Epiphone news

Throughout June 2015, Epiphone is celebrating the 100th birthday of longtime mentor Les Paul. Buy any Epiphone Les Paul guitar or bass for $299 or more during the month of June and receive a free copy of The Epiphone Guitar

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Best of 2014 competition winner announced!

Back in October we asked BGM readers to nominate your favourite bass-related event of 2014. You responded with a flood of entries, some hilarious, many serious, but all highly gratifying: the winning entry goes to Robert Mitchell, who nominated his daughter

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JJ Burnel signature Shuker on the way!

Watch out for Stranglers bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel’s new signature bass, made by master luthier Jon Shuker. It’s the third signature Shuker that JJ has played over his nine-year association with Jon. We’ll be reviewing it soon as part of our

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New BGM out next week!

We’re utterly chuffed with the new issue of Bass Guitar Magazine, out next week. It’s the annual London Bass Guitar Show issue, with previews of the artists and gear at the show on 1 and 2 March. The line-up is

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We’re at the world’s biggest gear event: expect a full report in our next issue. Meanwhile, feast your eyes on these amazing Mayones basses! Can we fit them in our hand luggage…?  

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‘One For The Road: How To Be A Music Tour Manager’ hits UK bookstores

Mark Workman takes you behind the scenes of some of the biggest rock bands of the past 20 years

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Do you want a ticket to ride?

Visit Ebay’s ticket resale outlet Stubhub.

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Diamond dealers

News and views from the world of bass guitar

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Rubber sole

A slick little invention that fans claim enhances their playing

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Reed all about it

Paul Reed Smith announced two new bass models for 2013

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