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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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Great Venues: The Bowery Ballroom – NYC – Carney LIVE

As a follow-up to our interview with guitarist Zane Carney, check Zane performing with his brother Reeve in their band “Carney” performing “Resurrection” at the Bowery Ballroom in New York. Check Zane’s tasteful guitar work and red-hot jazz-rock solo delivered on his blue Telecaster! Wow!

Carney is:

Reeve Carney (Lead vocals, guitar)
Zane Carney (Lead guitar)
Aiden Moore (Bass)
Jon Epcar (Drums)

This performance took place in 2011 at The Bowery Ballroom the iconic rock music venue… Read More

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Two Leather Jacket Must-Haves for the Rock Aficionado


Say the words rock ‘n’ roll and what pictures immediately come to mind? Probably a nice Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul, maybe long hair, tattoos and screaming groupies? Definitely a nice broken in leather jacket.

 

Few fashion pieces scream rock ‘n’ roll as much as the leather jacket—maybe spandex if you’re into the 80s thing, but don’t expect to pull off the Poison look today unless you’re at… Read More

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Cool App: Guitar Lick of the Day


 

If there’s not a guitar in your hand, then we’re willing to bet that your phone is. Technology is for more than keeping in touch with others now, and is getting pretty nifty with all that it offers. You’d think developers would be running out of the tricks stored up their sleeves, right? Well think again, because there is now an app by Guitar World that will keep you in tune with your phone and guitar at the same time.
 
Lick of the Day is… Read More

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Varvatos: Rock Fashion That Can Even Pretty-Up ZZ Top

John Varvatos is a famous fashion designer from Detroit, Michigan who served for Ralph Lauren‘s Polo line and Calvin Klein before launching his own company that vends his signature collection.

 

Varvatos actually launched the Polo Jeans Company and was even licensed by Converse to make a line of high-end, high fashion All Star’s which became so popular that he still makes them today as part of his own line.

 

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Virgin Atlantic Airways: Coolest Carrier in the Sky

Virgin Atlantic is the only airline we know of that was financially birthed by a record label that signed the Sex Pistols in the 1970s. If that seems weird to you, than do yourself a favor and buy an Upper Class ticket on any Virgin flight. It’ll become pretty clear why living the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle 30,000 feet above ground isn’t exactly a bad idea at all.

 

In fact, rock ‘n’ roll has been obsessed with the airplane for just about as… Read More

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