December 2016

Videos

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Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible Review

Godin Summit Classic CT Convertible Review

December 2, 2016
Here’s a well-crafted triple-threat axe that lives up to the do-it-all hype.
Rig Rundown: Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Rig Rundown: Chris Robinson Brotherhood

November 30, 2016
Psychedelia reigns with the band’s stash of boutique guitars, workhorse amps, and tone-shaping stomps.
Yamaha Revstar RSP20CR Review

Yamaha Revstar RSP20CR Review

November 25, 2016
Top-flight quality and go-fast looks in a sweet-sounding solidbody.
Black Cat Monster K-Fuzz Review

Black Cat Monster K-Fuzz Review

November 24, 2016
A menacing and expressive octave fuzz classic is recast in a more practical and musically malleable form.
Rig Rundown: The Dandy Warhols

Rig Rundown: The Dandy Warhols

November 23, 2016
James Holmström, Zia McCabe, and Courtney Taylor-Taylor show off some of the most jaw-droppingly unique custom and rare vintage axes we've seen in ages.
ESP LTD B-1005SE Multi-Scale Bass Review

ESP LTD B-1005SE Multi-Scale Bass Review

November 21, 2016
Boutique looks, quality components, and impressive tones converge in a unique new 5-string.
Rig Rundown: Alter Bridge's Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy

Rig Rundown: Alter Bridge's Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy

November 16, 2016
Big, loud amps and a handful of PRS guitars power one of modern rock’s most formidable guitar duos.
Two-Rock Cardiff Review

Two-Rock Cardiff Review

November 14, 2016
Can you have EL84 sparkle and bounteous bottom?
Rig Rundown: Band of Skulls

Rig Rundown: Band of Skulls

November 9, 2016
The English rock band travels heavy with Fender solidbodies and Gretsch semi-hollows while proving that pedal swaps make a group closer.
EBS Magni 500 MA15 Review

EBS Magni 500 MA15 Review

November 9, 2016
EBS delivers a new bass combo aimed at working musicians keen on a light load.
Axes & Artifacts - Fender Bassman Shoot Out (1958, 1959 & 1960)

Axes & Artifacts - Fender Bassman Shoot Out (1958, 1959 & 1960)

November 7, 2016
PG's John Bohlinger and Gruhn Guitars' Lloyd Nicely plug into not just one but three of Leo's most coveted vintage tweed amps.
Rig Rundown: Nada Surf

Rig Rundown: Nada Surf

November 2, 2016
The alt-rock group packs a punch with Les Pauls, cranked amps, and just a few essential stomps.
Rig Rundown: Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi

Rig Rundown: Thrice’s Dustin Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi

October 26, 2016
Experimenting with odd-time signatures and unusual tunings isn’t the only reason for the band’s unique mojo—a few eye-popping guitars, classic amps, and a pile of pedals are also required for their brand of melodic post-hardcore.
Demeter Tremulator Plus Review

Demeter Tremulator Plus Review

October 25, 2016
A classic wobble box, revised and expanded.
Fender Mustang Bass PJ Review

Fender Mustang Bass PJ Review

October 24, 2016
Fender refreshes a classic bass design with a versatile pickup configuration.
Guild S-200 T-Bird Review

Guild S-200 T-Bird Review

October 21, 2016
The high-flying bird from the ’60s soars again in an authentic but more affordable guise.
Cort B5 Plus AS Review

Cort B5 Plus AS Review

October 20, 2016
A modern 5-string with classic features brings the booty without busting the bank.
Rig Rundown: Pierce the Veil's Tony Perry

Rig Rundown: Pierce the Veil's Tony Perry

October 19, 2016
The lead guitarist behind the post-hardcore band discusses what specs he likes in his signature ESPs and why he prefers going digital on the road.
Experimental Noize Aphazing Review

Experimental Noize Aphazing Review

October 17, 2016
This multifaceted phaser is a tweaker’s delight—and a big, big bargain.
Rig Rundown: Tim Commerford

Rig Rundown: Tim Commerford

October 12, 2016
The Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage bass hero shows us the dual-amp setup he uses to get huge tones with his WAKRAT project.