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Eastwood Guitars California Rebel

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

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GSTV’s Greatest Hits: Ted Nugent “Cat Scratch Fever” Live in Dallas

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

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The Strypes “Got Love If You Want It” – Video

Irish teenage R&B sensations take on Slim Harpo classic

 

The Strypes are a maximum R&B outfit from Cavan Ireland that were formed in 2008 and whose current ages are between 16 and 18.

 

The band’s classic R&B based rock bands draws ready comparisons to the likes of the Yardbirds, Who, and early Stones as well as pre-punk pub rockers like Eddie & the Hot Rods and… Read More

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Joe Bonamassa and Zakk Wylde “Crossroads” Live in L.A. – Video

Two guitar legends team up for a blistering version of blues classic

 

Joe Bonamassa and Zakk Wylde, two modern day guitar legends on one stage together at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles belt out this blistering version of the Robert Johnson blues classic “Crossroads.”

 

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GSTV Legend: Johnny Winter: “A Life in the Blues”

Check out this great Wall Street Journal article on Johnny!

Also: Check GSTV’s footage of Johnny & Edgar Winter jamming LIVE with Rick Derringer and Kim Simmons (ex-Savoy Brown) on the Stones’ classic “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”


Johnny Winter: A Life in the Blues

 

 

Still touring at 70, the guitarist opens up

 

By

Marc Myers

 

Wall Street Journal Feb. 20, 2014 9:50 p.m. ET

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Flashback: Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson “Once Bitten Twice Shy”

Mott the Hoople frontman teamed with Ziggy guitarist to produce this hard rock anthem

 

In the middle 1970s as the British glam rock movement began to fade, two of its greatest icons joined forces to produce a classic rock masterpiece that’s one of the most recognizable hits from the era.

 

Mott the Hoople singer and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars actually… Read More

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