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Catching Up With Ethan Brosh

1493247_10152331980466779_1280893659_nEthan Brosh is a guitar player of extraordinary talent. His heart and soul lie with such greats as Lynch, MacAlpine, Becker, Freidman and Vai. “Live The Dream” will prove to the world what Brosh has to offer and trust me it’s a shredder’s wet dream. I caught up with Ethan prior to his CD release party at the Hard Rock Café in Boston on May 31, check out what he had to say below.

Interviewed by: Roger Scales

Tonight (May 31) is the CD release party for your new album Live The Dream out now on Carmine Appice’s new record Label Rocker Records. Tell us a little about the record itself and how you found a home with Rocker Records?
The record took me two years to complete. I had been writing this material for quite awhile now. Some of the music was from years ago and I just had to complete certain tunes. I had some ideas and I just had to actually just finish them off, which is really the hardest part. But I’d say the actual writing process from the time I got on it and to finish recording it, then mastering it and getting the packaging completed took two years. Another year and a couple of months before it found a home on Rocker Records. Being on tour with Yngwie (Malmsteen) in 2013 distracted me from focusing in on the release of “Live The Dream”. It ended up working out just fine because Carmine Appice started his own brand new record label (Rocker Records) and it was just perfect. In fact I believe I’m the first artist on his new label. It was through my connection with my publicist that I came to the attention of Carmine’s business partner and somehow I was the type of artist they were looking for.              Read more

Concert Gallery: Joe Bonamassa at ACL Live in Austin, TX

December 4, 2013 by  
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Joe Bonamassa
November 30, 2013
ACL Live – Austin, TX
Photos By: Phil DeSimone

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Concert Review + Photos: Orianthi at Webster Hall in NYC, NY

July 22, 2013 by  
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Orianthi / 2013Orianthi
July 16, 2013
Webster Hall – NYC, NY
Photos + Review: Antonio Marino Jr.

If you didn’t know any better, a quick glance at Orianthi’s resume would have you believe that she’s a seasoned musician who is well into a 20-30 year career. The fact is that at 28 years of age, Orianthi’s accomplishments put to shame those of musicians many years her senior. She’s received the guidance and praise of guitar legends Steve Vai and Carlos Santana who became award of her talent when she was still a teenager. Read more

Getting to Know Guitarist Ethan Brosh

Studioshoot_42Ethan Brosh is a throwback guitar shredder sent direct from 1988!  Old school style playing combined with a young ferocious approach to the guitar, Ethan is destined to join the ranks of Lynch, Kotzen, Becker, Malmsteen, MacAlpine and countless others that have redefined the hard rock guitar genre. 

TWRY had the chance to catch up Ethan in Boston recently as he is out supporting Yngwie Malmsteen across a 25 city tour of the States.

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Concert Review: Ace Frehley at The Junkyard in Nashua, NH

Ace Frehley
The Junkyard
Nashua, NH
October 23, 2011

Rating: ★★★★★ 


Reviewed by:  Roger Scales
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George Lynch

June 20, 2011 by  
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When George Lynch started digging into the writing process for his latest solo album Kill All Control, the intent was to write a new Souls of We album however, what would follow is a solo album with contributions from four different lead vocalists and a bevy of guest appearances.  On vocals the album offers up tracks with London LeGrand (Souls of We), Will Marten (Earshot), Marc Torien ( Bulletboys), and Keith St. John ( Montrose) – why pick one lead singer when you can showcase four of the best!

Kill All Control also features “Son of Scary”, a song that follows up one of Lynch’s most beloved instrumental tracks written during his time in Dokken, “Mr. Scary”.   “Son of Scary” also has a guest appearance on it, Cinderella drummer Fred Coury offers up his skin-bashing for the recording.

With a new solo album, a new Lynch Mob album in the works and a Lynch Mob tour on tap, you’d think that George would be short on free time, but somehow he’s managed to launch his own custom guitar company called ” Mr. Scary Guitars” selling custom, hand carved, guitars he creates – each one like a piece of art.

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with George to talk about the new solo album, Lynch Mob, his career and his new guitar company. 

Interviewed by:  Roger Scales
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Concert Gallery: Ted Nugent & The Les Paul Trio at Iridium in New York, NY

May 18, 2011 by  
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For over 12 years Les Paul called Iridium in New York, NY his home on Monday nights.  To honor Les’ legacy Iridium continues to present his music every Monday night feauturing his amazing Trio with Special Guests who embody his excellence and passion.  This week the special guest was Ted Nugent with a special guest appearance by drummer Carmine Appice!

