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Mad Dog Blog: Stephen Stills’ New BandThe Rides

Steven Stills has a new project and GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger is feeling it


Thank goodness for Stephen Stills ! At 68 years young, my favorite individual from the timeless CSN (and Y) has formed “the blues band of his dreams” in The Rides.


A musician of Stills’ standing would always have the pick of the litter against any musical playground wall and on forthcoming album, Can’t Get Enough, Stills has recruited former Electric Flag keys-man Barry Goldberg and relative whipper-snapper,… Read More

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Dave Grohl Appears on Letterman with Stevie Nicks to Promote “Sound City”

Dave Grohl joined by Steve Nicks on Late Night to promote captivating documentary on one of rock’s most unsung but influential studios


By Alex Baker


As if Dave Grohl doesn’t already have an impressive enough resume? Now the former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman has branched out into film directing and his debut is a captivating documentary on Sound City, an influential but now-defunct recording studio in Read More

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Guitar World Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2012

Guitar World Magazine unveils its picks for the top 50 new releases this year, did your favorite make the cut?


By Alex Baker


In the music world at large Adele’s 21 might be garnering all the end-of-the-year acclaim and sales figures. But when it comes to Guitar World Magazine, it didn’t even make it into the top 50.


As you might expect, the axe-mad mag kept its list pretty much on the rock tip with high honors going to classic rock mainstays like Rush, Read More

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Rush’s Alex Lifeson Named Greatest Canadian Guitarist

Well yeah. Who else would it be eh?

By Alex Baker


CBC Radio has named Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson as the greatest Canadian guitarist.


Lifeson beat out Randy Bachman, Neil Young and Jeff Healey to top the list.


Upon awarding him the distinction, the CBC said this about the guitarist:


“The most impressive thing about him may be his ability… Read More

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Guns n Roses Gear Up for Vegas Residency

Legendary L.A. rockers Guns ‘N’ Roses are in the final stages of preparing for their residency at the Joint in the Hard Rock Cafe‘ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 12-night stint kicks off, appropriately enough, on Halloween and will run through November 24.


The band, which is led as always by enigmatic frontman Axl Rose, has entitled their… Read More

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These Curious Thoughts

With the success of the Black Keys having opened up new territory for unlikely rock duos, the stage would appear set for a band like These Curious Thoughts, a two-piece indie rock outfit consisting of Sean Dunlop and Jamie Radford. This unlikely duo is perhaps even more unlikely considering they originally met as pen pals and now collaborate with each other from different continents (Dunlop is in the USA and Radford in the UK). In contrast… Read More

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