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December 2014

Gear Porn

Gallery: Mountain Jam Moments

July 2, 2014
The Allman Brothers headlined the 10th Annual music festival atop Hunter Mountain in the heart of the majestic Catskill Mountains.
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GALLERY: Randy Rhoads Remembered

June 10, 2014
An array of guitar slingers including Alex Skolnick, Rudy Sarzo, Joel Hoekstra, and Phil Demmel pay tribute to a metal pioneer.
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Modern Builder Vault: Rizzolo Guitars

May 30, 2014
This Tasmania-based guitar builder offers up a variety of handcrafted gems from Down Under.
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Vintage Vault: 1959 Gibson ES-225 TDN

May 21, 2014
A look at the most budget-conscious of Gibson’s 1950s thinline hollowbodies.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: My Blackmore-Inspired Frankenstrat

May 8, 2014
Combining elements of an early Blackmore Strat and Epiphone shred machine, this mutant solidbody sounds surprisingly soulful.
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Linkin Park Gear Gallery

May 7, 2014
A look at Brad Delson's touring gear, as well as his new favorite studio Strat.
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GALLERY: Experience Hendrix 2014 Part Deux

April 16, 2014
More kick-ass live shots from the star-studded homage to Jimi.
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Pre-War Perfection: The Martin D-45

April 10, 2014
The 91 D-45s that Martin produced between 1932 and 1942 may be the most coveted flattops ever made. What makes them so special?
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GALLERY: Experience Hendrix 2014

April 4, 2014
Highlights from today’s brightest stars as they celebrate a guitar forefather.
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GALLERY: SXSW Live Performances 2014

March 19, 2014
Everything from vintage Jazzmasters to dirty Danelectros made waves at the annual music fest in Austin, Texas.
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