Monthly Archives: January 2009

Stock Update

Hi All,

just a small word to let you know that we have received new Kurzweil Stage Pianos Sp3x & SP2XS, you can check them out online and in the shops.

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Also we received lots of new Remo items including Cajon, Cluster Drums, Guiros, etc..

they’ll be soon online and in the shops.

Piano stools are back in stock today and also have received a good few Gibson Les Paul Traditional in Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Honeyburst and Desertburst!

More to come, including a brand new range of acoustic and electro acoustic guitars.

Stay tuned

Waltons Music

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NAMM 09

Hi All,

So it has all happened now, The Namm Show was on last week and there have been more exciting announcements made so let’s have a look at what you might see in the near future in Waltons

Fender has introduced more models in addition to their “Road Worn Series”
here they are:

Fender Ritchie Blackmore Stratocaster, based on his favorite ’70s model and featuring a maple neck with a graduated scalloped rosewood fretboard, Seymour Duncan® Quarter Pound Flat™ pickups, and ’70s-style “F” tuners and even a “dummy” Middle pickups.

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Iron Maiden Signature Series, yes they thought of the Heavy rockers for a change with the Dave Murray’s Stratocaster, based on his own ’57 Stratocaster, previously owned by late, great Free guitarist Paul Kossoff. The Dave Murray Stratocaster guitar boasts a supercharged HSH configuration—a DiMarzio® PAF® 36th Anniversary DP103 neck pickup, a DiMarzio® Super Distortion® DP100 bridge pickup and a Fender vintage-style middle pickup. Other features include a lacquer finish, and a flatter soft V-shaped neck with satin back.

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Also part of the collection is Steve Harris PBass, featuring a really cool Royal Blue Metallic sparkle finish, with a chromed mirror pickguard, alder body, vintage-tint one-piece maple neck and fingerboard with 20 medium-jumbo frets, a Badass® II bridge, Seymour Duncan® Basslines SPB-1 split-coil Precision Bass pickup, chrome hardware, Steve Harris signature Rotosound® custom flat-wound strings and Harris’s signature on the back of the headstock

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And last but not least Fender is also introducing a new version of the Eric Johnson Strat with a bound round-laminated 12”-radius rosewood fretboard this time and available in four brand-new finish options, three of which (Lucerne Aqua Firemist, Tropical Turquoise and Medium Palomino Metallic) are exclusive to this model.

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After the success of their new range of affordable amplifiers last year (Vintage Modified Super Champ xd and Vibro Champ) Fender is now adding two more models the Bandmaster and the Deluxe VM,

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Gibson
Between the newly announced models were the following:
the 50th anniversary Les Paul 59 which has finally been unveiled, the Les Paul Junior that has been reintroduced in the USA collection
, there was also a mysterious Jimmy Page Les Paul “2” but no information have been released yet and a Jeff Beck Les Paul. “The Kristofferson,” an accurately detailed recreation of Kris Kristofferson’s beloved Southern Jumbo developed by Gibson Acoustic and a new SG model from Gibson Custom:The Doors’ Robby Krieger own signature.

50th Anniversary Les Paul 59

50th Anniversary Les Paul 59

Jeff Beck Les Paul

Jeff Beck Les Paul

Les Paul Junior

Les Paul Junior

Kris Kristoffersson Southern Jumbo

Kris Kristoffersson Southern Jumbo

that’s it for now, more information available on www.fender.com and www.gibson .com

hope you’ve enjoyed those news.

Stay tuned

Waltons Music.

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NAMM 2009 J-1

Hi All,
as many of you probably know, Winter NAMM is starting tomorrow at Anaheim,
as usual there will a lot of new products announced. However we can already reveal some of those exciting products to you,

EPIPHONE

Epiphone is introducing a new Zakk Wylde Signature package, the Zakk Wylde ZV Custom, complete with custom case, available in Ebony or in the now famous Bull Eyes finish.

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Epiphone will also be releasing another new signature model,
the Marcus Henderson Apparition, featuring an Original Floyd rose, the infamous EMG pickups pair 81 & 85, straplocks. Marcus is probably best known for being the heavy-metal guitar player behind the majority of the guitar parts in the megahit video game series “Guitar Hero”.

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Along the models cited above, Epiphone will introduce the new professional series Thunderbird PROs, available in both 4 and 5 string versions featuring a seven-piece neck with through-body construction for amazing sustain and tone. It also features Epiphone’s new T-Pro bass humbucking pickups with custom active electronics and EQ.

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Plus Epiphone will be introducing another new collection the “Historic Custom USA collection” and will start the collection by presenting the the Epiphone 1962 Wilshire Vintage Reissue model. Original Wilshire guitars are now worth anywhere from $5,000 to $15,000 depending on condition. The reissue 1962 Wilshire will be produced in cherry finish and made in Nashville in cooperation with the Gibson Custom Shop and limited to only 100 instruments worldwide. Each guitar will include an original style hard case, a numbered certificate of authenticity, vintage styled coiled guitar cord, commemorative picks, a commemorative t–shirt and a 1962-style leather strap…

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GIBSON
Well all we can say is that 2009 is the 50th birthday of the 59 Les Paul, so you won’t be disappointed!

FENDER
Ever wanted an old beat up strat but without wanting to pay an arm for a real vintage or a Custom Shop Relic?
Fender finally will make your dreams come true as they are releasing a brand new range of relics, from Mexico and with a nitro finish and aged hardware: The Road Worn Series
available in 2 colors for each of the following models, “Blackie” is closer to you as will ever be:

60’s Stratocaster in 3 Color sunburst or Olympic white
50’s Stratocaster in 2 color sunburst or black
50’s Telecaster in Honey blonde or 3 color sunburst
50’s Precision Bass in Fiesta Red or 2 Color Sunburst
60’s Jazz bass in Color Sunburst or Fiesta Red,

How long will you resist before buying one of those ?

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that’s it for today more to come along with the show.

Stay Tuned
Waltons Music

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Happy New Year, January Sales

Hi All,
we wish you all an happy new year and promise you lots more exciting news soon.

As you’ve seen we are now stockist for Takamine guitars but as also a few of you might have noticed we have a few Pearl drum kits available in our Georges str. Branch.

Also the Epiphone Slash Goldtops finally have arrived, check them out they come with a signed certificate by the man himself!

Latest news is we are now on Twitter, come and say hello
https://twitter.com/WaltonsMusic

More to come
Waltons Music

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