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Rig Rundown: Nine Inch Nails

November 7, 2018
Robin Finck and Alessandro Cortini create the perfect drug for NIN fans with a bevy of heavy-hitting custom guitars and basses and a high-tech hybrid setup that marries digital with analog.
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Zappa Family Trust Announces Frank Zappa Hologram Tour

November 7, 2018
“The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” will include longtime and legendary Zappa players Ray White, Mike Keneally, Scott Thunes, Robert Martin and Ed Mann with Joe “Vaultmeister” Travers.
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Cory Wong: The Sound of Joy

November 6, 2018
Funky, fluent, and fun, the modern rhythm guitar star from Vulfpeck steps into the groove of his buoyant new solo album, The Optimist.
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Devon Allman and Duane Betts Announce New Album and Tour as The Allman Betts Band

November 5, 2018
After a successful year touring as The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts - the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts are joining forces to form the new band.
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IK Multimedia Introduces Dimebag Darrell CFH Collection for AmpliTube

November 5, 2018
Collection features models of the gear used on Pantera's classic album, Cowboys From Hell.
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Muse Announces 'Simulation Theory' World Tour Starting in February 2019

November 5, 2018
In support of the band's eighth studio album, the trio will hit over 25 cities across the globe next spring.
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Listen to Mark Knopfler's "Back On The Dance Floor"

November 2, 2018
The new track is from his upcoming ninth solo studio album, Down The Road Wherever.
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Mudhoney’s Mark Arm & Steve Turner: Not Doing It for the “Likes”

November 1, 2018
The Seattle garage-rock legends accept our apology for the 30-year snub from guitar media, and discuss Digital Garbage—their 10th LP since helping to launch Sub Pop records.
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Rig Rundown: Lynyrd Skynyrd [2018]

October 31, 2018
The Southern rock guitar army of cofounder Gary Rossington and longtimers Rickey Medlocke and Mark Matejka tells the stories behind their vintage guitars, high-powered amps, and classic approach to tone.
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MonoNeon: 21st-Century Dada

October 30, 2018
The minimalist, readymade, multicolored world of bassist Dywane Thomas Jr.
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Album Spotlight: Richard Bennett’s 'Ballads in Otherness'

October 29, 2018
Travel through time with this master of twang.
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Riff Rundown: Tremonti's "Unable to See"

October 28, 2018
The Alter Bridge guitar star breaks down the fingerpicking pattern used on his solo single from Dust.
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Melvin “Wah Wah Watson” Ragin: 1950-2018

October 26, 2018
With his rhythmic skill and creative daring, the inventive guitarist proved that the wah pedal was much more than a gimmick.
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Joe Bonamassa’s Redemption

October 26, 2018
Once, the blues-rock hero was motivated by anger. Now he’s enjoying a Zen-like balance of his 6-string, singing, and songwriting skills.
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Listen to John Mayer's New Song “I Guess I Just Feel Like”

October 25, 2018
The folky number was debuted at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles.
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Rig Rundown: Minus the Bear [2018]

October 24, 2018
Before the storied math-rock outfit rides off into the sunset, Jake Snider, bassist Cory Murchy, and looper-extraordinaire Dave Knudson give us one last glimpse at how they build their fascinating, IDM-inspired textures.
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Sonic Youth Releases Live Archival Releases to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of 'Daydream Nation'

October 24, 2018
This content is available in the nugs.net music streaming service as well as in multiple download formats ranging from MP3 to hi-resolution audio, as well as on CD.
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Reeves Gabrels Revisits His Bowie Years

October 23, 2018
On the new, reimagined Never Let Me Down, the versatile rock-based improviser who plays guitar with the Cure and leads his own vibrant trio brings vitality to an album Bowie called his nadir.
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Watch Steve Vai's Otherworldly Video for "Dark Matter"

October 23, 2018
The video was shot entirely on green screen utilizing a full Blackmagic Design pipeline.
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