December 2016

Ibanez

NAMM 2015: Editors' Picks – Day 1

January 22, 2015
A few of the axes, effects, amps, and toys that caught the PG editors' attention on day one of NAMM 2015.
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Top 5 Studio Rig Rundowns

January 21, 2015
Witness the gear of these studs as we go into their recording spaces and get personal with Larry Carlton's famous ES-335, Brendan Benson's closet full of stomps and amps, Russian Circles' Custom Shop First Act axes, Brent Mason's coveted Valley Arts T-style, and Vai's unreal collection of guitars at his Harmony Hut.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1967 Quad-Pickup Ibanez 996 MaxiTone

December 1, 2014
When a trio of pickups just won’t do, try a quartet.
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Rig Rundown: Tony MacAlpine

November 12, 2014
The neo-classical shredder takes an unusually simple approach to his gear.
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Rig Rundown: Alice Cooper’s Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and Nita Strauss

November 5, 2014
The guitar trio details the gear they use to fuel the shock-rock shenanigans every night.
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Ibanez Introduces the RGKP6 and SRKP4

October 22, 2014
Both models are equipped with a Korg Mini Kaoss Pad.
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Tim Mahoney’s Top Five Oddball Pedals

October 20, 2014
311’s tap-dancing guitarist lists his must-have effects.
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Rig Rundown: Periphery

October 1, 2014
Misha, Mark, Jake and “Nolly” run through their refreshingly efficient, yet powerful, stage setup.
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Echoes of the Past and Future

August 27, 2014
Effects guru “Analog Tom” Hughes chronicles music’s most influential time machines—from rockabilly echo chambers to space-rock oil cans, ’80s racks, and modern stompbox marvels.
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Ernest Ranglin: Bring the Riddim!

July 24, 2014
The father of ska and reggae guitar reaches out to the people.
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Ibanez TS808DX Review

July 10, 2014
Ibanez expands the capabilities of the venerable TS808 with a boost circuit.
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Ibanez AGB205 5-String Bass Review

May 8, 2014
A short-scale, 5-string semi-hollowbody bass that delivers deliciously deep lows without breaking the bank.
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Animals as Leaders: Always in Motion

May 1, 2014
Prog-metal titans Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes dissect their most boundary-breaking release to date.
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Rig Rundown: Chevelle

April 30, 2014
This alt-metal power trio proves that one focused, low-tuned guitar, pounding drums, and inventively effected bass can sound as huge live as a band rocking multiple guitars and keyboards.
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Joe Satriani: Outside the Box

April 15, 2014
With a new autobiography and a 15-disc box set chronicling his musical past, the silver surfer reveals how he learned to really play.
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Rig Rundown: The Devil Wears Prada

April 9, 2014
The American metal core band spills the details on their three-guitar assault.
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NAMM '14 - Ibanez RG6 Korg miniKaosspad2 Prototype Demo

January 26, 2014
See and hear a prototype of the company's first RG-model guitar with a built-in Kaoss pad.
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GALLERY: 2014 NAMM Day 2

January 24, 2014
Check out the latest and greatest gear from the second day of the 2014 Winter NAMM show.
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Rig Rundown: Korn

December 13, 2013
Learn about the tools these nu-metal pioneers are using to create down-tuned mayhem while on tour.
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State of the Stomp: Maxon's Susumu Tamura Interview

October 3, 2013
A rare interview with the engineer who created the Tube Screamer circuit.
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