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Calgary Sun
Leonard Cohen, Usher, Willie Nelson and Tokyo Police Club top this week's new musicand yes, porcupine meat. If you know what he means. Country for Old Men Weste
Leonard Cohen, Usher, Willie Nelson and Tokyo Police Club top this week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
and yes, porcupine meat. If you know what he means. Country for Old Men Western swing? Not exactly. Sure, jazz-rock guitar hero Scofield and his longtime trio tackle country classics by Hank, Dolly, Merle and, um, Shania on his umpteenth... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michael Bloomfield's life captured in new biographymusical career really jumps off the pages of a fine new book, "Michael Bloomfie
Michael Bloomfield's life captured in new biography
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
musical career really jumps off the pages of a fine new book, "Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero." Written by Ed Ward, a journalist/historian who writes for various publications, is a frequent contributor to... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Devin Townsend Project at Saint Andrews, 3 things to knowthe album was indeed a, well, transcendent experience for all concerned. � Tow
Devin Townsend Project at Saint Andrews, 3 things to know
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the album was indeed a, well, transcendent experience for all concerned. � Townsend, 44, acknowledges he feel less like a guitar hero and more a band leader these days. �I think that to a certain degree it�s a matter of just time,� he explains.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saengerwith each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing do
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saenger
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
with each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing dozens of instruments, he stuck with an anti-guitar hero electric guitar all night, his well-worn 60's Silvertone. There would be no custom Les Paul or Fender Strat for... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saengerwith each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing do
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saenger
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
with each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing dozens of instruments, he stuck with an anti-guitar hero electric guitar all night, his well-worn 60's Silvertone. There would be no custom Les Paul or Fender Strat for... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saengerwith each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing do
REVIEW: Music making maestro Beck brings signature style to Saenger
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
with each song. While Beck is the musician's musician for reportedly playing dozens of instruments, he stuck with an anti-guitar hero electric guitar all night, his well-worn 60's Silvertone. There would be no custom Les Paul or Fender Strat for... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Austin Author Ed Ward Revisits Rock’s First Guitar Hero, Michael Bloomfieldas what Ed Ward, local author of newly revised and expanded biography Michael B
Austin Author Ed Ward Revisits Rock’s First Guitar Hero, Michael Bloomfield
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
as what Ed Ward, local author of newly revised and expanded biography Michael Bloomfield: The Rise & Fall of an American Guitar Hero (Chicago Review Press, 272 pp., $26.99), calls the genre's "first lead guitar star" – all the events that built... Read more
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Billboard
ZZ Top on the 'Tasty Idea' That Inspired New Album & Why the Stage Is Their Preferred Habitatjust a pure pleasure," says Hill, whose tour injury during the spring of 2016 a
ZZ Top on the 'Tasty Idea' That Inspired New Album & Why the Stage Is Their Preferred Habitat
Billboard / Posted 12 days ago
just a pure pleasure," says Hill, whose tour injury during the spring of 2016 aborted ZZ Top's joint tour with the British guitar hero. "We've known Jeff for a long time, and I just love when we play together. We were touring and we asked him to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michael Bloomfield's life captured in new biographymusical career really jumps off the pages of a fine new book, "Michael Bloomfie
Michael Bloomfield's life captured in new biography
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
musical career really jumps off the pages of a fine new book, "Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero." Written by Ed Ward, a journalist/historian who writes for various publications, is a frequent contributor to... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Photo gallery: Cosplay at Mosaicon 2016 in NanaimoVancouver Island Conference Centre today for Mosaicon 2016. The event, a fundr
Photo gallery: Cosplay at Mosaicon 2016 in Nanaimo
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Vancouver Island Conference Centre today for Mosaicon 2016. The event, a fundraiser benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island, featured a cosplay contest, comic book displays, games and a Guitar Hero exhibit. Here are some ima... Read more
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BC Local News
Photo gallery: Cosplay at Mosaicon 2016 in NanaimoVancouver Island Conference Centre today for Mosaicon 2016. The event, a fundr
Photo gallery: Cosplay at Mosaicon 2016 in Nanaimo
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
Vancouver Island Conference Centre today for Mosaicon 2016. The event, a fundraiser benefiting Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island, featured a cosplay contest, comic book displays, games and a Guitar Hero exhibit. Here are some ima... Read more
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Business Insider
40 years ago, Led Zeppelin released its most difficult album — and it's still hard to listen topost-Yardbirds blues quartet blended with a very heavy, progressive folk sensib
40 years ago, Led Zeppelin released its most difficult album — and it's still hard to listen to
Business Insider / Posted 14 days ago
post-Yardbirds blues quartet blended with a very heavy, progressive folk sensibility. Page was the band's all-purpose guitar hero and studio producer, and he was both distinctive and skilled at both jobs. Plant's vocals were unique and... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Bruce Springsteen, Beach Boys and a �Supermensch� highlight fall music book listKeenan, including his high school and college years in Michigan. � �Michael Bl
Bruce Springsteen, Beach Boys and a �Supermensch� highlight fall music book list
