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Oscar Jordan

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Album Review: Santana – Shapeshifter

The Carlos Santana we know and love has returned. With a core group of superb musicians and himself in the producer’s chair, Santana returns to his artistic and spiritual center, creating the type of music that has made him an idiosyncratic guitar legend.
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Steve Vai

Album Review: Steve Vai – The Story Of Light

The amazing Steve Vai continues the dreamy conceptual narratives found on 2005’s Real Illusions: Reflection, with his new release, The Story Of Light. This concept album is the second installment of a trilogy showing Vai’s interest in New Age spirituality and science fiction. The Story Of Light is essentially about the journey of a man driven mad by tragedy, grief, and his assent to revelation, enlightenment, and redemption.
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Albums From The Milk Crate: Ted Nugent – Double Live Gonzo!

If you were a teenager in the 1970’s you owned a copy of Double Live Gonzo!. It was a status symbol, your guitar bible, and a theatrical experience. Nugent was a multi-platinum recording artist and one of the most successful touring acts in the world.
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Album Review: Squackett – A Life Within A Day

A review on the album four years in the making that came about when each member required the services of the other for their solo projects.
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Album Review: Trevor Rabin – Jacaranda

Former Yes guitarist and film soundtrack composer Trevor Rabin releases his first solo record in over twenty years. Here's our review.
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Joe Bonamassa

Interview With Joe Bonamassa

Joe has created his own universe in which cookie cutter titles and knee jerk comparisons don’t apply. Love him or hate him, he does his own thing and he does it well. GM caught up with Joe Bonamassa to find out what makes him tick.
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Giving The Audience Something They Can Feel

Your average music fan doesn’t need to witness the second coming to be entertained. You don’t need to be Paul Gilbert, Steve Vai, Shawn Lane, or Allan Holdsworth. You don’t need to blow away the audience, change the molecular structure in the air, or cause a ripple effect in the space-time continuum. You only need to do your homework, be yourself, and do what makes you happy. You are enough.
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5 Warning Signs That Your Band Audition Is A Complete Waste Of Time

Band auditions. To help you along on this odyssey, here are five sure fire warning signs that it’s going to be a complete waste of your time.
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Album Review: Fastway – Eat Dog, Eat

Former Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke returns with another Fastway album after a two-decade hiatus. He’s got a new line-up with producer/vocalist/bassist Tobey Jepson pulling triple duty, and drummer Matt Eldridge pounding the skins.
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Thin Lizzy: Life: Live

Albums From The Milk Crate: Thin Lizzy – Life: Live

In ancient times when music was considered a tangible possession, music lovers placed their prized vinyl albums in wooden or plastic milk crates. Guests could enter your living room, look through your albums, and find out who you are, and what you’re about. With this idea in mind, I present to you a series of […]
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