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Rock Book Recommendation: Journeyman Guitarist Dick Wagner’s Smash Hit Memoir

Dick Wagner is a veteran rock guitarist who has enjoyed celebrated stints with rarified rock royalty such as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS. The Iowa-born axeman spent 40 years living the high flying life of a rock star; playing on some 200 albums and netting 35 platinum and gold records.

 

Wagner has detailed his often dabaucherous and sometimes emotional professional and personal experiences in his engaging new memoir: NotRead More

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

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

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.

 

The Beady Eye singer who performed “Read More

Here They Come: Nesmith, Dolenz and Tork Reunite for Monkees Reunion Tour

The music world was dealt a very sad blow earlier this year with the death of Monkees singer Davy Jones.

 

But on a much brighter note, it was announced last month that the three surviving members of the band – Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, and Michael Nesmith – have decided to reunite for a concert tour this… Read More

Jack White Pulls “Blunderbuss” and Storms off Stage at NYC Gig

Jack White stormed off stage at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Saturday night.

 

While the episode was nowhere near on par Green Day frontman Billy Joe Armstrong‘s outburst at the iHeartRadio Festival in LasRead More