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Rolling Stones: ‘Crossfire Hurricane’ on HBO Tonight!

New documentary celebrating band’s spectacular 50 year history set to air on U.S. TV tonight

 

By Alex Baker

 

Crossfire Hurricane, the new documentary about the Rolling Stones will make its U.S. television debut on HBO tonight.

 

The two and a half hour film recently premiered at the London Film Festival and has been met with praise from critics, who seem united in the… Read More

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Led Zeppelin Release Black Dog Clip from ‘Celebration Day’

Iconic British heavy metal forefathers drop another clip from Celebration Day film of their 2007 one-off reunion show

 

By Alex Baker

 

Led Zeppelin have unleashed another online clip from their new concert film Celebration Day.

 

The clip is a live performance of the Zeppelin classic “Black Dog” taken from their 2007 reunion show at the O2 Arena in London. The godfathers of heavy rock reunited for the one time show,… Read More

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Win an Orange Guitar Amp from Classic Rock Magazine

Publication to give away OR15H amp head and speaker cabinet from legendary British amp manufacturer

 

By Alex Baker

 

With its classic Orange Amp styling and warm blues rock tone, the “Pics Only” model was arguably the definitive model produced by the storied British amp manufacturer when it was first introduced in 1972. It was known as the Pics Only because it used pictures rather than words to identify the control knobs on the front panel.… Read More

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Fender Releases Limited Edition Sheryl Crow Telecaster

Female rock icon’s signature model unveiled by Fender Custom Shop

 

 

by Alex Baker

 

Fender Guitars has introduced a limited edition Sheryl Crow 1959 Custom Telecaster.

 

The instrument is available in an ultra-limited edition run, with only 60 of them having been made. One was signed by Crow herself and donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation as part of… Read More

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Ex-Smiths Guitarist Johnny Marr Releases Video, Readies Album

Former lead guitarist for pioneering UK indie band gets back to his roots with The Messenger

 

By Alex Baker

 

As a member of the influential Eighties British indie group, The Smiths, Johnny Marr pioneered the alternately jangly, alternately jagged guitar style that is such an integral part of what we now regard as the indie rock sound.

 

The Smiths were regarded as one of the definitive British… Read More

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“Working with David Bowie” Guitarist Reeves Gabrels Excusive Interview

Ex-Tin Machine axeman tells the unlikely story of how his 12-year collaboration with Bowie began

 

Sonically explorative guitarist Reeves Gabrels is best known for the dozen or so years he partnered David Bowie; first as lead guitarist for The Tin Machine, and later during the 1990s, when Bowie was releasing innovative albums like 1997′s Earthling, one of the first major albums to combine rock with electronica.

 

In part II of Guitar Shop TV’s exclusive interview… Read More

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