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Guitarists

Secrets of the Masters: The Doobie Brothers "China Grove"

June 16, 2010
What the master tapes tell us about this Doobie Brothers track
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Interview: Kaki King - Embracing Change

June 16, 2010
Acoustic phenom Kaki King talks about switching to boutique and vintage electric gear for her new trio album, Junior.
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Interview: Rodrigo y Gabriela - Busking for Broke

June 16, 2010
Rodrigo y Gabriela discuss their transition from local Mexican metal to global acoustic phenoms, their new signature Yamaha acoustics, and why you shouldn''t confuse them with Flamenco.
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Filling Big Shoes: What It’s Like to Have to Shred Someone Else’s Licks

June 16, 2010
Brad Gillis, Stacey Blades, Tommy Thayer, Ron Thal, and Jon Levin talk about stepping in to replace a legend
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Interview: The Return of Pat Travers

June 3, 2010
Pat Travers is back with a new album, FIDELIS, and a new outlook on gear (the ADA Flanger is out!)
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Maximum Energy: The Gear of the Original Punks

May 18, 2010
The gear of The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and The Clash, plus 10 first-generation punk albums to check out
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The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

May 18, 2010
High on Fire’s Matt Pike discusses the ungodly heft of his nine-string First Act axe and the inglorious life of being an uncompromising metal torchbearer.
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Secrets of the Masters: “Dragula” by Rob Zombie

May 18, 2010
Frank Gryner looks at a more modern song, Rob Zombie''s "Dragula" - which he engineered!
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Interview: Danny B. Harvey

May 7, 2010
The rockabilly guitarist of The Head Cats and Lonesome spurs talks recording with Lemmy, James Trussart guitars and keeping it simple.
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GALLERY: Stevie Ray Vaughan Photo Retrospective

April 30, 2010
From 1983 to 1990, Houstin photographer Tracy Anne Hart photographed Stevie Ray Vaughan in his candid, funny and brilliant moments.
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Interview: Nels Cline

April 15, 2010
The solo legend and lead guitarist comes clean on his beloved Jazzmaster, why he hates class A amps, and his 13-year-old inner shredder.
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Secrets of the Masters - "Looks That Kill" by Mötley Crüe

April 15, 2010
Dissecting the foundations of Mötley Crüe''s sound
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Country Music and Coffins: Jonny Coffin and Lynda Kay

April 15, 2010
Jonny Coffin and Lynda Kay could make a good run for the title of Guitardom’s Most Interesting Couple.
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Interview: John Butler - Blending Styles & Gear

April 2, 2010
John Butler discusses how making interesting gear matchups lead to his most accessible album yet.
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Rig Rundown - Exodus' Gary Holt

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Exodus guitarist, Gary Holt. In this segment, Gary Holt talks about his upcoming Schecter signature guitar, his current live setup, the new DVD - Shovel Headed Tour Machine - and their forthcoming album - Exhibit B: The Human Condition.
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Rig Rundown - Exodus' Lee Altus

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Exodus guitarist, Lee Altus. In this segment, Lee Altus talks about his current live setup, the new DVD - Shovel Headed Tour Machine - and their forthcoming album - Exhibit B: The Human Condition.

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Rig Rundown - Arch Enemy's Christopher & Michael Amott

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Arch Enemy's guitarists Christopher Amott and Michael Amott. In this segment, the Amott brothers talk about this current live setup - guitars, amplifiers and effects - and how they recorded The Root of All Evil.
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Interview: John Roth - Meet Giant's New Guitarist

March 23, 2010
Giant''s new guitar player talks songwriting and playing techniques, influences, gear and replacing Dann Huff.
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Pete Townshend: On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution, and Becoming a Gear Aficionado

March 11, 2010
The Premier Guitar Pete Townshend interview: Why he''s playing Eric Clapton Strats; his favorite instruments for home and studio; leaving Marshalls behind; hearing loss; and the future.
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Ace Frehley: Navigating with the Spaceman

March 11, 2010
Engineer Rich Tozzoli Talks with Ace Frehley about His New Album, Anomaly
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