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  • Martin Unveils “Golden Era” Retro Series

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    Martin sent us this press release about their latest endeavor – the “Golden Era” Retro Series. Shown at the 2012 Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Tennessee, these guitars have a super cool concept. Pre-war Martins from the amazing Martin Musem were awakened from their slumber and recorded in the studio. Not just any studio; Quonset Hut Studios, in front of vintage microphones under the supervision...

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  • NAMM Names The Music Zoo 2012’s Best Website

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    We are honored to announce that www.themusiczoo.com has won Best Websiteby the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) for 2012! Every year, during Summer NAMM in Nashville, awards in various categories are given out to dealers (we were also nominated for “Best Merchandising”) as well as the overall Best Dealer award. This year our friends and neighbors Alto Music walked away with the...

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  • Exclusive Jackson SL2H-V Soloists Coming Soon

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    Update!  The SL2H-V is in stock now.  View our inventory of Jackson Custom Shop SL2H-V Soloists

    The Jackson SL2H is legendary. This is the #1 Jackson guitar and it has a legion of shredding owners who would lay down their lives for their axe. Ok maybe that’s a bit of hyperbole, but we really love the SL2H and are thrilled to announce a new Music Zoo custom run that is about to drop in conjunction...

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  • Slayer “South Of Heaven” ESP LTD Guitar

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    NAMM 2012  One of our favorite album covers of all time is Slayer’s “South Of Heaven”, featuring Larry Carroll’s awesomely dark design.  Now that album is honored with a limited run of LTD guitars from ESP that bear the artwork and feature a wicked Slayer inlay in the fingerboard.  Expect to see these at The Music Zoo in 2012.

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    south of heaven LTD

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  • Joseph Arthur Hand Painted Godin Kingpin Guitars

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    NAMM 2012  Guitar player and artist Joseph Arthur teamed up with Godin this year to do a series of custom-one off hand-painted Kingpin Customs and we really dig the result. We’re not used to seeing custom and one-off guitars from Godin, but these beautifully created pieces really were turning heads at NAMM. Arthur, recently playing in Fistful of Mercy with Ben Harper and Dhani Harrison, has...

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  • New ESP Kirk Hammett KH-DC For 2012

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    NAMM 2012  There’s a new Kirk Hammett guitar in town, and this is it.  The ESP Kirk Hammett KH-DC will be available in both ESP and LTD versions and is a double cutaway carved-top guitar with a classy flamed maple top.  There were a couple on display, and this one had a scalloped  fingerboard for ease of fretting above the 17th fret.

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