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USAMG Interview with Jeff Scott Soto, USA 09/08/2017


In this exclusive interview JSS becomes very candid about his signature Atomic Guitar Works guitar, the deterioration of his friendship with Yngwie Malmsteen, his upcoming solo album, Retribution, (Frontiers Records) and his participation as the lead singer for the new super group, Sons Of Apollo. JSS solo album is scheduled for release November 10, 2017


Sons Of Apollo, composed of Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Derek Sherinian, Jeff Scott Soto and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal has a debut album, Psychotic Symphony, (InsideOut Records) coming out October 20, 2017. 


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USAMG Interview with Ron Williams, (RONZWORLD Guitars) from Fishkill, NY, USA
08/23/2017

Ron Williams is an amazing artist and has painted guitars for some very well known guitar manufacturers here in the USA. In this interview Ron covers some of the guitars that were hand picked by USAMG show host Gary Housley.


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USAMG Interview with Blaine Kaltman, Guitarist for the hard rock  band Stone Mob, from Virginia, USA. 08/21/17

Blaine Kaltman is well known for his string jumping technique as featured in Guitar World magazine.

In this exclusive interview Blaine shows off a couple of his USA model guitars and talks about his band Stone Mob and their new album that is currently in the final stages of mastering.


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USAMG Interview with David Nesdall from Glen Cove, NY, USA
08/20/2017

David Nesdall is a YouTube channel talk show host with Johnny Bean,  avid guitar collector and accomplished guitarist in his own right. 

David covers some of his amazing guitars from his private collection as well as some great stories like the time he spent hanging out with Eddie Van Halen!

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Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx, New York, and grew up in New Jersey. Renoff earned his Ph.D. in American history from Brandeis University and is the author of The Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820-1930. His writing has appeared in medium.com/cuepoint, Guitar World, LA Weekly, and Vulture, and he and his work have been profiled in Salon, Maxim, and the Boston Herald.

He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys connecting with readers via vanhalenrising.com and twitter.com/GregRenoff  

 Watch the USAMG video Interview below to learn more. Streamed live on Jun 29, 2017
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Our goals at CMG Guitars are simple:
1. Make a good quality instrument
2. Make them affordable
3. Make them in good conscience with respect for the world and the environment. 

Interview with Chris Mitchel, Owner CMG Guitars. Statesboro, GA. USA. 

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Streamed live on Jun 28, 2017

GEAR REVIEW: USEDPEDALS.COM

USAMG Interview with Jay Hale from JHaleGuitars, Los Angeles, Ca.
07/30/2017

Custom-made instruments with the emphasis on TONE. No corner is cut, only the finest in components and construction to create the ultimate tools of expression.

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EVH 5150III 2X12 Combo DEMO
Special thanks to Clint at Guitars Of Montana, Great Falls, MT USA

USAMG Interview with former DIO guitarist Tracy G (Grijalva) 07/13/2017

Tracy G has completed work with his band The TRACY G GROUP on a 13 song CD ‘TRAMP’. Patrick Johansson, the hard hitting former drummer for Yngwie Malmsteen has joined the project and is featured on 7 tracks. KORN drummer Ray Luzier plays on 4 tracks & local SoCal drummer Adrian Aguilar on 1 song. Michael Beatty is on vocals along with Randy Oviedo on bass. 

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USAMG Interview with Charlie Bonnet III, AKA CB3,  06/15/2017  

The music industry streets are littered with stories of close calls and broken dreams, with exceptional acts often getting overlooked. While most never get their "day in the sun," sometimes persistence, fate, and luck come together to create magic. Such is a case with Tennessee guitar slinger Charlie Bonnet III, whose rise to fame has taken a quarter of a century to come to fruition.

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