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Flashback: KISS “Black Diamond” in 1975

The original lineup in their prime rewrite the book of rock in 1975 appearance on The Midnight Special

 

You’ve got to hand it to Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley for managing to maintain KISS as one of rock and roll’s longest running and most endearing circuses.

 

We’ve seen that the band still packs a mighty punch with their current lineup and expensive array… Read More

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Recording with Bowie: Guitarist Reeves Gabrels

Guitarist Reeves Gabrels discusses his work with rock icon David Bowie in this exclusive Guitar Shop TV interview.

 

Regarded as one of the most daring rock-guitar improvisers since Jimi Hendrix, Reeves is best known for his long partnership with David Bowie, with whom he worked regularly with from 1987 to 1999. The versatile guitarist has also enjoyed an active performing and recording… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: 30th Street Guitars – New York

30th Street Guitars, NYC: As one veteran New York studio guitarist put it: “This is really the only guitar shop in Manhattan for the working guitarist. Every place else is aimed at the wealthy, the kids, or the wealthy kids.” Be that as it may, 30th Street Guitars certainly runs a professional operation, and their staff is very knowledgeable and helpful.

 

 

In addition to their truly impressive collection of vintage 1950′s and 60′s Read More

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Studio Instrument Rentals (SIR): Does Your Rehearsal Space Write Neil Young Songs?

SIR, or Studio Instrument Rentals, is one of the largest and most popular services in the music industry. It’s a network nationwide with facilities in 13 cities, and offers studios, rehearsal space, and gear backlines for any size production or event.

So it’s a production company, and that’s all well and good, but SIR is so hugely immersed in the rock world, it’s actually influenced rock ‘n’ roll itself to a certain degree. Bruce Berry,… Read More

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GSTV Featured Artist : Vintage Trouble 2 – Artist Showcase

 

GSTV SXSW Spotlight Band: Vintage Trouble

 

About a year ago Guitar Shop TV got wind of an LA club band that were tearing up the local scene with a stripped-down hard rocking soul sound and emphatic live performances that were leaving audiences across town enraptured, sweaty, and begging for more. The band was Vintage Trouble and they’ve spent much of the year since GSTV met up with them playing to sold out crowds across the Read More

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Great Performances: Ted Nugent Live at Dallas International Guitar Festival

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent performs LIVE at the Dallas International Guitar Festival. In this exclusive Guitar Shop TV footage, the “Motor City Madman” lays down an incredible hard rockin’ performance with some absolutely KILLER solos—Check out the RED HOT rendition of “Cat Scratch Fever!”

 

Nugent began performing professionally in 1958 and has sold 30 million records. He first rose to fame as the lead guitarist for The Read More

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