November 2019

Gear Galleries

GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 3

January 27, 2018
The third day of NAMM was full of tone toys from Boss, Marshall, Vola, Marshall, Diamond Pedals, and more.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 2

January 26, 2018
Take a look at highlights from Beetronics, Tokai, Keeley, Mooer, and more.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 1

January 25, 2018
Check out the latest gear from Koll, Rickenbacker, Reverend, Chase Bliss Audio, and more!
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GALLERY: Riot Fest 2017

September 29, 2017
Check out the instruments used by members of Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Bad Brains, Prophets of Rage, New Order, Built to Spill, and others who rocked the Chicago fest.
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Gallery: Lollaplooza 2017

August 29, 2017
The four-day festival takes over Chicago’s lakefront park and turns up the volume thanks to Ryan Adams, Arcade Fire, Muse, Ron Gallo, Warpaint, Cage the Elephant, and others.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 3

July 15, 2017
Take a look at the brand-new stomps, axes, and gizmos, including new stuff from Analog Outfitters, Hungry Robot, Modulus, and Blackstar.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 2

July 14, 2017
Dig into the hottest gear from the floor, including new stuff from Fender, Ovation, Yellowcake, Adventure Audio, and Todd Sharp.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 1

July 13, 2017
Dig into the details of new gear from Martin, ValveTrain, Big Ear N.Y.C, Prestige, and more!
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Gallery: Bonnaroo 2017—U2’s Epic First U.S. Festival Headline Performance

June 22, 2017
The Edge’s guitar playing blew our brains out. Besides that, here’s a glimpse of who played what on the farm, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Royal Blood, Kaleo, Umphrey’s McGee, and others in between.
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Gallery: Shaky Knees 2017

May 26, 2017
PG dives into gear details with Phoenix, Warpaint, Third Eye Blind, Moon Taxi, the Shins, and others playing the massive Atlanta festival.
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All-Star Pedalboards 2017

February 14, 2017
From classic-rock simplicity to indie-tweaker’s delight: Premier Guitar chronicles the most noteworthy stomp stations from last year’s Rig Rundowns.
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Connect the Pots: Reader Pedalboards 2017

February 3, 2017
Options are virtually limitless when it comes to effects. PG readers show us their way to wire up and fire up a pedalboard.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 4

January 22, 2017
We close out the 2017 NAMM show with a look at gear from DigiTech, Santa Cruz, Hamer, and more.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 3

January 21, 2017
Take a look at some of the latest gear from Universal Audio, Fodera, Source Audio, Suhr, and more!
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 2

January 20, 2017
Guitars, amps, and stomps we saw on our second day at the Anaheim gear show.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 1

January 19, 2017
Guitars, amps, and stomps we saw on our first day at the Anaheim gear show.
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Gallery: 2016 Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration

December 9, 2016
Showcasing hundreds of drool-worthy, handcrafted instruments, a new U.S. guitar show makes its successful debut.
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GALLERY: Riot Fest 2016

October 4, 2016
See what guitars and basses the punks, metalheads, and hardcore rockers used during the Windy City’s other 3-day festival.
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GALLERY: Lollapalooza 2016

August 9, 2016
Relive all the guitar highlights from one of the longest-running U.S. festivals that celebrated its silver anniversary with sun, fun, and tunes.
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Gallery: Generation Axe Tour 2016

July 14, 2016
Take an in-depth look at the shred-tastic gear used by Vai, Malmsteen, Bettencourt, Wylde, and Abasi.
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