Tag Archives: guitar hero

Rare & Unreleased Rory Gallagher Recordings!

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the late Rory Gallagher’s recording career.  To mark the occasion Universal will release rare and unreleased recordings of him playing his favourite blues material, taken from the vaults of the legendary guitarist estate’s archive. Aptly named Blues it will be released on 31st May. For those too young to be aware, Rory Gallagher was a man both The ...

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Jared James Nichols Talks…Black Magic!

Wisconsin-born guitarist Jared James Nichols has been flying into the UK with increasing regularity these last few years, playing gigs up and down the country and making fans along the way. His latest album, Black Magic, delivers a brace of hard rocking tunes some of which we’ll no doubt get to hear live very soon. Paul H Birch caught up ...

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Interview: DragonForce guitarist Herman Li – Bloodstock 2016 (Podcast & Gallery)

Anyone who has even dabbled in rock and metal in the past decade has surely heard the anthem that is ‘Fire and The Flames’ known for its intricate guitar work and power-metal vocals. By popular demand the track was even featured on Guitar Hero III and usually seen as the most challenging track to master. Since then the five-piece have ...

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Review: Joe Bonamassa – Blues of Desperation

‘This Train’ comes bristling down the tracks with a ballsy hard-on. Mr Bonamassa in mighty fine form with roaring vocals that are so good they have you second guessing  it’s not Roger Daltrey delivering a new Wilko Johnson collaboration in what’s essentially a hard bopping rockabilly number with an old school rock ’n’ roll guitar solo pitched from the high ...

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Michael Schenker & Me…

On Friday 13th October 1307 in Paris, France those of the order of the Knights Templars were arrested and later hanged, under the connivance of a cash-hungry King Phillip and his papal puppet, Pope Clement V. On Friday 13th November 2015 in Paris, France around twice as many people have been killed; gunned down and bombed, this time terrorists have ...

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Joe Bonamassa – Live at Radio City Music Hall DVD + CD

Radio City Music Hall is one of those iconic buildings that populate New York. A venue that showbiz royalty perform, you know the likes of Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow. It’s a big thing, especially if you hail from the city. Joe Bonamassa played two sold out nights there this January, the icing on the cake to a year and ...

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Review: Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock – Spirit On A Mission

Michael Schenker’s Temple of Rock are shaping up into the kind of tight, hot combo MSG never quite were.  We can argue how much ‘Lost Horizons’ would influence the epic nature of Iron Maiden’s music, and in hindsight see that  ‘Captain Nemo’  helped birth all those guitar shredders that littered the 90s music scene, but cohesively, as a band, the ...

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