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Gallery: Van Halen Live Gear 2012

August 10, 2012
Inside Eddie and Wolfgang''s rigs.
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How Steve Vai's Ibanez JEM Revolutionized the "Super Strat"

August 8, 2012
From its mind-blowing 1987 launch to today, we recount the innovations found in Vai''s signature Ibanez and how today''s young shredders are modifying their own.
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GALLERY: Inside Steve Vai's Harmony Hut Studio

August 7, 2012
See the guitars, amps, effects, and recording gear in Steve Vai''s home studio. Photos by Lindsey Best.
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GALLERY: Chet Atkins at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

July 25, 2012
See the guitars the legendary picker used throughout his career. Photos by Chris Kies
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GALLERY: Roger Waters' The Wall Live Gear

July 18, 2012
See close-ups of all of the gear used by Roger, Dave, G.E., and Snowy on this epic tour, plus behind-the-scenes pics of the wall setup.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 3

July 14, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at NAMM on Saturday.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 2

July 13, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at NAMM on Friday.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2012 - Day 1

July 12, 2012
Everything the PG editors saw at Summer NAMM on Thursday.
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Epiphone Broadway Archtop

July 9, 2012
A 1951 Epiphone Broadway in mostly original condition. Manufactured until 1957, the Broadway is considered “third-best” in the Masterbilt series of archtops. Hey Zach, I noticed you haven’t discussed
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1972 Fender Montego II

July 9, 2012
This 1972 Fender Montego II archtop was designed by Roger Rossmeisl of Rickenbacker fame. In 1962, Leo Fender was continuing to devise ways to expand his company’s line of
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