February 2019

Guitarists

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Nominees

October 9, 2018
Def Leppard, MC5, Radiohead, and Rage Against the Machine and among the artists that are up for induction.
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King's X to Release New Album in 2019

October 8, 2018
It will be the group's first album of new material since 2008's XV.
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Listen to Kurt Vile's 'One Trick Ponies' From His New Album, 'Bottle It In'

October 4, 2018
The new track is from Vile's forthcoming album, Bottle it In, due out on October 12.
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Jonatan La Rocca Ramm: The Resurrection of Graveyard

October 4, 2018
Re-energized and rocking, the Swedish quartet returns from the dead with Peace.
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Rig Rundown: Ben Harper and Jason Mozersky

October 3, 2018
Get inside the sounds of one of the most revered slide players on the planet as he goes deep on lap steels, his philosophy on tone, and his mythical Dumbles.
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PG Jams: Julian Lage

October 3, 2018
Watch an exclusive live Q&A with one of the most mesmerizing guitarists of his generation.
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St. Vincent Announces ‘MassEducation’ Reimagining of ‘MASSEDUCTION’

October 3, 2018
The album was recorded live in the studio over two nights in August 2017 and is performed entirely by Annie Clark on vocals and Thomas Bartlett on piano
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Cedric Burnside: Lion of Mississippi Hill Country Guitar

October 2, 2018
Blues great R.L. Burnside’s grandson makes his guitar-playing debut on Benton County Relic, an album packed with grumbling tones and hypnotic grooves.
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Otis Rush: 1935–2018

October 1, 2018
The influential bluesman raised the bar for 6-string virtuosity, influencing Clapton, Page, Beck, and a host of others while adding classic songs to the American music canon.
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Gallery: Riot Fest 2018

September 28, 2018
We cherry-picked the essential guitar-centric happenings from Chicago’s three-day celebration, including performances from Johnny Marr, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Weezer, Bad Religion, Jesus Lizard, and more!
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Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger: The "Woo" Factor

September 27, 2018
With cranked amps, big riffs, and a fleet of new and vintage Gibsons, the hard-rocking duo shoots for thrills on their new Nick Raskulinecz-produced album, Vicious.
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Rig Rundown: Pokey LaFarge

September 26, 2018
The Americana stylist and his band favor a minimalist approach to create their throwback sounds.
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Greta Van Fleet: Sounds Like Freedom

September 25, 2018
The band exploded onto the rock scene in 2017 before they had even made a full album. Now, three Michigan brothers and their best friend are releasing their debut LP, Anthem of the Peaceful Army.
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Rig Rundown: Henry Kaiser's Five Times Surprise

September 19, 2018
A studio visit with the new gear-heavy improv/art-rock supergroup that includes Henry Kaiser, Andy West, and Anthony Pirog.
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Listen to the October 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

September 19, 2018
This month's tunes include tracks from Alice in Chains, Neko Case, Fantastic Negrito, and more!
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Rig Rundown: Widespread Panic

September 12, 2018
A chilled-out look at the road rigs of guitarists Jimmy Herring and John “JB” Bell, and bassist Dave Schools—32 years after the legendary jam band’s first gig in Athens, Georgia.
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PG Jams: Jason Mraz and Molly Miller

September 10, 2018
The nylon-string-loving Grammy winner talks about his secret songwriting club and, together with two bandmates, plays unique renditions of tracks from his latest album, Know.
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Song Premiere: Doyle Bramhall II’s “Love and Pain”

September 6, 2018
The second single from DB2’s forthcoming album, Shades, is an introspective, fuzz-laden groover that tackles tragedy and celebrates collaboration.
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Rig Rundown: Whitey Morgan and the 78's

September 5, 2018
The modern country outlaws follow only a few rules: beefy Teles, American-voiced amps, and a healthy addiction to compression and phaser.
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Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis and Andy Molholt: Guitar Heroes

September 4, 2018
With a fleet of overdrive pedals and workhorse guitars, this 6-string tag team shines an angular, abrasive—yet highly melodic—spotlight on rock’s possible future on the new album, Twerp Verse.
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