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Artists

Imagine Dragons’ Wayne Sermon: Life in the Fast Lane

March 2, 2015
A love of synth-like tones, simple melodies, and classic rock carries this former jazzbo to the big stages.
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Ben Chasny: Six of Everything

February 26, 2015
Acoustic fingerstlylist? Avant-garde noisemaker? Self-styled music theorist? The enigmatic guitarist behind Six Organs of Admittance is all of the above.
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Rig Rundown: Wayne Krantz

February 25, 2015
The jazz-rock maverick spills the details on his no-frills, get-it-done setup.
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Sir Richard Bishop: The Mystic and the Guitar with No Past

February 24, 2015
Channeling forces from a mysterious flattop, the veteran improviser finds musical freedom in Morocco.
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10 Things We Learned from 311’s Tim Mahoney

February 20, 2015
311’s guitarist opens up about his dream side project with unlikely heroes, working on an updated PRS signature model, and how he prefers to dress up his tacos.
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Hyundai and the GRAMMY Awards Launch the 2015 GRAMMY Amplifier

February 19, 2015
An innovative online music initiative aimed at mentoring emerging artists.
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Echoes of Sweden: The Amazing’s Reine Fiske

February 19, 2015
The Amazing’s Reine Fiske uses vintage gear to take classic guitar vibes into new realms.
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Pedal to the Metal: A Short History of the Pedal Steel Guitar

February 17, 2015
Trace the evolution of the planet’s most mechanical—and for some, most mysterious—stringed instrument.
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Martin Guitars Announces Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition

February 17, 2015
Ed Sheeran will donate all of his royalties to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.
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The Punch Brothers’ Chris Eldridge and Chris Thile: Classically Blue(grass)

February 13, 2015
The progressive acoustic outfit teams up with a legendary producer to create the band’s most wildly interesting album yet, The Phosphorescent Blues.
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Rig Rundown: Rise Against

February 11, 2015
A time-tested formula fuels the hardcore band’s sound.
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All-Star Pedalboards 2015

February 3, 2015
10 stomp stations from PG’s hottest Rig Rundowns.
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The Prolific Robert Pollard

February 3, 2015
The Guided by Voices frontman and indie icon still writes songs at light speed, with two new releases under his new guise, Ricked Wicky, and another solo album by summer.
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GALLERY: People of NAMM, Part 1

January 30, 2015
Whether giving blistering gear demos or autographs, these well-known artists drew crowds in Anaheim this year.
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Tao Guitar: Gabriel Marin

January 26, 2015
The freaky-fast guitarist for fusion band Consider the Source uses his classical training to create far-out sounds.
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Video Premiere: Sir Richard Bishop "Guitar Talk"

January 21, 2015
The 6-string legend details the expensive, rare guitar that he had to have.
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Boutique Thrash: Cancer Bats’ Scott Middleton

January 16, 2015
A punk-metal monster—and sophisticated tone-seeker.
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Tim Sparks: The Journey Back Home

January 13, 2015
Fingerstyle wizard and world traveler Tim Sparks merges his North Carolina roots with the many indigenous sounds he has explored throughout his career.
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'Nathan East: For the Record' Movie Review

January 12, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at the low-end legend's career and the making of his latest solo album.
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