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Wayne Static Rocks Fans At Guitar Trader

10.11.2004
Wayne Static Rocks Fans At Guitar Trader
Wayne Static and Tripp Eison of Static X appeared recently at San Diego Epiphone dealer Guitar Trader, meeting fans, signing autographs and posing for pics. The band was playing the SOMA venue that evening, but Wayne and Tripp graciously took time out to stop by Guit...
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Metallica On The Jane Pauley Show

10.11.2004
Metallica On The Jane Pauley Show
They've sold 90 million albums and have gone beyond their cult-like status to become one of the most famous heavy metal bands of all time. But on the September 30th episode of the Jane Pauley Show we saw a very different side of Metallica. Conflicts that came abo...
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Emilio Navaira With His Masterbilt DR-500R

10.11.2004
Emilio Navaira With His Masterbilt DR-500R
Grammy winner Emilio Navaira recently performed a sold out show in San Antonio, Texas with his Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500R. In Emilio's own words, "Estas guitars typo Masterbilts, llegan nivel de leyenda! Esta es para mi" Translation (These Masterbilt guitars are...
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Paul McCartney to donate first Signature 1964 Epiphone Texan

10.08.2004
Paul McCartney to donate first Signature 1964 Epiphone Texan
The first Paul McCartney signature Texan, a replica of the 1964 Epiphone guitar that McCartney used to write and perform “Yesterday,” will be auctioned to benefit Adopt-A-Minefield, the landmine clearance and survivor assistance campaign supported by Paul and his wife Heather Mills McCartney. Texa...
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Epiphone kicks off Lennon birthday events with Casinos on eBay

10.08.2004
Epiphone kicks off Lennon birthday events with Casinos on eBay
In celebration of John Lennon’s birthday (Oct. 9), Epiphone has teamed with eBay to auction a set of limited-edition reissues of Lennon’s Epiphone Casino. The sale of the “1965” and “Revolution” models kicks off a series of worldwide events, including a new exhibit in the John Lennon Museum in...
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Gibson Guitar Launches Worldwide Programs for John Lennon's Birthday

10.07.2004
Gibson Guitar Launches Worldwide Programs for John Lennon
Nashville, Tennessee..October 7, 2004….In celebration of John Lennon’s birthday, Gibson Guitar has launched several major global programs honoring the late musician’s enormous contribution to music and the world. From Nashville, Tennessee, to Vianen, The Netherlands, and on to Tokyo, Japan, Gibson...
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Epiphone Teams Up With Forty5South To Benefit Speedway Childrens Charities

09.30.2004
Epiphone Teams Up With Forty5South To Benefit Speedway Childrens Charities
If you were at the Dover International Speedway on Saturday, September 25th for the Busch Stacker 200 you saw a great race won by Martin Truex. The win was the fifth of the year for Truex, tying him with rookie Kyle Busch and Greg Biffle for the most on the circuit. ...
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Epiphone Joins Electronic Arts (EA) For Launch Of Computer Game

09.30.2004
Epiphone Joins Electronic Arts (EA) For Launch Of Computer Game
Epiphone has announced a much anticipated partnership with EA (Electronic Arts) for the computer game “Burnout 3: Takedown.” Featuring more than 40 songs from bands including Jimmy Eat World, Ramones, Autopilot Off, Yellowcard and New Found Glory, the new game has mo...
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The Epiphone Joe Perry Boneyard Les Paul

09.30.2004
The Epiphone Joe Perry Boneyard Les Paul
The Epiphone "Joe Perry Boneyard" Les Paul Standard Reprinted from Guitar & Bass Magazine - UK October 2004 (Vol 15, No 6) EPIPHONE BONEYARD Now, this is quite some looker. The Boneyard's maple cap has been stained to emphasize the grain, then fini...
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An interview with Tony Iommi

09.30.2004
An interview with Tony Iommi
Just a few hours before Black Sabbath’s Ozzfest show in Tampa (Sept. 2), guitarist Tony Iommi’s thoughts were on the weather – and it wasn’t just because hurricane Frances had caused their scheduled tour finale in Miami to be cancelled. Weather had made the entir...
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A Conversation With Doug Fieger Of The Knack

09.29.2004
A Conversation With Doug Fieger Of The Knack
In the late 1970's, four young men were taking the Sunset Strip by storm. Together, Doug Fieger, (vocals/guitar); Berton Averre, (guitar); Prescott Niles, (bass) and Bruce Gary, (drums) called themselves The Knack and their music described by some as pure pop was mak...
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Featured Dealer - Ben Jack's Arkansas Music

09.29.2004
Featured Dealer - Ben Jack
Originally in the pedal steel manufacturing business, Ben Jack opened his music retail store in 1963 following a fire that consumed his BEJAY pedal steel plant. Ben not only manufactured pedal steels but was also an accomplished player, performing and with Hank Thomp...
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