Author Archives: gstv
It’s been 50 years to the day since the Beatles first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show and set America on fire back in 1964. It’s hard to believe it, but at the time, both rock and roll music and television were perceived as fads that may or may not have lasted.
When the Beatles took to the airwaves on Sullivan that night, it was… Read More
British blues rocker performs “The Day You Left” at North Sea Jazz Club in Amsterdam
Matt Schofield has been a fixture on the international blues scene for more than a decade. Having got his start playing in the house bands of various festivals around Europe, the Manchester-born guitarist embarked on a successful… Read More
MusicRadar launches Bass Expo 2014 February 26-27
Internet music publisher MusicRadar will be launching Bass Expo 2014 on February 26 and 27; an “online bass extravaganza,” held in association with Total Guitar, Guitarist, and Guitar Techniques magazines.
Bass Expo will also feature interviews with and demo performances by a host… Read More
Southern rock sensation Jason Isbell brings it to Lincoln Center and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi brings us this review
By Iman Lababedi
Retro surf rock classic reintroduced with a few modern touches
One of the first guitars to catch our eye this year is Eastwood Guitars‘ new California Rebel. The Rebel is a replica of the ultra-rare 1967 Domino Californian Rebel; an iconic guitar that was widely used during the hey-day of SoCal surf rock in the early Sixties.
The Domino Rebel was a kind of hybrid… Read More
GSTV first went live back in 2010, and in the nearly four years since then we’ve aired performances by up and coming indie bands and some of the most legendary icons in rock. One figure who’s managed to grace our digital airwaves on more than one occasion is the Motor-City Madman himself, Mr. Ted Nugent.
One of our favorite times filming Uncle Ted was at the Dallas International Guitar Festival, circa 2011-2012, when he delivered this swaggering, riotous rendition of “Cat Scratch Fever.” As… Read More