December 2020

Artists

Rick Nielsen: His Checkered Past

Rick Nielsen: His Checkered Past

May 20, 2009
Rick Nielsen talks about his 5-neck Hamers, Cheap Trick, and memorable moments from the last 40 years
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Let's Jump into the Fire: Recording Cottage City Firehouse

May 20, 2009
Rich Eckhard shares studio tips from the recording of his latest album
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Interview: Steel Panther's Satchel

Interview: Steel Panther's Satchel

May 6, 2009
We go inside the twisted, decadent world of Steel Panther with an interview with guitarist Satchel
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Interview: Mastodon's Brent Hinds & Bill Kelliher

Interview: Mastodon's Brent Hinds & Bill Kelliher

May 4, 2009
The metal rockers talk about songwriting, gear and playing with their heroes
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Interview: Richie Kotzen

Interview: Richie Kotzen

April 27, 2009
Richie Kotzen talks about his stripped-down signal chain and songwriting
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May Media Preview

May Media Preview

April 21, 2009
The Who: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, Jeff Beck: Performing This Week... Live at Ronnie Scott’s , Books Rock Gods: Forty Years of Rock Photography, Tony McManus: The Maker’s Mark (the Dream Guitar Sessions)
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Arc Angels Video Interview

March 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at Antone's in Austin, TX, where he hangs with the newly reunited Arc Angels (Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II, and Chris Layton) on the Gibson bus. In this video,the guys talk about their new live/documentary DVD, material for a new album and a new tour. Other topics include the band members' gear--their guitars, amps and effects--even Sexton's Sex Drive. They also share tips for dealing with monster pedal boards while playing for legends like Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan.
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Interview: Alex Lifeson

Interview: Alex Lifeson

March 17, 2009
Rush''s Alex Lifeson on his return to Gibson, emotional attachment to gear, and his epic gearbox.
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Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

March 17, 2009
Adrian Belew talks about his early career, his new project and his gear, including his signature Parker Fly Deluxe
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April Book & DVD Reviews

April Book & DVD Reviews

March 17, 2009
This month: Dave Sanborn: Live at Montreux 1984, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Iggy Pop: Lust For Life, Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley, Gibson Amplifiers 1933-2008: 75 Years of the Gold Tone
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Nils Lofgren Interview

Nils Lofgren Interview

February 16, 2009
Nils Lofgren has enjoyed just about any musical experience imaginable, from Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young''s bands to his own solo work. We talk about his extraordinary career and gear.
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Bill Hullett: Music City Session Man

Bill Hullett: Music City Session Man

February 16, 2009
Bill Hullett, former guitarist for Music City Tonight, sat down with Dirk Wacker to give us some insight into the life and times of a busy Nashville session player
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Neal Schon Has His I on U

Neal Schon Has His I on U

February 16, 2009
Neal Schon talks bout recording his latest, I on U.
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Artist Profile: Damir Simic Shime

Artist Profile: Damir Simic Shime

January 30, 2009
As musicians, many of us are lucky to be surrounded by our peers and influences. Imagine, if you will, the horror of growing up in a place where you
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Martin Winch: State of “Kashmir”

January 15, 2009
New Zealand''s Martin Winch talks about recording his acoustic version of Led Zeppelin''s Kashmir
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Out Front With Chris Duarte

Out Front With Chris Duarte

January 15, 2009
Chris Duarte lives in the shadows of giants— constantly compared to SRV and Jimi. He sat down with us to talk about his gear and who he really is.
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January Media Preview

January Media Preview

December 16, 2008
Zeppelin's influences, a Tremonti lesson, Lynyrd Skynyrd DVD, SRV book, guitar identification, metal philosophy and more are in this month's media preview.
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Robin Trower - Seven Moons Tone

Robin Trower - Seven Moons Tone

December 16, 2008
Robin Trower talks about his recording techniques on his latest, Seven Moons
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Interview: Yngwie Malmsteen on His New Album & Guitar

Interview: Yngwie Malmsteen on His New Album & Guitar

December 16, 2008
Yngwie talks about going old-school on Perpetual Flame and his new Fender Custom Shop "Play Loud" Strat
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Tom Morello Interview

Tom Morello Interview

December 16, 2008
Tom Morello has made a name for himself with huge acts Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. Now, he’s touring solo as The Nightwatchman, his political and artistic outlet. We talk about how he covers all his bases with a stripped-down rig.
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