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Staff Picks: Crazy Mods

April 20, 2018
A Perfect Circle’s Billy Howerdel joins editors in discussing some of the wildest guitar updates we’ve seen, as well as current musical obsessions.

Amplified Nation Updates the Dirty Wonderland

April 20, 2018
The company decided to push the limits of the new version with two Dirty switches, an all-tube reverb, and three different flavors of wattage.

Massive FX G.O.A.F. Review

April 20, 2018
Massive FX pairs an octave-up effect with the rare and splendid Buzzaround circuit to create distinctive and potent fuzz.

Neural DSP Unveils the Darkglass Ultra Plugins

April 19, 2018
The algorithms aim to capture the nuances of the company's Microtubes Vintage and B7K Ultra pedals.

Radial Announces the AC-Driver

April 19, 2018
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.

Webb Wilder: “New Day” Song Premiere

April 19, 2018
A roots-rock/Americana veteran shares a feedback-soaked preview from his upcoming collection of unreleased gems, Powerful Stuff!

Tuning Up: A Chord, Perhaps, Mr. Creosote?

April 19, 2018
How guitarists are like the most disgusting character in Monty Python’s history.

Rig Rundown: The Dear Hunter

April 18, 2018
Explore the three keys that propel the band’s prog-rock orbit: custom axes, pedal-platform tube amps, and stompboxes strengthened with modeling tech from Line 6.

PG Giveaways: Seymour Duncan Giveaway

April 18, 2018
You could win a set of Duality Pickups, Silver Lake Dynamic Reverb, and Powerstage 170 from Seymour Duncan!

Listen to the May 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

April 18, 2018
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Bill Frisell, John Prine, Corrosion of Conformity, and more.

Quick Hit: Gamechanger Audio PLUS

April 18, 2018
Old-world piano design drives a forward-looking sustain pedal that opens up unexpected sonic possibilities.

DIY: No-Brainer Mods!

April 17, 2018
How to transform four affordable axes—a Gretsch Jet Club, an Epiphone Les Paul SL, and a Squier Vintage Modified Jag and Precision bass—into absolute gems.

Walrus Audio Introduces the Luminary Octave Generator V2

April 17, 2018
The updates include a lengthened attack time, revised low-pass filter, and a tremolo effect.

PG Giveaways: PRS SE 245 Signed by Black Stone Cherry

April 17, 2018
You could win a PRS SE 245 signed by Black Stone Cherry!

Mastro Valvola Pedals Unveils the LFO Optical Tremolo

April 17, 2018
The pedal includes an opto-isolator that is controlled by a digital brain.

PG Giveaways: No Brainer DIY Mods Giveaway

April 17, 2018
You could win one of FOUR PG modded guitars as featured in the May 2018 issue!

Dr. Z Z-PLUS Review

April 17, 2018
A versatile low-watt monster with a whole lotta roar.

RockBoard Unveils the Cinque Pedalboard Line

April 16, 2018
The new models are based on a design that includes one folded cold-rolled aluminum sheet for the board frame and no welded seams.

Tools for the Task: Vintage-Voiced P-Bass Pickups

April 16, 2018
Give a P-style bass new life with an old-school sound by swapping in a set of vintage-flavored pickups.

First Look: Wren and Cuff Two-Five 25V Overdrive

April 16, 2018
John Bohlinger saddles up on a baritone T-style, '50s Strat, custom-made LP with mini-humbuckers, and a triple-humbucker PRS to take out the raging black-and-yellow box on its first ride.