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Exclusive Interview: Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen

Guitar Shop TV speaks with Def Leppard guitarist extraordinaire Phil Collen about his 2011 tour and newly released CDs. Def Leppard kicks off their summer tour in Ireland and the UK in early June, followed by a three-month tour of North America from June 15th to September 15th.  Also on June 7th and various other days throughout the month, Def Leppard’s first ever… Read More

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The Clash – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum, library and archives as well as its incredible educational programs. Guitar Shop TV is collaborating closely with the Museum, and… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 2: Rudy’s Music – New York

Episode Two: Guitar Shop TV heads to Rock N Roll Vintage Guitars in Chicago to check out some amazing classic axes including a 1964 Epiphone Riviera, talks to Rudy Pensa of Rudy Pensa Music in New York about his “new girlfriend,” a 1959 blond ash Fender Stratocaster, and answers a viewer question all the way from Hong Kong!

 

 

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Gear Profile: PRS Guitars – Paul Reed Smith Interview

Guitar innovator, master luthier, celebrity and entrepreneur, Paul Reed Smith is owner and creator of PRS Guitars. Smith made his first guitar while he was a student at St. Mary’s College in Maryland, and continued to build guitars after college. After he would complete one, he would bring it to concerts and convince the musicians to try it out and give him feedback.

 

PRS Guitar Factory

 

Smith eventually encountered Carlos Santana. The end result of this meeting was that Santana ended up trying… Read More

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Great Venues: The Bone – Dallas

The Deep Ellum neighborhood of downtown Dallas, TX has been tied up with music for over 75 years.  Originally a center for industry, this then mostly-black part of East Dallas gained nationwide acclaim as a hotspot for Southern Blues in the 1930s.  Later, Deep Ellum would become home to artists and musicians from many different styles and backgrounds, including a lively Punk scene in the 1980s.  But if you want to recapture the Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : The Oz Noy Trio – Artist Showcase

Fusion guitarist Oz Noy chats with Guitar Shop TV backstage at The Bitter End in New York. Noy talks about his melodic approach to improvising, along with his interest in jazz guitarists who experiment with their tones to give them “the presence of a saxophone.” Afterwards, The Oz Noy Trio delivers a smokin’ live performance!
The Israeli-born NYC resident is a tasteful virtuoso who is receiving growing acclaim in jazz circles. He brings fresh energy to Read More

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