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Rod Stewart: Jeff Beck Group Missed Woodstock Over Affair Rumors

In his new tell-all memoir Rod: The Autobiography, former Jeff Beck Group frontman Rod Stewart has revealed the band missed a chance to appear at Woodstock due to Beck‘s concerns that his wife was having an affair with the gardener.

 

In an excerpt from the book published on Rollingstone.com, Stewart revealed that the band were nearing the end of their final U.S. tour, which he described as… Read More

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Stones Begin Rehearsals for Upcoming Shows, Hint at More to Come

The Rolling Stones were on the red carpet in London last night for the premier of their new documentary Crossfire Hurricane. The 2.5 hour rock-doc chronicles the band’s career from their early days as a London blues outfit to their meteoric rise to become rock’s most endearing, and arguably, greatest act.

 

Speaking to the media at last night’s premier, singer Mick Jagger, who is now 69, told reporters, “Rehearsals are going very well, we’ve done about… Read More

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Grateful Dead Beer Coming Soon

Veteran San Francisco rock group The Grateful Dead have teamed up with the Dogfish Head Brewery to introduce a new micro-brew. The beer will be a pale ale and will be known as “American Beauty,” after the landmark 1970 Dead album of the same name.

 

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Re-energized Jimmy Page Promises New Album and Tour

Semi-reclusive Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page is allegedly readying himself to step out of the shadows and back into the limelight. The legendary guitar hero was apparently inspired after seeing himself perform in the new film Celebration Day, which chronicles the appearance of a reunited Zeppelin at a tribute to Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun in 2007.

 

“I’m starting to work next year, to be… Read More

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Flashback: The Doors: “Riders on the Storm”

Check this AMAZING original remixed video of The Doors’ classic “Riders on the Storm” by Tanjadoor. Perfect for a spooky October! Check the the eerie vocal and sound effect backtracks. Jim is driving is a 1967 Shelby GT500 that was given to him by his record company, Elektra. Word is that he later wrecked it and left it beside the road and never returned to get it. Somewhere out there in a barn (hopefully it didn’t get CRUSHED) is Jim Morrison’s 1967 Shelby GT500!

The Doors were IOHO one… Read More

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Collector’s Corner: Rickenbacker “Lightshow” Model 331LS

GSTV visits Guitar Center in L.A. to get our hands on the Rickenbacker Model 331LS

GSTV meets with The Guitar Center in Los Angeles to check out the Rickenbacker Model 331LS “Lightshow.” It was introduced in 1970 and remained in production until 1975. This may have been unfortunate timing for Rickenbacker since the Psychedelic era had come to an end during that poeriod. If the instrument was introduced in the height of Psychedelia, say, 1966, it likely would have sold many more units.

The Lightshow model was available in… Read More

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