Tag Archives: Tim Armstrong
Posted: June 6, 2011
Devil’s Brigade, a rockabilly side project of Rancid’s Matt Freeman, played a show Friday night with X at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif. Freeman was joined on a few songs by his Rancid bandmate Tim Armstrong, seen below rocking his Gretsch signature model.
Photos by Michael Schulz.
Posted: November 22, 2010
Rancid guitarist and vocalist Tim Armstrong shows off his Gretsch signature model in this recently posted living room performance of “Tenderloin.” The song originally appeared on 1994′s Let’s Go.
Posted: June 9, 2010
Be sure to pick up the August 2010 issue of Vintage Guitar for a review of the Gretsch G5191BK Tim Armstrong Electromatic, modeled after the preferred hollowbody guitar that the renowned Rancid frontman has torn up stages with for more than a decade.
“Plugged in, the G5191BK does not disappoint,” writes Vintage Guitar reviewer Sean O’Bryan Smith. “Its tone bars and soundposts give an acoustic projection and help it really drive the Filter’Tron pickups. It has the classic jangle and resonance one would expect from a Gretsch, while all that projection is a godsend for styles not necessarily associated with the brand.”
Read the entire review on page 156.