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Frank Zappa & The Gibson SG

I’ll never forget it — an image of Frank Zappa, Gibson SG in hand, shirt off, long hair and commanding moustache, pictured in black and white in the pages of one of my guitar instructional books when I was ten years old. Who was this guy? He looked so… purposeful. I was already familiar with the Gibson SG in the hands of AC/DC’s Angus Young — hey, being Australian we’re all issued with Back In Black at birth — but there was something different about the way Frank held the SG compared to …
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Frank Zappa’s A Token Of His Extreme On DVD June 4

Eagle Rock Entertainment and the Zappa Family Trust are pleased to announce the first official release of A TOKEN OF HIS EXTREME, an original program created by FRANK ZAPPA for TV [Pre-book Order Date May 10, MSRP $14.98]. Recorded on August …
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Frank Zappa Catalog Comes to Rdio

Get ready to Freak Out! Now, for the first time, you can hear the much anticipated Frank Zappa catalog on Rdio. Zappa left a legacy of albums that explored the far reaches of music, with extended forays into rock, jazz, …
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2012 Record Store Day Holiday Gift Guide

Christmas shopping is in full swing, and if you’re anything like me, that means it’s time to buy some music. On Black Friday, I stopped by a local record store and picked up some goodies available via Record Store Day’s “Back to Black Friday” initiative. Among my prized positions: the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana’s Incesticide on 12” vinyl and the limited-edition, 10” vinyl of Mad Season’s famed single, “River of Deceit.” The folks behind National Record Store Day have hooked up a bevy of holiday releases available exclusively…
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