With his performing flair, pioneering guitar style and storytelling savvy, the great Chuck Berry was the epitome of early rock’n’roll. Michael Stephens charts the rise of a legend who was never far from genius or trouble.

The late John Lennon had a way with a soundbite. He famously declared the Beatles ‘more popular than Jesus’, and also said ‘before Elvis, there was nothing.’ He also noted, ‘if you tried to give rock’n’roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.’ The Beatle’s epithet for Berry is arguably the most accurate of his three: the music of Charles Edward Anderson ‘Chuck’

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Rock on!

Well, I thought Bosch had it cracked with the GST 135 BCE jigsaw, beating its rivals for ease of use and accuracy into a cocked hat, and the company cornered the market with it that’s for sure.

But Bosch is always looking for even better ways to skin a cat and now it has come up with the GST 140 BCE OK, if you own the previous model there’s no reason to dispatch it to the jigsaw graveyard because it still remains a fabulous saw in its own right, but if you are on the lookout for a top-end model,

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I GOT TURNED on to The Hunger Games last summer and immediately read all three books over the course of a few days while on vacation in Hawaii. It drew me into a world that wasn’t just fascinating but totally unique, and, specifically, the character of Pete really appealed to me. We’ve been fans of Josh H. for a while here-he was in the October 2009 issue-so we already knew he was down-to-earth and talented; when we learned he was going to play the leading role of Pete in the movie adaptation, opening this March, he was an obvious choice

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Guitar & Bass went along to the John Hornby Skewes trade show to bring you first-hand information on the treats soon to appear in a music shop near you.

We’re always happy to hear about the latest Danelectros, and new guitars for 2013 include the ’67 Heaven and the double-cutaway ’59, both with alligator finishes, and a relaunched ’56 Baritone with beefed-up lipstick pickups. Italia is toasting its 15th birthday with slick make-overs on the Maranello, now with gold plexiglass fingerboard, and the metallic purple Mondial Classic. From the same stable, the Modena Semitone and Sonoro offer a twist on

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Rock and roll is dead, and Chris — no longer exists.

It happens that because of drugs and alcohol ROCK STAR EARLY extinguished. Discover the legendary Chris Cornell INSTEAD OF HEROIN SOUNDGARDEN hooked on training. Today it has 49, but he’s in better shape than it was in 25, and certainly in better than BORN WITH HIM TO ONE YEAR FROM JRA Hoi "GAZA STRIP", Yegor Letov FROM "CIVIL DEFENSE" And Jeff Hanneman OF SLAYER.

Chris Cornell SAYS 90-X with a smile and annoyance. He has something to remember, but he can not remember everything. Soundgarden vocalist was then a rock god with all the trappings: multi-platinum albums, crowds of fans

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Freedom Night Yura Bushlyakovym. September 21

Part 1:• News Digest forward to.• Interview with Alexey Lukashevich, one of the organizers of the festival of Belarusian rock music "The right to be free," which will be held on Saturday in Ukrainian Lutsk. • Held in Minsk presentation books by Vladimir Orlov "Names" Freedom. "• In Lima, Peru began playing playoff match of the Davis Cup tennis teams between Peru and Belarus — a report from Lima.• Transfer Alexander Pamidorau "Zwukopis." Kasia Kamotskaya and the "new heaven". 2nd part:• Poland refused to accept observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe scheduled for October 21 parliamentary

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Belarusian rock on emigration

September 22, Lutsk, in Central Park named Lacy Ukrainka, under the walls of an ancient castle, held a big concert with the leading role of Belarusian rock bands. Organize a similar concert in today’s Belarus unrealistic: some of the participants of the festival are vneglasnoe lists illegal, and the songs on the Belarusian authorities to meet the hostile case. The motto of the festival "The right to be free" such makarom, reflects the aspirations of the musicians to the free expression of his own thoughts, to freedom of creativity in general.Lutsk city officials were in favor of such a concert

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Rock concerts on the anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Days of high-rise near the Museum of the Warsaw Uprising rebels welcomed the Polish President Lech Kaczynski."Freedom of Poland is the supreme value. Value for her to fight and want to store this tradytsyii favorite"In Russian time, of insurrection tried not remember because many of its members, but also historians, vinyl Russian Command, which ordered the army on the brakes and the reverse side of the Vistula wait until the Nazis did not destroy the rebels. Rebellion survived a day or 63.At the moment, everything is different — only on the squares of Warsaw, and other Polish cities, festivals —

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Skrebtsov brothers refused to hold political rock festivals

In response, who signed vice-chairman Misha Titenkov executive committee, said: "in the terrain park to begin site preparation work before the commemoration of the 940 th anniversary of Minsk."Festivals who wished Skrebtsov brothers spend in their application, are necessary "to draw attention to the bad criterion, in which political prisoners in Belarus are contained."Specifically, this was the prerequisite failure, said Sergei Skrabets. He said Radio Liberty"If the Minsk authorities did not want to interfere with us, they would offer a platform for concerts elsewhere. Did only one in the capital of the park?"• Brothers Skrebtsov wish to organize rock festivals

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Followers Rock coronation in 2006

Nomination "The best hip-hop artist" — Group "Urban longing" with the album "With the world" (Publisher "Go-Records", Gomel). Nomination "Clip of the Year" — "Apple Tea" Group "Apple Tea" (Dir. Vladimir Jankowski).Nomination "Best Song of the Year" — "Zmeevnik" singer — group "NRM"Nomination "Artist of the Year" — Janka Mauser (Group «Tav.Mauzer»).Nomination "Album of the Year" — "With his bare feet on the pavement" Group "J_mors. "Nomination "Project of the Year" — Collection of works by various artists "Prime Dozen 2006".Nomination "Rock Artist of the Year" — Atmoravi, for album "Romance".Nomination "Very popular performer of the year" — Group "J_mors"

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