It's that time of year again, when dealers and music industry professionals from all over the world make their way to Anaheim, California to check out the latest in musical instruments. Record crowds are again expected and as usual, Epiphone will have a huge presence! Of course there will be a lot of business to take care of but on Saturday night we will again be throwing the BEST party in town for all Epiphone VIPs! This year's show will be at the Hilton Hotel Anaheim in the Pulse Lounge (Main Floor) located at 777 Convention Way, and will feature a great lineup...including:

MATCHBOOK ROMANCE Once known as The Getaway, these four young men rock so well that Epitaph Records had to pluck 'em right off the Internet. Powerful and passionate punk for those who wear their hearts on their sleeves, and dig the sounds of bands like Taking Back Sunday, Jimmy Eat World, and The Used.

CAREY OTT For Carey Ott, former creative force of Chicago based Torben Floor, 2005 has been an extremely busy and life-changing year. He has signed a solo record contract with highly respected Nashville based Dualtone Music Group and made an extremely innovative and timeless record in Nashville with producer Ray Kennedy (Steve Earle, Ron Sexsmith, John Mellencamp) along with co-producer and Chicago musician Ed Tinley (Ike Reilly band / Liz Phair). Carey's debut album entitled "Lucid Dream" is set to be released in early 2006.

TWISTED SISTER Influenced by New York punk bands like the Ramones and Dictators, as well as by traditional heavy metal ensembles, Twisted Sister created brash, simple songs that buzzed with subversive energy, giving the band the appeal of bad-boy cartoon characters. Their third album, Stay Hungry, featured the classic rebel anthem "We're Not Gonna Take It" as well as more uptempo tracks like "Burn in Hell" and “S.M.F.”

ALSO APPEARING - Suzanne Paris with guest Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, and some surprise guests! Here are the details:


Date: January 21, 2006
Time: 7:30 pm until...
Location: Hilton Hotel Anaheim Pulse Lounge – Main Floor
Address: 777 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802
(The “Pulse Room” entrance is inside the Hilton Hotel Lobby Bar – 1st floor)


See your sales rep on the show floor for FREE passes!



Special Thanks to these companies for co-sponsoring this event:

Aguilar Amplification -

Bass Player Magazine -

Frets Magazine -

Grover Musical Products -

Guitar Player Magazine -

Shadow -

Gibson Labs -

Slingerland Drums -

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