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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scars on 45 Perform On Leno

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Scars on 45 lead guitarist Matt Baxter recently stopped the Gretsch Artist Showroom to check out some guitars, and he took a shine to a 1962 Gretsch Country Gentleman.


Baxter fell so hard, in fact, that he played the Gent last Friday night on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Watch Baxter and the British indie rockers perform “Heart on Fire” in the clip below:

Scars on 45 has their self-titled debut album due out April 10.  Check out the band’s official website for more information and a full list of upcoming tour dates.

Photo credit: Matt Ferguson

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Jack White Rocks SNL

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With Jack White’s solo album due out April 24, the White Stripes and Dead Weather veteran rocked Saturday Night Live over the weekend.

White offered two performances from Blunderbuss (Third Man/Columbia), a groovy new song called “Love Interruption” and a classic White stomper “Sixteen Saltines.”

Check out White’s “Sixteen Saltines” in the video below:

For more information, visit White’s Third Man Records.

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Lynda Kay to Appear on ‘Justified’

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Gretsch artist Lynda Kay will be appearing on the March 6 episode of Justified on FX. Kay will be performing her song “Jack and Coke.” For a look at what is in store, here’s Kay performing the same song acoustically (and exclusively) on one of our new Gretsch Rancher acoustics.

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Tim Armstrong Appears On Guitar Center Podcast

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Tim Armstrong recently sat down with Guitar Center’s host Nic Harcourt for an exclusive podcast.

In the hour-long session, Armstrong opens up about his legendary punk rock career with bands such as Operation Ivy, Rancid and The Transplants, and he even performs a few acoustic gems from his prolific catalog.

In addition, Armstrong and his signature Gretsch were also featured in the March edition of the Guitar Center newsletter, which you can sign up for here.

Rancid is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary with a few tour dates on the books. Visit their official website for more information, and check out Guitar Center’s contest to win an Armstrong prize pack – including one of his signature Gretsch models – here.

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Jason Orme Checks In To Gretsch Post

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Jason Orme, guitarist for Alanis Morissette, will be hitting the road this summer with a slew of tour dates across Europe.

But before he leaves the U.S., Rome checked in to the Gretsch Post with a picture with one of his guitars.

Visit Morisette’s official website for more information on the European tour and check out Orme below:

Photo credit: Rupert Reid

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