GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger rounds up the latest in new books, albums and films
As the onset of Springtime wakens woodland creatures from their winter slumber and promises longer days and balmy evenings, the receding frost uncovers gems old and new in the forest and the Mad Dog pitter patters in wide-eyed wonder amongst the…….WHOA, sorry – been listening to too much Jethro Tull recently. Won’t happen again.
My television is bruised purple and my DVD player is still shaking like… 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
GSTV’s in-house Brit rundowns the best in holiday rock hits
By the Mad Dog
Well, its that time of year again – have you sent your letter to Santa yet ? The festive season seems to start earlier every year but I reckon I experienced a record-breaker this year when I went into a pub in England on October 8th to find they had already put up their Christmas tree !! Jeez, my tan has barely faded from summer……I awarded the bartender “Premature Man of the Year”.
GSTV’s continental correspondent sounds off on Belfast blues rockers The Answer and three other bands you need to hear
By the Mad Dog
The Mad Dog was in Paris recently to see Belfast blues rockers, The Answer, on the penultimate night of their European tour. Formed in 2000 and touted on their recording debut in 2005 as “the best new UK band since Led Zeppelin,” The Answer are the real deal sporting the purists’ line-up… Read More
Fender introduces its own line of guitar-themed wine
Fender Guitars has partnered with the Armida Winery to launch its own line of guitar-themed wines.
Fender’s selection of vino includes a Strat-themed Cabernet Sauvignon, a Thinline TelecasterPinot Noir, and a Jazzmaster Chardonnay. There’s also a more high-end Telecaster Zinfandel that goes for $500 a bottle.
This isn’t the first time Fender has extended its brand into the lifestyle… Read More