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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
GNR man’s signature axe set to drop in March
Mick, Keith and the boys reunite for historic series of concerts in Hyde Park
Ian Hunter shows he’s still got it at Mott the Hoople‘s 02 Arena Show
In the fall of 2013, UK audiences were gifted a chance to see one of rock’s great underrated bands back in action for the first time in more than a decade as Mott the Hoople regrouped for a handful of shows.
Formed in the late ’60s, Mott were a rowdy band of pub rockers whose career was on the… Read More
The Commander in Chief struts her stuff with classical guitarist Thomas Valeur in this viral video sensation
Although it was released only earlier this month, the video dual between classical guitarist Thomas Valeur and the 23-year-old Norwegian metal sensation known as The Commander in Chief, is already one of the viral guitar videos of the year.
In the clip, Valeur is seated and circled by the leather clad Commander who wields a lethal looking Ibanez Falchion 7-string prototype, which she indeed commands with… Read More