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Soilwork: The Metal Majestic

August 25, 2015
The veteran Swedish melodic death metal band resurfaces with a revised lineup and one of their strongest albums yet.
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Rig Rundown: Exodus' Gary Holt [2015]

June 3, 2015
The thrash-metal legend keeps things simple with signature ESP guitars, and a mix of analog and digital gear.
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Rig Rundown: Slipknot

May 20, 2015
We get the scoop on the gear behind Mick Thomson’s and Jim Root’s brutal sound thanks to their signature guitars and 100-watt rock-boxes.
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Musikmesse '15 - Claas Guitars Moby Dick Demo

May 14, 2015
Check out the German company's newest 7-string that is equipped with EMG pickups.
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NAMM '15 - NS Design Wav 4 Radius Bass Demo

February 24, 2015
Ned Steinberger shows off his latest 4-string machine.
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ESP E-II Stream Bass Review

September 7, 2014
A modern take on a classic reverse-style bass design that’s packed with quality components and capable of big tones.
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Zakk Wylde's 5 Favorite Les Pauls

December 4, 2013
Les Paul devotee Zakk Wylde dishes the stories behind some his favorite (and most infamous) axes.
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EMG 66-N/57-B Humbuckers Review

March 11, 2013
Blending vintage character and EMG’s trademark fidelity, the new 57-B and 66-N humbuckers might just become modern classics.
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NAMM '13 - EMG Pickups Zakk Wylde Interview & 25th Anniversary Metal Works Signature Models

February 20, 2013
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where she visits the EMG Picksup booth. In this segment, we get to hear from EMG endorsee Black Label Society's/ex-Ozzy Osbourne lead guitarist Zakk Wylde about his partnership with the company and celebrating his 25th Anniversary with EMG by unveiling the Metal Works Buzzsaw, Vertigo, and Bullseye pickup covers for his signature pickup sets.
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EMG Launches Metal Works

February 8, 2013
EMG have launched the new Metal Works series, consisting of 6 different stainless steel cap options: Chrome, Brushed Chrome, Black Chrome, Brushed Black Chrome, Gold, and Brushed Gold.
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