Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Guitarists

Marty Friedman: Back with Brutality

May 14, 2014
The metal-shred hero returns with his first solo album in many years.
Read More

Linkin Park Gear Gallery

May 7, 2014
A look at Brad Delson's touring gear, as well as his new favorite studio Strat.
Read More

Rig Rundown: Carlos Santana

May 7, 2014
The legendary guitarist keeps things simple with his signature PRS guitar, a few pedals, and some lustworthy amps.
Read More

Animals as Leaders: Always in Motion

May 1, 2014
Prog-metal titans Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes dissect their most boundary-breaking release to date.
Read More

Rig Rundown: Chevelle

April 30, 2014
This alt-metal power trio proves that one focused, low-tuned guitar, pounding drums, and inventively effected bass can sound as huge live as a band rocking multiple guitars and keyboards.
Read More

Reunion Rhapsody: Nickel Creek

April 29, 2014
Grammy-winning alt-roots trio Nickel Creek reunites for A Dotted Line—an infectiously exuberant album that showcases guitarist Sean Watkins’ command of his favorite Gibson J-45.
Read More

Bryan Sutton: Bluegrass and Beyond

April 24, 2014
A modern bluegrass master pushes himself—and others—into new territory.
Read More

Top 5 Blues-Rock Rig Rundowns

April 23, 2014
Witness the gear of the gods—from Jeff Beck’s trem setup to Eric Johnson’s ’57 Strats, Warren Haynes’ arsenal of Gibsons, Sonny Landreth’s pedalboard tricks, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Dumble.
Read More

Shredding Nylon: Rodrigo y Gabriela

April 18, 2014
The acoustic rockers return to their metal-tinged, dual-guitar roots with 9 Dead Alive.
Read More

In the Studio with Linkin Park

April 17, 2014
Determined not to repeat themselves, the nü-metal pioneers break new guitar ground on their latest album.
Read More