Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Stolen Pearl Jam guitar found

A 1972 Fender Telecaster that once belonged to a member of Pearl Jam has been found.
Stolen Pearl Jam guitar found
An electric guitar that once belonged to Pearl Jam legend Mike McCready that was stolen from its owners has luckily been recovered by police.

Ben Hardy's1972 Fender Telecaster had been gifted to his late brother Josh 19 years ago during a trip that had been organised by the Make-A-Wish-Foundation.

Tragically, Josh, a huge music fan, passed away three months later from a brain tumour.

The electric guitar had been taken during a burglary of his home.

Writing on his Facebook page, an elated Ben said: "Received a phone call from Burlington Police. They have found my stolen items, including the Telecaster!"

He added: "The individual who had possession of the Telecaster had taken it apart partially and removed the autographs; it's staying with the BPD as evidence to help put the guy away on parole violation."

Ben thanked everyone who took part in spreading the news of his missing Fender Telecaster, citing Facebook as being integral in its return.

Pearl Jam are one of the biggest American rock bands to have emerged in the 90s. They made their name with their breakthrough debut studio album, Ten.

Posted by LBADNFCR-2133-ID-801235892-ADNFCR Posted on 12 Dec 2011 14:06 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Available for order now at Gear4music, Kawai's CN27, CN37 and ES110 Digital Piano's combine an authentic classic feel with a plethora of contemporary touches

17 Jan 2017 16:11
thumbnail

Digitech DOD team up with boutique pedal company Shoe Pedals to create one of the most versatile overdrives around.

27 Jan 2016 13:18
thumbnail

Korg reveal surprise synth at NAMM 2016

25 Jan 2016 15:18
thumbnail

Introducing the innovative electronic layered cajon from Roland.

19 Jan 2016 22:10
thumbnail

Nord has lifted the lid on the Piano 3 - handbuilt in Sweden, this 88 key keyboard boasts improved weighted action for a grand piano feel, ivory touch and expanded memory.

18 Jan 2016 12:49
thumbnail

Vox Starstream Type 1 modelling guitar has officially been unveiled.

15 Jan 2016 17:08

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Iconic Zakk Wylde bullseye design? Check. Monstrous and uncompromising tone? Check. The Odin Grail Genesis guitar delivers the goods to the metal masses

17 Jan 2017 13:40
thumbnail

Utilising state of the art recording and playback operation, the Fireface UFX II interface combines premium quality manufacturing with next level audio quality

17 Jan 2017 13:02
thumbnail

Also providing updates to their Masters, Signature, Giant Beat and Signature traditional lines, Paiste spill the beans on their NAMM 2017 releases.

16 Jan 2017 13:54
thumbnail

Revealing their new range of highly affordable S series, Gibson dish the dirt on their 2017 Line up including the Traditional Series, High Performance Series and more.

16 Jan 2017 13:11
thumbnail

Ideal for those players who flourish in an intuitive education environment, Flowkey puts you in charge of your learning offering a variety of insightful tools.

13 Jan 2017 16:14
thumbnail

The Sonzera series consists of a 50W combo, 50W Head and 20W combo.Used by Black Stone Cherry and Snarky Puppy, expect professional grade tone right off the bat

13 Jan 2017 13:25