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Bass Bench: Exploring Bridge Designs

May 2, 2014
What’s the only contact point on a bass that affects all notes? Let’s investigate the implications.
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Reunion Rhapsody: Nickel Creek

April 29, 2014
Grammy-winning alt-roots trio Nickel Creek reunites for A Dotted Line—an infectiously exuberant album that showcases guitarist Sean Watkins’ command of his favorite Gibson J-45.
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Top 5 Blues-Rock Rig Rundowns

April 23, 2014
Witness the gear of the gods—from Jeff Beck’s trem setup to Eric Johnson’s ’57 Strats, Warren Haynes’ arsenal of Gibsons, Sonny Landreth’s pedalboard tricks, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Dumble.
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Musikmesse '14 - Gibson Custom Shop Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop & Collector's Choice '60 Les Paul Demos

April 18, 2014
See and hear two new LP creations—one based on a vintage holy grail and a new signature model for the ZZ Top 6-stringer.
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Rig Rundown - Bring Me the Horizon's Lee Malia

March 27, 2014
Lee Malia, guitarist for Bring Me the Horizon, goes for the classic death punch: drop-tuned Les Pauls plugged into a Marshall.
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Rig Rundown: G. Love & Special Sauce (2014)

March 12, 2014
The bluesy, hip-hop-informed singer/guitarist/harpist and bassist Jimi Jazz walk us through multi-amp rigs and retro instruments.
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GALLERY: Keith Urban's 2014 Touring Gear

March 11, 2014
Take an inside look at the drool-inducing gear that the country-fried rocker takes on the road.
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Rig Rundown: The Sword

March 5, 2014
The Texas-metal-boogie masters chat about their minimalistic gear approach—including an amp with one knob—and the benefits of touring with a bassist that builds custom stompboxes.
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NAMM '14 - Gibson J-15, J-29, Peter Frampton LP Custom, L-5 Cutaway Prototype, Les Paul Melody Maker

March 4, 2014
The boys in Tennessee were busy this fall as they unveiled over a dozen new solidbody, semi-hollow, and acoustic models during the 2014 show.
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Rig Rundown: Jason Aldean Band

February 26, 2014
These country boys talk about how gear from EVH, PRS, Gibson, Sadowksy, Peavey, and more, works damn good for their new-school, arena-ready twang-rock sound.
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Gibson Introduces the Billy F. Gibbons Goldtop

February 20, 2014
The Goldtop sports a neck profile measured precisely from the Rev’s own Les Paul.
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Rig Rundown: Jonny Lang

February 19, 2014
The bluesmaster shares some licks, talks signature guitars, and his tech breaks down his Fender combos and pedalboard setup.
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Trash or Treasure: 1960 Gibson Melody Maker

February 19, 2014
The low offer on this reader's guitar shows how important it is to do your research when buying or selling a guitar.
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Rig Rundown: Pixies

February 12, 2014
Get the lowdown on the axes, amps, and effects used by influential alt-rockers Charles Thompson and Joey Santiago.
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Book Excerpt: "Rolling Stones Gear"

February 6, 2014
If you've ever wondered what instruments and gear the Stones have used to make their iconic music over the years, Andy Babiuk's new photo-rich book tells all.
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Rig Rundown: Keith Urban

February 5, 2014
Though this stage setup is scaled back from previous outings, it contains some axes and amps most people only dream about.
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NAMM 2014: Editors' Picks Day 3

January 25, 2014
PG Editors pick their top gear from the third day of NAMM.
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GALLERY: 2014 NAMM Day 1

January 23, 2014
Check out the latest and greatest gear from the first day of the 2014 Winter NAMM show.
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Rig Rundown: J.D. Simo

January 20, 2014
Go gear-geekery deep with this Nashville ace who talks (and warns) about the addiction of playing vintage gear.
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Los Lonely Boys’ Henry Garza: Blood Brothers

January 9, 2014
After a nearly crippling injury, guitarist Henry Garza and his band of brothers are back with an album that covers all the bases—and then some.
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