December 2020

Artists

Bonnaroo

Bonnaroo Announces 2020 Lineup

January 7, 2020
This year's headliners are Tool, Lizzo, and Tame Impala.
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Korn’s Head and Munky on Coping with Tragedy Through 7-Strings

January 2, 2020
It’s been 25 years since the downtuned guitar duo helped pioneer a sonic path that changed metal. Here they reveal how dealing with the loss of heroes and friends informed their 13th studio album, The Nothing.
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Rig Rundown: Intervals

January 1, 2020
Prog-metal architect Aaron Marshall shows off a pair of dazzling Mayones prototypes before he explains using a small digital footprint for tons of tones.
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PG Editors’ Best Albums of the Year 2019

December 31, 2019
We round the year’s corner with our annual staff picks, notable mentions, and our most-anticipated releases of 2020.
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Rig Rundowns

Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2019

December 30, 2019
Based on your watch time and clicks, here are the most-watched videos this trip 'round the sun.
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Blues Giant Ronnie Earl Takes His Strat Beyond the Blue Door

December 26, 2019
PG sits down with a master who's crafted a supremely soulful style by distilling the inspiration of B.B. King, Muddy Waters, and other legends into tones uniquely his own.
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Rig Rundown: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Joel Hoekstra and Chris Caffery

December 25, 2019
Huge arena-rock guitar tones meet heavy-metal Christmas jams on one of the year’s most successful tours. Go behind the scenes to see how the guitar tandem kick out the holiday jams.
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Terror and Beauty, Together at Last

December 24, 2019
The Messthetics’ Anthony Pirog brings a voracious blend of techniques, genres, and gray matter to his new band with Fugazi’s Joe Lally and Brendan Canty.
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Olivia Jean’s Trip, from Bollywood to Nashville

December 19, 2019
How garage-rock guitarist Oliva Jean’s evolution from ’60s-kitsch-obsessed one-woman band to Third Man Records session player to solo artist fueled her new album, Night Owl.
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Question & Obsession: The Process

December 19, 2019
YUNGBLUD, aka Dominic Harrison, joins us in discussing how to work through creative dry spells.
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Steve Wariner

Rig Rundown: Steve Wariner

December 18, 2019
Designated a "certified guitar picker" by former boss Chet Atkins, the multiple Grammy-winning session ace and songwriter for country legends shows off his favorite gear.
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Listen to the January 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

December 18, 2019
This month's playlist features new tunes from Nils Lofgren, Neil Young, Olivia Jean, KXM, Jason Isbell, King Crimson, and more.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2010s

December 17, 2019
Sure, some are obvious biggies (Bonamassa, Vai), but there are also unexpected dark horses (hint: one is a shirtless Misfit).
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Liam Gallagher Is Making the Most Trenchant Music of His Career

December 13, 2019
Now two solo outings into a phenomenal comeback, Gallagher has moved beyond the well-publicized breakup of Oasis to reclaim his place as one of Britain’s most outspoken, and beloved, rock stars.
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Rig Rundown: Highly Suspect

December 11, 2019
The DIY rockers take PG on a tour of their live tone toys.
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Sonny Landreth

Sonny Landreth Announces New Album and Debuts Title Track

December 6, 2019
Blacktop Run comes out on February 21st and will feature Landreth's working quartet.
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The World’s Weirdest Guitar Mods and Builds

December 5, 2019
Feast your eyes and ears on these 6-string mutants, monsters, and mooncalves—approved by Dr. Frankenstein, but ready to make great music.
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EOB

Ed O' Brien Releases First Track From Forthcoming Solo Album

December 5, 2019
The nine-minute track features drummer Omar Hakim and Radiohead bandmate Colin Greenwood.
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Rig Rundown: Tiny Moving Parts

December 4, 2019
Enthusiastic, nimble-fingered Dylan Mattheisen dances between technical mathcore and catchy rock with Teles and a trusty DL4.
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KXM's Songs from the Pressure Cooker

December 3, 2019
George Lynch and dUg Pinnick reveal how the band wrote and tracked 12 songs in 12 days to create their latest album, Circle of Dolls.
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