November 2018

Rig Rundown

Rig Rundown: The Dead Daisies' Doug Aldrich and Marco Mendoza

August 30, 2017
The hard-rocking collective gives us a tour of their gear and shares some of their favorite tone tips.
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Rig Rundown: Earth, Wind & Fire's Verdine White

August 23, 2017
One of the founding members of the legendary funk outfit explains how he conquered the world with massive talent and minimal gear.
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Editors' Favorite Rig Rundowns

August 16, 2017
PG's hosts select their No. 1 interviews and explain why these shoots were so memorable.
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Rig Rundown: Young the Giant

August 9, 2017
Guitarists Eric Cannata and Jacob Tilley demonstrate how offset axes and tone-bending noisemakers provide the band’s sonic bedrock. 
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Rig Rundown: Citizen

August 2, 2017
The Hamm brothers and guitarist Ryland Oehlers detail the wallet-friendly guitars, classic tube amps, and versatile stomp stations that ignite their modern spin on grunge and post-hardcore.
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Rig Rundown: AFI

July 26, 2017
Jade Puget and Hunter Burgan chronicle the working-man instruments, all-tube heads, and select noisemakers they rely on to achieve their evolved punk tones.
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Rig Rundown: The Doobie Brothers

July 19, 2017
The guitarists from one of classic rock’s most enduring hitmakers walk us through how they combine old-school custom axes with some of the latest technology.
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Rig Rundown: Robert Randolph [2017]

July 5, 2017
The king of jam-band steel gives us an exclusive tour of his high-powered signature amp, his 12-string setup, and a few of his favorite pedals.
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Rig Rundown: Silversun Pickups

June 28, 2017
The L.A. rockers explain how they weave and manipulate their boundless tones with some classic Gibson ’birds and a mix of tube power and digital modeling. Plus, we find out guitarist Brian Aubert’s secret weapon.
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Rig Rundown: Mr. Big's Paul Gilbert & Billy Sheehan [2017]

June 21, 2017
We catch up with the virtuoso pair to talk about gear, three-string guitars, and how they dial in their legendary tones.
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Rig Rundown: Jonny Lang [2017]

June 14, 2017
The soul-singing bluesman covers all the bases with a trio of guitars, a handful of pedals, and a pair of classic combos.
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Rig Rundown: Hall & Oates’ John Oates and Shane Theriot

June 7, 2017
The guitar duo shares the vintage-meets-modern setups they use to craft their soul-tinged rock that still packs arenas.
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Rig Rundown: Russian Circles [2017]

May 31, 2017
Guitarist Mike Sullivan chronicles the essential guitars, amps, and noisemakers he needs to construct the band’s instrumental post-rock sonic mayhem.
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Rig Rundown: Royal Thunder

May 24, 2017
The Atlanta quartet shows off the beer-soaked gear they use to create their haunting Southern pysch rock.
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Rig Rundown: Rival Sons' Scott Holiday

May 17, 2017
One of modern rock’s most adventurous 6-stringers dishes on his love for offset guitars, Orange amps, and his ever-changing pedal playground.
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Rig Rundown: A Perfect Circle

May 10, 2017
James Iha and Matt McJunkins cover their 21st-century setups while lead guitarist Billy Howerdel shows off the range of sounds he needs to pull off the band’s expressive discography.
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Rig Rundown: Seether

May 3, 2017
The South-African rockers show off their ear-splitting rigs while rehearsing for their upcoming tour.
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Rig Rundown: Lee Brice Band

April 26, 2017
You asked, so here it is—PG goes behind the scenes to take a look at the live gear used by our own John Bohlinger and his onstage boss, country superstar Lee Brice.
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Rig Rundown: Marcus King

April 19, 2017
The 20-something blues phenom shows off his old-soul approach to tone.
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Rig Rundown: Coco Montoya

April 12, 2017
Strat-style guitars, loud amps, and a few choice pedals give this Bluesbreaker alum the tools he needs for some burning modern blues.
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