Tony MacAlpine Joins Ibanez Guitar

In the middle of preparing for his band, Planet X's upcoming European tour, guitar virtuoso Tony MacAlpine stated a great news for his fans as he announced via his official MySpace page that he has a new guitar endorsement which is Ibanez guitar. As it was written on Tony's MySpace, that from now on he will be using the Ibanez, 6, 7 and 8 strings exclusicely.

Expressing his excitement with his new endorsement with the renown guitar company, Tony ait was quoted on his MySpace page stated,"It's a real honor to be part of the Ibanez endorsee family," said Tony, "and I'm looking forward to breaking out the 7 and 8-strings on the road!" With the new deal, means the guitar virtuoso will be joining the list of other guitar masters such as, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Paul Gilbert and many more.

Beside his new endorsement, previously, Tony has also announced the schedule and venues for his band's upcoming European tour which will be set to kick off on September 26 until October 11. However there are some venues that haven't been confirmed by the guitarist, such as at Planet X's shows in Poland.

Tony's reunion with the band, actually happened not so long ago, to be precise actually on April 18, 2009, the guitar virtuoso announced on his MySpace blog that he is rejoining Planet X, after leaving them in 2000. The guitarist is actually along with Derek Sherenian was involved from the beginning of the band, but Tony, left the band in 2004, to go on a tour with Steve Vai.

written by Dewa Nugraha

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