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Keenan, including his high school and college years in Michigan. � �Michael Bloomfield: The Rise and Fall of an American Guitar Hero� by Ed Ward (Sept. 1): The most comprehensive and insightful look yet at one of music�s most unsung heroes. �... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Kevin Bryan's record reviewsJeff Beck, "Loud Hailer" (Atco Records)- Sixties guitar hero Jeff Beck has alwa
Kevin Bryan's record reviews
Nottingham Post / Posted 17 days ago
Jeff Beck, "Loud Hailer" (Atco Records)- Sixties guitar hero Jeff Beck has always shown a commendable disdain for the lure of fame and fortune during a career which has now spanned more than half a century, and the Surrey born musician's latest solo... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Garbage visit Wollongong for the first time in 17 yearstaking over and pushing CDs to the wayside with vinyl records. Shirley Manson
Garbage visit Wollongong for the first time in 17 years
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
taking over and pushing CDs to the wayside with vinyl records. Shirley Manson steps into the video game spotlight in Guitar Hero 5. “I don’t even think people will download in five years, I think they’re just going to stream music,” Vig... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Garbage visit Wollongong for the first time in 17 yearstaking over and pushing CDs to the wayside with vinyl records. Shirley Manson
Garbage visit Wollongong for the first time in 17 years
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
taking over and pushing CDs to the wayside with vinyl records. Shirley Manson steps into the video game spotlight in Guitar Hero 5. “I don’t even think people will download in five years, I think they’re just going to stream music,” Vig... Read more
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The Washington Times
Freddie Mercury, the late Queen singer, gets asteroid named after him to commemorate his birthdayPlanet Center has today designated Asteroid 17473, discovered 1991, in Freddie’
Freddie Mercury, the late Queen singer, gets asteroid named after him to commemorate his birthday
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
Planet Center has today designated Asteroid 17473, discovered 1991, in Freddie’s name, timed to honor his 70th birthday,” Guitar hero and Queen co-founder Brian May said in a YouTube video uploaded Monday. “Henceforth, this object will be known as... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Put your rhythm skills to the testthe right button at the right moment, usually in rhythm with a song. Prominent
Put your rhythm skills to the test
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
the right button at the right moment, usually in rhythm with a song. Prominent examples you may have heard of include “Guitar Hero,” “Rock Band” and “Dance Dance Revolution,” though those use specialized controllers. “Hatsune Miku” for... Read more
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Game Informer
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Takes The Stage On PS4 And Vitaare accustomed to seeing. Rather than the distinctly American vibe of beat-matc
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X Takes The Stage On PS4 And Vita
Game Informer / Posted 25 days ago
are accustomed to seeing. Rather than the distinctly American vibe of beat-matching we see in games like Rock Band or Guitar Hero, Hatsune Miku dances and sings her way through poppy numbers wearing over-the-top outfits, representing some of... Read more
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walesonline
Could post-Brexit Wales end up even more 'European'?it truly essential to have a vintage poster of Bob Dylan in the loo? Are you re
Could post-Brexit Wales end up even more 'European'?
walesonline / Posted 26 days ago
it truly essential to have a vintage poster of Bob Dylan in the loo? Are you really sure all mothers-in-law like to play Guitar Hero? Our experiences growing up give us an idea of what is “normal” – even if it is anything up. Discovering each... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bioA newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed W
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bio
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
A newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed Ward, rock historian for NPR's "Fresh Air," paints a fascinating picture of the years at the end of the troubled bluesman's life, when he found refuge in the mellow comfort... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bioA newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed W
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bio
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
A newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed Ward, rock historian for NPR's "Fresh Air," paints a fascinating picture of the years at the end of the troubled bluesman's life, when he found refuge in the mellow comfort... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bioA newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed W
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bio
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
A newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed Ward, rock historian for NPR's "Fresh Air," paints a fascinating picture of the years at the end of the troubled bluesman's life, when he found refuge in the mellow comfort... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bioA newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed W
Hall of Fame guitarist Michael Bloomfield's Marin lifestyle detailed in new bio
Silicon Valley / Posted 26 days ago
A newly re-issued and expanded biography of guitar hero Mike Bloomfield by Ed Ward, rock historian for NPR's "Fresh Air," paints a fascinating picture of the years at the end of the troubled bluesman's life, when he found refuge in the mellow comfort... Read more
3 related stories
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Billboard
Pearl Jam's Era-Defining Debut Album 'Ten' Turns 25 Years Oldthere. Unlike much of the ironic '90s, Ten is dead serious. The band crafted da
Pearl Jam's Era-Defining Debut Album 'Ten' Turns 25 Years Old
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
there. Unlike much of the ironic '90s, Ten is dead serious. The band crafted dark and textured tracks with layers of guitar hero riffs, sing-along choruses, and drum breaks. EdVed played the mysterious frontman, singing about depression,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
King of Country display makes its home at festival HQmantle of the former King of Country, Slim Dusty. The festival foyer will host
King of Country display makes its home at festival HQ
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 27 days ago
mantle of the former King of Country, Slim Dusty. The festival foyer will host a special exhibition honouring the Golden Guitar hero. Among the items of memorabilia are the first gong Slim won in 1973 and the last one awarded to him,... Read more

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