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Black Rock Revival

Black Rock Revival is a Memphis trio with a loose, funky, hard rocking sound. The group was founded by singer/guitarist Sebastian who got the idea to start a band after noticing a distinct lack of black rock bands on the local and national scene. To that end he recruited drummer Hype and bassist Percy Blue to put together a hard-hitting trio with influences that include Cody Chestnutt, Read More

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JOHNNY WINTER: WIN Two VIP Concert Tickets and MEET Johnny

WIN Two Free VIP Concert Tickets & Backstage Access to MEET Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter and other guitar legends at The Beekman Beer Garden & Beach Club in New York City on August 8th, 2012. Joining Johnny in concert will be his brother Edgar Winter, longtime band mate Rick Derringer, and special guests Leslie West of Mountain fame and Kim Simmons, formerly of Savoy Brown. It promises to be an amazing evening with legendary guitarists!

VIP Tickets include exclusive backstage party area with free food… Read More

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Gear Profile: Hammond Organs




Now for something really different….Guitar Shop TV stops by the Hammond Organ Company to a preview of their cool new XK3C model, a portable version of the iconic Hammond B3 organ. Perfect for touring and roadwork, this baby is a great companision to every rock and blues guitarist!

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Jeff Beck featuring Imogen Heap – Blanket




A stunning performance by Jeff and Imogen live at Ronnie Scott’s in London, with some of his best lead guitar phrasing, in our humble opinion…Tal Wilkenfeld on Bass always a joy!

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Great Venues: The Crocodile Café – Seattle, Washington, USA

The Crocodile Café has been a mainstay of Seattle’s rock scene since the early ‘90s when it was practically ground zero for the grunge movement that was burgeoning in the city at the time. Classic bands from that era to have graced the Croc’s stage in those days include Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, and of course Nirvana.

The club was temporarily closed in 2007. However following renovations the Crocodile was reopened in 2009 and has been back going strong ever since.  These days the venue plays host… Read More

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June Artist Showcase Winner: Hierosonic

Hierosonic is this month’s GSTV featured artist and our June Artist Showcase Winner. An alternative rock outfit with bombastic guitars and catchy, dance beats, Hierosonic hail from Harrisburg, PA and were originally formed back in 2002.

The band’s hybrid dance rock sound is harder edged than many past dance-rock outfits like the Stone Roses, and instead has a heavier, ‘90s alt-rock-grunge feel to it. The band’s lyrics are of an overtly political nature and singer Ben Stewart seems like the kind of frontman who genuinely has something to say.… Read More

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