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We are sorry to see another mom and pop store close such as Dave Phillips Music & Sound. We support local business!

Our Unique Music Store

The Empire carries a variety of musical instruments from the beginner lines to custom made, high end professional lines. We pride ourselves on having some of the most unique guitars and basses in NJ and the coolest custom instruments around for all of you boutique instrument lovers. Come by and try some of the best instruments around that you won’t find in any other store. Brands such as Calaveras Fretworks, Jeppson, Chili Custom Guitars, Vicious Monkey & More.

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Brands We Offer

Besides the great offerings from Vicious Monkey, we offer tons of great stuff from some of the biggest manufacturers in the business. Here are some of the major brand names we use and offer in our facility and music shop:


  • Marshall Amps
  • Washburn Guitars
  • Alvarez Guitars
  • Breedlove Guitars
  • Italia Guitars
  • Prestige Guitars
  • Custom 77 Guitars
  • Jasmine Guitars
  • Jay Turser Guitars
  • Line 6
  • Eden Bass Amps
  • EMG
  • DiMarzzio
  • Gibson and Fender Accessories
  • Hofner Guitars
  • BC Rich Guitars
  • Applause
  • Bullet Cables
  • BBE
  • MXR
  • Danelctro Pedals
  • Vicious Monkey
  • Luna Guitars
  • Dean Guitars
  • G&L Guitars
  • Reverend Guitars
  • Galveston Guitars
  • Vic Firth
  • Remo
  • Sabian
  • Gibraltar
  • Evans
  • Aquarian
  • Valter
  • Pro mark
  • LP
  • Fishman
  • Grover
  • Fender
  • Gibson
  • Planet Wave
  • Monster
  • Dunlop
  • SKB
  • MBT Cases
  • Casio
  • Roland
  • Korg
  • Yamaha
  • Gemini
  • Nady
  • Shure
  • Audix
  • Tascam
  • Sennheiser
  • Audio-technica
  • Furman
  • Stageline
  • KAT
  • All Strings such as DR Strings, D’Addario, GHS, Martin, Fender