fender SRV Stratocaster The Stevie Ray Vaughn Stratocaster signature model was based on Vaughn’s favorite guitar, “Number One”, also called his “First Wife”. The SRV Stratocaster was in the works in the late ‘80’s with a planned release date in 1989. Stevie’s touring and recording schedule, however, delayed its release. […]

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Dick Dale: King of the Surf Guitar

The Amps Behind the Sound With a style that influenced greats like Hendrix and Van Halen, he’s been called the “Father of Heavy Metal” by Guitar Player Magazine. The “breakneck” speed of his Dick Dale’s surf guitar, his single trademark staccato picking technique, as well as his incredible showmanship are considered the precursors to heavy […]

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For the Red Rocker, Gibson Still Rocks!

Sammy Hagar is American rock royalty. The rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and musician started with the hard rock band Montrose in the 70’s and is still rocking strong. Today, Hagar brings his scorching vocals and Gibson-fueled riffs to the super-group Chickenfoot comprised of  Joe Satriani on lead guitar, Michael Anthony of Van Halen on bass, […]

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