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Beyond Blues: Billy Gibbons

Beyond Blues: Billy Gibbons

February 6, 2016
Learn a few secrets about how the king of Texas boogie-rock combines attitude with soul.
Staff Picks: Pedal Impressions

Staff Picks: Pedal Impressions

February 5, 2016
DMA’s guitarist Johnny Took joins the PG staff in discussing the stomps we weren’t smitten with at first sight, but later ended up loving.
NAMM '16 - Analog Alien Effects Joe Walsh Double Classic & Bucket Seat Demos

NAMM '16 - Analog Alien Effects Joe Walsh Double Classic & Bucket Seat Demos

February 5, 2016
Take a ride with us as we check out a compressor-drive pedal designed for the Eagles guitarist and a new variation on their popular Rumble Seat dirtbox.
Sioux Guitars Introduces the Needham and Raskin Amps

Sioux Guitars Introduces the Needham and Raskin Amps

February 5, 2016
Both models are available as either a combo or head.
NAMM '16 - Radial Engineering Classic V9, Regency, Headlight & Direct Drive Demos

NAMM '16 - Radial Engineering Classic V9, Regency, Headlight & Direct Drive Demos

February 5, 2016
See and hear a Peter Janis' latest creations including a 9V distortion, a dual-functioning stomp that operates like a pre-drive and class-A boost, an amp switcher, and an amp simulator/direct box.
Mod Garage: Les Paul Master Wiring #3

Mod Garage: Les Paul Master Wiring #3

February 5, 2016
Want split-second tone switching on your dual-humbucker guitar? Try this simple yet potent mod.
NAMM '16 - Traynor Acoustic Master Mini Demo

NAMM '16 - Traynor Acoustic Master Mini Demo

February 4, 2016
Get a taste of what this 65W, two-channel combo with built-in reverb and chorus has to offer.
GALLERY: Holy Grail of Gretsch

GALLERY: Holy Grail of Gretsch

February 4, 2016
View highlights from Randy Bachman’s extraordinary collection of Gretsch guitars on display at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
NAMM '16 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister Deluxe 20 & 40 Demos

NAMM '16 - Hughes & Kettner TubeMeister Deluxe 20 & 40 Demos

February 4, 2016
See and hear the new evolution of HK's lunchbox amp by providing a genuine FRFR (full range flat response) tonal experience.
PureSalem Guitars Announces the SalemFuzz Project

PureSalem Guitars Announces the SalemFuzz Project

February 4, 2016
PureSalem Guitars will introduce three to five new fuzz pedals a year in very limited runs.
Gretsch Expands the Roots Collection

Gretsch Expands the Roots Collection

February 4, 2016
Gretsch proudly announces new additions to its popular Roots Collection.
NAMM '16 - Vox AC15, AC30 & AV Series Amplifiers Demos

NAMM '16 - Vox AC15, AC30 & AV Series Amplifiers Demos

February 4, 2016
The chime masters release new EL84-powered heads and unveil a new line of Analog Valve combos with built-in effects.
Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus 4 Bass

Peavey Reintroduces the Cirrus 4 Bass

February 4, 2016
The Cirrus was first released in 1997 as Peavey's flagship bass guitar line.
Ernie Ball/Music Man St. Vincent Review

Ernie Ball/Music Man St. Vincent Review

February 4, 2016
A light, ultra-ergonomic solidbody with bolds looks and tones.
NAMM '16 - Sully Guitars '71 Demo

NAMM '16 - Sully Guitars '71 Demo

February 3, 2016
The boutique builder talks about his one-man shop and introduces PG to his flagship model.