March 2019

What's New

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.

Guthrie Govan’s Single-String Arpeggios

March 16, 2019
Break free from tired old patterns by rethinking your approach to shred.

Tedeschi Trucks Band: All in the Family

March 15, 2019
For their latest album, Signs, Susan and Derek brought their road-tested 12-piece ensemble into their Swamp Raga studio, cued up the tape, and hit record. As always, Trucks’ keening slide proves he’s one of the finest players to ever lay glass on steel.

Schecter SLS Elite-4 Review

March 15, 2019
A lightning-fast neck and a solid electronics package grace this 4-string with a boutique vibe.

Tools for the Task: Tuning Apps

March 14, 2019
Misplaced your tuner? Dead battery? There’s an app for that.

First Look: Daredevil Bootleg Dirty Delay

March 14, 2019
Hear how Chicago's Jonny Wator uses a Princeton 2399 IC digital chip to reproduce an analog-voiced echo machine dripping with pleasantly nasty repeats.

Rig Rundown: Nick Raskulinecz

March 13, 2019
Try to keep your skull glued on while geeking out on the gear the Grammy-winning producer uses to make epic albums with Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones, Korn, Rush, Mastodon, and others.

Framus Announces the Diablo II Supreme X Masterbuilt and Diablo II Pro Teambuilt

March 13, 2019
The revised models now features a carved top and new contours.