Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gibson

Gibson Announces 2015 Lineup

October 3, 2014
The extensive range includes three SG guitars, three basses (SG and Thunderbird), a Firebird, and 11 variations of the legendary Gibson Les Paul.
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Vintage Vault: 1959 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster

September 22, 2014
One of the finest electric archtops inspired by the L-5.
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Ace Frehley: Cosmic Space Invasion

September 2, 2014
With a new label and several pending projects in the works, the former Kiss legend is still rocking the riffs.
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Vintage Vault: 1965 Gibson Firebird III

August 25, 2014
Discover how classic Detroit auto design influenced one of Gibson’s now-iconic solidbodies.
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Rig Rundown: Def Leppard

August 20, 2014
Vivian Campbell and Phil Collen take PG through their surprisingly tube-free rigs.
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Cult Coils: Lesser-Known Vintage Pickups

August 14, 2014
These six models boast fine tones and unique personalities, but they’ve never quite gotten their due.
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Rig Rundown: Kiss

August 13, 2014
Guitarist Tommy Thayer talks Les Pauls and philanthropy while Gene and Paul’s techs give us a peek behind the curtain and show us the gear behind the hottest band in the world.
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GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2014

August 8, 2014
From Kings of Leon to Spoon, Arctic Monkeys, Interpol, and even a reunited Outkast, Premier Guitar brings you a look at Lollapalooza 2014.
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Aaron Freeman: Return to Form

August 7, 2014
After a quarter century with Ween, the guitarist disbanded the group and got sober. He’s back with new music and that same penchant for dark, funny, and weird.
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Mastodon: A Year in the Life of the Sludge Metal Lords

August 1, 2014
Riffmeisters Bill Kelliher and Brent Hinds play for the song on the quartet’s sixth album, Once More ’Round the Sun.
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