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Contest: Win a Pluginz Jack Rack keychain holder

Posted by on November 29, 2016

A few weeks ago, we spoke to Atreyu’s Dan Jacobs about Pluginz, a company that makes, among other things, keychain holders that will be of particular interest to guitarists. Their “Jack Rack” line of keychain holders look like a guitar head, and you connect the keys by plugging in a 1/4 inch jack with a keychain […]

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The most metal keychain holder ever? Atreyu’s Dan Jacobs talks Pluginz

Posted by on November 15, 2016

  Ever have a crazy idea that you think might work? Mike Stricklin did. He had an idea for wall-mounted keychain holder that looked like a guitar head and used actual 1/4 inch jacks as keychains. After partnering up with Rock World Merchandise, a company founded by Atreyu’s Dan Jacobs and his brother Joe, the three […]

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Zakk Wylde leaves Gibson and Marshall

Posted by on January 28, 2015

As expected, Black LAbel Society mastermind Zakk Wylde is leaving Gibson Guitars and Marshall Amps and is striking out on his own line, called Wylde Audio. This news comes from an interview at NAMM, in a roomful of prototypes of his new line of guitars (which he calls fiddles) and amps. Said Wylde in the video […]

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Zakk Wylde to debut guitar company at NAMM

Posted by on January 23, 2015

Whether it’s as the longtime guitarist of Ozzy Osbourne’s band or his own Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde is one of the most recognizable guitarists currently playing. He’s going to be taking that notoriety and launching his own company called Wylde Audio. His new company is expected to sell his own line of guitars, amps, […]

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Jeff Hanneman Memorial Takes Place Minus WBC

Posted by on May 24, 2013

You’ve gotta give the Westboro Baptist Church at least this: they know when they’re outnumbered. The Jeff Hanneman public memorial went off without a hitch last night, as several thousand mourners packed the Hollywood Palladium. Speakers for the event included Hanneman’s bandmate Kerry King, Metal Blade president Brian Slagel,  and former Grim Reaper guitarist and […]

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April 5th Cements Status As One Of The Darkest Days In Music History

Posted by on April 5, 2012

As you’ve probably heard by now, Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall Amplifiers, died earlier today. The Marshall amp is synonymous with rock and roll, and while Marshall led a long and fulfilling life, the same can’t be said for Layne Staley, Kurt Cobain and former KISS guitarist Mark St. John, all of whom died on […]

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