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Album Spotlight: Lloyd Thayer’s ‘North Star’

October 11, 2019
A graceful, crowning solo statement from a master of acoustic slide.
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Marcus King Announces 'El Dorado' Album and Releases New Track

October 10, 2019
Crank up this fuzz-blues stomper and read about King's collaboration with producer Dan Auerbach.
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Kim Gordon: Kool Thing

October 10, 2019
The Sonic Youth icon treads new ground with her first solo album—the “accidentally” created No Home Record.
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Rig Rundown: Torche's Steve Brooks & Jonathan Nuñez

October 9, 2019
When these metalheads couldn’t lasso the tones in their heads, Nuñez took the DIY route and launched his own company to create gear for their boards and backline.
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How Mikael Åkerfeldt Made Opeth’s New Album: “Big, Pompous, and Epic”

October 8, 2019
The outspoken frontman pushes the muse—moving his band’s sound beyond metal by blending vintage and cutting-edge instruments and sounds on their 13th studio album, In Cauda Venenum.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Song Premiere, Featuring Dan Auerbach and Marcus King

October 4, 2019
The 72-year-old Delta bluesman’s Auerbach-produced Cypress Grove captures the raucous sounds of the juke joint.
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Rig Rundown: Knocked Loose

October 2, 2019
These purveyors of punishing ’90s-style hardcore chisel their heavy sound with down-tuned 7-strings and lighter hues of delay and modulation.
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Lillie Mae and Frank Rische Expand Country Guitar’s Boundaries

October 1, 2019
These sibling picking partners have spent their lives exploring the country music tradition, from their family band to Lillie Mae’s new cosmic Americana album, Other Girls.
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Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys Performances Appear in Expansive Box Set

October 1, 2019
This collection assembles all four historic debut concerts in their original performance sequence and remixed by Eddie Kramer.
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Peter Frampton Live Premiere: “Georgia on My Mind”

October 1, 2019
The beloved guitarist is performing on his farewell tour in top form, bringing us a blues classic written by his mother’s favorite composer.
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Gallery: Riot Fest 2019

September 27, 2019
Chicago’s three-day, punk-rock carnival was host to Slayer, Jawbreaker, Raconteurs, Patti Smith, Rise Against, Bob Mould, Rancid, Bikini Kill, Lucero, the Struts, and more. Here are our favorite guitar-related moments from the 15th annual gathering.
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Rig Rundown: Thunderpussy's Whitney Petty

September 25, 2019
The guitarist of Mike McCready’s favorite new band uses a straightforward setup that proves a swaggering, punk attitude and greasy rock ’n’ roll isn't just a man’s game.
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Rig Rundown: As Cities Burn's Cody Bonnette

September 18, 2019
The founding guitarist shows how he breaks the post-hardcore mold with single-coils, old-school amps, and extreme stereo effects.
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Listen to the October 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

September 18, 2019
This month's playlist features Fanny, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Ty Segall, Particle Kid, and more.
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Slayer Launches 'Repentless Killogy' Movie and New Live Album

September 13, 2019
The narrative short film will be paired with Slayer’s entire performance of its August 5, 2017 concert at the Los Angeles Forum.
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Neal Casal Memorial Concert Announced For September 25 At The Capitol Theatre

September 12, 2019
The all-star lineup includes Circles Around the Sun, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dave Schools, and many more.
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Rig Rundown: Christone "Kingfish" Ingram

September 11, 2019
The 20-year-old blues phenom shares his straight-ahead approach to fiery blues-rock tones.
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Kim Gordon Releases "Video" for "Air BnB"

September 11, 2019
Although the vision was there, the budget wasn't.
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Album Spotlight: Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, ‘World Full of Blues’

September 11, 2019
Ripping reso and ferocious flattop for those who like it raw and real.
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Forgotten Heroes: Robert Quine

September 10, 2019
A punk-era artist-as-sideman who simultaneously embraced and shattered rock’s conventions with Lou Reed, Richard Hell, Matthew Sweet, and others.
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