Company:  GUITAR CENTER, INC.
Form Type:  10-Q
Filing Date:  11/13/2012 
CIK:  0001021113 
Address:  5795 LINDERO CANYON RD 
City, State, Zip:  WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California 91362 
Telephone:  (818) 735-8800 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Description of Business
Guitar Center, Inc. is the leading United States retailer of guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, keyboards and pro-audio and recording equipment. As of December 31, 2006, our wholly owned retail subsidiary operated 198 Guitar Center stores across the United States, with 134 primary format stores, 61 secondary format stores and 3 tertiary format stores. In addition, as of December 31, 2006, our Music & Arts Center division operated 97 stores specializing in band instruments for sale and rental, serving teachers, band directors, college professors and students. We are also the largest direct response retailer of musical instruments in the United States through our wholly owned subsidiary, Musician�s Friend, Inc., and its catalogs and websites, www.musiciansfriend.com. www.guitarcenter.com, www.wwbw.com, www.music123.com and related websites.
Register and access this filing in:     
  FORM 10-Q
    PART I - FINANCIAL INFORMATION
      Item 1. Financial Statements
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        COMBINED NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
      Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
      Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about ...
      Item 4. Controls and Procedures
    PART II. OTHER INFORMATION
      Item 1. Legal Proceedings
      Item 1A. Risk Factors
      Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities ...
      Item 3. Defaults Upon Senior Securities
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
      Item 5. Other Information
      Item 6. Exhibits
    SIGNATURES
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.3
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.4
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
  EXHIBIT 32.2
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO