August Issue

Guitarists

2011 in Review

November 15, 2011
As projected, the 2011 market became even more aligned with players, rather than collectors, and certainly not investors.
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Book Excerpt: Eddie Van Halen

November 15, 2011
Veteran photographer Neil Zlozower and Chronicle Books take us back in time with this exclusive excerpt of the new book about the man who changed guitar forever.
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Rig Rundown - Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert

November 9, 2011
Paul Gilbert runs through his live rig used on Mr. Big''s summer tour.
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Rig Rundown - Steel Panther's Satchel

November 2, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Chicago were we catch up with Steel Panther's lead guitarist Satchel.
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Rig Rundown - Dream Theater's John Petrucci

October 25, 2011
See Petrucci''s live rig with video and photos!
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Interview: John Scofield - Taking It Slow

October 20, 2011
On the heels of his latest album, A Moment’s Peace, we caught up with Sco to discuss his approach to ballads, the secret to playing slow and his favorite ballad performances.
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Samantha Fish: Cachet 22

October 18, 2011
After just seven years of playing, 22-year-old singer/guitarist Samantha Fish is touring the world and garnering a reputation as a ripping blues-rocker with a very promising future.
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St. Vincent: All-Star Dropout

October 18, 2011
Indie-rock Renaissance woman Annie Clark—aka St. Vincent—muses about her vintage Harmony Bobkat, her Silverface Princeton Reverb, and how having the guts to leave Berklee jump-started her career and landed her new album, "Strange Mercy," at No. 19 on the U.S. Charts.
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Mastodon: Epic Wail

October 18, 2011
Mastodon''s Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher talk about their concept metal''s show-but-sure crawl from primordial sludge to the more melodic and artsy approach on their highly-anticipated new album, "The Hunter."
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Rig Rundown - Maroon 5's James Valentine

October 11, 2011
PG's Chris Kies is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with Maroon 5's guitarist James Valentine. In this video Valentine talks to Chris about the gear they use while out on the road on the 2011 Summer Tour with Train.
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