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SMG has unleashed a new weekly series of posts highlighting the latest trends, news and interesting happenings that occur on the Community and SMG blog!

A Week in Review on SMG: November 14, 2011

SMG has unleashed a new weekly series of posts highlighting the latest trends, news and interesting happenings that occur on the Community and SMG blog!

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The history of electric guitars can be traced back to over 70 years ago when a pickup was placed inside an acoustic and a radio was used to amplify the signal. But it didn't take too long before a few great innovators came along to refine the sound, style and functionality and the rest is Rock 'n' Roll!

SMG Poll: What was the Greatest Breakthrough in Electric Guitar?

The history of electric guitars can be traced back to over 70 years ago when a pickup was placed inside an acoustic and a radio was used to amplify the signal. But it didn’t take too long before a few great innovators came along to refine the sound, style and functionality and the rest is […]

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So many contemporary guitarists cite Steve Howe as an integral influence on their playing. Why you ask? To begin with, Howe is so proficient that you'll find him playing styles such as: classical, flamenco, country, jazz and rock. As a result, his compositions incorporate all of the various styles into a sound that can only be called progressive.

SMG Profile: Guitar Virtuoso Steve Howe

So many contemporary guitarists cite Steve Howe as an integral influence on their playing. Why you ask? To begin with, Howe is so proficient that you’ll find him playing styles such as: classical, flamenco, country, jazz and rock. As a result, his compositions incorporate all of the various styles into a sound that can only […]

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Working with Randall, Kirk's plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

SMG Review: Randall Kirk Hammett Signature Series KH120RHS 120W 4×12 Guitar Half Stack

Working with Randall, Kirk’s plans were to develop a half stack that included his three primary signature tones. The KH120RH amp head includes dual-gain stages for classic and modern voiced high-gain tones, as well as a clean channel.

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Bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham inject Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin DNA respectively. As a former Deep Purple singer and bassist, Hughes sounds better now than he ever has. He’s brought back the extended larynx exploding rock scream and does it magnificently.

Black Country Communion – Black Country Communion 2 (J&R Adventures)

Bassist Glenn Hughes and drummer Jason Bonham inject Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin DNA respectively. As a former Deep Purple singer and bassist, Hughes sounds better now than he ever has. He’s brought back the extended larynx exploding rock scream and does it magnificently.

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A Les Paul for those who want a Les Paul with a bit of attitude. It has the sound and playability that you'd expect from a Les Paul. The worn ebony finish is designed to emulate the aesthetic character found in aged instruments. This Les Paul comes with a combination of a single coil P-90 in the neck and a BurstBucker 3 in the bridge.

SMG REVIEW: Gibson Les Paul BFG with Tremolo

A Les Paul for those who want a Les Paul with a bit of attitude. It has the sound and playability that you’d expect from a Les Paul. The worn ebony finish is designed to emulate the aesthetic character found in aged instruments. This Les Paul comes with a combination of a single coil P-90 […]

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