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Is Metallica Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

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Is Metallica Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

Is Metallica Not Hardwired…To Self-Destruct? This new Metallica album is great! There is no other way to put it but just flat out say that it is a great album. It is the best thing that the band has released in literally 20 years. This album is tight and the band is playing better than…

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Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

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Whitesnake Burns Deep Purple HOT

As I write this blog I am listening to The Purple Album by Whitesnake for the 50th time (or more). It is difficult to put into words how I feel about this album because it just makes my days better and better. I can recall being introduced to Deep Purple at a young age by…

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Rob Balducci 821 Monroe Drive

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Rob Balducci 821 Monroe Drive

Last month Digital Guitar Player crowned Rob Balducci as the guitar player of the month. We promised to review more Rob Balducci related release. 821 Monroe Drive is Balducci’s latest album release in which he pays tribute to his childhood home. Every song in this recording has a purpose and a meaning that relates to…

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Guitar Masters Series 1

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Guitar Masters Series 1

Whoa…not another album of guitar greatness! What do you get when you put Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society), Brian Tarquin (Guitarist and Composer), Doug Doppler, Doug Stapp, Chris Poland (Megadeath), Alan Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, James Ryan and Hal Lindes on one recording? One word: Magic Guitar Masters Series 1 is the name of…

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WHITESNAKE’s LIVE IN 84 – BACK TO THE BONE FINALLY RELEASED

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WHITESNAKE’s LIVE IN 84 – BACK TO THE BONE FINALLY RELEASED

I have been watching updates of this recording and DVD to be released on facebook for months. This is so exciting because there is not much Whitesnake music available that has John Sykes on guitar and the late Jon Lord (Deep Purple) playing his last Whitesnake gig on keyboards. The band even has legendary late…

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New Pink Floyd Recording ‘Endless River’ Not What We Expected

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New Pink Floyd Recording ‘Endless River’ Not What We Expected

Pink Floyd has surprised everyone by announcing a new release a few months ago. Well ‘Endless River’ is here. It sure is nice to hear that David Gilmour guitar tone as well as the traditional musical compositions of Pink Floyd. I am not going to lie when I say that I was a bit disappointed…

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Rated X Approaches 2015 Keeping Rock Alive

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Rated X Approaches 2015 Keeping Rock Alive

A band that consists of some of the finest session musicians in rock history released a brand new rock album today. The name of the band is Rated X and the album is a self-titled recording released on Frontiers records. The members include vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple, Yngwie Malmsteen), guitarist Karl Cochran…

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Dream Theater – Breaking The Forth Wall

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Dream Theater – Breaking The Forth Wall

Our digital guitar player of the month, John Petrucci has been in the headlines yet again as Dream Theater released a brand new album recently. This album showcases an intense setlist from their current tour. Dream Theater played a show at the Boston Opera House with the backing of an orchestra provided by Berklee College…

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Slash – World On Fire

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Slash – World On Fire

Who is one guitar player that always pops up in epic moments that involve many other musicians? You guessed it, Slash. Slash teamed up with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators to create the ‘World On Fire’ album. This album was long awaited as radio stations were playing the title track all summer. In fact, as…

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Mr. Big – The Stories We Could Tell

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Mr. Big – The Stories We Could Tell

What an exciting time this is to be a Mr. Big fan. Whoever thought that the original line up would be back to rock our faces off? It was very fortunate that a few years ago they reunited, released an album and went on tour. We are even more fortunate to enjoy a brand new…

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