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Metal

Interview: George Lynch - Kill All Control

July 12, 2011
Extreme multi-tasker George Lynch talks recording, playing live, and fearless approach to building guitars with poisonous wood.
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Power Shred: Visualizing the Modes

July 6, 2011
In this column we are going to look at some ways to visualize the notes on the fretboard.
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Rig Rundown - Disturbed's Dan Donegan

June 28, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks caught up with guitar tech Trevor Cole who gives us a look at Disturbed's Dan Donegan's array of guitars and lets us in on how Dan has everything set up for their tour.
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GALLERY: Randy Rhoads' Original Jackson Concorde Vs

June 22, 2011
A look into the inspection and measuring process of Randy Rhoads'' original Concordes.
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Power Shred: Sweep and Tap

April 14, 2011
How to combine some sweeping arpeggio runs with both one- and two-handed tapping licks.
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CD Review: Various Artists - "SIN-atra"

March 29, 2011
Glenn Hughes, Devin Townsend, Ripper Owens, and Dee Snider take on Sinatra classics
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CD Review: Mastodon - "Live at the Aragon"

March 23, 2011
Mastodon''s live performance of "Crack the Skye" is hit-or-miss on "Live at the Aragon."
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Power Shred: Diminished Sweeps

February 28, 2011
Herman Li''s debut lesson looks at getting more out of your licks through diminished chords and hammer-ons and pull-offs
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Fierce Guitar: Intervallic Arpeggios

February 15, 2011
Dave Martone shows you how to combine an intervallic approach to playing arpeggios with some wicked hybrid picking
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Interview: Ty Tabor - King's X

January 25, 2011
Ty discusses his iconic guitar tone, current plans for a new King''s X album, his home studio, and his plethora of side projects
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All That Remains: Against the Wind

December 21, 2010
Oli Herbert and Mike Martin of All That Remains talk about their new album, "For We Are Many," how John Mayer and the blues figure into their band dynamic, and how they couldn’t care less what orthodox headbangers think of their melodic metal.
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Rig Rundown - Hank Williams III

December 8, 2010
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Des Moines, IA, at People's Court where he catches up with country/metal artist Hank Williams III. In this Rig Rundown segment, Hank Williams III walks us through both his setups that he uses on a nightly basis--one for his traditional country set and another for his metal set.
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Iron Maiden: Super Troopers

October 20, 2010
Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, and Janick Gers’ searing licks catapult The Final Frontier to the top of the metal charts and prove—again—that Iron Maiden is the world’s heaviest guitar trio.
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Zakk Wylde: Dead on Target

October 20, 2010
Armed with his arsenal of bull’s-eye-themed axes and fresh on the heels of his 10th release with Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde proves he’s still one of the hungriest men of metal—even if he wouldn’t mind writing a tune for Britney Spears or the Eagles.
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CD Review: Horseback - "The Invisible Mountain"

October 20, 2010
A 38-minute, four-track epic of krautrock, stoner metal, and art-house freak show
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The Sword: Spaced-Out Texas Boogie Metal

September 21, 2010
After two albums walking the line between heavy rock and metal, J.D. Cronise and Kyle Shutt of the Sword unabashedly indulge their taste for riffs and grooves with Warp Riders.
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The Legend of Slash’s Appetite for Destruction Les Paul

September 21, 2010
Will we ever know who built the Les Paul Slash played on “Sweet Child O’ Mine”?
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CD Review: Dwarr - "Animals" (reissue)

September 21, 2010
A second look at the 1986 masterpiece
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Master Ultra-Fast Runs with Linear Tapping

July 20, 2010
Learn Greg Howe''s linear tapping approach
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Rig Rundown - Baroness' Peter Adams, John Baizley

July 15, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Madison, WI, where he catches up with Baroness' guitarists Peter Adams and John Baizley. They walk us through their rigs which include custom shop First Act guitars, Gibson Les Pauls, BadCat amplifiers, Emperor and Green guitar cabinets, and effects from companies like Electro-Harmonix, MXR, Boss, Dunlop, Ernie Ball, etc.
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