August Issue

Guitarists

20 Steps to a Kinder, Gentler Frankenaxe

December 6, 2011
In the spirit of Eddie Van Halen, some tips on creating your own unique tone monster (but with more trial and less error).
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GALLERY: Vince Gill’s Touring Gear

November 30, 2011
The vintage axes and boutique amps Gill relies on live.
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Rig Rundown - Steely Dan’s Jon Herington

November 30, 2011
See Jon Herington’s live rig used on Steely Dan’s summer 2011 tour.
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Rig Rundown - Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

November 30, 2011
See Walter Becker’s live rig used on Steely Dan’s summer 2011 tour.
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Rig Rundown - The Aristocrats' Guthrie Govan

November 21, 2011
The gear Govan used on the Aristocrats 2011 US Tour.
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Interview: Kentucky Headhunters on Dixie Lullabies

November 18, 2011
Richard Young and Greg Martin talk “Dixie Lullabies” and gear.
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Fender Squier Classic Vibe Duo-Sonic

November 15, 2011
The older Duo- Sonics seemed pretty pricey, but it turns out Fender offers a Duo-Sonic as one of the models in its Squier Classic Vibe series.
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Chet Atkins Exhibit: Country Gentleman

November 15, 2011
The life, achievements, and guitars of Chet Atkins are back in the spotlight at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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Vince Gill: Song Slinger

November 15, 2011
Vince Gill discusses his love for vintage gear, what makes certain guitars special, playing with Sting, and Guitar Slinger–his first album in five years.
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Chickenfoot: For the Birds

November 15, 2011
On the release of rock supergroup Chickenfoot''s sophomore effort, guitarist Joe Satriani and bassist Mike Anthony confess that making it look easy is precisely the point.
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