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Book Review: 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson

Welcome to the new holy grail of guitar books 108 Rock Star Guitars. The size of the book alone is breathtaking, 396 pages with 486 photos and a forward by the legendary Les Paul. Lisa S. Johnson received the right of passage and approval from the man himself...READ MORE...

Michigan Rockers Black Note Graffiti Release Self-Titled Indie Album

Ann Arbor, Michigan-November 12, 2013- Black Note Graffiti is made up music veterans Rick Ortiz on vocals and guitar, Adam Nine bass guitar, Kurt Keller percussion and Kris Keller guitar and vocals. Previous incarnations of the band include Krescent 4 however Ortiz is the most recent addition to the lineup....READ MORE...

Jazz Fusion Review: Ivan Verrastro-Sentience

Artist: Ivan Verrastro
Title: Sentience
Genre: Jazz Fusion
Label: Independent
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Ivan Verrastro is a true master of his craft. Every second is as important as the other on every song. Not a second is wasted. Sentience is clearly a labor of love that he has poured everything he has into making this album..READ MORE...

Hard Rock Review: Black Note Graffiti-Volume One

Artist: Black Note Graffiti
Title: Volume 1
Genre: Hard Rock
Label: Independent
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Some of the highlights of an album chock full of them are the opener “Revanche.” It hits you in the head like a sledgehammer of sound. The rhythm section leads the way and Keller’s chunky Sabbath like riffs bring it all home. “Monkey” is another good track and it comes at you with a little more diversity and less heaviness..READ MORE...