Jun 03

Pick Punch – Create Your Own Plectrums

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Years ago, plectums were made of tortoise shell, bone, horn and hooves. Brian May from Queen liked to use a six pence piece as a plectrum. Now, with the aid of a "Pick Punch", you can easily create your own plectrums out of meterials you can find at home!

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Written by Alex on Wednesday 3rd June 2009

Apr 12

Great Rock Photographs

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If you have ever been to a concert and seen a band play, you will know that feeling you get when they play one of your favourite tracks. It’s a total buzz. Terje Sørgjerd is a music photographer from Norway – and he managed to capture that essence of a live show with his photographs.

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Written by Alex on Sunday 12th April 2009

Mar 21

Sonisphere Festival 2009

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Sonisphere is a relativley new rock festival held at Knebworth House in Hertfordshire over the August bank holiday. The lineup this year looks crushingly heavy!

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Written by Alex on Saturday 21st March 2009

Mar 20

Steven Seagal & Thunderbox

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14th March 2007 at the Lowry Theatre, Salford. Not quite knowing what to expect as I walked into the Lyric Theatre at Salfords Lowry Theatre I was met by a huge array of people from all walks of life, from the obvious Seagal movie fans, to the middle aged couple who looked like they’d come to see a classical performance and walked through the wrong doors.

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Written by Alex on Tuesday 20th March 2007

Aug 03

International Gypsy Guitar Festival Rundown

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The 6th Annual Gypsy Guitar festival was held in Gossington, Gloucestershire on the Friday 28th to Sunday 30th July 2006. We left from Paddington Station and stopped at Bristol Parkway for our scheduled change. We arrived at the remote Cam & Dursley station early friday afternoon in a taxi after our connecting train was cancelled.

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Written by Alex on Thursday 3rd August 2006