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KISS Go Live on Letterman this Wednesday!

You wanted the best, and you got the best! The hottest band in the world, KISS, will be going live over the web tomorrow night when they play a full concert as part of the “Live on Letterman” webcast series.

 

KISS, who are currently out promoting their latest album Monster, are scheduled to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow night. However fans who want to see more of everyone’s favorite costumed rock heroes than the requisite single number afforded… Read More

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The $10,000 Acoustic Guitar: Gibson Custom Shop

 

 

Check this cool video “The Making of Gibson’s Master Museum Acoustic Guitars” for insights into the construction of hand-crafted custom original Gibson acoustics–these instruments are among the best of the best.

 

The acoustic guitar market is in a very interesting position when compared to the electric guitar.  While a vintage market exists, it has not become nearly as inflated from a price perspective as the electric vintage guitar market.

 

This is interesting because the woods used in very desirable acoustic guitars of the past include… Read More

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Great Performances: The Shins at The Gibson Amphitheatre

Concert Review: The Shins At The Gibson Amphitheater, Tuesday October 2nd 2012
Written by Alyson Camus of rocknyc.com

Note video above of The Shins’ “New Slang” is from our archives and obviously not from the concert reviewed below, but we thought we include it anyway, ’cause we LOVE this song!

There is only one person in common between the band I saw in concert at the Orpheum a few years ago, and the band I saw on Tuesday night at the Gibson amphitheater: James… Read More

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Fans Given Opportunity to Vote for 2013 Rock Hall of Fame Inductees

Have you been frustrated in the past because your favorite band’s been continually overlooked by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Well now may be your chance to do something about it.

 

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the 2013 nominees for induction yesterday, also making it known that for the first time, the public would be allowed to have a say in the matter. In years past the decision as to who gets… Read More

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The Rascals to Reunite at the The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, December 13th, 14th,15th, 2012

THE RASCALS TO REUNITE – Steven Van Zandt’s exciting project to reunite the original members of Rascals,  is called  ”Once Upon a Dream,” and is on Kickstarter where he is reaching out to fans to raise capital to make this incredible reunion show a reality–Check out the cool description and video below –For more details, including how you can participate, visit www.kickstarter.com

And now the day fans and Rock historians thought they’d never see has come…The Rascals will reunite for their first public performances in over 40 yearsRead More

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Big Jim Sullivan: Guitar World Mourns Passing of Legendary Session Player

It was announced today that Big Jim Sullivan, the acclaimed session guitarist who played on dozens of hits in the Sixties and Seventies, has died at the age of 71.

 

Sullivan began his career as a professional guitarist in 1959, and during the Swinging Sixties he, along with “Little” Jimmy Page,” was one of the most in-demand session players on the London rock… Read More

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