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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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Beatles Rejected Audition Tape Finally Surfaces

The audition tape that infamously led a Decca exec to declare the Beatles had “no future in show business” has been discovered

 

By Alex Baker

 

Ostensibly, record company executives are meant to musically-savvy guys, with their ears to the ground and tuned into whatever is on the way to being the next big thing.

 

Some of them are, but sadly many of them aren’t. Take Decca Records executive Read More

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AC/DC Unleashes Entire Catalog on iTunes

Seminal hard rockers from down under make their music available digitally for the first time

 

By Alex Baker

 

To say that the moment rock fans have been waiting for has arrived would not be too much of an exaggeration. AC/DC, Australia and the world’s most enduring hard rock band, has released their entire catalog digitally.

 

For the first time the band has released their 16 studio albums, four live albums, and three compilations to iTunes. All of the albums have been remastered for digital format and… Read More

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Eric Clapton Announces Spring U.S. Tour

Legendary blues-rock guitarist will take his act stateside in early 2013

 

Eric Clapton has announced a major U.S. tour that will kick off in March and culminate in a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

 

The iconic former Cream and Yardbirds guitarist will open the tour on March 14 with a performance at the U.S. Airways Center in Read More

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Tremonti: Exclusive Interview with Creed Guitarist and His New Band

Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti and his new band which features bassist Wolfgang Van Halen

 

Mark Tremonti rose to prominence in the mid 1990s, as lead guitarist for Creed. After parting ways with Scott Stapp and the rest of the influential heavy alt-rock group, he went on to found Alter Bridge with Read More

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