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Video: Yngwie Malmsteen Live at Beale Street Music Festival

Is Yngwie still God? See for yourself in this video him shredding onstage at the Beale St. Int’l Music Festival

 

By Alex Baker

 

Not only does it seem that the Swedish guitar hero’s formidable guitar chops remain well intact, but he also seems to have hardly aged a day since he burst into the scene in the early 1980s with Graham Bonnet in Alcatrazz. Granted, the sound in this clip… Read More

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Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival, Friday, April 12th, 2013 Reviewed by Rock NYC

Clapton’s Crossroads Festival lights up Madison Square Garden and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi brings us this review

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

Eric Clapton‘s “Crossroads Guitar Festival” was three and a half hours deep when the Chicago Blues giant Buddy Guy, the man who played IN HOWLING WOLF’S BAND, came on stage and blew everyone else off stage. I am not a blues fan myself, the idiom is… Read More

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Cheap Trick Celebrate 35th Anniversary of “Live at Budokan” with Shows in NYC and LA

Cheap Trick commemorate release of “Live at Budokan” with a pair of dates in NY and LA

 

By Alex Baker

 

Classic rockers, Cheap Trick will play a pair of dates to commemorate the 35th anniversary of their landmark live album Live at Budokan. On April 28, exactly 35 years on from the night the band recorded the first night of of the two shows that became their classic live album, the band will perform the… Read More

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Allman Brothers Band Announces March NYC Residency

Legendary Allman Brothers set for a 10-show stint at Beacon Theater

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Allman Brothers Band have announced that they’ll be playing a 10-show residency at New York’s Beacon Theater this March.

 

The residency, which has become something of a tradition in recent years, will kick off March 1st and run through… Read More

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CMJ 2012: Dance for the Dying

GSTV’s profile of DC dance rock band at CMJ Music Marathon

 

A Washington DC-based dance-rock quartet, with a catchy, synth-driven sound, Dance for the Dying were definitely one of the standout bands we heard at this year’s CMJ Festival in New York. The band draw on influences that include goth and pop bands from the Eighties and Nineties, to create what they describe in their bio as “songs you… Read More

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CMJ 2012: The Big Picture Media Showcase

Lily and the Parlour Tricks, The Mercies, Socratic, The Ugly Club and others light up Sullivan Hall at CMJ

 

As you might expect, this year’s CMJ Festival in New York was packed full of bands, some talented, others. . . less so.

 

With multiple shows, events, and showcases happening constantly over a period of just a few days, CMJ can be hit or miss of experience. However one gig at this year’s festival we definitely didn’t want to miss, was the Big Picture Media Showcase. Big… Read More

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