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Guitarists

Harvey Reid's "The Liberty Guitar Album" Album Review

March 9, 2014
Very young kids, pros looking for fresh voicings, and guitarists who’ve sustained fretting-hand injuries will all find something powerful here to explore.
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Frank Bello & Dave Ellefson: Altitudes & Attitude’s High-Flying Bassists

March 6, 2014
What happens when the bassists from Anthrax and Megadeth join forces?
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Rig Rundown: The Sword

March 5, 2014
The Texas-metal-boogie masters chat about their minimalistic gear approach—including an amp with one knob—and the benefits of touring with a bassist that builds custom stompboxes.
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John Frusciante: War and Peace

March 3, 2014
The former Red Hot Chili Pepper opens up about his under-the-radar musical journey, why he traded his Strat for a Yamaha SG2000, and achieving artistic freedom via electronica.
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Rig Rundown: Jason Aldean Band

February 26, 2014
These country boys talk about how gear from EVH, PRS, Gibson, Sadowksy, Peavey, and more, works damn good for their new-school, arena-ready twang-rock sound.
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Jimbo Mathus: Shedding Light on "Dark Night of the Soul"

February 26, 2014
The founding Squirrel Nut Zipper talks about Romantic poetry, losing his ego, and the raw intensity of his latest record with the Tri-State Coalition.
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NAMM '14 - Fret-King Jerry Donahue-Duncan Signature | Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Demos

February 24, 2014
Mr. Hellecaster chats with PG about his two new signature models and even rips proper on both.
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John Frusciante's "Enclosure" Album Review

February 21, 2014
Several tunes give off a refreshing ’80s vibe without going too far—think good ’80s, like Peter Gabriel but with the sensibilities of Radiohead.
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Rig Rundown: Jonny Lang

February 19, 2014
The bluesmaster shares some licks, talks signature guitars, and his tech breaks down his Fender combos and pedalboard setup.
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Jason Vieaux: A Classical Virtuoso’s Show-Stopping Encores

February 17, 2014
One of America’s most in-demand classical guitarists releases an album of crowd-pleasers.
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