Uncle Ted played two awesome sets, mixing Nugent classics ( Cat Scratch Fever, Stormtroopin’) with some of rock’s greatest anthems and classic American hits ( Johnny B. Goode, Star-Spangled Banner). 

TWRY contributer Ilya Mirman was on hand to capture the magic, check out photos from the show below.

Ted Nugent & The Les Paul Trio
May 16, 2011
Iridium Jazz Club – New York, NY
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George Lynch To Release “Kill All Control” On June 21st

May 10, 2011 by  
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The shredder George Lynch is back!  He’s announced plans to release his eleventh solo album in nearly twenty years.  Kill All Control is set for release on June 21st through Rocket Science, Inc.  Fans can check out the track “Wicked Witch” here.

What began as a follow-up to the Souls of We debut, Let The Truth Be Known, George quickly realized the project was taking on a new direction with the addition of Powerman 5000 drummer, Adrian Ost.  While writing with Souls of We singer, London LeGrand (Brides of Destruction), George noted, “The creative juices flowed and we wrote most of the CD in 10 days.”

Kill All Control combines many of Lynch’s varied styles and histories, including a reflection back to earlier days which spawned a follow up to the instrumental Dokken track, “Mr.Scary”, called “Son Of Scary” featuring Fred Coury of Cinderella on Drums.  Additional guests on the album include a variety of known singers.  Will Marten (Earshot),  Marc Torien ( Bullet Boys), and Keith St. John ( Montrose) all joined in on the new album in which George hopes he was able “to create an eclectic listening experience for my fans.”

In 2009, George re-formed Lynch Mob and released Smoke and Mirrors, which resulted in an extended tour and the reuniting of the original Lynch Mob Line-up, to the delight of many fans.  Lynch Mob are currently also working on a new album, due out later this year.  

The track listing for Kill All Control is: 

1.       Kill All Control                                        7.   Voices In My Head
2.       Brank New Day                                      8.   Resurrect
3.       Done                                                     9.   Here Comes The Sun
4.       Flys on the Wall                                               10.   My Enemy
5.       Wicked Witch                                       11.   Son of Scary
6.       Man on Fire

 

Concert Gallery: Jeff Beck at the State Theater in Brunswick, NJ

April 6, 2011 by  
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Jeff Beck recently released the cd/dvd Rock ‘N’ Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul) –  a concert tribute to the iconic guitarist recorded this summer at The Iridium Jazz Club in New York City.  Beck celebrated what would have been the pioneering guitarist’s 95th birthday by playing his friend and mentor’s music, along with classic tunes from the era, in the same Times Square nightclub that Les Paul played every Monday for 14 years, before his death in August 2009.

And now – he’s taking the party on the road.  Jeff Beck and his band (Jason Rebello, Rhonda Smith and Narada Michael Walden) are out on the “Rock n Roll Party Tour” that wraps up in early May.  You can check out any remaining dates here.  TWRY was on hand for their show at the State Theatre in Brunswick, NJ, check out our gallery from the show below.

Jeff Beck
March 29, 2011
State Theatre – Brunswick, NJ
Photos by: Antonio Marino Jr.

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Contest: Jeff Beck’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul” DVD & CD Giveaway!

March 8, 2011 by  
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On February 22nd guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck released his new concert DVD and CD titled Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul. Jeff Beck’s concert tribute to the iconic guitarist was recorded this summer at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City. Jeff Beck paid fitting tribute to Les Paul celebrating what would have been the pioneering guitarist’s 95th birthday by playing his friend and mentor’s music, along with classic tunes from the era, in the same Times Square nightclub that Les Paul played every Monday for 14 years, before his death in August 2009.

In celebration of the release we have 3 DVDs and 3 CDS to give away!   In this tribute performance, Jeff Beck is joined in many of the tracks by Imelda May, Gary US Bonds, Brian Setzer, and Trombone Shorty.

 The CD of this exclusive show features 20 live tracks from the evening, including songs such as “Bye Bye Blues”, “New Orleans”, and “How High The Moon”. The DVD features 27 tracks as well as bonus footage and interviews.

To enter:
Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with the subject “Jeff Beck”. Include your name, email address & mailing address. Only open to US residents. On March 16th we’ll pick 6 lucky winners at random! Good luck!

For more on the release watch the trailer below:

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