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Tim Armstrong Joins Devil’s Brigade at House of Blues Show

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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.


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Watch Rancid Perform Tenderloin

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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.

Watch it below and make sure to enter our Gretsch giveaway to win your own G5191BK Tim Armstrong Electromatic Hollowbody, autographed by Tim himself.

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Vintage Guitar Reviews the Gretsch G5191BK Tim Armstrong Electromatic

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Tim Armstrong with his signature Gretsch G5191BK.

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.

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