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Gear Wars Live Febuary 2


Im excited to announce the first ever Live Gear Wars coming your way on Saturday February 2 at 11am central time. The live hangout with be hosted by Matt Blades and M. Sawyer along with eight patreon members. The show will air on the patreon page as well as the website. So please join us!

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Ladies Signature Guitars


A recent study indicates that 50% of all new guitarists are women. Gee I think someone predicted a rise in female guitarists. Oh yeah! It was Phil McKnight!

 Inspired by Phil’s videos, Anne, a member of the Know Your Gear community has compiled a comprehensive list of Ladies Signature Guitars with links to more info on each guitar. To check out this amazing list click the box below. To see the video where Phil talks about the growth of lady guitarists click this link:

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Sharpen Your Axe - Coming Soon


Sharpen Your Axe is a new feature we are adding to the website. We will showcase modded guitars from the community along with giving you all the info you need to start sharpening your axe. Look for it soon!

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Mark Morton of Lamb Of God Releases the song "Cross Off" Featuring the Late Chester Bennington

The world of music suffered a terrible loss on July 20, 2017 when Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington passed away of an apparent suicide. Bennington‘s unique voice was unmistakable, and his contribution to music is incontrovertible. 

This week Benningtons fantastic voice can be heard once again in the newly released single "Cross Off." The Song was released by Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton. 

Chester, rest in peace and thank you for the gift of your music.

If you or anyone you know is suffering from depression and is considering ending their life, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. 

The world is better with you in it.

Listen To “Cross Off” Here!

Blackstar launches HT-20R MkII head and combo

Finally! A new TUBE amp to tell you about. Could this amp signal the death of the digital modeler? Well, no. But it sure is fun to think about! 

The new Blackstar HT-20R MKII is a 20-watt amp that features a single ECC83 preamp valve and two EL84 power amp valves (as opposed to the rest of the range’s EL34s), plus clean and overdrive channels, and the ability to drop the wattage down to two watts.

Each channel boasts two footswitchable voices: the clean features American and British voices, while the overdrive includes Classic and High-Gain.

I challenge all of you digital guys and gals to try out a real amp! For more info click the box below.

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Want to know about Phillip McKnight?

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