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Performances: Metal Masters 4 – “Five Minutes Alone”

 

Guitar Shop TV was on hand at Metal Masters 4 at the Grammercy Theater in NYC—Check this clip of the guys performing the Pantera classic, “Five Minutes Alone.”


Metal Masters 4 is comprised of Philip Anselmo (Pantera/Down), Kerry King (Slayer), Dave Lombardo (Slayer), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Frank Bello (Anthrax) and newly added masters Billy Sheehan and Gary Holt (Exodus/Slayer).

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Great Venues: The Station Inn – Nashville – “The Time Jumpers” with Vince Gill

The Staion Inn is a really special place, a true bit of Americana, the REAL DEAL, and no better place to catch authentic country, roots, and bluegrass music.

Guitar Shop TV was lucky enough to be there on a Monday night in July to catch The Time Jumpers LIVE. The Time Jumpers are a group of the “best of the best’ Nashville studio musicians that get together to perform at this intimate venue every Monday night when they’re not touring to play some of the finest country… Read More

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Exclusive Interview: LA Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 2

“The Old Days” – Exclusive interview with LA Recording Studio Legends Waddy Watchel and Leland Sklar: Part 2 of 4

GUITARIST WADDY WACHTEL has appeared on hundreds of albums over the years, and has been a mainstay of the Los Angeles music scene. Among the artists and bands he has worked with are The Everly Brothers, Jackson Browne, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, The Church, The Cowsills, Bob Dylan, Silver Condor, Gilby Clarke, Melissa Etheridge, Bryan Ferry, Bernard Fowler, Andrew Gold, Don Henley, Carole King, Miranda Lambert, The Motels, Maria… Read More

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Rock Book Recommendation: Journeyman Guitarist Dick Wagner’s Smash Hit Memoir

Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.

 

Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: NotRead More

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Led Zeppelin will Release Concert Film Next Month

Led Zeppelin reunion? Well not quite. However it was announced today that the legendary British rock gods will be releasing a concert film of the one-off reunion show they did perform back in 2007.

 

The film, which is set to be titled Celebration Day, captures the band’s set from a tribute concert for Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun that took place at the O2 Arena in London five years ago.

 

The concert… Read More

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The Avengers Return: Seminal SF Punk Band Reunites this Sunday 9/16

Formed in early 1977, the Avengers were one of the first American bands to harken to the siren call of British punk in the Seventies. Fronted by punk’s original peroxide blonde bombshell, Penelope Houston, the Avengers had the distinction of being the opening act for the Sex Pistols incendiary final show at Winterland in San Francisco.… Read More

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