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Electronic Rock Guitar Shirt: Air Guitar on Steroids

Electronic Rock Guitar Shirt: Air Guitar on Steroids
The thinking geeks at ThinkGeek recently unleashed one of their most awesome creations: WEARABLE ROCK. Their Electronic Rock Guitar Shirt features a semi-guitar with 14 major chords – which were recorded from a real electric guitar – assigned to different areas on the neck, so you can play songs for real without really knowing how to play the guitar. It even comes with a magnetic pick for some strumming action, and an awesome mini amplifier that has “Think Geek” written on it using the same font that Marshall uses on its amps.

Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Guitar Idol Edition Ready to Rock

Sega Mega Drive/Genesis Guitar Idol Edition Ready to Rock
TecToy’s upcoming revamped edition of the classic SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis system is getting a modern-day upgrade with the addition of a Guitar Hero-inspired controller and accompanying game. The Mega Drive 4 Guitar Idol edition will include not only a Mega Drive/Genesis gaming system, and a pair of old-school controllers, but bundles a guitar that would make current-gen console players happy too. The system comes pre-loaded with a whopping 87 classic SEGA 16-bit games, including titles such as Altered Beast, Rainbow Island, Golden Axe III, along with the brand-spanking-new Guitar Idol and 50 music tracks from a number of popular artists.
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IPhone Talkbox: Like Peter Frampton Got Stuck in Your Phone

IPhone Talkbox: Like Peter Frampton Got Stuck in Your Phone
This application for the iPhone lets you create cool vocal/guitar sound mash-ups that sound like something off of Frampton Comes Alive or Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet. LoL Software’s TALKBOX app for the iPhone lets you manipulate sounds with your mouth, creating that classic 1970s guitar wah-wah sound. You manipulate the tone by changing the shape of your mouth while the sound samples play.

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar
This isn’t about being amazing at Guitar Hero; lots of people are amazing Guitar Hero players. No, this little patch of the internet is dedicated to being amazing at doing the obvious (and I mean that in a good way).

Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller: for Virtual Virtuosos

Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller: for Virtual Virtuosos
The guitar controllers that come with Guitar Hero or Rock Band games are made of plastic and have a cheap feel. Then again they were probably made like that so you – and your kids – can jump around with it with ease.

Thumb Callouses Are So Over: Super Mario Bros Controlled With Music

Thumb Callouses Are So Over: Super Mario Bros Controlled With Music
I love Mario, but even I have to admit that the old school games are, well, old. I’ve played ’em a million times, and even though Super Mario Bros is a classic, it’s always fun to spice it up a little.

Fender Guitar Lamp for Music Geeks

Fender Guitar Lamp for Music Geeks
It’s a good time to be a music geek, but it’s an even better time to be a wannabe music geek. Thanks to the power of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, not only can you fill your house up with little plastic instruments, you can also cram all the rest of your available space with kitschy rock decor, like this Fender guitar lamp. Oh, sure, I know what you’re thinking.

Air Guitar iPhone App for Those About to Rock

Air Guitar iPhone App for Those About to Rock
Attention imaginary Satrianis, your iPhone app is in the house: Air Guitar by Inedible Software. You’ll be shredding the atmosphere in no time at all, thanks to the app’s simple yet intuitive interface. Instructions will appear when you open the app; hold the iPhone sideways and a small, chubby fretboard appears.

Dreamgear Warbeast PS3 Guitar Perfect for Metal Heads

Dreamgear Warbeast PS3 Guitar Perfect for Metal Heads
For all you headbangers out there, the guitars that come with the Rock Band and Guitar Hero games probably seem kind of tame lame. Well now you can truly rock out with this axe that’s more appropriate for your thrashing tendencies. dreamGEAR’s new WarBeast controller for the Playstation 3 has the looks of a serious heavy metal guitar.

Atari 2600 + Guitar Hero = Atari Hero [Casemod]

Atari 2600 + Guitar Hero = Atari Hero [Casemod]
Conner over at SlipperyBrick just tipped me off to his latest creation, and it’s quite a doozy. Combining two of my favorite pastimes, Guitar Hero and the Atari 2600, this new casemod is a real beaut. Just plug your old Atari 2600 cartridges into the body of this heavily customized Guitar Hero Gibson Les Paul, and you can play all of your favorite 8-bit classics. The console is wrapped up in a custom cut circuite board motif, and in place of the strum bar, there’s a tiny LCD screen.

Aria Sinsonido Guitars Get Small for Travel

Aria Sinsonido Guitars Get Small for Travel
Are you and your guitar inseparable? Well even if you are addicted to playing when you’re on the road, there’s no denying it’s a pain in the a$$ to carry a full-size guitar on an airplane or train.

Igtr Pocket Amp Makes Guitars Sound Swell

Igtr Pocket Amp Makes Guitars Sound Swell
Like that big rock concert sound, but don’t want to carry around a Marshall stack on your back? Then check out this pocket-sized guitar amp which lets you turn it up to 11 all in the privacy of your own headphones. Despite its size, Waves’ iGTR Personal Guitar Processor is a sophisticated piece of music gear, packing in a variety of effects which simulate the sounds of concert amplifiers and effect processors. The portable gadget offers up a variety of virtual amp sound profiles which start out as simple as “Warm”, “Normal” and “Bright”, but that can be tuned and tweaked to the exact sound you like.

Bass Blogger Guitar Pedal Spawns Guitaroblogosphere

Bass Blogger Guitar Pedal Spawns Guitaroblogosphere
What is it these days with everyone jumping onto the blogging bandwagon? This bass guitar effect pedal tries to co-opt the popularity of blogs by donning the unlikely and unusual name “Bass Blogger”. Electro-harmonix Bass Blogger doesn’t just try to hitch its wagon to the online star with its name.

Guitar Hero Custom Wood Guitars Rock

Guitar Hero Custom Wood Guitars Rock
While games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band are a blast to play, their out-of-the-box guitars don’t have a tremendous amount of personality. Now you can get your hands on some beautifully handpainted guitar controllers that’ll have all of your friends green with envy. Each limited edition $399 ArtGuitar is individually painted with logos and imagery from popular rock icons.

Guitar Hero Nintendo Ds Price and Release Date Confirmed

Guitar Hero Nintendo Ds Price and Release Date Confirmed
Guitar Hero fans rejoice. Starting this June, you’ll be able to get your rock fix on the road with this portable Nintendo DS version of the highly-addictive music game. Guitar Hero: On Tour comes complete with an innovative button controller that plugs into the expansion port on the bottom of the DS Lite (I’m not sure if it works on the DS Phat yet).

Rock Band Guitar String Mod Kit Available for Purchase

Rock Band Guitar String Mod Kit Available for Purchase
I’m as addicted to Rock Band as the next gaming geek, but I still wish the strum bar on the game’s Fender Stratocaster felt more like a real guitar string. Now you get your hands on a mod kit which will let you swap out the plastic strum bar with an actual metal guitar string. Originally a one-of-a-kind guitar mod designed by a guy going by the name A4AJ, it’s now available as a (patent-pending) kit you can install on your own guitar.
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