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January 28, 2014
From Bonamassa to Lamb of God, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Dweezil Zappa—10 Stomp Stations from PG’s Hottest Rig Rundowns
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On Bass: Why Bassists Make Great Musical Directors

January 13, 2014
Does being at home between the rhythm section and the melodic instruments make bassists uniquely qualified to listen objectively?
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Rig Rundown: Slayer

December 19, 2013
The godfathers of thrash metal show off their signatures axes, explain why they bow at the alter of Marshall, and King and Holt talk about their different preferences for Kahler and Floyd Rose bridges.
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Rig Rundown: Korn

December 13, 2013
Learn about the tools these nu-metal pioneers are using to create down-tuned mayhem while on tour.
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Boston's Tom Scholz: The Return of Rockman

December 10, 2013
After spending more than a decade on Boston’s new album, Les Paul junkie and pedal pioneer Tom Scholz explains why he’s due for a vacation.
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Rig Rundown: Deftones' Stephen Carpenter & Sergio Vega

November 27, 2013
The Deftones' string section talks about revamping its approach to amplification and the players who inspired their instrument choices.
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Jim Campilongo: Dreams and Definitions

November 25, 2013
Inspired by Miles Davis and jazzed by his new trio, the Tele master expands his voice on Dream Dictionary.
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Rig Rundown: Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates, Zacky Vengeance, and Johnny Christ

November 6, 2013
Get the inside scoop on the three monstrous rigs that powered one of metal's biggest bands during their fall leg Hail to the King 2013 tour.
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GALLERY: Tedeschi Trucks Band's 2013 Touring Gear

November 5, 2013
The guitars, amps, and pedals of roots-rock's favorite family band.
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Bass Bench: Beef Up Your 4-String

November 1, 2013
You can extend the range on a bass without adding more strings. Check out the pros and cons of several approaches and read what Michael Manring says about the emotional power of altered tunings.
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