March 2019

What's New

State of the Stomp: What You Really Missed at NAMM!

March 22, 2019
An insider’s view from pedal world at this winter’s show.

Gary Clark Jr.’s 'This Land'

March 21, 2019
President Obama called him “the future of music.” Now, the Texas guitarist transcends the hype via an album packed with strong songs and sounds, crafted with a broader palette of guitars and influences.

Cort Guitars Announces the Gold Mini

March 21, 2019
A guitar with all of the features from the Gold-D6 dreadnought at 3/4 of the size.

Joyo Audio Launches the D-Seed II

March 21, 2019
The latest iteration features brand-new algorithms and eight different delay types.

First Look: Taylor Grand Pacific Builder's Edition 717

March 21, 2019
John Bohlinger flatpicks bluegrass, strums cowboy chords, and even thumbpicks the Peanuts theme to work out Andy Powers' newest body style that also includes the company's proprietary V-Class bracing.

Rig Rundown: Brothers Osborne

March 20, 2019
Country music’s leading guitar tandem shows us how they mix vintage axes and boutique pedals with high-powered amps and just a little bit of digital magic.

Danelectro Announces the Eisenhower Fuzz and the Breakdown

March 20, 2019
The sounds of the 1960s were the company's inspiration in creating two new stomps.

Watch Paul Gilbert Play "Havin' It" From His New Album 'Behold Electric Guitar'

March 20, 2019
The new album comes out on May 17 and features an entirely new band and zero overdubs.

Listen to the April 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

March 20, 2019
Hear the latest tracks from Dream Theater, Kurt Vile, Sarah Longfield, Greta Van Fleet, and more!

Aguilar Tone Hammer 700 Review

March 20, 2019
This svelte class-D powerhouse churns out 700 watts, yet keeps it light and tight at less than five pounds.

Spiral Electric FX Releases the Yellow Spiral Drive

March 19, 2019
Designed to be a versatile distortion, it's based on the DOD 250 but with some choice alterations.

Elliott Sharp’s Inner Ear

March 19, 2019
This legendary New York City-based improvisor and composer believes music can change people’s chemistry. A battery of unconventional guitars, well-chosen effects, and a vocabulary steeped in everything from free-jazz to Fibonacci to old-school blues are the tools of his crusade.

PG Giveaways: Mooer Audio Black Truck

March 19, 2019
You could win a Mooer Audio Black Truck!

3 Leaf Chromatron Review

March 19, 2019
A sinfully fun filter effect with extraordinary range.

Dick Dale: 1937–2019

March 18, 2019
In his 60-year career, the legendary king of surf guitar and “father of heavy metal” purveyed a unique approach that influenced generations of players.

Signal to Noise: The Big Bang

March 18, 2019
Whether you love shimmering clean or brutally overdriven electric-guitar textures, it all starts with pick attack.

Crazy Tube Circuits Announces the Limelight

March 18, 2019
A vintage-inspired fuzz with modern features.

Walrus Audio Unveils the Monument Harmonic Tap Tremolo V2

March 18, 2019
A smaller form factor with new features like assignable expression control and rate ramp up.

First Look: Marshall SV20C Studio Vintage

March 18, 2019
PG's lovable picker John Bohlinger uses the Page formula (Les Paul and Tele) to test out the new 1x10 combo based on a heralded stadium-filling 1959 Super Lead.

Quick Hit: Adventure Audio Glacial Zenith II Review

March 17, 2019
An expertly tuned 3-band EQ and pre- and post-drive switching options make this dirt-plus-boost box a potent board buddy.