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The Cult Ready Prequel to Latest Album

British stadium rock giants The Cult have pulled a page out of the film industry’s playbook and are preparing to release a “prequel” to their latest acclaimed album Choice of Weapon.

 

The prequel album, entitled Weapon of Choice will feature the songs from the latest album in earlier stages of development and is aimed at appealing to hardcore fans of the band. Weapon of Choice will be available as a digital-only release and is intended to offer… Read More

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Great Venues: The Highline Ballroom – New York, NY

The Highline Ballroom is a 700-capacity space that books a fairly eclectic selection of bands while maintaining a decidedly classy vibe. This upmarket rock venue is housed in a former dance club and its interior sports exposed beams, great sight lines, and a lighting scheme that’s on the loungier side.
The bookers at the club routinely schedule a good variety of established and emerging acts. A glance through the club’s online calendar reveals vintage rock legends like Ian Hunter and the Zombies, cool contemporary groups like avant-garde electro… Read More

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Got Live if You Want It: Rolling Stones Announce Upcoming Gigs, New Album

Last week Billboard Magazine reported that the Rolling Stones will reunite onstage for a quartet of shows in London and New York this coming November. This week the band also announced that they will also be releasing a new commemorative greatest hits album that same month.

 

2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the London blues group that went on to become the biggest rock band… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Edgar Winter Band LIVE at Beekman Garden – Frankenstein

GSTV was in the front row for an awesome full version performance of the rock classic “Frankenstein” by the red-hot Edgar Winter Band at the Beekman Beer Garden in NYC. Check out the amazing work by guitarist Doug Rappaport—Smokin’!

According to Wikipedia:

“The song’s title, coined by the band’s drummer Chuck Ruff, derives from the fact that the original recording of the song was much longer than the final version, as the band would often deviate from the arrangement into less structured jams. The… Read More

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JOHNNY WINTER: WIN Two VIP Concert Tickets and MEET Johnny

WIN Two Free VIP Concert Tickets & Backstage Access to MEET Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter and other guitar legends at The Beekman Beer Garden & Beach Club in New York City on August 8th, 2012. Joining Johnny in concert will be his brother Edgar Winter, longtime band mate Rick Derringer, and special guests Leslie West of Mountain fame and Kim Simmons, formerly of Savoy Brown. It promises to be an amazing evening with legendary guitarists!

VIP Tickets include exclusive backstage party area with free food… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist: Ana Popovic LIVE in Germany

Ana Popovic is one of the most fiery blues-rock female guitarist out there today. With her SRV-influenced rhythm sound, killer chops on both lead and slide guitar and a sultry voice, she’s become a fixture of the electric blues scene, playing major blues/jazz/rock festivals all over the world. Here she demonstrates her guitar prowess with a smoking solo.

Popovic’s father, a popular guitarist/bassist in their home town of Belgrade, Serbia, introduced her to the blues through his extensive record collection and nightly jam sessions with his… Read More

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