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GSTV Exclusive Interview: Rock/Jazz/Blues Great Robben Ford


Robben Ford is a true guitarists’ guitarist. His abilities as a jazz, rock and blues player led to him being named one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century” by Musician Magazine. The California native initially made his name in the ‘70s with Tom Scott and the LA Express. After leaving the Express, Ford enjoyed a successful solo career recording with his band the YellowjacketsRead More

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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Covers Hendrix and Robert Johnson in NYC – Video

ZZ Top axeman treats New York audience to a couple blues-rock classics

 

During a performance last month at the City Winery in New York City, legendary ZZ Top guitarist treated the audience to a couple classic covers – running out riotous versions of Jimi Hendrix’sFoxy Lady” and Robert Johnson’sSweet Home Chicago.”

 

Both… Read More

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Video: Metallica “Ride the Lightning” and “Creeping Death” Live in South Africa

Latest video to surface from the band’s recent world tour shows them hitting good form in Jo’burg

 

As if the extensive worldwide touring they’ve been engaged in this year wasn’t enough, Metallica have also been busy uploading videos from many of the dates they’ve been playing to their official YouTube channel.

 

One of the band’s latest video communiques sees the thrash metal pioneers dispatching blistering versions of “Read More

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Joey Smokes

Joey Smokes is a hardworking alternative rock artist from Arcadia, CA. Since picking up a guitar at a young age, Joey has written dozens of songs as he’s worked to hone his alt-metal tinged contemporary rock sound. He’s made some inroads online, winning fans and views on YouTube, Facebook and other social media outlets with his first official release “I’m Not… Read More

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Video: Black Sabbath Chase “The Sabbath Sound” in Studio

Black Sabbath and producer Rick Rubin talk about recreating the band‘s original sound for their upcoming album “13″

 

By Alex Baker

 

In this video released on their YouTube channel, Black Sabbath and producer Rick Rubin talk about some of the studio techniques they used to recreate the band’s early sound for their upcoming release 13.

 

The album will be the band’s first since their 1995 release Forbidden, and features founding Sabbath members… Read More

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Iron and Wine New Album Preview

Everyone’s favorite bearded indie singer/songwriter readies another long player

 

By Alex Baker

 

Samuel Beam, better known to the world by his stage name Iron and and Wine, has announced the release of his fifth full-length studio album. Set to be released on April 16, Ghost On Ghost will feature 12 new tracks.

 

The new album shows the Columbia, South Carolina-based singer/songwriter… Read More

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