Tag Archives: guitar

Guitar Boat Is Rockin’ Until It Capsizes

A guitar boat sounds great on paper. It’s a chick magnet. It plays tunes. It can get you down the Yangtze river. Well, maybe not the owner of this boat, Australian singer Josh Pyke. He’d find it difficult once the locals catch up to him with their boats shaped like boats and capsize his ass, sending him down stream quicker ...

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Eddie Van Halens Guitar For Sale

If you’ve ever dreamed of being Eddie Van Halen, now is your one and only chance. Kevin Dugan, the designer behind Eddie’s guitar from his 1986 Van Halen 5150 tour and Van Halen’s Crew Chief for 25 years, is auctioning off that very same guitar for around $35,000 to $48,000 with a starting bid of $25,000. With a price tag ...

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Activision Considers Monthly Subscription Service For Guitar Hero

That’s right, you read correctly: Activision is considering a subscription service to deliver monthly releases of fresh songs for Guitar Hero players. Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith explained: Looking even further out, we’re exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month. As of now, no specific ...

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Heineken Mini-keg Joins A Rock Band

Just because you killed off your Heineken mini-keg all doesn’t mean the fun has to end there. Why not make use of it by turning the keg into a guitar amplifier? eBay seller k_hessler puts these amplifiers together (whilst under the influence) so he can sell them on the Internet for $119.99. There’s nothing specifically noteworthy about this 20W amp, ...

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Harley-Davidson and Fender Team Up For Charity

Don’t fuck with America, baby! We’ll take your charities and donate that shit into oblivion. Case in point: This limited edition run of Fender Stratocasters to celebrate the 105th anniversary of Harley-Davidson, America’s iconic, longest running motorcycle company. Fender Custom Shop has commissioned a limited quantity of strats to be produced and auctioned off to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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DIY: Custom DS Guitar For Guitar Hero: On Tour

Eric Ruckman was one individual disappointed by Guitar Hero: On Tour’s guitar peripheral for the DS. So, in an effort to form gameplay more faithful to the original Guitar Hero, Eric found a wireless PS2 guitar that no one wanted and cut a hole in the controller, removing all the guts. He then managed to connect the buttons of the ...

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DIY Ibanez Tube Screamer Pedal

Since the 1970s, every serious rock and roll guitarist has used Ibanez’s Tube Screamer distortion pedal. I’ve played with an original vintage pedal and some of the later models that use digital processing and let me tell you: the original still remains king. The tone is so perfect for a humbucker and a Marshall that it’s truly scary. Unfortunately, the ...

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Tesla Coil Guitar Amp

Not much is known about this video except that a guy built a Tesla coil and used it as a guitar amplifier. Each note he plays, lightning and electricity shoot out from a device sitting in his living room. Does it look incredibly unsafe? Absolutely. Is it rock and roll? You bet your ass it is. Link

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KAWS x John Mayer Guitar Picks

Looks like artist KAWS is up to his dirty tricks again. And by dirty tricks, I mean creative works of art. This time around, it’s a set of uniquely designed guitar picks that were made in collaboration with guitarist John Mayer. Each pick is signed and dated by both KAWS and Mayer and won’t be available to the general public. ...

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Peak Releases New Full-Size Guitar Hero Controller

You’ll never look cool playing on those plastic guitars from Red Octane that feel like they were designed for a gnome. It’s a good thing Peak is releasing these full-size wood guitars for the PS2 and PS3. Sorry, Wii and 360 rockers, looks like you’ll be playing the world’s smallest violin. Both Guitar Hero and Rock Band are compatible with ...

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