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Led Zeppelin, 50 Years With the Biggest Band in the World

  ” It’s time, let’s go! ( Imitating the drums to the opening of the song ….rock n roll )”. They had the ultimate frontman, the ultra-cool lead guitarist, the heavy kick tempo drummer  and the electrifying bassist/keyboard player. From trashed hotel rooms, orgies, booze binges, drugs, groupies, heavy metal, headbanging, …

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How Did Vinnie Paul Die? Pantera and Hellyeah Drummer’s Cause of Death Revealed

Getty Images A coroner’s report has determined that Pantera and Hellyeah drummer Vinnie Paul died of serious heart complications. Dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which an enlarged heart cannot properly pump blood, and severe coronary artery disease were identified as major contributors to Paul’s passing by natural causes, according to Las …

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Mike Portnoy On Sons Of Apollo: ‘Basically, This Was My Dream Lineup’

November 11, 2017 France’s Big Bang magazine recently conducted an interview with former DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums) and Derek Sherinian (keyboards) about their new band, SONS OF APOLLO. The group also features guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-GUNS N’ ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG, DAVID …

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Kenny G’s Son Is A Heavy Metal Guitar Shredder In The Mantle

January 19, 2017 THE MANTLE, the New York-based progressive metal band featuring Max Gorelick — the son of smooth-jazz saxophonist Kenny G — has just released its self-titled debut album via Bandcamp. Instrumental music must do more than simply entertain — it must engage, captivate, and inspire. THE MANTLE is …

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Brian May: Guitar Tutorials From 1980s Available Online

Star Licks Productions issued numerous instructional videos way back in 1983, which featured famous musicians showing off their styles and techniques. These included, among others, Steve Lukather, Tony Iommi, Al McKay, Albert Lee, and Wolf Marshall. Legendary guitarist Brian May shared some of these videos from the series, through his …

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Slow Blues in the Mississippi Delta Justin Johnson

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Watch Justin Johnson a.k.a. an “The Wizard”, pickin blues on a four string Bluesguitar Root Box in Clarksdale, Mississippi.. Johnson has toured internationally and extensively through the Australian mainland, Tasmania, The United Kingdom, Europe and the North American coast.  The California born, Nashville-based Roots Blues musician has also been dubbed a “music visionary” …

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