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The Black Keys Begin Work on New Album


It’s been quite a year for the Black Keys. Their latest album, the 2011 Danger Mouse-produced El Camino, has successfully launched the unlikely Akron indie rock duo into the mainstream.

 

In the last year the band, which consists of guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Pat Carney, has headlined an arena tour across EuropeRead More

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Great Performances: Rick Derringer – “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Real American”


In Memory of our Fallen Heroes of September 11

 

Guitar Icon Rick Derringer performs “The Star Spangled Banner” and his original composition “Real American” LIVE in NYC

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Gear Profile: The Steinberger L Series Bass

The Steinberger L series bass was formally introduced in 1980, and in 1983 the Steinberger GL guitar was rolled out. At the same time a slightly revised version of the bass was also introduced and given the name XL to distinguish it from the guitar and the original L bass. Check the above photo of GSTV friend Derek J with his 1986 XL bass: very cool!

The instruments were described as being made from layers of composite materials (carbon fiber and… Read More

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What Happens in Vegas: Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Finds a Home

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, the popular traveling band camp that provides amateur and aspiring musicians the opportunity to jam with famous rock stars has found a permanent home, in where else – Las Vegas.

 

Founded back in 1997, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp has typically been held six times a year  in different cities including New York, Philadelphia and London. However starting… Read More

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Liam Gallagher Wants to Party with Prince Harry

Could Prince Harry have any more of a bad boy image? Just last month pictures surfaced of his Royal Highness partying drunk and naked in a Vegas hotel room. No sooner has that royal scandal blown ever than it has emerged that Liam Gallagher now wants to party with the Prince.

 

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Got Live if You Want It: Rolling Stones Announce Upcoming Gigs, New Album

Last week Billboard Magazine reported that the Rolling Stones will reunite onstage for a quartet of shows in London and New York this coming November. This week the band also announced that they will also be releasing a new commemorative greatest hits album that same month.

 

2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the London blues group that went on to become the biggest rock band… Read More

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