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The Mad Dog’s Rocking New Year

GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger reflects on the year in rock

 

Here we go – time to transition from days and days of sedentary excess into the month of ridiculously-imposed resolutions and promises to overhaul the debauched lifestyle into which we have sunk (and which we, quite frankly and honestly, prefer). I’ll let you into a secret – if you stop smoking, stop drinking and no longer self-medicate, you won’t live any longer – it will just feel like it.

 

That’s it for the forward looking part of the… Read More

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GSTV Artist Showcase Encore: Gruhak

GSTV spotlights Croatian hard rockers Gruhak

 

Gruhak are proof that classic rock is indeed alive and well and apparently living in Dubrovnik, Croatia. A supremely talented group of rock classicists, Gruhak is fronted by versatile singer/guitarist Boris who is capable of channeling the likes of Rod Stewart, Robert Plant, and Roger Daltrey as it suits him. Boris is backed in Gruhak by the potent combination of lead guitarist Ivan, bassist Robi and drummer Luke.

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The Who at Madison Square Garden 12/5: Live Review from Rock NYC

Townshend, Daltrey and co. bring Quadrophenia to the Garden and Rock NYC is on the scene

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012, I was at Chris Owens 3rd solo gig ever. Owens is the former lead singer of Girls and it was pretty magnificent stuff.Trouser Press Editor Ira Robbins was at  Barclay Center reviewing the same show I saw at MSG two days ago, a performance of the Who’s Quardophenia. A review that stands as maybe the best piece… 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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What Happens in Vegas: Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Finds a Home

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, the popular traveling band camp that provides amateur and aspiring musicians the opportunity to jam with famous rock stars has found a permanent home, in where else – Las Vegas.

 

Founded back in 1997, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp has typically been held six times a year  in different cities including New York, Philadelphia and London. However starting… Read More

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Hendrix’s Influence Today

Matt Scannell of Vertical Horizon


“The legend of Jimi Hendrix has always captivated me. Before i even began playing, the stories of flaming guitars and amps turned all the way up made me realize that it wasn’t always enough to just hit the strings. To be one of the greats you’ve got to play to the eyes and the ears. No one did this better than Jimi and his legend will live for
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