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Wayne Kramer of the MC5 – GSTV’s Exclusive Interview

Wayne Kramer talks to GSTV about the MC5, guitars, and his new jazz project

 

Interview by Alex Baker

 

As a founding member of the MC5, Wayne Kramer is arguably one of the most influential American rock guitarists to emerge from the 1960s era. The MC5’s revolutionary stance and proto-punk sound were ahead of their time and while they never became a huge success, they’ve been massively influential on generations of bands since then. After the MC5 broke up, Wayne did a two-year stint in prison… Read More

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Joe Bonamassa “Spanish Boots” Live in London – Video

Blues guitar hero tears into the Jeff Beck classic on his recent Tour De Force through London

 

Blues guitar wizard Joe Bonamassa was in London recently, playing a series of shows at four of his favorite venues in the blues-mad British capitol. Bonamassa chose the London shows as an opportunity to play songs that had not previously been part of his live set.… Read More

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Marshall AS50D Acoustic Combo

Marshall unveils the latest edition of its superb acoustic combo amp

 

Marshall has unveiled the new AS50D, an acoustic combo amp that delivers superb natural tone along with high quality performance.

 

The new AS50D includes such features as a tweeter, phantom power, digital chorus, and reverb. It also boasts an XLR DI out that enables a direct connection to a PA for playing… Read More

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Producing Led Zeppelin: Legendary Record Producer Andy Johns

 

In “Producing Led Zeppelin” Guitar Shop TV sits down with legendary record producer Andy Johns (The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, and many other rock legends) In this Part One of our exclusive interview, Andy discusses his work with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in producing the classic rock album Led Zeppelin IV, including the iconic track “Stairway to Heaven.” An amazing conversation with one of the all-time greats!

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Holiday Gift Tip: Marshall’s 50th Anniversary Rock Trivia Board Game

The Rock Science Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary Board Game

 

By Alex Baker

 

Marshall amplification recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as the leading name in electric guitar amplification. To honor the esteemed British amp makers, Rock Science released the Marshall Amplification 50th Anniversary board game on December 1. The game is available, both online and at Guitar Center locations across the country.

 

Contained in a box designed to look like a Marshall amp head,… Read More

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Gear Profile: Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Auction

Guitar Shop TV attended Eric Clapton‘s 2011 Crossroads Guitar Auction at Bonham’s Auction House in New York, and it was a sight to behold. The Auction was established to aid The Crossroads Centre in Antigua, an addiction recovery facility founded by Clapton in 1998.

 

 

According to Clapton’s website: “two viewing rooms in New York City were jam-packed with bidders, as was theLos Angeles salesroom which participated by a simulcast. Additionally, there… Read More

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