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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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GALLERY: Vintage Vault 2013

January 8, 2014
Drool over the past year's centerfold-worthy instruments.
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Gibson Releases the Les Paul Recording

January 3, 2014
Two pickups route through a Jensen audio transformer for a balanced low-impedance output that can go direct into pro mixers or computer audio interfaces.
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GALLERY: RS Guitarworks Rescues Rich Robinson’s ’63 ES-335

January 3, 2014
The step-by-step story of how RS Guitarworks rebuilt a hurricane-damaged ES-335.
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Dave's Guitar Shop Tour

December 30, 2013
Go behind the scenes at one of the biggest vintage guitar dealers where owner Dave Rogers' shows off his personal collection of holy grail instruments and amps.
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Humbucker-Sized P-90 Review Roundup

December 17, 2013
Eight pickup sets that’ll transform your Les Paul into a Special, or breathe sparkling new life into any other humbucker-equipped axe.
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Gibson Announces Brendon Small Snow Falcon V

December 16, 2013
The Snow Falcon features an all-white fingerboard, created by laminating white polymer to a baked-maple ’board.
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Reverend Horton Heat: Rompin' with the Rev

December 16, 2013
When it comes to the Reverend Horton Heat’s gear, his new album, or his live show, you can be sure everything is cranked to 10.
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