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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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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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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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Great Performances: Ted Nugent Live at Dallas International Guitar Festival

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent performs LIVE at the Dallas International Guitar Festival. In this exclusive Guitar Shop TV footage, the “Motor City Madman” lays down an incredible hard rockin’ performance with some absolutely KILLER solos—Check out the RED HOT rendition of “Cat Scratch Fever!”

 

Nugent began performing professionally in 1958 and has sold 30 million records. He first rose to fame as the lead guitarist for The Read More

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Foo Fighters’ “Walk”

Cool zany video of Foo Fighters‘ “Walk” featuring Dave Grohl. These guys rock, and we LOVE Grohl’s signature powder blue Gibson Trini Lopez model (check out the distinctive diamond-shaped f-holes and stratocaster-style headstock, unique in Gibson’s semi-hollow body electric line)

 

For those of you that have been living on Mars, Foo Fighters was originally formed in 1994 by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following Read More

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The Decemberists: “This Is Why We Fight”

Naming yourself after an unfinished Tolstoy novel and composing a rock opera would seem like unlikely steps on the road to success nowadays. That is unless you happen to be the Decemberists. The indie folk combo hails from Portland, Oregon and was formed in 2000. After initially releasing their first full-length debut album, Castaways and Cutouts on Hush Records, the heavily Fairport Convention-influenced folk rockers signed to the Read More

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