Category: Featured

Reintroducing The Gittler Guitar from Gittler Instruments

Posted 26 Sep 2012 in Electric Guitar, Featured, General News, News
Gittler Guitar

In the guitar landscape there are so many different styles of guitars for musicians to select from.  Each different guitar has its own unique sounds, feel, tone and ambiance as well as their own look.  Today we are proud to introduce you to a guitar from Gittler Instruments that not only looks like no other guitar on the market but will also provide musicians with a uniquely true sound. First we should give you some background.  Alan Gittler is known…

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is NOT Justin Bieber!

Posted 23 Sep 2012 in Featured, General News, News
Green Day: Billie Joe Armstrong

Yes you read that correctly.  Billie Joe Armstrong had a few things to get off his chest during the Green Day set at the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas.  One of those things was that they are NOT Justin Bieber!  Do you hear that?  Billie Joe said “NOT JUSTIN BIEBER!!!!!” Associated Press Entertainment Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody reports that Billie Joe basically lost his shit, mid-song on stage for everyone with a phone to see and share with…

Metallica: 2009 Quebec City World Magnetic Concerts DVD! You Decide The Setlist!

Posted 23 Sep 2012 in Artist News, Featured, Music, News, Performance
Metallica Death Magnetic

Just the other day Metallica announced that their 2009 World Magnetic concerts from Quebec City will be released as a two disc DVD set combining the best of both shows.  Scheduled for a December release I’d be willing to bet that there will be many happy Metallica fans waking up Christmas morning to find the new concert DVD under the tree. Additionally, and pretty freaking cool if you ask me,  the masters of metal have asked their fans to vote…

Led Zeppelin Reunion?

Posted 22 Sep 2012 in Featured, General News, Music, News, Performance
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin, one of the most influential bands of all time have reunited….ok…I know that is kind of misleading but the surviving members Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones did get back together to hold a press conference to talk about their upcoming DVD entitled Celebration Day.  Celebration Day was filmed back in 2007 as the mighty Led Zeppelin got back together to perform at the O2 Arena in London.  Celebration Day was performed in memory of Ahmet…

Slash finally plays homecoming gig

Posted 25 Jul 2011 in Artist News, Featured

Slash finally came home to Stoke-on-Trent to play his first gig in the city where he lived as a young boy. Tickets were hard to come by. When they went on sale, all 1,500 were snapped up in less than two hours and the line/queue, included fans from the USA and Japan, three generations of one family, and a heavily pregnant woman who said she was hoping the guitar playing would induce birth. “I’ve been wanting to do this for…

The world’s eyes turn to Britain for Friday’s main event

Excitement is mounting around the globe and the newswires hum in the lead up to Friday’s much anticipated big event. Six String Bliss will announce that is only ten days until the release of the first volume of the seminal listener contributed triple album “The British Are Coming”! Volume One will air on a special episode hosted by Alicia and Clint Searcy and will be available to download on 9 May. Volumes Two and Three will follow on 12 May…

Ik Multimedia launches Amplitube 3.5 free download and Custom Shop add-ons

Posted 16 Apr 2011 in Featured, Gear News, Press Releases

In a press release, IK Multimedia have announced a new free download version of Amplitube 3 with a built in feature to access, at a cost, their new Custom Shop features. The free version comes with 4 amps, 9 stomp boxes, 5 speaker cabs, 3 microphones, 2 rack FX and a digital tuner. Good enough as a start but this thing really opens up when you head off to the Custom Shop. You can choose from over 200 models stomp…

Six String Bliss Announces Deadline for “The British Are Coming”

Posted 16 Mar 2011 in Featured, General News, Podcast, Press Releases

Deadline for submissions: April 15th, 2011 Six String Bliss, the longest-running guitar-centric Podcast on the Internet is actively seeking contributions for their upcoming Album release, tentatively titled The British Are Coming. As with all previous Album Projects, this will be a collaborative effort by members of their listening community. The theme of this album is the “anything British”, and we welcome covers of songs by British Isles bands or even originals that pay homage to the British sound. As with…

Kenny Wayne Shepherd to play Hendrix Woodstock Strat

Posted 10 Nov 2010 in Artist News, Featured, Gear News

LOS ANGELES –Kenny Wayne Shepherd will play the same guitar on which Jimi Hendrix played “The Star Spangled Banner” at Woodstock when Shepherd performs Wednesday with the Experience Hendrix Tour in New York. It will be the first time the guitar has been played before a live audience in more than 40 years. Shepherd will also play it on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” that night. Usually the guitar is on display at the Experience Music Project in Seattle. The…

“Trans Genred” Release Set for TONIGHT – October 25th!

Posted 25 Oct 2010 in Featured, General News, Press Releases

Press Release for October 25th, 2010 “Trans Genred” Smashes All Records for Six String Bliss Album Releases! Worldwide Launch – Monday, October 25th, 2010 Six String Bliss is many things: it’s a website, it’s the longest-running guitar podcast on the internet, and it’s a community. What started out as a one-off idea, putting out an album of listener-submitted Christmas songs in December 2007(A Blissful Christmas, Episode 92), became a more ambitious undertaking in November 2008 with the release of Stay…