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2014-04-03 08:26:29

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcement Highlights: -- Guitar Center improves capital structure through debt-to-equity exchange between Bain Capital & new partner Ares Management -- Transactions reduce debt by approximately $500 million and reduces annual cash interest expense by over $70 million -- Guitar Center now positioned to make substantial investments in people, stores and products to scale operations in 2014 and beyond...

2014-03-07 16:22:14

Artists Including Soundgarden, Snoop Dogg, Damon Albarn and Phantogram Will Be Filmed For The Award-Winning Series' Eighth Season Live in Austin, TX Thursday, March 13 - Saturday, March 15 LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DIRECTV and Guitar Center are proud to announce that the Award-winning music television series Guitar Center Sessions will be filming all-new episodes live in Austin, TX during SXSW 2014. Posting up on the rooftop of the Starr Building (503 Colorado St.), Guitar...

2014-02-28 08:23:16

GC Hollywood store to unveil world-class new Serato in-store DJ Experience Hosted by Grammy-Award Winner DJ Jazzy Jeff LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center is proud to announce the inductions of world renowned hip-hop DJ icons Grandmaster Flash, Grandwizzard Theodore and Grandmixer DXT into Hollywood's iconic RockWalk. The joint ceremony will celebrate each of these accomplished musicians as they receive individual inductions at Guitar Center's Sunset Boulevard...

2014-02-05 12:26:14

"All We Sell Is The Greatest Feeling On Earth" LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 marks 50 years of Guitar Center helping artists make music. Continuing in this tradition, the retailer is launching a new campaign and tagline entitled "All we sell is the Greatest Feeling on Earth", a renewed declaration on the brand's mission to share that experience with the world. In an unprecedented move, the music instrument retailer announces Time Magazine's 2013 "Coolest Person...

2014-01-21 16:24:08

- Guitar Center to grant Aasiya-Bey with Career Altering Endorsement Deals, Gear and Cash in a Grand Prize Package Valued at Over $50,000 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting in August, over 5,000 drummers from across the country signed up to compete in Guitar Center's 25(th) Annual Drum-Off. Five finalists were chosen out of the thousands of hopefuls to battle it out for the title of Guitar Center's Drum-Off Champion and a prize package valued at nearly $50,000 at the event...

2013-10-21 08:26:05

The new Serato Digital Music Experience Area Opens October 24th with a special Red Carpet Event hosted in-store by Hip-Hop Icon Biz Markie BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center and Serato have come together to announce a world-class new addition to their iconic Brooklyn Store location. At a special all-day red carpet event open to the public on October 24(th), the new Serato-branded digital music area will offer a permanent new home for DJ's and...

2013-09-26 16:24:23

- Guitar Center's RockWalk Induction Ceremony slated for October 8, 2013 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning hard rock innovators Korn, into the retailer's historic RockWalk. The private, invite only induction ceremony is set to take place on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Noon at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard. After two Grammy Awards, eleven MTV Video Music Award nominations,...

2013-07-01 12:24:53

Sign Ups Open July 15 Giving Guitarists Across America the Opportunity to Train with a Rock'n'Roll Icon WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of rock's most influential guitarists, Synyster Gates of Avenged Sevenfold, joins forces with Guitar Center, the world's largest retailer of musical instruments, and Schecter Guitar Research to launch Master Class with Synyster Gates. The talent-discovery program was co-developed by Gates, Guitar Center and Schecter to...

2013-06-25 12:27:27

Winner of Guitar Center's Your Next Record Releases Genesis EP produced by T-Pain and Young Fyre, available on iTunes WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Pain has collaborated with Manny X, winner of Guitar Center's Your Next Record, producing his new EP and lending his unmistakable vocal stylings to the R& B crooner's new single. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/LA38044) Selected by iTunes as the R&B Free Song, "In Front of...

2013-05-03 12:22:23

-The Award-Winning Music Television Series Celebrates its Milestone 50th Episode WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center Sessions returns this May on DirecTV with ten compelling all-new episodes from the live performance and interview television series, and also marks the award-winning show's 50(th) episode. The up-coming episodes spotlight a diverse range of notably influential artists including The Smashing Pumpkins, Goo Goo Dolls, OneRepublic, Fitz...