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Gary Clark Jr, Bowery Ballroom, Monday, November 6th, 2012, Reviewed by Rock NYC

Rock NYC’s review of recent Big Apple performance from the Austin-based contemporary blues guitarist

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

So Gary Clark Jr, great white hope of blue players from Austin fucking Texas, the future of rock and roll, so cool, so handsome, making the world line up so you can show em what’s what, this years hype. It’s nyc, it’s a packed out Bowery Ballroom, and the stage is yours… watcha got?

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Tommy Thayer Signature ‘Spaceman’ Les Paul Unveiled by Epiphone

Longtime KISS axeman’s signature model to be released in January

 

By Alex Baker

 

Epiphone has unveiled their new Tommy Thayer ‘Spaceman’ Les Paul. The highly-anticipated model was named after the guitarist who first played with Kiss in 2002 and has since gone on to inhabit the Spaceman role pioneered by the group’s founding guitarist Ace Frehley.

 

The new Tommy Thayer ‘Spaceman’ Les… Read More

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New Jimi Hendrix Album to be Released in March

“People, Hell & Angels” will feature 12 unreleased studio tracks from late guitar god

 

By Alex Baker

 

Not many artists who’ve been dead for over 40 years still manage to continuously put out new albums. But then again there was only one Jimi Hendrix.

 

Considering the amount of material the man recorded over the course of a career that was just over three years in length, it’s almost startling to think of what… Read More

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Mick Taylor Joins Stones Onstage for “Midnight Rambler”: Video

Guitarist dusts off his hot licks and nearly steals the show with blistering guest shot on Let It Bleed favorite

 

By Alex Baker

 

The debate regarding who was the best Rolling Stones guitarist ever has been raging for the better part of the 50 years the band has been together.

 

Keith is the obvious choice since he’s the only one who’s been in the band continuously, wrote the songs, and undoubtedly had the greatest overall influence on their sound. But someRead More

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The Black Crowes: GSTV’s Exclusive Interview with ex-Guitarist Audley Freed

Guitarist Audley Freed was a member of the Black Crowes for several years including during the band’s several high-profile tours with Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. Freed also played on the Live at the Greek album, which featured the Black Crowes backing Page.

 

Freed got his start in the business with Cry of Love, an Read More

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Rolling Stones Kickoff “50 & Counting” Tour in London

Legendary rockers set the British capitol alight with command performance at 02 Arena

 

By Alex Baker

 

Last night in London the Rolling Stones performed the first of five shows they’ve scheduled to commemorate their 50th anniversary as a band. It’s perhaps fitting that the band, which originally rose from the London blues circuit in the early Sixties, would choose the British capitol to kick off their celebratory “50 & Counting” mini-tour. The tour will see the band perform once more… Read More

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