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Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker remembered by Rush, Ace Frehley, Mike Portnoy and more

Posted by on October 7, 2019

Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame-inducted ‘60s supergroup Cream with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, died on Sunday (6th) at the age of 80. Baker was hospitalized for an undisclosed “critical illness.” However, he has suffered from multiple medical illnesses over the last few years including open-heart surgery […]

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Classic guitar riffs sound different in drop G tuning

Posted by on January 27, 2016

Before YouTube, talented musicians that weren’t in bands had to go to Guitar Center to show off. The video service has given countless musicians like Rob Scallon and Andy Rehfeldt an outlet, as well as 10 Second Songs. Scallon’s sometimes co-contributor Jared Dines has tuned down to G and played 10 iconic guitar riffs. How do “Smoke […]

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Black Sabbath Gets First UK #1 In 42 Years As Drummer Saga Continues

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Back in October of 1970, Black Sabbath’s sophomore album, Paranoid, reached #1 on the UK charts. Strangely enough, that was their only record to reach the top of the album charts in their native country – until now. Billboard.biz reports that with UK charts out, 13 debuts at #1, shattering the record for the longest gap between […]

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Rick Rubin Wanted Ginger Baker To Drum On Sabbath Album

Posted by on February 11, 2013

While we’re really looking forward to hearing what Black Sabbath’s 13 sounds like when it comes out in June, it nearly had a different drummer than Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk, who replaced original drummer Bill Ward. Tony Iommi told Rolling Stone that producer Rick Rubin was pushing for Cream drummer Ginger Baker to play on […]

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Clutch Streaming Cover Online

Posted by on July 20, 2010

Clutch’s cover of Cream’s “Politician” is currently streaming exclusively at Revolvermag.com. It’s taken from the forthcoming double-disc reissue of From Beale Street to Oblivion.

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