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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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Nylon, meet MIDI: Susan Weinert

July 8, 2009
Meet Susan Weinert, a jazz guitarist who blends nylon string guitars and MIDI technology
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To The Core With Vinnie Moore

July 1, 2009
Vinnie Moore talks songwriting with UFO, replacing Michael Shenker, his new signature Dean, and balancing a solo career
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July '09 Media Preview

June 17, 2009
BOOKS: Ultimate Hendrix, Mixing the Hits of Country VIDEOS: Muddy Waters—Live at ChicagoFest, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention–In the 1960s
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Peppino D’Agostino Interview

June 17, 2009
Peppino D''Agostino talks about songwriting, arranging and his signature Seagull guitar
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Ricky Skaggs Interview

June 17, 2009
Ricky Skaggs share stories from the road, talks about learning electric guitar on the fly and his hand in PRS'' acoustic development
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Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp - Jordan Goes to Camp

June 17, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Hollywood, CA, where he goes to camp, the Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy camp. In this video, we get to see what Jordan and all the other campers experienced during their week-long rock 'n' roll extravaganza, which included practicing and gigging with pros (Steven Tyler, Todd Rundgren, Bruce Kulick, Duff McKagan), recorded at Capitol Records with famous producer and engineer Eddie Kramer and the week concluded with a performance at the Whisky on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood.

The song featured in the video was created by Jordan Wagner's Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp band, WTF?, and the song was called "Livin' My Dream."

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Rig Rundown - Testament's Eric Peterson

June 9, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, at the House of Blues where he catches up with Testament's Eric Peterson. In this Rig Rundown segment, we check out Eric's new signature Dean 'V' which features Testament's first logo (dating back to pre-Testament, when they were known as Legacy). In addition, Eric talks to us about scalloping his own guitar, the limited amount effects he uses and his latest amp choice for their most recent studio effort.

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Rig Rundown - Testament's Alex Skolnick

June 3, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, backstage at the House of Blues where he catches up with one of Testament's guitarists, Alex Skolnick. In this video segment, we hear from Alex about his collaboration with Heritage Guitars out of Kalamazoo, MI, as they are in the final stages on completing his signature guitar, which features Skolnick's John Hancock on the headstock, mahogany body, maple top and Seymour Duncan '59 Jeff Beck humbuckers. In addition to talking about his ongoing relationship with Heritage, he walks us through his live rig for the current Testament tour, which includes a Marshall Mode 4 Head, MXR EVH Phase 90, Boss DD-20 Giga Delay and a Moollon signal boost.
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Rig Rundown - 311's Tim Mahoney

May 27, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Iowa City, IA, where she catches up with 311's guitarist, Tim Mahoney and they talk all things gear. In this video segment, Tim walks us through his live rig including, his various PRS, Gibson and Ibanez guitar models. In addition, we get to check out his Diamond amps and cabinets and his "party board," which includes over 15 effects (Mutron II, Boomerang phrase sampler, Memory Man).
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