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JOHNNY WINTER: WIN Two VIP Concert Tickets and MEET Johnny

WIN Two Free VIP Concert Tickets & Backstage Access to MEET Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter and other guitar legends at The Beekman Beer Garden & Beach Club in New York City on August 8th, 2012. Joining Johnny in concert will be his brother Edgar Winter, longtime band mate Rick Derringer, and special guests Leslie West of Mountain fame and Kim Simmons, formerly of Savoy Brown. It promises to be an amazing evening with legendary guitarists!

VIP Tickets include exclusive backstage party area with free food… Read More

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Wines That Rock

The weekend is almost here and the time is right for relaxing with a nice glass of wine. But you don’t want to drink just any wine. You want to open a bottle of wine that really rocks!

To that end, let us introduce you to Wines That Rock: The Official Wine of Rock and Roll.

Wines That Rock is a winery founded by a group of experienced winemakers and fanatical rock fans. Working in partnership with the Mendocino Wine Company, they’ve launched a new line… Read More

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The Rise and Fall of the Clash: New Film Explores the Untimely Demise of Punk’s Most Meaningful Band

While it may have been the Sexpistols who garnered the headlines, it was the Clash that had the sophistication and sense of musical adventurism to take punk rock to the next level. During their initial five year run the London outfit expanded the raw, gritty, adrenalin fueled sounds of punk to include elements of funk, soul, reggae, and even rap.

 

After rising through the ranks of the ‘70s London punk scene, the Clash decamped to New York City in… Read More

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Guild JS-II Bass

Check our friend Derek J looking very Jack Cassidy with his Guild JS-II Bass, which Guild made to compete with the Gibson EB-3.

According to Derek:

“In 1969, Guild came with one or two Bisonic (Hagstrom) single coil pickups. During 1970 they changed to Guild humbuckers which weren’t anywhere near as good.

Jack Casady switched over to the Starfire because of the Bisonics. Those Starfires were then modified by the early Alembic guys. And Phil Lesh played a EB-3 which had Bisonics… Read More

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Gear Profile: Hammond Organs




Now for something really different….Guitar Shop TV stops by the Hammond Organ Company to a preview of their cool new XK3C model, a portable version of the iconic Hammond B3 organ. Perfect for touring and roadwork, this baby is a great companision to every rock and blues guitarist!

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Jeff Beck featuring Imogen Heap – Blanket




A stunning performance by Jeff and Imogen live at Ronnie Scott’s in London, with some of his best lead guitar phrasing, in our humble opinion…Tal Wilkenfeld on Bass always a joy!

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