August

Articles by Jason Shadrick

Rig Rundown - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Mike Campbell

July 27, 2013
We go inside Mike Campbell's drool-inducing lineup of vintage guitars and amps he brings on the road. Campbell's guitar tech, Steve Winstead, walks us through every guitar, amp, and pedal and lets us in on Campbell's time-tested formula for great tone. Here are some highlights.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Amptweaker Fat Rock & Tight Metal Pro Demos

July 24, 2013
Hear a demo of Amptweaker's two newest pedals -- the Fat Rock and Tight Metal Pro.
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Album Review: Vince Gill and Paul Franklin - "Bakersfield"

July 23, 2013
On "Bakersfield," Vince Gill and pedal-steel guitarist Paul Franklin pay homage to what many people consider the Golden Age of country.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Walden Guitars 800 Series Steel-String and Sollana Series Classical Acoustics

July 20, 2013
Learn more about Walden's newest acoustic guitar offerings -- 800 Series Steel-String and Sollana Series Classical Acoustics.
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Summer NAMM '13 - CEC Amplification Johnny Hiland Signature Road Dog Amp Demo

July 19, 2013
Hear a demo of CEC's newest amp -- the Johnny Hiland Signature Road Dog 2x12 combo played by Johnny Hiland.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Falbo Guitars Alpha Series Acoustics

July 18, 2013
Check out the Falbo Guitars from Summer NAMM '13!
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Summer NAMM '13 - Pigtronix Gatekeeper Noise Gate, Quantum Time Modulator & Echolution2 Demos

July 18, 2013
Hear demos of Pigtronix's newest effects pedals -- Gatekeeper Noise Gate, Quantum Time Modulator, Echolution2, and the Echolution2 Deluxe.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Zexcoil SV5 S-Style Hum-Canceling Pickups

July 16, 2013
Check out Zexcoil's SV5 S-Style Hum-Canceling Pickups
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Summer NAMM '13 - Hiwatt Custom Studio/Stage MKIII Demo

July 13, 2013
Hear a demo of Hiwatt's new amp -- the Custom Studio/Stage MKIII.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Nik Huber Guitars Orca Hollowbody & Dolphin Prototype Demos

July 13, 2013
Hear demos of Huber's newest guitars -- the Orca Hollowbody & Dolphin Prototype.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Roland Micro Cube GX Demo

July 13, 2013
Hear a demo of Roland's newest amp -- the Micro Cube GX.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Vox Double Deca Delay, Trike Fuzz, Flat 4 Boost, Straight 6 Drive Demos

July 13, 2013
Hear a demos of Vox's new Tone Garage Series pedals -- the Double Deca Delay, Trike Fuzz, Flat 4 Boost, Straight 6 Drive, and V8 Distortion
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2013 - Day 2

July 13, 2013
What our editors saw on day 2 of Summer NAMM in Nashville.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Fuchs Audio Mantis Jr., Jazz Classic, & Cerberus Tri-Mode Distortion Demos

July 12, 2013
Hear demos of Fuchs Audio's newest amps and pedal -- the Mantis Jr., Jazz Classic, & Cerberus Tri-Mode Distortion
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Summer NAMM '13 - Blackstar LT Boost, LT Drive, LT Dist, LT Metal, LT Dual Demos

July 12, 2013
Hear demos of Blackstar's newest line of pedals -- the LT Boost, LT Drive, LT Dist, LT Metal, LT Dual.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2013 - Day 1

July 12, 2013
Our editors pick their favorites from the 2013 Summer NAMM floor.
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Rig Rundown - Michael Angelo Batio

July 6, 2013
Batio talks to us about his various signature models from Dean Guitars, including a double-guitar signature, and his 4-amp setup (Marshall and Dime), and his sparse pedalboard with overdrive, delay, and wah.
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Rig Rundown - REO Speedwagon's Dave Amato

June 27, 2013
REO Speedwagon guitarist Dave Amato details his rig during the recent Midwest Rock 'n Roll Express tour with Styx and Ted Nugent.
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Review Demo - Roland Cube 80GX

June 27, 2013
Premier Guitar's Jason Shadrick demos Roland's new Cube 80gx.
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Interview: John Scofield - Uncle John’s Electro-Jam Band

June 20, 2013
Combining a jazz concept with an electronic-influenced vocabulary, John Scofield takes us behind the scenes of his new album, "Überjam Deux," and dishes on everything from relic’d guitars to Dead tunes.
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