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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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Pete Townshend Storms Offstage on Who Tour Opening Night

Veteran guitarist walks offstage during the encore of The Who’s tour opener

By Alex Baker

 

No sooner had the Who embarked upon the latest edition of their Quadrophenia Tour, when the old specter of the ‘Orrible Oo’ suddenly reared its ugly head.

 

The veteran English rock band were in the middle of playing “You Better You Bet” during an encore last night in… Read More

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The Who Ready Quadrophenia Tour, Announce Vintage Trouble as Opening Act for First Leg

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are ramping up to hit the road as The Who once again this fall. The legendary British rock band will be embarking on an arena tour and performing their classic 1973 concept album Quadrophenia.

 

The tour will be the first time Pete and Rog have brought The Who stateside in four years and their opening act for the first leg of the tour will be… Read More

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Gear Profile: Marshall Amps

Guitar Shop TV met recently with Nick Bowcott from Marshall Amplification to discuss its 50th Anniversary as a firm and its new product line.

 

Just in case you’ve been living on Mars for any part of the past 50 years, Marshall Amps are an essential part of the history of Rock n’ Roll. According to the Marshall website:

“Throughout the 1960′s Marshall sound powered the most influential and original guitar… Read More

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