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From our friends at Norman’s Rare Guitars, check out this amazing piece of Rock Memorabilia: one of Jimi Hendrix’s original Stratocaster’s that Jimi gave Frank Zappa, and now owned by Frank’s son Dweezil Zappa! Very cool!
Musikmesse 2014 set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt
Musikmesse 2014, the European equivalent of the Winter NAMM Show, is set to kickoff March 12 in Frankfurt Germany. The four day convention will run through March 15 and like its U.S. counterpart, will feature the latest in guitar, tech, drum, amps, and DJ gear.
While all the big guitar… Read More
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