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Jail Guitar Doors – Changing Lives Through Music

The MC5‘s Wayne Kramer launches foundation to bring guitars to the incarcerated

 

Jail Guitar Doorsis an international foundation devoted to putting guitars in the hands of incarcerated individuals. The organization was founded by MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Billy Bragg and Kramer’s wife, Margaret.

 

Wayne Kramer in particular has a very personal connection to the issue of America’s Read More

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GSTV Buzz Band: The Dirty Pearls

  More like a gang that’s somehow got ahold of some instruments than just some mere band, The Dirty Pearls are an NYC outfit with an old school rock and roll sound and attitude. The band burst out of the Lower East Side about three years ago, playing catchy rock songs about sex, drugs, and what else. . . rock and roll.

 

The band’s neo-classic rock vibe takes its cues from… Read More

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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

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RADIUS

With a big, sweeping rock sound that can easily be described as “cinematic,” it’s little wonder that L.A. rockers RADIUS have licensed dozens of songs to motion pictures, commercials and TV shows. The four piece alt rock outfit cites influences that include U2, Tom Petty, Pink Floyd, Springsteen, and The Clash. RADIUS have already made major inroads in the industry,… Read More

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Wyldlife

It’s hard not to like a band whose bio claims they were “raised by alcoholic wolves” and who cite The Saints, The MC5, Iggy Pop and cheap beer as influences. Wyldlife is an old school punk/power pop combo started by four likely lads who were then attending Purchase College. Since moving on from school Wyldlife has relocated to the Read More

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Artist Damien Hirst Customizes Guitars to Commemorate Joe Strummer

Damien Hirst has created two new art pieces to help commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the death of Joe Strummer. The British artist has painted and modified a Fender Telecaster and an Eastwood acoustic in honor of the legendary former Clash frontman.

 

The guitars will be given away through an online public raffle, the proceeds of which will go to Strummerville: the Joe Strummer New… Read More

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