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NAMM 2016 Here I Come

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NAMM 2016 Here I Come

This is exciting. What is exciting you may ask? I, Stan Sher founder of Digital Guitar Player will be at NAMM 2016 in a few days for the very first time exploring some of the newest and hottest guitar trends. It is an honor for Digital Guitar Player to attend NAMM 2016. I will be…

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Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra Dynamic Duo

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Reb Beach and Joel Hoekstra Dynamic Duo

(Editor Note: This article was originally written in March of 2015 and has been updated due to unforeseen circumstances.) A new dynamic duo has been created between two of the greatest guitarists in rock. Everyone knows that Whitesnake lost Doug Aldrich because he had other commitments to fulfill. Let’s face it it was time for…

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Live From Austin Texas

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Stevie Ray Vaughan Live From Austin Texas

This week’s #tbt moment is the performance of Steve Ray Vaughan performing ‘Leave My Little Girl Alone’ from ‘Live in Austin, Texas’. This was one of my favorite performances by SRV. I get shivers when I listen to that guitar solo. SRV was on fire that night. This can be seen on the

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Andy Timmons with Danger Danger 1992

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Andy Timmons with Danger Danger 1992

This week’s throwback Thursday is Andy Timmons performing the hit, ‘Naughty Naughty’ live in 1992 with Danger Danger.

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Lynch Mob Covers Killer Bad Company Song

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Lynch Mob Covers Killer Bad Company Song

Lynch Mob comes out with yet another spectacular recording as they prepare for a new album release. The name of the new album is ‘Sun Red Sun’. As a promotional release to get the fans excited they have released a single that covers Bad Company’s legendary song ‘Burnin’ Sky’. This album is due out on…

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Robert Plant Turns Down $800 Milliom

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Robert Plant Turns Down $800 Milliom

We are thinking, “Are you crazy?” when we learn that Robert Plant turns down an $800 million proposal to do a 35 show tour of a Led Zeppelin reunion. Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones were game to do it according to other sources. Jason Bonham would fill in drumming duties if they did do…

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Eric Clapton

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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is a living legend that is responsible for pioneering how guitar is played by most that came after him. The Digital Guitar Player Throwback Thursday for this week is honoring Eric Clapton’s first solo album dating back to 1970 titled, ‘Eric Clapton’. The legendary album included hits like the JJ Cale cover of…

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Phil Collen

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Phil Collen

This is not discussed often by many fans of Phil Collen might not know this. Before, Phil Collen joined Def Leppard and helped them become one of the greatest rock bands on the planet he played guitar in a band called, ‘Girl’ with Phil Lewis who would later be the singer of ‘LA Guns‘. Phil…

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Guitar Battle

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Guitar Battle

Digital Guitar Player wants to celebrate Throwback Thursday this week by honoring the collaboration of eight of greatest guitar players in guitar history. Two of them have been out guitar player of the month. In 1997, these guitar heroes recorded the ‘Guitar Battle’ album where they covered some of the greatest songs in music history….

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Sweet Lynch ‘September’ Video

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Sweet Lynch ‘September’ Video

What an exciting day for metal and hard rock lovers. What an even more exciting day for fans of Dokken, Lynch Mob, George Lynch, Michael Sweet and Stryper. What do you get when you pair up Michael Sweet of Stryper and George Lynch of Dokken and Lynch Mob? You get a combined rock sound of…

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