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  • Video – GAS With Gary: B.C. Rich Bich Double-Neck

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

     
    We all know the what it feels like to have a bad case of GAS. No, not the kind you feel after wolfing down 3 plates of Thanksgiving dinner. We’re talking about Gear Acquisition Syndrome. It affects millions of musicians around the world who love their guitars, amps, and other gear. We’re glad we have Gary Blankenburg -one of The Music Zoo’s favorite people on earth!

    This time Gary obsesses...

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  • Out Of The Case: 1982 B.C. Rich Bich

    Posted on by Tim Reynolds

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    1982 B.C. Rich Bich by Mike Bieber

    Life’s a bitch…and then you play one, and then life gets infinitely better? For the fledgling young shredder who bought this B.C. Rich Bich six-string guitar new back in 1982 or so, did it lead to platinum records and limousines filled with supermodels? All we know—us wise old sages at The Music Zoo—is that we have a batch of weird and wacky guitars that we love...

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  • The New Vintage: Electric Guitars Through The 70s and 80s

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

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    The New Vintage by Tommy Colletti

    According to Webster’s dictionary, the definition of vintage is “a period of origin or manufacture” (ie. a vintage 1960s Mercedes) or “length of existence: age.”

    Regarding the collectible guitar market it seems we often refer to eras such as “The Dawn of Rock and Roll” or “The British Invasion”. They spawned the popularity of the Les Paul, Stratocaster and...

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  • Video: Lita Ford And Her History With BC Rich

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    NAMM 2012  Since the early 1980s Lita Ford has been closely associated with BC Rich guitars. We are big fans of both Lita, her music, and those ubiquitous pointy guitars and were really glad to get the chance to hear first hand from Lita why she’s kept a BC Rich in her hands all these years. Let there be no doubt, she still rocks that BC Rich doubleneck just as hard now as she did in the ’80s....

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  • Video: Interview With Neil Giraldo NAMM 2012

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    NAMM 2012In this interview from the BC Rich backroom at NAMM 2012, Tommy Colletti interviews the great Neil Giraldo. Neil is a fantastic guitarist and producer who has been producer and co-writer on every Pat Benatar record (his wife) and many other projects including The Del Lords, Rick Springfield, and Kenny Loggins. We’re huge fans of Neil’s playing and were super pleased to meet him; he’s...

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  • BC Rich Guitars Controls Layout Diagrams

    Posted on by ZooKeeper

    BC Rich guitars have always been unconventional (and awesome!) and sometimes people need a little help to figure out what the controls do, particularly on some of the complicated layouts. Take the 8 String Bich for example, it can have an enormous array of sounds and options. Where to begin? Here are a few handy diagrams to take the mystery out of what all those knobs do on your BC Rich. We like...

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