Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Guitarists

ARTICLES

Maggie Björklund: Visions of Longing and Light

November 27, 2014
The Danish pedal-steel songstress talks about 10-strings, Jack White, and her masterful new album, Shaken.
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Rig Rundown: Mastodon (2014)

November 26, 2014
The prog-metal juggernauts’ setup epitomizes straight-ahead rock ’n’ roll.
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Black Veil Brides’ Jinxx and Jake Pitts: Brides of Bob

November 24, 2014
The hair-metal revivalists recruit legendary producer Bob Rock for their shred-emo release, Black Veil Brides IV.
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Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

November 20, 2014
The rise and fall of one of the most original guitar players to emerge from the 1960s British Invasion.
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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

November 13, 2014
Guitarists Justin Adams and Liam “Skin” Tyson take us inside the making of Plant’s widest-ranging solo album to date.
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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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Donna Grantis: Days (and Nights) of Wild

November 11, 2014
Prince’s 6-string foil takes us inside the heavy new 3rdEyeGirl album, PLECTRUMELECTRUM.
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Thank You Scientist’s Tom Monda

November 7, 2014
The multi-instrumentalist on his daring new album, odd time signatures, and his early days with Bumblefoot.
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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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Bill Frisell: To the Great Beyond

October 30, 2014
With his inventive touch, the prolific guitarist takes his latest musical exploration, Guitar in the Space Age, back to the future.
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