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ZZ Top axeman treats New York audience to a couple blues-rock classics
During a performance last month at the City Winery in New York City, legendary ZZ Top guitarist treated the audience to a couple classic covers – running out riotous versions of Jimi Hendrix’s “Foxy Lady” and Robert Johnson’s “Sweet Home Chicago.”
Both… Read More
Two long-term, key members to depart the Allmans at the end of 2014
“For 25 years and 15 years respectively, we’ve had the honor and pleasure of playing, living, learning and traveling with the Allman Brothers Band, one of the truly legendary Read More
Tanx and Zinc Alloy to be remastered by original producer and re-released in March
Two albums by the late, great glam rock icon Marc Bolan have been remastered by their original producer Tony Visconti and will be reissued this year as part of a new five-disc set, to be released by Demon Music in March.
2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month
The 2014 NAMM Show kicks off later this month and runs from January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The NAMM show is held annually and is widely regarded as the premier event for the music product industry. The show will feature over 1500 booths and exhibitions from the top brands in the music world including Gibson, Read More
Pioneering rocker who influenced the Beatles succumbs to lung condition
Phil Everly, one half of the Everly Brothers, has passed away at the age of 74.
Together with brother Don, the Everly Brothers innovated the close harmony vocal sound that would later be heard on recordings by the Beatles, the Beach Boys, and Simon and Garfunkel. The group had a string of hits in the late Fifties… Read More
GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger reflects on the year in rock
Here we go – time to transition from days and days of sedentary excess into the month of ridiculously-imposed resolutions and promises to overhaul the debauched lifestyle into which we have sunk (and which we, quite frankly and honestly, prefer). I’ll let you into a secret – if you stop smoking, stop drinking and no longer self-medicate, you won’t live any longer – it will just feel like it.
That’s it for the forward looking part of the… Read More