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You be the judge.
We’ll play it safe and imagine your vote was cast for rock ‘n’ roll. If it was, maybe you should salute those about to rock by grabbing a pair of Von Zipper sunglasses of your own.
According to Von Zipper, the… Read More
Many of us guitar players love checking out our local Guitar Centers because we can actually plug in and play through the gear that’s on display. It’s like a safe-haven from all things not rock ‘n’ roll. Some of us, on the other hand, hate it, because Guitar Center also has a knack for being a safe haven from school for metal-head kids, and they seem to really love turning up those Line 6 Spider amps to 11 when they’re practicing their 80s… Read More
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Howard Kramer, curatorial director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, shows off the fabulously beat-up Esquire guitar Jeff Beck played with The Yardbirds. Jimmy Page played it as well, when he was in The Yardbirds with Beck, as the two would sometimes trade instruments. This guitar came to the Rock & Roll Hall Fame via Read More
The Roxy is one of the most famous rock and roll clubs in the world. The club, which is located on the Sunset Strip just down from the Whisky, opened in 1973 and was host to early L.A. shows by ‘70s glam rock acts like David Bowie. Over the years the stage at the Roxy has been graced by a who’s who of rock royalty featuring the likes of Bowie, Neil Young and Bob Marley as well as early performances from seminal local acts like Read More