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Guitarists

Rig Rundown - Billy Idol's Steve Stevens

August 21, 2013
Steve Stevens shows us his entire Billy Idol live setup, including his signature Knaggs guitars and Friedman amps, as well as the toy ray gun he modified for the "Rebel Yell" solo.
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Easy Riding with Stephen Stills and Kenny Wayne Shepherd

August 20, 2013
Forty-five years ago Stephen Stills and Mike Bloomfield contributed to the classic Super Session album. Stills returns to those blues-rock roots with the Rides—this time opposite Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
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Rig Rundown - Middle Class Rut's Zack Lopez

August 14, 2013
Middle Class Rut guitarist Zack Lopez discusses his new current live setup with a full band, as well as the three-rig configuration used for the two-man attack that MC Rut is known for, and demos his "simplified" rig.
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Break Room Sessions - Martin Sexton

August 13, 2013
While on tour, Martin Sexton stopped into Premier Guitar headquarters to talk about Led Zeppelin, altered tunings, and his bare bones approach to gear.
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Interview: Josh Smith: Artist vs. Demo Artist

August 12, 2013
How the L.A.-based bluesman balances demo videos, sessions, tours, and a rejuvenated solo career.
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GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2013

August 9, 2013
Highlights this year included Nine Inch Nails, Mumford and Sons, Atlas Genius, The National, and more.
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Franz Ferdinand: Spanners in the Works

August 9, 2013

Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy discuss their utter disregard for technical playing, their penchant for quirky old gear, and how everything from Angus Young to Talking Heads to classical compositions informed the dual-guitar approach on their new album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.


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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Cancel European Tour After Accident

August 8, 2013
Due to an injury, Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled their European tour.
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PRS Announces Details for Experience 2013

August 6, 2013
PRS has announced details about their 2013 Experience event with Brad Whitford, Brent Mason, and more.
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Rig Rundown - Vince Gill & Paul Franklin

July 31, 2013
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin discuss the gear they used when recording Bakersfield.
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