Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014
Joe Charupakorn

Joe Charupakorn

New York City native Joe Charupakorn is a guitarist, author, and editor. He has interviewed the world’s biggest guitar icons including Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Yngwie Malmsteen, Carlos Santana, Neal Schon, and Dave Davies, among many others, for Premier Guitar. Additionally, he has written over 20 instructional books for Hal Leonard Corporation. His books are available worldwide and have been translated into many languages. Visit him on the web at joecharupakorn.com.

ARTICLES

DLS Reckless Driver Review

August 18, 2014
This 2-channel OD/distortion delivers a wide range of dirty colors.
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Mastodon: A Year in the Life of the Sludge Metal Lords

August 1, 2014
Riffmeisters Bill Kelliher and Brent Hinds play for the song on the quartet’s sixth album, Once More ’Round the Sun.
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Visual Sound V3 H2O Review

July 24, 2014
A space-saving double pedal that lets you blend chorus and vibrato with digital delay in fascinating combinations.
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Born Guitars OG Carve Review

June 25, 2014
Sustainable materials come together in a superlative electric.
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Judas Priest: Unleash the Beast

June 19, 2014
The Brit metal pioneers recruited guitarist Richie Faulkner in 2011, refreshing the creative process for the group’s 17th album, Redeemer of Souls.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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GJ2 Shredder Review

May 20, 2014
An aggressive, responsive, and well-crafted machine from the godfather of shred guitar design.
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Seymour Duncan Dirty Deed Review

May 5, 2014
Duncan reenters the dirt box derby with compact new distortion pedal.
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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.
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MTD Kingston Rubicon 6-22 Review

April 15, 2014
The famed bass builder designs a super-playable solidbody.
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