Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Rig Rundown

Our magazine, is considered to be the definitive gear-centric magazine written for serious, accomplished players by serious, accomplished players.

ARTICLES

Rig Rundown: Death From Above 1979

November 19, 2014
Vintage pawn shop-type gear has become the sound of the Canadian punk duo.
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Rig Rundown: Tony MacAlpine

November 12, 2014
The neo-classical shredder takes an unusually simple approach to his gear.
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Rig Rundown: Alice Cooper’s Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and Nita Strauss

November 5, 2014
The guitar trio details the gear they use to fuel the shock-rock shenanigans every night.
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Rig Rundown: The War on Drugs

October 29, 2014
The indie rocker combines’ vintage Gibsons and Hiwatts with modern Fenders and a Bradshaw system.
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Rig Rundown: The Gaslight Anthem

October 22, 2014
The Garden State rockers walk us through their vintage-meets-modern setups.
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Rig Rundown: Against Me!

October 15, 2014
Guitarists Laura Jane Grace and James Bowman achieve savage-punk tones through old-school loud tube-amps and pedals.
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Top 5 Pop-Rock Rig Rundowns

October 8, 2014
Witness the gear of the pop-rock gods—from James Valentine's fully-loaded boutique board to Monte Pittman's stash of signature axes, Justin Derrico's collection of Les Pauls, the Neon Trees' custom Fender setup, and John Mayer's beat-and-battered BLACK1 Strat.
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Rig Rundown: Periphery

October 1, 2014
Misha, Mark, Jake and “Nolly” run through their refreshingly efficient, yet powerful, stage setup.
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Rig Rundown: Cage the Elephant

September 24, 2014
The pop-fused, garage-pysch rockers show us a bevy of their beat-up guitars, road-tested amps, and boutique-loaded boards.
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Rig Rundown: Journey's Neal Schon (2014)

September 17, 2014
The self-admitted gear junkie walks us through his current rig.
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