Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Rig Rundown

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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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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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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Rig Rundown: Brendan Benson

January 8, 2014
The Raconteurs guitarist and solo artist welcomes PG into his studio to show off his collection of offbeat and vintage gear.
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Rig Rundown: The Cult's Billy Duffy

December 26, 2013
Duffy tells PG about the three-amp setup he uses to recreate the tones from "She Sells Sanctuary," "Fire Woman," and more on the Cult's Electric 13 tour.
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Rig Rundown: Slayer

December 19, 2013
The godfathers of thrash metal show off their signatures axes, explain why they bow at the alter of Marshall, and King and Holt talk about their different preferences for Kahler and Floyd Rose bridges.
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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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Rig Rundown: John 5

December 6, 2013
While on tour with Rob Zombie, Mr. 5 shows us his bevy of hot-rod Teles, including a "lava lamp" model and another inspired by Hee Haw legend Buck Owens.
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Rig Rundown: Deftones' Stephen Carpenter & Sergio Vega

November 27, 2013
The Deftones' string section talks about revamping its approach to amplification and the players who inspired their instrument choices.
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Rig Rundown: All That Remains' Oli Herbert and Mike Martin

November 22, 2013
The East Coast shredders talk about their favorite Jackson and Charvel axes, how they fell in love with the EVH 5150III heads, and what are there go-to boxes.
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