My band is named Drat. At one particular rehearsal, in the basement of my guitar player Dave’s house, my other guitar player Gary had been fighting with his psycho wife. During our practice (we were in the basement) she (Gary’s wife) stormed in the house and threw Gary’s vintage Gibson Marauder down the stairs, snapping… Continue Reading Marauder massacre
Ukuleles – Here there and everywhereOne of the first things we noticed was the proliferation of ukuleles at the show. It seemed like everywhere you turned were Hawaiian themed uke displays. All the major guitar manufacturers like Martin, Fender, Gibson, etc are getting into the act but the uke rage is also giving opportunities to… Continue Reading NAMM 2013 – Day 1 Reviews
A few years back my girlfriend at the time came over to my apartment with her Labrador…freakin dog was nuts…now that I think about it, so was she. Any who…the dog is running around the apartment and knocks over my new Gibson Les Paul R9 from it’s stand. Doesn’t the neck get broke!! Needless to… Continue Reading Left with a broken heart and a broken neck!
I ordered my first Gibson Les Paul, a 1978 Custom with maple fingerboard, on Jan. 2, 1978. My guitar arrived while I was on my honeymoon in April. I crossed the threshold of our home with my bride a week later, a new Les Paul in tow. I stayed up nearly all night playing my… Continue Reading Honeymoon Les Paul
The Guitar Storage staff took a roadtrip to the iconic Stone Pony Club in Asbury Park, NJ last night to celebrate the Rolling Stones 50 years with The FIFTY LICKS: A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION led by Marc Ribler and Friends. It was also a benefit for the “Asbury Angels Foundation“, a group who’s goal is… Continue Reading Roadtrip to Rolling Stones Anniversary Party in Asbury Park
We just returned from the Summer Bee 3 Vintage Guitar Convention in Philly and figured we’d share with you some of the highlights. The show took place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, just outside Valley Forge. Guitar Storage’s offices are located just outside Philly so it was a big plus for us to not… Continue Reading Bee 3 Philly Vintage Guitar Convention Review
With my Gibson Les Paul in its case, I handed it over to the airline officials to be placed under the plane. They said I couldn’t take it on the plane. I was already frightened of bringing it on the plane with me much less under the plane without me. But I handed it over.… Continue Reading Fear of Flying