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    This Week in Rock History, December 5 – December 11
    From the tragic deaths of Dimebag Darrell, John Lennon and Otis Redding’s entire band to the kidnapping of Frank Sinatra, Jr., the week of Dec. 5 through 11 is a tough one in the world of rock ‘n’ roll.
    This Week in Rock History, Nov. 28 – Dec. 4
    Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. A long-running music awards show made its television debut, a pioneering hard rock band officially came to an end, and a revered alternative group entered the Top 10 chart for the very first time.
    10 Albums That Changed Rock Guitar
    In this feature we examine 10 albums that broke fresh ground for rock guitar, and created new paths for players to explore new styles and genres. Feel free to chime in with albums we missed, in the comments section.
    Record Store Day: Black Friday 2016 Guide
    From the Rolling Stones to Jerry Garcia, here are some Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 highlights.
    This Week in Rock History, November 21 - 27
    This particular week in rock history contains the release of no less than three Beatles albums and sadly the death of a rock music icon.
    Interview: The Pretty Reckless Guitarist Ben Phillips Talks ES-335s, New Album
    Interview: Ben Phillips chats with Gibson.com about the Pretty Reckless' new album and why he says Gibson guitars are so “meticulously built.”
    Introducing the Gibson Custom Mark Knopfler ‘58 Les Paul
    Gibson Custom announces the release of the limited edition Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul guitar, a precise replica of Knopfler’s beloved ’58 that accompanied him on stage and in the studio since the 1990s.
    Slide Your Way to the Top
    I love the expressiveness associated with playing slide guitar - the possibilities are endless! Thanks to Gibson's G-FORCE system it's never been easier to dial up an open tuning and play some mean slide. Here are five suggestions of awesome slide guitar tunes you may want to try out.
    This Week in Rock History, November 14 – November 20
    Check out some memorable music events this week in rock, including the birth of Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett to the release of Led Zeppelin’s Coda.
    Greg Martin Talks Guitar Playing, Gibsons, and Kentucky Headhunters Latest Album
    The late Duane Allman once said the phrase “southern rock” could be re-phrased as “rock rock” – his point being that all rock and roll springs from southern roots. The Kentucky Headhunters embody that notion in a big way, as their latest album, On Safari, proves.