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The Mad Dog’s Rocking New Year

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

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Deep Purple TonePrints by TC Electronic

TC Electronic teams up with Steve Morse and Roger Glover to produce custom reverb and delay TonePrints

 

TC Electronic has introduced a new line of TonePrints produced in collaboration with Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse and bassist Roger Glover.

 

The TonePrints are compatible with existing TC Electronic hardware units and can be downloaded for free at www.tcelectronic.com/deep-purple-toneprints/ or accessed through the TonePrints ap for Read More

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Deep Purple’s New Video “Vincent Price

British heavy metal forefathers get cheeky in their first new video in 20 years

 

By Alex Baker

 

On Friday Deep Purple released the first official video off their new album Now What?!, which dropped on April 30 through the Ear Music label.

 

The video for the track “Vincent Price” is the band’s first for more than two decades and depicts the… Read More

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Fender Releases Ritche Blackmore Tribute Strat

Fender Custom Shop unveils limited edition replica of Deep Purple guitarist’s legendary black Stratocaster

 

By Alex Baker

 

Fender Guitars has unveiled a special limited edition Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster based on the instrument the pioneering heavy metal guitarist used to record the iconic hit “Smoke On the Water.”

 

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Deep Purple: New Album Preview

Legendary heavy metal pioneers release “Hell to Pay” online in advance of Now What?!

By Alex Baker

 

In advance of the April 30, U.S. release of their new album Now What?!, Deep Purple are streaming “Hell to Pay” – one of the new tracks that will be included on the album. The pioneering hard rockers have also released the album cover art (below) and the complete track list for the new album.

 

 

Hell to Pay” is slated to be… Read More

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GSTV Album Review: Heaven and Earth’s “Dig”

Veteran L.A. rockers assemble to inject some fresh ideas into the tried and true classic rock sound on Dig

 

By Alex Baker

 

Founded by ex-Sweet guitarist Stuart Smith,  Heaven and Earth is a neo-classic rock outfit from Los Angeles. Smith is an Englishmen who was mentored by Ritchie Blackmore. And it shows. In fact it’s apparent from practically note one of Dig.… Read More

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