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1959 – Robert Zimmerman Graduates From Hibbing HS

June 5, 1959 A young kid named Robert Zimmerman, a greaser of sorts known for his long hair and black leather jackets, graduates from Hibbing High School in Hibbing, MN. Within a few years, he…

1972 – Pink Floyd Begin To Record Dark Side of the Moon

June 4, 1972 Pink Floyd begin to record their next album, tentatively titled Eclipse, at Abbey Road Studios in London. It would eventually be released as Dark Side of the Moon. Releases 1962:The Beach Boys,…

1959 – Billboard Magazine Splits Chart – One For Mono & One For Stereo

June 3, 1959 Billboard Magazine responds to the growing popularity of stereophonic recordings by splitting its album chart in two: one chart for mono, one for stereo. Releases 1967:The Doors, “Light My Fire” 1972:The Eagles,…

1976 – Paul McCartney and Wings Set Indoor Stadium Attendance Record

June 2, 1976 Paul McCartney and Wings set a new indoor stadium attendance record of 67,100 at the Seattle Kingdome. Releases 1956:Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps, “Be-Bop-A-Lula” 1965:James Brown, “Papa’s Got A Brand New…

1961 – Experimental FM Stereo Heard For First Time

June 1, 1961 Experimental FM stereo is heard for the first time in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Schenectady, NY markets. Releases 1966:The Rolling Stones, Aftermath 1971:Joni Mitchell, Blue 1973:Paul Simon, There Goes…

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Variax Guitar Collection

Variax Guitar Collection

A REMARKABLE COLLECTION OF GUITARS Amazing tone. And plenty of mojo. In our quest for the ultimate guitar tones, we…

Boz – IMPERIAL DELAY 1.5

Boz – IMPERIAL DELAY 1.5

Here is a list of the new features: Separate control over Left and Right delays New Presets Better Preset Management…

Peavey Power Slide™

Peavey Power Slide™

Overview Item #: 00567940 It’s not a Lap Steel, not a Dobro, and it’s not a conventional steel guitar. This…

Fender “John Popper” Signature Harmonica

Fender “John Popper” Signature Harmonica

SIGNATURE PERFORMANCE AND SOUND Fender creates instantly recognizable tools of the trade for the world’s most demanding musicians, including Blues…

Blackstar – ID:Core BEAM Super Wide Stereo Guitar Amp

Blackstar – ID:Core BEAM Super Wide Stereo Guitar Amp

Blackstar is proud to introduce the new ID:Core BEAM. Based on the control set of the critically acclaimed and best-selling…

Martin Guitars LE-HMSD 2015

Martin Guitars LE-HMSD 2015

  The Basics This Limited Edition model features an HMS Dreadnought printed on a Sitka spruce top with Martin’s Vintage…

‘Sound System’ is Back

‘Sound System’ is Back

LONDON, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire – Bowers & Wilkins Sound System, the monolithic speaker stack from the British audio innovators, makes a…

Celestial Effects Releases the Sagittarius Overdrive Boost

Celestial Effects Releases the Sagittarius Overdrive Boost

SAGITTARIUS OVERDRIVE BOOST The Sagittarius Overdrive Boost includes two great discrete effects in one space saving pedal. A very transparent…

Carl Martin Releases the Octaswitch Mk3

Carl Martin Releases the Octaswitch Mk3

Denmark (May 6, 2015) — The Octa MK3 has the exact same features as the Octa MKII but in a…

Vox – V847 Wah Pedal

Vox – V847 Wah Pedal

Based on the specifications of the original pedal developed by VOX in the ’60s, the new Wah-Wah offers guitarists the…

VOX – AC10 Custom

VOX – AC10 Custom

The AC10 was one of the first amplifiers to bear the VOX name and has long been adored for his…

IK Multimedia Introduces UltraTuner

IK Multimedia Introduces UltraTuner

Ultra-accurate – Ultra-fast – Ultra-responsive If you’re looking for the most accurate instrument and calibration tuner for iOS, then you’ve…

Cry Baby® Wah Wah GCB95

Cry Baby® Wah Wah GCB95

When people talk about wah-wah pedals, they’re talking about the Cry Baby Wahs. This is the one that created some…

Soundbrenner Pulse – World’s First Wearable Device for Musicians

Soundbrenner Pulse – World’s First Wearable Device for Musicians

March 31, 2015 06:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time BERLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Until now, the wearables revolution in technology has centered mostly on…

Line 6 Firehawk FX Now Available

Line 6 Firehawk FX Now Available

Calabasas, Calif.—April 2, 2015—Line 6, Inc. today announced the worldwide availability of Firehawk™ FX, a powerful new multi-effect guitar processor…

EVH® Debuts Exclusive Up Close & PersonalEddie Van Halen GoPro Video

EVH® Debuts Exclusive Up Close & PersonalEddie Van Halen GoPro Video

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 18, 2015) – EVH is proud to announce the release of a brand new exclusive video of…

Fender® Releases New Standard Series Guitar

Fender® Releases New Standard Series Guitar

For modern guitarists who want heavy and aggressive tone, the STANDARD STRATOCASTER® HH is armed with two Blacktop™ open-coil humbucking…

Zivix’s jamstik to Donate Hundreds of SmartGuitars to Educational Organizations

Zivix’s jamstik to Donate Hundreds of SmartGuitars to Educational Organizations

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zivix, the technology company striving to make music accessible to everyone, continued its commitment to education, announcing more than…

Line 6 Relay G70 Digital Guitar Wireless Revolutionary System

Line 6 Relay G70 Digital Guitar Wireless Revolutionary System

CALABASAS, Calif.—March 31, 2015— Line 6, Inc. today announced the availability of the Relay® G70 digital wireless system. Delivering next-generation…

T. Graham Brown – Chordbuddy

T. Graham Brown – Chordbuddy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2015) – ChordBuddy is the brand new innovative guitar learning system that is perfect for guitar…

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Bill Towner – RedNovaDigital

Bill Towner – RedNovaDigital

    My Photography is my passion. For me it is a never ending quest to capture and develop images…