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GSTV’s November Artist Showcase Winners revealed
8stops7 are a Ventura, CA alt rock band with a radio friendly hard rock sound that’s even been called “arena-ready” by some. The band was signed to Warner Bros/Reprise Records at one point. However after parting ways with the label in 2002, they’ve spent the last decade honing their sound, recording and building up their following. Along the way they’ve shared stages with the likes of Read More
In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Motorhead frontman Lemmy revealed that he was so excited when he joined Hawkwind back in the early Seventies, that he’d still be in the band today if he hadn’t been fired.
“I got fired,” explained Lemmy. “I wasn’t thinking about leaving them. It was a great band to be in, onstage at least.”
Lemmy also explained that after being booted from the celebrated space rock outfit it… Read More
Check this cool video “The Making of Gibson’s Master Museum Acoustic Guitars” for insights into the construction of hand-crafted custom original Gibson acoustics–these instruments are among the best of the best.
The acoustic guitar market is in a very interesting position when compared to the electric guitar. While a vintage market exists, it has not become nearly as inflated from a price perspective as the electric vintage guitar market.
This is interesting because the woods used in very desirable acoustic guitars of the past include… Read More
Los Angeles rockers Trapdoor Social are a two-piece alt/indie outfit that’s comprised of Merritt Graves on vocals and keyboards and Skylar Funk on vocals, guitar and keyboards. The duo met in an Environmental Analysis program at Pomona College and it was in fact a concern for the environment that in part propelled them to form a band. The band’s efforts have been well-received and their recent six-song EP even features drum tracks provided by Read More
Mighty Mongo is a St. Petersburg, FL band with an unlikely sound that combines influences like No Doubt and Jimi Hendrix with elements of African highlife guitar, before processing them through a kind of surfer party-punk filter. The four-piece outfit was formed in 2009 and have grown an enormous local fanbase since then. They’ve also made appearances at the 2012 Vans Warped Tour and… Read More