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Rig Rundown - Cycle of Pain's JD & Joe Taylor

July 9, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Cycle of Pain's Joe Taylor and John "JD" DeServio--who also plays bass for Black Label Society.
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Rig Rundown - Sevendust's Clint Lowery

July 9, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Texas where he chats gear with Sevendust guitarist, Clint Lowery. In this video segment, they run down Clint's signal chain. For guitars, Clint uses various PRS models, but his go-to guitar is a standard PRS model he calls Bruce Lee. For amps, Clint uses Diamond Phantom heads (live) and has used a Mesa Boogie Mark IV for all his recordings. And to make things sound special he runs various pedals, including a Digitech whammy, MXR Phase 90, a volume pedal, TC Electronic delay, chorus pedal and envelope filter.

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Video Review - Road Rage Pro Gear 8-Channel Looper

July 1, 2009
PG's contributor Tommy Bruner walks us through his latest Video Reivew for the Road Rage Pro Gear Triple Bypass 8-Channel Looper (read the Web-Exclusive review at, here). The 8-Channel looper comes with individual true-bypass loops, which means you can have a separate true-bypass loop for all your pedals and maybe a few loops left over for your future pedals, too. Not only does the looper clean up your sound and let each pedal retain its full tone, it is also a nice way to organize your pedals with one switching device. Each Road Rage True Bypass looper can be customized to fit your rig's needs.
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Vox Joe Satriani Signature Time Machine Delay, Satchurator, and Big Bad Wah Pedal Review

July 1, 2009
We play with the Satchurator, Time Machine and Big Bad Wah, and bring them by a Satriani tribute artist for an expert''s opinion in our review.
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NY Amp Show '09-Cicognani Amps Imperium H150 Demo

June 30, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at the 2009 New York Amp Show where he visits the Cicognani Amps booth. In this segment, we get to hear from their latest amp offering, the Imperium H150. The Imperium H150 is a 150 watt head (with three assignable outputs - 11W, 25W and 150W) that's loaded with 5-12AX7 preamp tubes and 4-5881 power tubes. Also, it features 127 storable presets and four loop stomp effects.
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Joe Satriani Talks About the Vox Satchurator

June 30, 2009
PG's On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikimesse '09 where they listen to Joe Satriani talk about his new line of pedals. In this segment, Satch talks about his Vox Satchurator distortion pedal. The Satchurator is an analog distortion pedal designed under the complete supervision of Joe Satriani and Vox team members. The pedal features three controls (Gain, Tone and Volume), a More gain boost switch that enables two footswitchable distortion sounds in one pedal and cream chicken-head knobs.
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Joe Satriani Talks About the Vox Big Bad Wah

June 30, 2009
PG's On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where they listen to Joe Satriani talk about his new line of Vox pedals. In this segment, Satch talks about his Vox Big Bad Wah. The Big Bad Wah features a Dual-mode design that offers two distinct wah sounds in a single pedal (WAH One is classic Vox and WAH Two provides Joe Satriani's original drive and voice controls), a Drive knob, Voice toggle switch and Inductor switch.

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Joe Satriani Talks About the Vox Time Delay

June 30, 2009
PG's On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where they listen to Joe Satriani talk about his new line of Vox effects pedals. In this segment, Satch talks about this Vox Time Machine pedal. The Time Machine is a dual-mode delay pedal and is the second effect pedal created in collaboration between the world-renowned guitarist and Vox. It features two delay modes (Modern and Vintage) and a Hi-Fi/Lo-Fi switch that delivers a wide range of delay sounds. It also includes a broad delay time range, with tap tempo control and independent wet and dry stereo outputs.
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Interview: Dave Clarke, Vox Night Train Developer

June 30, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits with Vox Night Train Developer, Dave Clarke. In this interview, Dave Clarke gives us some insight into their R&D process at Vox while developing the 15 watt Night Train head. In addition, he tells us about the struggle between developing something that was still "Vox," but in a more modern vein. And more importantly, lighter!

The Vox Night Train head features 2-12AX7 preamp tubes, 2-EL84 power tubes, selectable BRIGHT and THICK switches, dual power mode of either 15 watts (pentode power) or 7.5 watts (triode tone) and has an easy-to-navigate front panel.

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Road Rage Pro Gear True-Bypass Effects Looper Review

June 30, 2009
Road Rage Pro Gear''s True-Bypass Effects Looper makes managing effects easy
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