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The Gibson GuitarTown Auction at Bonhams

The Gibson GuitarTown Charity auction will benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

 

By Alex Baker

 

The 2012 edition of Gibson GuitarTown on the Sunset Strip has come to an end. The exhibition ran for a year and featured giant 10-foot replicas of Gibson Les Paul guitars designed by notable artists. Each guitar was designed to commemorate artists who’d made their mark on the the Sunset… Read More

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Mumford and Sons Live at the Barclay, February 12, 2013 – Reviewed by Rock NYC

Grammy-winning English indie folk-rockers play the Barclay and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi brings us his review

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

The difference between American Folk and English folk is that American folks roots are in the dustbowls of the Great depression and are political and rural in nature, and English folks comes from the 15th Century when Minstrels wandered the country playing on mandolins for the landed Gentry. So you need to compare Mumford And SonsRead 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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Still the Sky’s Limit

Hailing from Fullerton, CA just outside of Los Angeles, Still the Sky’s Limit are an indie/alt trio with catchy original numbers and a hard-edged sound. With emotively charged lyrics and an energy-laden rock sound, the band has released an EP called Legacy that was produced by Erik Ron, a producer who’s previously worked on projects for the likes of Panic at the Disco. More recently, STSL put out a full-length album entitled Why Not? Check out Still the Sky’s Limit’s official video for “Barbados.”

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Iris Dement at City Winery – Reviewed by Rock NYC

Folksy singer/songwriter delivers the goods at the City Winery and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi is on the scene

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

Iris Dement is a witty, dryly amusing master of ceremonies during her two hour album release party at City Winery Saturday night. This is the opening night of her tour in aid of Sing The Delta, an sixteen years in the making and worth the wait, and the Arkansas born, Read More

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Black Sabbath’s New Album Set for June Release

Heavy metal titans ready first new studio album in 35 years

 

By Alex Baker

 

Black Sabbath announced today that they will be releasing their new album, 13, in June of this year. The upcoming album will be the first new studio release by the band since 1978′s Never Say Die!

 

The current lineup for the Sabs consists of founding members Ozzy Osborne (vocals), Tomy Iommi (guitar) and Geezer Butlet (bass). Founding drummer Read More

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