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August Issue

Artists

Rig Rundown: Gwar (2014)

December 24, 2014
Simulated mutilations and fake blood aside, GWAR are gear junkies like the rest of us.
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The Mattson 2: Twinterconnectivity

December 23, 2014
This guitar-driven duo channels Iron Maiden, Coltrane, and ’70s German techno to make a different kind of heavy.
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In Search of Sun: Beyond Driven

December 22, 2014
This eclectic British metal outfit’s blistering debut generates plenty of light and heat, thanks to contrasting guitarists Rory Kay and David Mena Ferrer.
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10 Things We Learned from Steve Stevens

December 5, 2014
Just prior to the release of Billy Idol’s Kings & Queens of the Underground, his longtime guitarist fielded your questions on PG’s Facebook page, sharing pre-show rituals, his must-have effect, and what he’s got cooking in 2015.
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Sean Lennon: Ghosts of Music Past, Present, and Future

December 4, 2014
Sean Lennon finds momentum in his psych-rock project with partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl.
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Rig Rundown: Daniel Lanois

December 3, 2014
The man behind U2 and Emmylou Harris’ biggest albums shows us his live setup.
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Daniel Lanois: Sonic Alchemist

December 2, 2014
The celebrated producer and steel-guitar wizard reveals his secrets for coaxing futuristic sounds from vintage gear.
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Rory Block: Bones and Sockets

December 1, 2014
The slide guitarist completes her “Mentor Series” of albums, paying homage to the blues masters she began studying with as a teenager.
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Maggie Björklund: Visions of Longing and Light

November 27, 2014
The Danish pedal-steel songstress talks about 10-strings, Jack White, and her masterful new album, Shaken.
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Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

November 20, 2014
The rise and fall of one of the most original guitar players to emerge from the 1960s British Invasion.
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