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Articles by Rebecca Dirks

GALLERY: Red Hot Chili Peppers 2012 Touring Gear

June 6, 2012
Get up close and personal with Flea and Josh Klinghoffers'' rigs.
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Rig Rundown - Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea

June 3, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Rosemont, IL, at the Allstate Arena where she catches up with Tracy Robar, tech for the Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea. In this Rig Rundown, we get to see what Flea is currently using on the I'm With You Tour, which includes Modulus Basses, Gallien-Krueger amps and cabs, GHS Strings, and various pedals from MXR, Malekko, Moog, and Electro-Harmonix.
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Rig Rundown - Creed's Mark Tremonti

June 3, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in Chicago, IL, at the Chicago Theatre where she catches up with Creed's guitarist Mark Tremonti. In this Rig Rundown segment, Tremonti talks to us about his slew of PRS guitars, his multi-amp setup (Mesa/Boogie, Bludotone, Fender, and Voodoo Amps), and his pedalboard featuring stompboxes from Dunlop, Voodoo Lab, and Electro-Harmonix.
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GALLERY: Gear of Broadway

May 30, 2012
See what guitarists for Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages, and Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark use to get their tones.
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Guitars on Broadway: Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages, and Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark

May 11, 2012
We wouldn’t blame you if the word “Broadway” conjures images of grown men in furry cat costumes or jazz-hand-wielding women in fishnets and top hats rather than tasteful guitar playing.
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Rig Rundown - Trivium's Corey Beaulieu & Matt Heafy

February 28, 2012
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the House of Blues in Chicago, Ill, at the House of Blues where she catches up with Trivium's Corey Beaulieu to check out Corey and Matt's gear.

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Rig Rundown - Kenny Wayne Shepherd

February 22, 2012
Kenny Wayne Shepherd talks Strats and demos of all of his effects.
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10 Pro Pedalboards Revealed

February 10, 2012
We recently combed through all the pedalboards we’ve seen in the last year of Rig Rundown video shoots to bring you the 10 most stacked rigs we’ve encountered across a range of genres.
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Rig Rundown - Wilco's Nels Cline

January 26, 2012
Nels Cline spends 40 glorious minutes detailing and demoing his Wilco rig.
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Grover Jackson Returns with GJ2 Guitars

December 21, 2011
The company’s first model, the Arete, will be on display at NAMM 2012.
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Rig Rundown - Yngwie Malmsteen

December 12, 2011

PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Chicago, IL, at the House of Blues where she catches up with guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen who walks us through his touring rig that he used during the Relentless 2011 tour.


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Rig Rundown - The Aristocrats' Bryan Beller

November 22, 2011
The gear Beller used on the Aristocrats 2011 US 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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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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