October 2016

Ibanez

Ibanez Introduces New Steve Vai Signature Model

September 13, 2016
The latest edition features a rosewood top with a distinctive wood pickguard.
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Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

August 23, 2016
PG examines a handful of very different but very portable and flexible amplifiers from Vox, Ibanez, Orange, Marshall, and Roland.
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Eric Krasno: Leap of Faith

August 15, 2016
The Soulive and Lettuce guitarist-producer turns singer-songwriter and goes for the soul—plus rock, blues, jazz, and funk—on his new album, Blood from a Stone.
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Quick Hit: Ibanez Analog Chorus Mini

August 14, 2016
Killer analog sounds in a mini pedal with a micro price.
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Ibanez Introduces Iron Label RG Models

August 1, 2016
A collection of new guitars aimed at hard-rock and metal players.
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Ibanez Fortifies Iron Label Line with S Series Models

July 15, 2016
Ibanez expands with two new 6-string guitars and one new 7-string model.
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Gallery: Generation Axe Tour 2016

July 14, 2016
Take an in-depth look at the shred-tastic gear used by Vai, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Wylde, and Abasi.
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Paul Gilbert: Swingin’ Carnage Blues

June 16, 2016
The shred idol looks beyond metal for inspiration on I Can Destroy, and reflects on dynamics, picking, playing with intent, and a few things he would have done different along the way.
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Ibanez Introduces Artwood Vintage Thermo-Aged Acoustics

June 14, 2016
Thermo-Aged tonewood becomes light, hard and stable while providing notably stronger acoustic response.
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Divide and Conquer: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce and Cameron Liddell

June 3, 2016
To channel their metalcore angst, the guitarists divvy up 6-string duties onstage and in the studio.
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Rig Rundown: Killswitch Engage

May 4, 2016
One of metalcore’s biggest bands allows PG to check out their signature instruments and the minimal gear they use to punish crowds on a nightly basis.
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Rig Rundown: Andy Timmons

March 23, 2016
For decades, Timmons has wowed fans with his versatility and musicality. Watch as he demonstrates how he gets studio-quality sounds onstage.
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Lucinda Williams: Ghost Whisperer

March 15, 2016
Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz unite with the songwriting giant to create a haunting, cosmic folk-rock guitar masterpiece built atop her own acoustic 6-string “launching pad.”
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Rig Rundown: August Burns Red

January 27, 2016
The Grammy-nominated outfit shows us the Ibanez guitars, Kiesel basses, and Kemper and Ampeg amps that ignite their metalcore sound.
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NAMM '16 - Ibanez AE800 Acoustic Guitar & Outboard Preamp Demos

January 24, 2016
In this clip, get a glimpse of what this high-end flattop and preamp.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2016 Day 2

January 22, 2016
A few highlights from Day 2 of NAMM.
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NAMM 2016: Editors' Picks – Day 1

January 21, 2016
Take a look at the PG editors' top picks from Day 1 of NAMM.
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David Bowie’s Ben Monder and Tim Lefebvre: Just Like That Bluebird

January 15, 2016
The guitar and bass duo takes us inside the sessions for the late rock legend’s prescient and profoundly moving final masterpiece.
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Ibanez Talman Prestige TM1730M Review

January 10, 2016
Strat-influenced resurrection of an underrated Ibanez classic yields sweet single-coil tones and killer playability.
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The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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