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The Clash Hits Back – Punk Legends New Greatest Hits Album Out Now!

The Clash’s promote new greatest hits comp with massive London graffiti mural

 

The Clash have returned to the scene with a new box set, “Sound System” and a new greatest hits comp, “The Clash Hits Back.”

 

To help promote the new releases, in typical Clash fashion, the band erected a massive graffiti mural on the side of a building in Camden Town, London.

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“Sound System” is a 12-disc set that comes… Read More

The Jazz Guitar Handbook

Backbeat Books publishes The Jazz Guitar Handbook

 

If you’ve been curious about learning to play jazz guitar but are unsure about how to get started then Backbeat Books’ new publication, The Jazz Guitar Handbook may be the book for you. The 256 page compendium offers comprehensive instruction in learning and mastering one of the most challenging but rewarding styles of guitar playing.

 

The thorough, step-by-step guide begins by teaching readers simple blues-based riffs over basic chord… Read More

Alan McGee Launches New Label: 359 Music

Former Creation Records head Alan McGee launches 359 Music

 

Creation Records was a legendary label that introduced influential 80s/90s/00s British bands like Jesus and Mary Chain, Oasis, and Primal Scream to the world. The man behind that label was of course Alan McGee, who more recently ran the Read More

Mad Dog Blog: Stephen Stills’ New BandThe Rides

Steven Stills has a new project and GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger is feeling it

 

Thank goodness for Stephen Stills ! At 68 years young, my favorite individual from the timeless CSN (and Y) has formed “the blues band of his dreams” in The Rides.

 

A musician of Stills’ standing would always have the pick of the litter against any musical playground wall and on forthcoming album, Can’t Get Enough, Stills has recruited former Electric Flag keys-man Barry Goldberg and relative whipper-snapper,… Read More

Beware of Darkness “Orthodox” – Reviewed by the Mad Dog Blogger

GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger reviews new album by LA rockers Beware of Darkness

 

By The Mad Dog

 

One of the best new albums of the year is by LA-based Beware of Darkness. What would you expect if early Queen fronted by Arctic Monkey‘s Alex Turner got together with QOTSA and asked Read More

The Mad Dog Blog: “Beware of Mister Baker”

New Rockumentary on troubled life of legendary drummer Ginger Baker reviewed by GSTV’s in-house Brit

 

By The Mad Dog

 

If you want to feel good about your life, feel secure in yourself, feel like you are, indeed, making a positive difference everyday, take the time to sit down and watch “Beware of Mister Baker,” the biopic about the flame-haired, genius madman, tub-thumper, Ginger Baker. Rockumenting his humble beginnings in proggy jazz bands, he is catapulted to stardom in… Read More