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Media Preview June '10

Media Preview June '10

May 18, 2010
Iggy and the Stooges – Raw Power Deluxe Edition, Volbeat – Live: Sold Out, Free – Free Forever
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Gibson Slash Appetite Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

Gibson Slash Appetite Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
Gibson''s high-end recreations of Slash''s famous Les Paul copy is reviewed.
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Maximum Energy: The Gear of the Original Punks

May 18, 2010
The gear of The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and The Clash, plus 10 first-generation punk albums to check out
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The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

May 18, 2010
High on Fire’s Matt Pike discusses the ungodly heft of his nine-string First Act axe and the inglorious life of being an uncompromising metal torchbearer.
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Interview: Danny B. Harvey

Interview: Danny B. Harvey

May 7, 2010
The rockabilly guitarist of The Head Cats and Lonesome spurs talks recording with Lemmy, James Trussart guitars and keeping it simple.
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GALLERY: Stevie Ray Vaughan Photo Retrospective

GALLERY: Stevie Ray Vaughan Photo Retrospective

April 30, 2010
From 1983 to 1990, Houstin photographer Tracy Anne Hart photographed Stevie Ray Vaughan in his candid, funny and brilliant moments.
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Media Preview May '10

Media Preview May '10

April 15, 2010
Motörhead: In the Studio, Meshuggah – Alive, Electric Purgatory: The Fate of the Black Rocker
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Interview: Nels Cline

Interview: Nels Cline

April 15, 2010
The solo legend and lead guitarist comes clean on his beloved Jazzmaster, why he hates class A amps, and his 13-year-old inner shredder.
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Secrets of the Masters - "Looks That Kill" by Mötley Crüe

Secrets of the Masters - "Looks That Kill" by Mötley Crüe

April 15, 2010
Dissecting the foundations of Mötley Crüe''s sound
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Country Music and Coffins: Jonny Coffin and Lynda Kay

Country Music and Coffins: Jonny Coffin and Lynda Kay

April 15, 2010
Jonny Coffin and Lynda Kay could make a good run for the title of Guitardom’s Most Interesting Couple.
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Interview: John Butler - Blending Styles & Gear

Interview: John Butler - Blending Styles & Gear

April 2, 2010
John Butler discusses how making interesting gear matchups lead to his most accessible album yet.
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Jimmie Rodgers Museum Tour

March 23, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Meridian, MS, where he visits the Jimmie Rodgers Museum. In this segment, we get to check out quite possibly the most important guitar in the world - Jimmie Rodgers' 1928 Martin 000-45 with the charming "THANKS" on its back. This guitar is where it all started -- and where much of today's music can be traced back to. Like Bob Dylan said, "it all started with Jimmie Rodgers." In addition to the '28 000-45, we get to check out a 1996 000-45JR replica # 1 of 100.
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Rig Rundown - Exodus' Gary Holt

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Exodus guitarist, Gary Holt. In this segment, Gary Holt talks about his upcoming Schecter signature guitar, his current live setup, the new DVD - Shovel Headed Tour Machine - and their forthcoming album - Exhibit B: The Human Condition.
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Rig Rundown - Exodus' Lee Altus

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Exodus guitarist, Lee Altus. In this segment, Lee Altus talks about his current live setup, the new DVD - Shovel Headed Tour Machine - and their forthcoming album - Exhibit B: The Human Condition.

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Rig Rundown - Arch Enemy's Christopher & Michael Amott

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Arch Enemy's guitarists Christopher Amott and Michael Amott. In this segment, the Amott brothers talk about this current live setup - guitars, amplifiers and effects - and how they recorded The Root of All Evil.
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Interview: John Roth - Meet Giant's New Guitarist

Interview: John Roth - Meet Giant's New Guitarist

March 23, 2010
Giant''s new guitar player talks songwriting and playing techniques, influences, gear and replacing Dann Huff.
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Sun Studio Tour

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the legendary Sun Studio. In this segment, we get a grand tour of one of the most famous studios in the world -- Sun Studio.

Some may say, this is the birthplace of rock 'n' roll with the recording of the "That's Alright." You get to see where Elvis and Scotty Moore stood during that pioneer recording. In addition, Sam Philips recorded Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. The Studio is a one-room place with a lot of the equipment and appointments the building had back in the '50s. Recently, U2 recorded some tracks in the quaint room.

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Media Preview April '10

Media Preview April '10

March 11, 2010
Gibson’s Fabulous Flat-Top Guitars— An Illustrated History & Guide, Pretenders: Live in London, Johnny A.—One November Night
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Pete Townshend: On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution, and Becoming a Gear Aficionado

Pete Townshend: On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution, and Becoming a Gear Aficionado

March 11, 2010
The Premier Guitar Pete Townshend interview: Why he''s playing Eric Clapton Strats; his favorite instruments for home and studio; leaving Marshalls behind; hearing loss; and the future.
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Ace Frehley: Navigating with the Spaceman

Ace Frehley: Navigating with the Spaceman

March 11, 2010
Engineer Rich Tozzoli Talks with Ace Frehley about His New Album, Anomaly
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