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Black Sabbath “Loner” – Video

The Sabs are back with the latest official video release off 13

 

Black Sabbath have chosen a live format for their latest video for the track “Loner,” off their new album 13.

 

In addition to being helmed by acclaimed producer Rick Rubin, 13 is significant in that it’s the first studio album the band has recorded with original frontman Ozzy Osborne back in the fold since 1978′s Never SayRead More

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The Guild X-175 Manhattan

Striking hollow body evokes the ’50s and ’60s with a few modern touches

 

Visually stunning and with few modern features to speak of, the Guild X-175 Manhattan is a hollow bodied beauty with a truly retro character. The guitar boasts a floating bridge and a number of other features that are somewhat surprising to find on a new guitar manufactured in 2013. But the X-175′s… Read More

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THE $2 Billion Guitar??

Check this cool article from The London Sun on Funk legend Nile Rodgers and his white 1959 Fender Stratocaster, courtesy of GSTV friend and brother Dave Lippey:

05/06/2013

by Ellie Ross

IT’S the £1.3billion guitar that continues to earn its owner a fortune.

Funk legend Nile Rodgers is the genius behind disco giants Chic but has also produced and played on some of the biggest-selling albums of all time by artists including Madonna, David Bowie, Duran Duran and Diana Ross.

And on each track he has played his… Read More

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Influential Blues Rock Guitarist Bobby Parker Dead at 76

Pioneering blues rocker who influenced Zeppelin and the Beatles has passed away

 

By Alex Baker

 

Bobby Parker, a pioneering blues rock guitarist whose 1961 track “Watch Your Step” contained a riff that went on to influence songs by the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, has passed away at the age of 76.

 

The news comes to us courtesy of Anthony R. Rucker, a bassist who played with Parker recently.

 

“It is with a heavy… Read More

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GSTV Exclusive Interview with Author/Photograher Lisa S Johnson: “108 Rock Star Guitars”

Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”

 

 

“108 Rock Star Guitars” is an illustrated coffee table book that was published on October 8, 2013, encapsulating the sexy imagery by Lisa S. Johnson of the world’s most famous guitars.  The book contains a foreword by Les Paul.

 

 

Armed with a macro lens, an incredible eye for detail and a truly ground breaking

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GSTV Spotlight: Scott Sharrard – Allman Brothers Singer/Guitarist Live in NYC

Seasoned guitarist strikes out on his own with blazing soul-rock sound

 

By Alex Baker

 

He’s been labelled as “Greg Allman‘s secret weapon” by Glide Magazine and called “one of the best guitarists in the country” by Billboard. Scott Sharrard is fairly well-known as a lead vocalist and guitarist, who’s played not only with The Allman Brothers, but also the likes of Read More

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