Author Archives: gstv
U2 guitarist The Edge shows off the first guitar he ever bought, his iconic Gibson Explorer. In New York City at age 17 and intending to buy a Les Paul, The Edge fell for the Explorer instead. Even after breaking the neck at a show years ago, it’s still one of The Edge’s favorite guitars.
Mayer said he wanted people to buy it not because they… Read More
We just happened to be in the audience and caught Bono performing “Angels of Harlem” Live at The Apollo Theatre NYC at The Jazz Foundation of America Benefit Concert earlier this month. What a gifted Artist!
Brent Ware, a private collector based in Nashville, describes his huge collection of vintage amplifiers and guitars as “forty-five years of complete insanity.” Ware’s collection includes over 300 amps and a couple hundred guitars. Here he shows Guitar Shop TV selections from his personal amplifier collection at his farm’s storage facility, including Jimi Hendrix’s 1967 Plexi, which was damaged in an arson fire!
Ware talks about how he was first inspired to collect when he began… Read More
One of the most famous club/entertainment complexes in Europe, the Melkweg Club (Dutch for Milky Way) was founded in 1970 when a local theater group took over a old dairy building and transformed it into a concert venue and nightclub.
Johnny Bennett is a talented Los Angeles-based rocker who is originally from Nashville, TN. With a deep, edgy snarl of a voice, engaging lyrics based on his own various life experiences and a slightly unconventional approach to songwriting, Bennett’s has crafted a distinct, compelling rock sound that seems somehow both retro and contemporary at the same time. Check out this live video of Johnny and his band performing “Sister Pharmaceutical” live at the Viper Room in LA.