Rock Guitar Roundup

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Rock Guitar Roundup February 2018

It’s been another really busy month for rock guitar and associated news. Here is the usual trawl of articles from around the world. Hopefully there will be something to tickle your fancy! We have a selection of articles from snippets, to longer excerpts to the latest trending from Twitter.

NOTE: We have decided to create just one round up per month from now on cycling around rock, jazz and classical. This month is rock, in March we’ll bring you a roundup of jazz guitar and so on. You can still find out about all the trending stories on any one day by checking out our Guitar News page which is update every day and gives you the best from the web about all things guitar.

Regular Blues Rock Guitar Jam Backing Track In Am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuyZ94kwhtUGuitar Jam Backing Tracks For The Wood-Shedding Guitarist! Updated Almost Daily to Keep You Shedding!! Regular Blues Rock Guitar Jam Backing Track In Am

Blues and hard rock guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRWsocZfT4wBlues and rock guitar. Blues and hard rock guitar

 

Rock camp for women? Hitting the stage in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas — Being in a band is about more than picking up a mic or strumming a guitar, it is about having the bravery … Thomerson is one of several participants in a special edition of Girls Rock Fort Worth. What started as a summer program … Rock camp for women? Hitting the stage in Fort Worth

Guitar ace Bo Ramsey coming to the Root Note

http://lacrossetribune.com/entertainment/guitar-ace-bo-ramsey-coming-to-the-root-note/article_77d316d4-7e1c-562d-b605-68aebf6e52af.htmlMusic has taken Ramsey on quite a ride in the intervening years since the Mother Blues Band, including playing guitar with Elvis Costello and jamming with Bob Dylan. In addition to writing and recording his own rootsy rock/blues/folk songs, he’s added … Guitar ace Bo Ramsey coming to the Root Note

REVIEW: The Top 5 Rock and Metal new albums of the week from Jethro Tull to Saxon

https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/music/919093/music-review-rock-and-metal-albums-jethro-tull-saxonRecorded with four different singers who all bring their top game to this hard rock masterpiece. With Robin McAuley singing the album kicks off with Metallica’s Kirk Hammett playing a screamer of a guitar solo on Heart And Soul. Graham Bonnet bellows with … REVIEW: The Top 5 Rock and Metal new albums of the week from Jethro Tull to Saxon

Classic Rock Show to celebrate guitar heroes

http://www.whtimes.co.uk/what-s-on/music/the-classic-rock-show-s-guitar-greats-world-tour-comes-to-st-albans-1-5382707Celebrating the world’s greatest guitarists, The Classic Rock Show comes to The Alban Arena on Sunday, February 18 at 7.30pm. The evening will provide classic rock fans the ultimate live jukebox. As testimony to the ever-increasing popularity of classic … Classic Rock Show to celebrate guitar heroes

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Hello Old Friend! Rock fan is reunited with his £20,000 guitar signed by Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page that was lost in the post… after it turned up on eBay

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5350505/Man-reunited-stolen-20k-guitar.htmlA one-of-a-kind guitar worth £20,000 that was stolen over ten years ago has been recovered after appearing on eBay. The Fender Stratocaster – which has been signed by rock legends including Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend – disappeared while … Hello Old Friend! Rock fan is reunited with his £20,000 guitar signed by Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page that was lost in the post… after it turned up on eBay

G&L debuts CLF Research L-2000 bass guitar

https://www.musicradar.com/news/gl-debuts-clf-research-l-2000-bass-guitarG&L has announced the CLF Research L-2000 bass guitar. Based on Clarence Leo Fender (CLF … Other specs include G&L Magnetic Field humbuckers (complete with Tri-Tone system), hard-rock maple necks with rosewood or maple fingerboards and a G&L Saddle … G&L debuts CLF Research L-2000 bass guitar

Michael Landau – Rock Bottom

http://planetmosh.com/michael-landau-rock-bottom/There’s a very laid back feel to most of the songs on the album, with a few having a bit more energy but never quite getting to rock territory. The songs are all very good and the guitar playing is excellent, but I do think it needs one or two much … Michael Landau – Rock Bottom

See School Of Rock the Musical in London… It’s EPIC

http://www.heart.co.uk/events/school-of-rock-musical-jan18/Based on the hit film, this hilarious musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar … See School Of Rock the Musical in London… It’s EPIC

The King Of The Surf Guitar

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05v4m8fChicago Blues with “Magic Sam”. Music from “Old Blue Eyes” and some classic “Motown” tracks, plus the very best of the Rock’n’Roll hits form the UK Hit Parade, this week in 1958. The King Of The Surf Guitar

 

Does the Reading/Leeds lineup prove rock is dead? (No)

https://www.theguardian.com/music/shortcuts/2018/feb/14/does-reading-leeds-lineup-prove-rock-is-deadAlas, saving rock music seems to have been ruled out by the band themselves, who admit that, today, dreams of rock stardom are more likely to amount to “a gram of speed in a Travelodge”. Starcrawler at The Deaf Institute, Manchester. Photograph … Does the Reading/Leeds lineup prove rock is dead? (No)

 

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Rock Guitar Snippets

Staten Island Nightlife: Prog-rock legend Steve Hackett serves ‘Supper’ in St. George

http://www.silive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/02/staten_island_nightlife_steve.html Staten Island Nightlife: Prog-rock legend Steve Hackett serves ‘Supper’ in St. George

Gibson guitar company, maker of the Les Paul, facing bankruptcy after 116 years in business

http://www.ajc.com/news/national/gibson-guitar-company-maker-the-les-paul-facing-bankruptcy-after-116-years-business/OlaIEYdtLEv1rP92RvZFrM/ Gibson guitar company, maker of the Les Paul, facing bankruptcy after 116 years in business

Jackie Venson shreds in latest video for “Transcends” [Premiere]

https://earmilk.com/2018/02/16/jackie-venson-shreds-in-latest-video-for-transcends-premiere/ Jackie Venson shreds in latest video for “Transcends” [Premiere]

School of Rock: Guitar Teacher Brings Music to Local Youth

https://doorcountypulse.com/guitar-teacher-brings-music-to-local-youth/ School of Rock: Guitar Teacher Brings Music to Local Youth

Female Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/articles/features/female_rock_n_roll_legends_sister_rosetta_tharpe-72069 Female Rock ‘n’ Roll Legends: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

ArtistWorks Online Rock Guitar Teacher Paul Gilbert Reaches 6000 Video Exchange Milestone

http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/ArtistWorks-Online-Rock-Guitar-Teacher-Paul-Gilbert-Reaches-6-000-Video-Exchange-Milestone-1015932620 ArtistWorks Online Rock Guitar Teacher Paul Gilbert Reaches 6000 Video Exchange Milestone

Julian Lage exults in twangy guitar virtuosity and grooves that shine

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/entertainment/music/sd-et-music-julian-lage-20180215-story.html Julian Lage exults in twangy guitar virtuosity and grooves that shine

Gibson Nods to “Shaggin’ Wagons” with New Custom Boogie Van Les Pauls

https://reverb.com/news/gibson-nods-to-shaggin-wagons-with-new-custom-boogie-van-les-pauls Gibson Nods to “Shaggin’ Wagons” with New Custom Boogie Van Les Pauls

 

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Rock Guitar Trending On Twitter

https://twitter.com/guitarcenter/status/962747318998093826

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Well, its certainly been an interesting month for Rock music. Tune in next time for another roundup of the latest news from the Rock Guitar world. Build your skills with our online lessons, and don’t forget to check out our other guitar roundups and how How To Play series! You can find all of this and more at our GMI – Guitar & Music Institute home page.

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