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Mary Ford's 1961 Gibson SG Les Paul Custom is up for grabs

You can now bid on the special white Gibson SG of Les Paul's ex-wife, as shown on a recent episode of the Pawn Stars reality TV show. Update: The winning bid was

MIA Music Awards 2011 Winners

The 2011 MIA Music Awards was recently concluded with Cliff Cooper of Orange Amps bagging the Living Legend Award.

2012 Music Scholarships from ICMP

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London is giving £30,000 worth of one-year Higher Diploma course scholarships for deserving applicants to both UK and international students.

Find Your Fit - Meet Taylor Guitar Experts

Taylor's Find Your Fit 2011 will bring Taylor factory experts to local Taylor dealers to help you find the right Guitar to fit your needs.

Recycled Spruce on Martin Performing Artist Series Guitars

Martin will unveil the new Performing Artist series with FSC Certified Spruce tops recycled from Canadian bridge timbers.

Gibson Through The Lens Photo Exhibit

The British Music Experience is showcasing Gibson Guitars in "Gibson Through The Lens" - and will run the exhibit until January 31, 2012.

RollingStone's 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

Love them or hate them, RollingStone has published their list of 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time, with Jimi Hendrix leading the way.

The Guitar Collection Book published by Epic Ink

Epic Ink has released The Guitar Collection, a book that features 150 of the most significant guitars of all time.

Jimmy Page Nominated for Knighthood

Former Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page is being nominated for Knighthood by British MP Louise Mensch.

Martin Guitar Expands with a New Distribution Center

Martin Guitar is meeting the increasing demand for their guitars by opening a new distribution center in Easton, PA.

Music Aid for Joplin Auction headed by Orange Amplification raises $10,000

Orange Amps' Music Aid for Joplin Auction raised $10,000 to help Glory Days Music Store owner Dave Peterson after a devastating tornado hit Joplin last May.

V-Rock DL100 is now Mark Tremonti's amp of choice

Voodoo Amplification founder Trace Davis confirmed that Mark Tremonti of Creed & Alter Bridge is now touring with the V-Rock DL100.

Giant Guitar sitting atop a 6 meter pole was stolen

A giant six foot guitar that rested on a 6 meter high pole was stolen in North Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

A piece of John Lennon, his tooth, will go to the highest bidder

A literal piece of John Lennon is to be auctioned off in November, his own tooth which he gave to his former housekeeper Dot Jarlett as a souvenir.

Lenny Kravitz will be using 3rd POWER Speaker Cabinets on his 2011 world tour

Lenny's tech Alex Alvarez, confirms that they will be upgrading their speaker cabinets for the 2011 world tour - with 3rd POWER Speaker Cabinets

India Arie joined the Luna family of artists

India Arie, an artist and guitar player who have sold more than 8 million albums worldwide, has joined the family of Luna artists.

Chinese Frogs Jamming in the Wild with their Guitar like Croaks

Chinese frogs are found jamming with their pals, showing off their trademark licks via their guitar sounding croaks.

Man Thwarts Intruder With His Guitar

Man defends his home by thwarting his intruder with his guitar.

Fender Telecaster stolen from a Casket

A Fender Telecaster was brought back from the grave, allegedly stolen from a casket of a 67-year-old Army veteran by a Wisconsin cemetery worker.

Duff McKagan Fender Snowboard Bass Guitar

Every Third Thursday featured a Fender snowboard built for Duff McKagan from one of his signature bass guitars.

100 Worst Cover Songs

I love countdowns when they are pointless fun. RetroCRUSH has taken a look at the 100 worst cover songs of all time. However, unlike the usual worst cover countdowns, retroCRUSH has included some real gems.

Weezer and Ernie Ball

Weezer's Scott Shriner Joins the Ernie Ball Family


By IAN MUNRO of The Age, Melbourne

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