Dave Nassie Melts Faces Off With The Forza

Damn Dave Nassie of Bleeding Through can play. If you’ve been lucky enough to catch him playing at the Seymour Duncan booth at NAMM you’d know what I mean, but this great video from Chicago Music Exchange certainly highlights Dave’s considerable skills on the ‘ol gee-tar. He’s demoing the new Seymour Duncan Forza overdrive, which is exclusive to CME. You can pick up yours here.

Seymour Duncan & CME Release Forza Overdrive


The Forza Overdrive is here! The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive is one of my favourite pedals ever. I use it pretty much every day. And through my work with Seymour Duncan I was lucky enough to watch it go from a few different prototypes through to the finished pedal. The new Forza is a fresh take on the overdrive pedal, with a more open voicing than the 805’s strong mids. It’s more even-toned and ‘brown’-sounding. It’s available exclusively through Chicago Music Exchange. Here’s the press release. Read More …

Rick Nielsen Exclusive Signing at Chicago Music Exchange

PRESS RELEASE: Chicago Music Exchange will be hosting Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Rick Nielsen, at an exclusive in-store event on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, to coincide with the release of the brand new aged and signed Gibson Custom Shop Collector’s Choice Rick Nielsen 1959 Les Paul Standard Sunburst electric guitar, limited in production to 50 instruments worldwide. Select guests have the rare opportunity to meet Nielsen as he signs their new guitar in person, a unique product launch experience like never before. A brief meet and greet will precede a Q&A session with Nielsen and representatives of Gibson. Following discussion, each of the 50 guitars will be signed in store. Food will be provided by FIG Catering, and beer by Flying Dog Brewery.
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