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Guitarists

The Wood Brothers’ Sonic Voodoo

January 23, 2020
Chris and Oliver Wood conjure a raunchy, old-time Americana sound for their new album, Kingdom in My Mind.
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Rig Rundown: Thom Bresh

January 22, 2020
The consummate thumbpicker demos his two-sided flattop and keeps his father Merle Travis’ memory alive with a collection of instruments made in tribute.
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Listen to the February 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

January 22, 2020
Dig into new tracks from Korn, Ronnie Earl, the Messthetics, Los Pirañas, Jedd Hughes, and more!
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Rig Rundown: Tom Bukovac

January 15, 2020
When you’re one of the most recorded guitarists in Nashville, you make sure you can cover all the bases. Watch this in-depth look at the amazing vintage guitars, rare amps, and massive pedalboard that inspires one of Nashville’s first-call session players.
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17 Guitar & Bass Heroes Hail Their Heroes

January 14, 2020
Joe Satriani, Thurston Moore, Molly Tuttle, Tommy Emmanuel, John Doe, Lzzy Hale, Kurt Vile, Wayne Kramer, Chris McQueen, and eight more of today’s greats discuss the contemporary players who give them the shivers.
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Joe Satriani Announces New Album, Shapeshifting

January 14, 2020
Satch's new band will include celebrated drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty), bassist Bryan Beller (Aristocrats), and keyboardist Rai Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc).
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Have You Ever Cried Because a Concert Was So Good?

January 13, 2020
Theory of a Deadman’s Dave Brenner, PG editors, and Reader of the Month Jimmy Takacs divulge which gigs had them in tears—and why.
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Pearl Jam Announces Spring Tour and New Album, Gigaton

January 13, 2020
It's the band first album since 2013's Lightning Bolt.
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Riff Rundown: Between the Buried and Me's "Famine Wolf"

January 12, 2020
Dustie Waring shows how an excellent string-skipping warm-up routine doubles as a blazing opener for the Coma Ecliptic track.
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Gibson Announces New Models for 2020

January 10, 2020
Among the highlights are collaborations with Tony Iommi, Adam Jones, a new acoustic custom shop, and the Historic Reissue ES Collection.
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Jedd Hughes Is Back. But Did He Really Go Anywhere?

January 9, 2020
After 15 years of slugging it out through failed record deals, Nashville studio trenches, and endless writing sessions, the Australian picker has finally discovered the sound of his soul.
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Rig Rundown: Ida Mae's Chris Turpin

January 8, 2020
This modern-day Delta blues star goes deep on low-powered amps, vintage resos, and open-tuned riffs.
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Eric Johnson Announces 'EJ Vol. II'

January 8, 2020
Not only does EJ have a new album, but he also has a new signature guitar and a 55-date tour.
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Bill Frisell’s Melancholic and Divine Harmony

January 8, 2020
A gentle giant of guitar enlists Petra Haden and others to raise the standard for standards.
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Los Pirañas’ Twisted Colombian Gold

January 7, 2020
Enter the psychedelic world of composer-guitarist Eblis Álvarez, who blends stompboxes, computers, improvisation, and tradition to create the rhythm and noise of his toothy trio.
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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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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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