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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Effects

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitar-slinger Joe Bonamassa. In this video segment, we catch up with Joe as he talks and plays us through the current line up of guitar effects on his pedalboard for the current tour.

He demos some of his favorite amp and effect setups including a Way Huge Pork Loin, a Fuzz Face (custom-made by George Tripps), a replica of an old Whirlwind phaser, a BOSS DD-3 Digital Delay, a TS-9 Tube Screamer, a Fulltone Tremolo and a rackmounted TC Electronic TC2290 delay.

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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Amplifiers

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa. In this portion, Joe talks and demos his current lineup of amps for the ongoing tour.

In this video segment, Joe shows off his amplifier setup during the 2009 tour. The four amp collection includes a 20 year old custom Bogner Uberschall, a Marshall Jubilee, a JB-100 Carol-Ann (1 of 10) and a Van Weelden Twinkleland, which according to Joe is the only one in the US.

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BilT Guitars Relevator Electric Guitar Review

December 11, 2009
A mashup of Jazzmaster, Jaguar and Marauder, the BilT Relevator takes onboard effects to a new level of cool
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Electro-Harmonix Enigma: Q-Balls Bass Envelope Filter Review

December 10, 2009
Electro-Harmonix''s Enigma: Q-Balls combines the Q-Tron and Bass Balls for unprecedented levels of funk
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Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 2: Your First Amp

December 9, 2009
Your first amp - was this where your tone obsession began?
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Rig Rundown - Rob Zombie's John 5

December 4, 2009
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Milwaukee, WI, on 11/19/09 during the Rob Zombie '09 tour where she caught up with guitarist and tele wizard, John 5.

In this segment, John 5 walks us through his current live rig used for the current tour, including his plethora of Fender Custom Shop teles and siganture models, which all feature Dimarzio pickups or a Twisted Tele for the neck spot. He rocks a MINIMAL pedalboard (3 pedals and a wah!) and runs all that through various Marshall heads.

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Rig Rundown - GWAR's Mike Derks

December 4, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with GWAR's gore-tastic guitarist, Mike Derks - aka "Balsac the Jaws of Death."

In this segment, Derks walks us through his current live rig which includes his custom ESP EX which features a "Balsac-approved" GWAR decal on the body and on the fretboard. Its loaded with EMG 85 in the neck and 81 in the bridge. He runs the guitar through a Mesa Boogie TriAxis preamp, Lexicon MPX G2 effects processor, a Mesa Boogie Stereo Simul-Class 295 head, which runs through a custom Vader 4x12.

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TWA Little Dipper LD-01 Envelope-Controlled Formant Filter Pedal Review

December 4, 2009
The Little Dipper is game for out-of-this-world talk-box sounds -- if you are!
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Halo Guitars AshCourt Electric Guitar Review

December 4, 2009
A taste of Halo''s high-end with the George Bisceglia designed and built AshCourt
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Gallery: Halo Guitars AshCourt Build

December 4, 2009
Halo Guitars shares with us the build of their AshCourt model reviewed this month.
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