August Issue

Artists

Album Review: Megadeth - "Th1rt3en"

November 15, 2011
With the release of Th1rt3en—the band''s 13th major recording—Megadeth shows they still have the fire and drive that made them one of the biggest metal acts in history.
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Album Review: Andy Reiss, Ranger Doug, and Bobby Durham - "The Art of the Archtop"

November 15, 2011
If you’re a fan of classic archtop guitar, you’ll be delighted with this beautifully recorded and relentlessly swinging set of tunes celebrating the f-hole sound.
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Book Excerpt: Eddie Van Halen

November 15, 2011
Veteran photographer Neil Zlozower and Chronicle Books take us back in time with this exclusive excerpt of the new book about the man who changed guitar forever.
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Rig Rundown - Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert

November 9, 2011
Paul Gilbert runs through his live rig used on Mr. Big''s summer tour.
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Rig Rundown - Mr. Big's Billy Sheehan

November 9, 2011
Billy Sheehan runs through his live rig used on Mr. Big''s summer tour.
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Rig Rundown - Steel Panther's Satchel

November 2, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Chicago were we catch up with Steel Panther's lead guitarist Satchel.
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Rig Rundown - Dream Theater's John Petrucci

October 25, 2011
See Petrucci''s live rig with video and photos!
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Rig Rundown - Dream Theater's John Myung

October 25, 2011
See the basses, amps, and effects Myung uses live with video and photos.
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Book Review: "Diary of a Player" By Brad Paisley and David Wild

October 18, 2011
Brad Paisley knows a thing or two about writing hooks for general music fans while still throwing in enough guitar pyrotechnics to keep his guitar-playing audience happy, if not slightly stunned.
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CD Review: Sleeper Agent - "Celebrasion"

October 18, 2011
The band’s debut full-length release, Celebrasion, celebrates hook-heavy, riff-laden, garage rock and had already enjoyed a wealth of critical acclaim prior to hitting the shelves a few weeks ago.
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