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Live at Rolling Stone: Alberta Cross

March 3, 2010 5:47 PM ET

Breaking artist and unexpected Guns n' Roses opening act Alberta Cross recently stopped by the Rolling Stone offices to treat us to a trio of acoustic renditions of songs off their debut album Broken Side of Time, which was finally released stateside earlier this year. For this special performance, Alberta Cross scale back on the Brit-pop grandeur and feedback on their debut LP, showcasing the gritty roots rock sound at the heart of frontman Petter Ericson Stakee's songs. Up top is "ATX," with "Old Man Chicago" and "The Thief & the Heartbreaker" ready for your viewing pleasure below. For more on these up-and-comers, check out our review of Broken Side of Time.

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