Among the aftershocks that came from that significant shift in the musical environment was the gear favored by the larger guitar playing community.
Ares financial loaned GC a lot of money and is looking to take payment in the form of ownership of the company. Where I come from, that’s a job for the Repo Man.
The music industry is a very small place. And, let’s face it: The wheel was invented decades ago. Since then, everybody has been trying to re-invent it, and some killer pieces of gear have come along the way. Sometimes, though, a piece of gear comes along that is nothing but a blatant rip off.
At the beginning of the year, almost everyone is broke. It is a good time to pick up on some deals.
I love playing bass. It is fun to play and the very epitome of groove.
If you’ve been following, you might’ve noticed that most of my articles lately have been of the what-ever-happened-to variety. That’s because the world of music is in a strange place for me. I’m old enough to remember a time when music took up tangible physical space on my shelf in the form of tapes, records, […]
Ever since the Gibson factories were raided, and then raided again, questions about how the Lacey Act is going to affect the guitar industry have been running rampant in music media outlets. TheToneKing.com wanted to take a closer look at the implications of this law and how the media seems to be going crazy train over it.
Basically, this unnamed retailer sent a letter to manufacturers, telling them to stick their MAP pricing models up their collective asses.
Want to know where your guitars will be coming from and what the future of US guitar manufacturing is? Well, you’re not the only one.
The History was that the ‘80’s were a good ole rockin’ time until Grunge came along and told ‘80’s hair metal to find a quiet place to die. Now, more than 20 years later, bands like Mötley Crüe are some of the biggest grossing acts out there. How did they rise from the dead? Were they even dead to begin with?