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November issue is here!

Articles by Tessa Jeffers

Rig Rundown - Blondie's Chris Stein and Tommy Kessler

November 14, 2012

PG's Tessa Jeffers is on location in Chicago, IL, at the Chicago Theatre where she catches up with Blondie's Chris Stein and Tommy Kessler.


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Film/DVD Review: Led Zeppelin - "Celebration Day"

November 5, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day Atlantic A tribute concert is as close as we’ll probably ever come to experiencing the “magic in the air” epic-ness and mystery surrounding the legendary group
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Rig Rundown - Neon Trees' Chris Allen and Branden Campbell

October 17, 2012
Tessa Jeffers discusses the go-to gear for Neon Trees' Chris Allen and Branden Campbell.
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Album Review: Dwight Yoakam - "3 Pears"

October 8, 2012
Dwight Yoakam 3 Pears Warner Bros. It’s been seven years since Mr. Yoakam’s last studio release, and he’s enlisted the help of Beck for two tracks (“A Heart Like Mine,”
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Interview: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

September 6, 2012
John Spencer and Blues Explosion co-conspirator Judah Bauer reignite their punk-blues fuse with "Meat and Bone"—a deliciously dirty and swaggering return to form powered by pawnshop guitars, raunchy solid-state amps, and unrelenting fuzz.
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Rig Rundown - Ted Nugent

August 31, 2012
PG's Tessa Jeffers is on location in Chicago, IL, at the House of Blues where she catches up with Motor City Madman Ted Nugent. In this segment, Nugent talks about his beloved Gibson Byrdlands, using the Peavey 6505 heads, and the few stompboxes from Jim Dunlop and Boss that he's currently using on tour.
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Interview: Flying Grace from Outer Space

August 29, 2012
Grace Potter, Scott Tournet, and Benny Yurco find their muse and make it soar with a kaleidoscope instrumental attack and a deep guitar bromance.
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Book Review: "My First Guitar: Tales of True Love ..."

August 10, 2012
An expansive collection of vignettes of seminal guitarists telling how they first planted the playing seed.
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Album Review: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals - "The Lion The Beast The Beat"

June 8, 2012
A full range of foot-stompers, piercing hooks, and driving melody
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Album Review: Carolina Chocolate Drops - "Leaving Eden"

April 6, 2012
The Piedmont multi-instrumentalists may be of a vanishing breed who call and respond to their ancestors, arranging classics like “Briggs’ Corn Shucking Jig,” dating as far back as 1855.
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