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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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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 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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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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Album Spotlight: Big Thief’s Two Hands

December 2, 2019
The band went to the desert and made an expansive, “on the brink” recording.
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PG Jams: The Bros. Landreth

November 28, 2019
Armed with insanely heavy strings, killer chops, and a handful of new songs, the Canadian roots-rock group shares stories behind their new album, ’87.
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Rig Rundown: King Buffalo

November 27, 2019
The bluesy psych-rock trio shows off its souped-up import axes, pricier amps, and carefully planned pedal playgrounds.
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Nils Lofgren: Back on the Horse

November 26, 2019
After 50 years, Neil Young and Crazy Horse are in the saddle again with Colorado and Mountaintop Sessions. Read about the new magical chapter for the band and how they embrace the unexpected. Spoiler: Lofgren broke out his tap-dancing shoes.
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Question and Obsession: Drop the Beat

November 22, 2019
Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters joins us in discussing flavorful hip-hop and R&B guitarists.
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Rig Rundown: The Black Keys [2019]

November 21, 2019
From rocking garages to filling arenas, Dan Auerbach’s gear has always been odd and eccentric. Still keeping it weird, he spotlights axes from a teenage hero, a custom build influenced by an industry master, and a token of his success in the shape of a Holy Grail Gibson.
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