--Winner to receive exclusive Line 6 Variax guitar: first guitar autographed by INXS and new lead singer--

Agoura Hills, CA—September 15, 2005—Line 6, Inc., inventors of digital modeling guitars, amplifiers and effects, announced today that INXS and its new lead signer will autograph a Line 6 Variax for an upcoming contest that will commence on September 15, 2005. Participants can enter to win the signed Variax at This will be an exclusive offering as the first piece of gear autographed by the band and new lead singer.

Rock Star: INXS, a brand new reality show on CBS, hosted by Dave Navarro and Brooke Burke, will result in the selection of a new lead singer. The show premiered July 11, 2005 and the finale show will air September 20, 2005. Auditions were held all over the world and narrowed down to fifteen finalists, currently three contestants remain.

With over twenty-five years of rock star experience and more than 73 US, UK and Australian hits, the band is ready to take the stage with a brand new look and sound. Line 6 has teamed up with the legendary band to help produce custom sounds. INXS will be using Vetta® II, HD 147®, Variax Bass , POD®xt Live and PODxt Pro’s.

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About Line 6 Variax:

Variax electric guitars enable consumers to access the sounds of more than two-dozen of the most desirable electric and acoustic guitars for recording and performing. Variax combines Line 6’s patent-pending digital modeling technology with a custom-crafted solid-body guitar to accurately reproduce the sounds of a variety of well-known vintage electric and acoustic guitars, in addition to other guitar-related instruments, such as a resonator, banjo, and electric sitar. Modeled variations include solid-body, semi hollow-body, and hollow-body electrics with single-coil and humbucking pickups, as well as, several six- and twelve-string acoustics.

About Line 6
Incorporated in 1996, Line 6 is a music gear manufacturer dedicated to creating music products to inspire creativity both on the stage and in the studio. Headquartered in Agoura Hills, California, Line 6 currently has a presence in over 60 countries worldwide with offices in California and the United Kingdom. In just under seven years, Line 6 has grown from an original team of 10 to over 200 employees. As the pioneer of digital modeling guitar amplifiers, Line 6 has created award-winning products for guitarists, bass players and engineers, working both on stage and in the studio. For more information visit
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