A nice little pocket guide to putting a band together and getting gigs and all the fun in between, The Taylors address areas often neglected in other such books, I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to put a band together or to anyone who wants to join a band and be a serious part of it.
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The Maxon Distortion and Sustain II is an incredibly nice stomp box. Really nice. A nasty little distortion box with all the sustain you want for emphasizing parts of a song when you really want the distortion to resound and be present.
Winterfold’s re-releases of Bill Bruford’s albums continuews with One of a Kind. This album was originally recorded after his stint with UK and before King Crimson and features a very interesting list of musicians.
Here’s the real tool for the job of cleaning your guitar, the Fast Axe. It’s three brushes on one tool (shaped like a Strat so that you don’t mix it up with other brushes around the house!), two soft brushes and a longer, more rigid one. And you’ll find it more effective than using an old piece of soft cloth!
Jeff Babicz has not redesigned the acoustic guitar, he re-invented it. You’ve probably seen photos of these unique guitars in places like Acoustic Guitar Magazine. A-J has managed to get one to try out for the readers of Guitar Noise. Here is his review.
Now here is a DVD you absolutely want. For anyone who enjoys guitar or Classic Rock here is a great item. Some of the greatest guitarists performing with their original bands. All in concert and all incredible!
Blue Oyster Cult performs in Chicago in 2002, playing Godzilla, Don’t Fear the Reaper and many other favorites. The DVD also includes bonus band interviews, fan interviews and behind the scenes footage.
The Rock Vaults In the late 80s and early 90s, Central Music put together a roster for a series to showcase legendary British Rock Acts. The series was designed for broadcast on television and a later release on VHS and Laser Disc. Unfortunately, the series never achieved the fame it should have and many of […]