Happy Birthday Buddy Holly!

Today The GTC celebrates the day of birth for one Charles Hardin Holley or just Buddy Holly as we all know and love him. Texas native,Holly, was one of the pioneers of this magic we call Rock N’ Roll. Along with his Crickets, Holly had direct influence on Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Don McLean and…

Pop Isn’t Country: Meet Eleven Hundred Springs

By Walter Price   Eleven Hundred Springs is a serious band of good ol’ boys making good time honky tonk gems. Formed from the ashes of Dallas rockabilly outfit Lone Star Trio, EHS has been one of the hardest working and most respected Texas road bands of the past decade or so. They produce the…

The Temperance Movement Tour News!

The Temperance Movement are absolutely having one of the best years ever! Releasing one of the top albums of 2013 back in September and then taking their self-titled set out on a killer tour of Europe, winning a major award at The Classic Rock Magazine extravaganza last month and gaining critical and fan based “Hell Yeahs”worldwide.  Most acts would…

Mammoth Mammoth Will Bring You Hell (w/ The Quill)

‘Volume III – Hell’s Likely’ I was going to write something clever about the upcoming, Europe conquering, Mammoth Mammoth tour but between the band and our very own Rockzilla of album reviews, Alle Royale, they had already said plenty.  From Alle Royale’s review of Volume III – Hell’s Likely “In a scene that, in the last years, went over…

Deap Vally, Are Right On…

‘Sistrionix’Out Now By Walter Price In a day and age when Jack White thinks he invented the two piece rock outfit and when you’d start to think all sounds a group of this size could conjure up have already been done or played-out comes the distorted rock grawlin’, blues bending & soul shakin’ sounds of Deap Vally! Their…

Joan Jett’s Essentials

‘Unvarnished’OUT NOW By Walter Price If you know the history or even a vague knowledge of the history of Joan Jett you’ll know that she (along with her Blackhearts) have made relatively few social and/or professional missteps. This is not to say her career, starting in the mid 70’s with The Runaways up to today, hasn’t seen…

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Chuck Berry B Good At 87!

Pioneer Of the Rock N’ Roll SoundCHUCK BERRY “If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon Today The GTC would like to wish an Electrifying Happy 87th Birthday to the Great Charles Edward Anderson Berry!Yeah, we’re celebrating the man himself, Chuck Berry!Sure, there has been…