December 2019

Artists

Listen to the July 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

June 19, 2019
This month's playlist includes jams from The Raconteurs, Mark Lettieri, Delicate Steve, Combo Chimbita, William Tyler, and more.
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Alexi Laiho: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

June 18, 2019
The “Wildchild” brings back his neoclassical influences and takes a catchier songwriting approach on Children of Bodom’s 10th studio release, Hexed.
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Andy Summers Presents 'A Certain Strangeness'

June 13, 2019
The multimedia presentation will take place on June 22 at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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PG Jams: The Allman Betts Band

June 13, 2019
Devon Allman and Duane Betts sit down to discuss their shared history, life as the offspring of Southern rock royalty, and play songs from their forthcoming album, Down to the River.
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Rig Rundown: Architects

June 12, 2019
Check out the digital stomps, profiling amps, and modern pickups the U.K. metalcore warriors use to ignite mosh pits across the globe.
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The Raconteurs’ Jack White and Brendan Benson

June 6, 2019
The songwriting foils discuss the mini odysseys on their third album together, Help Us Stranger, where they take turns in the driver’s seat and play 6-string in tandem.
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Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
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Combo Chimbita’s Niño Lento: Latin and Caribbean Psychedelia

June 4, 2019
With a textbook knowledge of ’60s trad-psych licks, the New York City-based guitarist distills old-school styles into a brand-new sound.
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Guitar Virtuoso Joe Robinson Launches JOES12

June 3, 2019
A 12-week course featuring over 20 hours of footage and training that Robinson has personally created.
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Album Spotlight: Black Midi’s 'Schlagenheim'

May 31, 2019
The debut album from London-based band layers piercing guitar intensity atop rhythmic finesse to achieve beautifully chaotic power.
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Steve Marion: Push the Box

May 30, 2019
The New Jersey guitar anti-hero loosens up and embraces the moment on Till I Burn Up, the latest album by his alter-ego, Delicate Steve.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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Jackie Venson’s Blues and Beats

May 28, 2019
The Austin-based classical piano student turned guitarslinger uses gritty old-school tone and new tech to create the hip-hop and modern R&B infused sound of her latest album, Joy.
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Riff Rundown: Russian Circles' "Arluck"

May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
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Mark Lettieri’s Fearless Funk

May 23, 2019
How one of the funkiest guitarists on Earth graduated from Silicon Valley backyard parties to Snarky Puppy and Madison Square Garden, and how he made his new album, Deep: The Baritone Sessions.
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Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

May 22, 2019
The progressive metal band’s sultans of shred talk about the gear on The Distance Over Time tour, including John Petrucci’s brand-new Music Man Majesty Series signature models and Myung’s potential 2020 signature bass.
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Listen to the June 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

May 22, 2019
Rock the latest tunes from Andy Gill, Chai, Reignwolf, and more!
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Question and Obsession: Raves and Faves

May 21, 2019
Cage the Elephant’s Nick Bockrath joins us in riffing on our current top players and musical fixations.
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Gallery: Shaky Knees 2019

May 17, 2019
Good news, folks: Guitar is alive and well! PG headed south to Atlanta for three days to celebrate performances (and gather guitar details) from Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Tame Impala, Tyler Childers, Incubus, the Struts, Cage the Elephant, Tash Sultana, and more!
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Boogarins: Tropicália Tones

May 16, 2019
Benke Ferraz discusses the Brazilian psych-rock band’s insane tonal recipes and the very different playing styles between himself and co-guitarist Dinho Almeida.
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