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    David Coverdale: The Guitarists’ Vocalist
    David Coverdale has worked with some of the greatest players in the history of rock guitar, including Ritchie Blackmore, Steve Vai, Joel Hoekstra, John Sykes and Jimmy Page. But he’s no slouch on the instrument himself.
    5 Quintessentially English Bands
    The Beatles, The Kinks, The Smiths... they are not only classic groups but also boast an inherent “Englishness”. Here's why!
    Buddy Guy Still Has the Blues
    Blues legend Buddy Guy is still going strong, playing the guitar and commanding the stage like a man half his age. We caught Guy live in concert at the House of Blues in Anaheim, California, for a history lesson on Chicago blues.
    5 Gibson Pro Audio Artists to Follow on Twitter
    One way to get to know the Gibson Pro Audio offerings better is by following artists who rely on Stanton, KRK Systems, Onkyo and Cerwin-Vega! on Twitter. Here are five Gibson Pro Audio players to follow.
    Rhythm Kings: 10 Giants of Rhythm Guitar
    Ask any great player about rhythm guitar, and he or she will likely tell you that rhythm playing is an undervalued art form. While lead players get most of the glory, rhythm players supply much of the foundation upon which those lead lines can soar. Of course, many superb guitarists have deftly toggled between the lead and rhythm roles.
    Why Choose Stanton?
    Stanton, one of Gibson’s Pro Audio offerings, offers high-quality, professional audio products for DJs. Why choose Stanton? DJs dish.
    Comparing 2011 and 2015 Les Paul Traditionals
    My main workhorse for a few years has been my 2011 Gibson Les Paul Traditional. I love this guitar to bits. I selected it out of about ten or twelve different Traditionals, knowing that while each would sound like a Les Paul should, each individual piece of wood has its own visual and sonic character. So when a 2015 Gibson Les Paul Traditional came to visit for a magazine review, I was intrigued to compare the two.
    Why I’m Daydreaming About The Les Paul Classic 7-String
    The Les Paul Classic 7-String is a little different to the 7-string versions of the Flying V and Explorer. Its passive pickups immediately place it in more of a traditional Gibson category, extra string notwithstanding. It has a mahogany body with traditional weight relief, glued-in mahogany neck with one-piece 22 fret rosewood fingerboard and a 12” fingerboard radius, all of which you can find on many different Les Pauls across the range.
    Five 2015 Gibsons at Around $1K
    New generation Gibson guitars are more affordable than ever, with improved technology and playability. Here are five high-quality examples for about $1K or less.
    Gibson Collectors Choice Les Pauls
    Gibson Custom craft astounding repro's of Les Pauls made famous by Gary Moore, Tom Scholz, Aerosmith, Bernie Marsden and more. Here's a quick guide.