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Renowned Flamenco guitarist suffers a heart attack on vacation in Mexico
Flamenco guitar legend Paco de Lucia suffered a heart attack and died Wednesday at the age of 66. The Spanish born guitarist had reportedly been on a beach in Mexico playing with his children at the time of his death.
De Lucia erupted onto the international Flamenco scene with a series of albums he released in the 1970s. However the versatile guitarist also crossed over into jazz and classical.
His father was also a Flamenco… Read More
Wayne Kramer talks to GSTV about the MC5, guitars, and his new jazz project
Interview by Alex Baker
As a founding member of the MC5, Wayne Kramer is arguably one of the most influential American rock guitarists to emerge from the 1960s era. The MC5’s revolutionary stance and proto-punk sound were ahead of their time and while they never became a huge success, they’ve been massively influential on generations of bands since then. After the MC5 broke up, Wayne did a two-year stint in prison… Read More
German metal legends perform innovative acoustic version of metal anthem for MTV Unplugged
The video was shot over a two night performance the group played in September of 2013 at the Read More
Check out this “The Top 8 Emerging Artists” by our friends at Kings of A&R , a cool music industry site focused on up and coming artists:
1) Maggie Chapman – Graffiti
2) Beth Spangler – Like A Bird
3) Radio Days – I’ve Got My Ways On Saturdays
4) Karra – Wild Love
5) Mike Deleasa – To Damn Beautiful
6) Tommy Burr – Lights Out
7) Brittany Ray – Love Is Worth It
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Check out this great Wall Street Journal article on Johnny!
Also: Check GSTV’s footage of Johnny & Edgar Winter jamming LIVE with Rick Derringer and Kim Simmons (ex-Savoy Brown) on the Stones’ classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”
Johnny Winter: A Life in the Blues
Still touring at 70, the guitarist opens up
ZZ Top axe slinger gets a new signature model Les Paul
Gibson Guitars has partnered with legendary ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons to launch the new Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul. Gibson are referring to the guitar as a “ground up” version of the Les Paul, with Gibbons providing specific input on how to tweak everything from the electronics to actual construction.
The limited edition model sports a maple top, mahogany neck, maple spine, and… Read More