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Between the Buried and Me’s Paul Waggoner

Between the Buried and Me’s Paul Waggoner

July 27, 2015
On new album Coma Ecliptic, his new Ibanez, and his evolving chops.
Guthrie Govan: New Approaches

Guthrie Govan: New Approaches

July 23, 2015
The maestro on the Aristocrats’ Tres Caballeros, pedal problems, and the other instrument he wants to master.
Rig Rundown: Imagine Dragons

Rig Rundown: Imagine Dragons

July 22, 2015
The band’s platinum pop-rock is fueled with amazingly customized axes, vintage Voxes, and plenty of sonic exploration.
Banditos’ Jeffery Salter: Let It Flow

Banditos’ Jeffery Salter: Let It Flow

July 21, 2015
He loves Roy and Chet. He studied jazz and classical guitar. He’s played in thrash and punk bands. He even builds his own guitars. And his sextet has just released one of the most compelling roots-rock albums of the year.
Warren Haynes: Down from the Mountain

Warren Haynes: Down from the Mountain

July 16, 2015
The jam-band maestro returns to his folk roots on the largely acoustic Ashes and Dust.
Rig Rundown: Hinder

Rig Rundown: Hinder

July 15, 2015
The hard rock band details the tools they use in their two-guitar attack.
Mastodon: Beasts and Beer at Roskilde

Mastodon: Beasts and Beer at Roskilde

July 15, 2015
The metal titans pour hops while headlining one of Europe’s largest music fests.
Pokey LaFarge: Wild, Wild Midwesterner

Pokey LaFarge: Wild, Wild Midwesterner

July 13, 2015
Reviving the sound and spirit of mid-20th-century Americana.
Rig Rundown: Guthrie Trapp

Rig Rundown: Guthrie Trapp

July 8, 2015
The country picker shows the tools of the trade as an in-demand guitar slinger.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Ruban Nielson

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Ruban Nielson

July 6, 2015
This tinkering guitarist’s philosophy is to sound unique by building his own gear.