August 17, 2016
Nashville’s electronica alt-rock quartet explains how they cover guitar and bass needs with three instruments, one amp, and lots of pedals.
August 10, 2016
The prog-metal upstarts demonstrate the handmade tools they use and prove that it always helps to have a bona fide luthier in the band.
August 3, 2016
The alt-rocker details and demos his wide-ranging guitar collection, expansive pedalboard, and dual-amp setup.
July 27, 2016
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter discusses her penchant for cheap guitars, her favorite ESP Ron Wood T-style, and the boutique-stocked pedalboard she built with her dad.
July 20, 2016
As one half of a two-piece outfit, guitarist/vocalist Kevin McKeown shows how a few hollowbodies, Fender combos, and a packed pedalboard help him create a blues-rock ruckus.
July 13, 2016
While admitting to not being a gear junkie, the new-wave bass icon explains how he came to love Peavey basses, why they’re comparable to BMWs, and what makes up his signature tone.
July 6, 2016
The Nashville-based rockers are on a tear with their Neil Young-meets-Tom Petty jams. Find out what vibey gear, classic combos, and boutique stomps power their stage shows.
June 29, 2016
This Vancouver psych-rock quintet is building quite a buzz with its vibey grooves, so we decided to find out which gear gives bandleader McBean his 6-string buzz.
June 15, 2016
Classic rockers from Aerosmith and Ted Nugent reconnect after three decades to jam on vintage-inspired gear with modern accoutrements.
June 8, 2016
Combine a few tried-and-true guitars, basses, and amps with several dozen pedals and you’re on the right path to the British pop-rockers’ unique sound.
June 1, 2016
The former Eagles guitarist packs a classic-rock punch with a few iconic Gibsons, a DIY creation, and a handful of go-to everyman pedals.
May 25, 2016
One of modern metal’s most influential shredders takes us behind the curtain to show us the namesake gear powering his over-the-top tone.
May 18, 2016
Fueled by a pair of brothers rocking Les Pauls and the bass rumbling thanks to Gibson Thunderbirds, this U.K. outfit is here to rock and roll.
May 11, 2016
Grimy Fenders, posh Gretsches, and handmade Gibson knockoffs meet streamlined pedalboards and vintage amps for this L.A. folk-rock outfit featuring Duane Betts on lead guitar.
May 4, 2016
One of metalcore’s biggest bands allows PG to check out their signature instruments and the minimal gear they use to punish crowds on a nightly basis.
April 27, 2016
One of Nashville’s hottest pickers demonstrates how he moves from snappy twang licks to ’80s rock and more.
April 20, 2016
Armed with a boatload of pedals of every size and shape, the funk-rock tandem demonstrates the sonic mayhem they create on a nightly basis. Bonus: Bass legend Billy Cox crashes the party!
April 13, 2016
This dynamic art-rock duo uses a classy combo of vintage Hofners, Gretsches, Selmers, and a few secret weapons to create a mesmerizing original sound.
April 6, 2016
One of the pioneers of neo-classical metal demonstrates his exotic guitars through his ear-splitting setup.
March 30, 2016
The famed guitarist shares the tools he uses to craft the classic pop-rock riffs that fueled the Eurythmics, Mick Jagger, Stevie Nicks, and more.