December 2016

Guitarists

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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Interview: The Flaming Lips’ Steven Drozd on Crazy Guitar Sounds and Vintage Gear

March 4, 2010
The Flaming Lips'' Steven Drozd is a man of many hats - keyboard, guitar and drums. Luckily for us, funky vintage gear nut is one of them.
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Guthrie Govan... So Far

February 11, 2010
Find out what rocks the world of the self-taught clinician, loop master, and former Asia guitarist.
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Interview: Bruce Kulick Discusses Gear and Recording for BK3

February 4, 2010
Bruce Kulick talks about the new album, BK3, his vast gear collection, and the thrills of recording and writing with some of his favorite artists.
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Jim Campilongo, NYC Telemaster

January 14, 2010
Jim Campilongo discusses his go-to Teles and his love for Princeton Reverbs, and Greg Koch talks about Jim''s new signature Tele.
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Joe Perry: On the Move

January 14, 2010
In the midst of a The Joe Perry Project revival, Perry discusses the gear he’s using onstage and in the studio, with an expanded Gear Box.
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Interview: Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan

January 7, 2010
How Russian Circles does instrumental metal differently, and the gear Mike relies on for achieving his layered sound live.
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Rig Rundown - Megadeth's Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick

December 23, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Davenport, IA, on 12/07/09 where he catches up with Megadeth's guitarists Dave Mustaine and Chris Broderick. In this video segment, both Dave and Chris walk us through their thrash metal setups.

As we all know, Mr. Mustaine uses signature Dean Guitars (with 6-on-a-side) and Marshall power amps and cabs. To keep things simple and preventing from a lot of moving pieces that could break down, they both use DigiTech GSP1101 preamp. The only thing different in Chris Broderick's rig is his guitar, he currently is using a Ibanez Prestige. While Broderick preferes the RG series, he's rolling with the Prestige because of the trem system.

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Those Daring Young Men and Their Doubleneck Guitars: A Brief History of Multi-Neck Players

December 17, 2009
From the early pioneers like Joe Maphis and Grady Martin to today''s lesser-known players (and of course, the big names in between).
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