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Rig Rundown: Greta Van Fleet

February 7, 2018
One of today’s most buzzed-about rock bands walks us through the gear that powers their riff-heavy jams.
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Hannah Wicklund’s Coming of Age

February 1, 2018
A bandleader since she was 9, the 20-year-old guitarist goes deeper on her self-titled new blues-rock album with her trio, the Steppin Stones.
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Rig Rundown: Clutch [2018]

January 31, 2018
Earth-rocking road warriors Tim Sult and Dan Maines show off their Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Orange and Ampeg heads, and their most elaborate boards to date.
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Together PANGEA: Okay with Not Having Sh!t Quite Figured Out

January 22, 2018
SoCal DIY garage-punks William Keegan, Danny Bengston, and Roland Cosio open up about cold, hard career realities and staying true to themselves on their catchy new LP, Bulls and Roosters.
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Duane Eddy: Sultan of Twang

January 19, 2018
The guitar legend talks about the invention of his reverb-drenched sound, his versatile career and technique, and his lifelong love affair with the Bigsby-rigged Gretsch 6120.
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Rig Rundown: Devin Townsend

January 17, 2018
In one of our funnest-ever RR shoots, the original Strapping Young Lad waxes giddy and witty explaining his signature axe, pickups, and all-digital setup.
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Listen to the February 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

January 17, 2018
Check out the latest tracks from Joe Satriani, Dhani Harrison, Victor Wooten, Chelsea Wolfe, and Bruce Cockburn.
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Dhani Harrison’s Big Score

January 16, 2018
What does a Beatle’s son do after composing for movies and TV, performing and recording with rock ’n’ roll royalty, and honoring his father George Harrison’s legacy? He makes a solo album: the guitar-fueled, sonically expansive In Parallel.
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Felix Martin: Double Trouble

January 12, 2018
This Berklee-educated, Venezuelan-born guitarist with a unique tapping technique plays self-designed 16-string instruments that are two guitars in one.
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Song Premiere: Michael Landau’s “One Tear Away”

January 11, 2018
A session legend who's played on classics by Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, and Pink Floyd shares a track from his new album, Rock Bottom.
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Rig Rundown: Bully

January 10, 2018
Offset guitars, classic American amps, and gnarly fuzzes fuel these Nashvillians' indie jams.
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Rig Rundown: Power Trip

January 3, 2018
Learn about the lean-and-mean power tools these Texans use for their style of classic thrash metal.
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Pat Martino: A Beautiful Mind

January 2, 2018
Jazz guitar’s resident shaman pulls back the curtain on his latest album, Formidable, and his complicated—yet inspiring—relationship with his instrument.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2017

January 1, 2018
You watched, we listened! Here are the most popular episodes of the year.
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Rig Rundown: Periphery [2017]

December 27, 2017
Behind-the-scenes details on the three-headed guitar monster's updated signature axes (and pickups), and their unusual reliance on a blend of 20th- and 21st-century amp technology.
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Chelsea Wolfe: Like a Ghost Over a Battlefield

December 26, 2017
Making the radical noise and gorgeous melodies for the supernatural sound of her new album, Hiss Spun, required Gibsons, Fenders, gnarly pedals, guest Troy Van Leeuwen, and a tip from Carl Sagan.
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Joe Satriani: “Don’t Even Think About It!”

December 21, 2017
The 6-string giant talks inspiration, stage fright, the joy of reverb, Hendrix, guitars (of course!), practicing, his new album What Happens Next—and the Knights Who Say “Ni.”
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Rig Rundown: Animals as Leaders [2017]

December 20, 2017
Investigate how progressive rockers Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes weave emotive jams with 16 strings, both tube heads and digital amp modelers, and a stockpile of stomps.
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Bruce Cockburn: Just Wait and See

December 19, 2017
After a 7-year hiatus, the master fingerpicker and storyteller returns with Bone on Bone, an album that artfully blends Delta blues, modal jazz, and world music with edgy commentaries on modern life.
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Rig Rundown: mewithoutYou

December 13, 2017
Post-hardcore guitar assassins Michael Weiss and Brandon Beaver talk tone tools with PG’s Perry Bean.
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