Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Articles by Jordan Wagner

Bogner 20th Anniversary Shiva and Ecstasy Amp Reviews

September 18, 2009
Bogner''s famous Shiva and Ecstasy amps have undergone some changes and improvements for their 20th anniversary.
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Mesa/Boogie Electra-Dyne Head Review

September 18, 2009
The Electra-Dyne strays from Mesa/Boogie''s traditional format, but delivers killer cleans.
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Monster Effects Swamp-Thang Tremolo & Mastortion Overdrive Pedal Reviews

September 8, 2009
The Swamp-Thang channels classic Fender tremolo, while the Mastortion pays tribute to Mastodon''s modern metal sound.
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Rig Rundown - Clutch's Tim Sult & Dan Maines

July 28, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, at Kuma's Corner's 4th Anniversary Block Party where Clutch, Baroness and Lionize performed. In this video segment, Jordan catches up with Clutch's Tim Sult (guitarist) and Dan Maines (bassist) and talks all things gear and their new record, "Strange Cousins From the West".
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VOX Night Train NT15H Head Review

July 22, 2009
The highly-anticipated 15-watt Vox Night Train doesn''t disappoint.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Review: Black Magic, Starlight and Ziggy

July 22, 2009
We review a line of hand built Greek stompboxes from Crazy Tube Circuits.
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Z.Vex Distortron & Mastotron Pedal Review

June 22, 2009
The Mastotron and Distortron are two light-on-the-wallet, heavy-on-the-fx additions to Z.Vex''s lineup
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Jordan Goes to Camp: Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp 2009

June 17, 2009
Jordan Wagner reports from Rock ''n'' Roll Fantasy Camp with Steven Tyler in Hollywood
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Rig Rundown - Testament's Eric Peterson

June 9, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, at the House of Blues where he catches up with Testament's Eric Peterson. In this Rig Rundown segment, we check out Eric's new signature Dean 'V' which features Testament's first logo (dating back to pre-Testament, when they were known as Legacy). In addition, Eric talks to us about scalloping his own guitar, the limited amount effects he uses and his latest amp choice for their most recent studio effort.

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Rig Rundown - Testament's Alex Skolnick

June 3, 2009
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, backstage at the House of Blues where he catches up with one of Testament's guitarists, Alex Skolnick. In this video segment, we hear from Alex about his collaboration with Heritage Guitars out of Kalamazoo, MI, as they are in the final stages on completing his signature guitar, which features Skolnick's John Hancock on the headstock, mahogany body, maple top and Seymour Duncan '59 Jeff Beck humbuckers. In addition to talking about his ongoing relationship with Heritage, he walks us through his live rig for the current Testament tour, which includes a Marshall Mode 4 Head, MXR EVH Phase 90, Boss DD-20 Giga Delay and a Moollon signal boost.
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