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Recording with Bowie: Guitarist Reeves Gabrels

Guitarist Reeves Gabrels discusses his work with rock icon David Bowie in this exclusive Guitar Shop TV interview.

 

Regarded as one of the most daring rock-guitar improvisers since Jimi Hendrix, Reeves is best known for his long partnership with David Bowie, with whom he worked regularly with from 1987 to 1999. The versatile guitarist has also enjoyed an active performing and recording… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Gear Trader – Huntington Beach, CA

Some amazing vintage Fender solid-bodies from a California dealer.

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Great Performances: Ana Popovic LIVE in NYC

Check our video of one of our favorite female guitarists Ana Popovic LIVE at the Iridium in NYC, performing her new single “Unconditional.”  Red hot!

Ana Popovic is one of the most fiery blues-rock female guitarist out there today. With her SRV-influenced rhythm sound, killer chops on both lead and slide guitar and a sultry voice, she’s become a fixture of the electric blues scene, playing major blues/jazz/rock festivals all over the world. Here she demonstrates her guitar prowess with a smoking solo.

Popovic’s father,… Read More

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The Who Ready Quadrophenia Tour, Announce Vintage Trouble as Opening Act for First Leg

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are ramping up to hit the road as The Who once again this fall. The legendary British rock band will be embarking on an arena tour and performing their classic 1973 concept album Quadrophenia.

 

The tour will be the first time Pete and Rog have brought The Who stateside in four years and their opening act for the first leg of the tour will be… Read More

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Billie Joe Armstrong Undergoes Substance Abuse Treatment

According to a post on the band‘s Facebook page, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is currently “seeking treatment for substance abuse.”

 

The veteran punk rock singer/guitarist raised eyebrows and made headlines last Friday when he smashed his guitar and launched into an onstage rant at the iHeartRadio festival in Las Vegas, shouting… Read More

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Slash Defends Lindsay Lohan Following Hit-and-Run Incident

Linday Lohan’s latest brush with the law was a hit-and-run that resulted in a pedestrian being sent to the hospital and the troubled actress being sent to jail. Thankfully, no one was seriously hurt in the incident, and Lindsay Lohan winding up in the headlines for the wrong reasons is nothing new.

 

However this time around Lohan has received support from a rather unlikely corner. Slash, the former guitarist… Read More

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