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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2018

December 26, 2018
Based on your eyeballs, here are the most-watched episodes of the year.
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Richard Lloyd: The Alchemist

December 25, 2018
Schooled by Hendrix, Hooker, and Gurdjieff, alt-rock avatar Richard Lloyd blends the spiritual and the visceral—from Television to his new solo album, The Countdown—and shares his philosophy of single-string-based mastery.
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Riff Rundown: A Perfect Circle's "Judith"

December 23, 2018
Guitarist Billy Howerdel provides some tuning tips (spoiler: it's in standard) and goes through all the phases of the Mer De Noms smash hit.
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The Raconteurs Return with First New Music in Over a Decade

December 19, 2018
Both tracks stem from recent sessions for the long-awaited new Raconteurs LP, due for release sometime in 2019.
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Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

December 19, 2018
Watch how bassist Rodrigo Palma uses a simplistic, time-tested combination of Fender plus Ampeg, while guitarist Arun Bali employs a collection of classic guitars and stacks a hearty amount of fuzz pedals to color their brand of post-pop punk.
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Listen to the January 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

December 19, 2018
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Behemoth, Slash, Wayne Kramer, Larkin Poe, Cat Power, and more.
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Jack Pearson: Double Whammy

December 18, 2018
A pair of releases from Music City’s “best kept secret” reveals why he is so revered by fans and players alike.
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Watch Andy Timmons Play a Pair of Queen Classics

December 13, 2018
The legendary guitarist has released a solo arrangement of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “You Take My Breath Away."
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Rig Rundown: KT Tunstall

December 12, 2018
The charming Scottish singer-songwriter walks us through her intricate pedalboard and wows us with her ingenious, seemingly effortless looping skills.
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Brandon Seabrook’s Noisy Journey

December 11, 2018
Armed with a beat-up Telecaster and an unrelenting vision, one of jazz’s most unique guitarists creates a challenging new album, Convulsionaries, with a drummer-less trio.
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Behemoth’s Adam “Nergal” Darski: Shades of Black

December 6, 2018
The influential extreme-metal frontman on I Loved You at Your Darkest and why flouting the genre’s mores is essential to its survival.
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Rig Rundown: Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown

December 5, 2018
Blues-rock firebrands Tyler Bryant and Graham Whitford rely on loud amps and vintage guitars to get their message to the people.
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Larkin Poe: Sisters in Sound

December 3, 2018
Rebecca and Megan Lovell expand their musical boundaries while stripping down their delivery on Venom & Faith.
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Judas Priest Unveils 2019 Tour Dates

December 3, 2018
The 32-date tour will feature classic metal band Uriah Heep as support.
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Wayne Kramer’s Impossible Life in Rock

November 29, 2018
With Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil riding shotgun, the MC5’s leader fronts a worldwide tribute tour for his revolutionary band, pens a no-holds-barred autobiography, and still kicks out the jams like a mother at age 70.
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Dead and Company Announces 2019 Summer Tour

November 29, 2018
The 19-date tour includes multi-night stands in Mountain View, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boulder.
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Rig Rundown: Julien Baker

November 28, 2018
The melancholic, reverb-loving songstress talks about the Tele, Fender combos, and bountiful board she uses to fill theaters around the globe.
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Slash: Living the Dream

November 27, 2018
The top-hatted one discusses his third album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, all the Les Pauls, and the possibility of a new Guns N’ Roses album.
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Cat Power’s Journey

November 22, 2018
Fingerpicking singer-guitarist Chan Marshall returns to her blues, country, and gospel roots on her new album, The Wanderer.
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Rig Rundown: Marilyn Manson

November 21, 2018
Sure, collectible gear can be important to rock stars, but for this mayhem-filled gig, Paul Wiley and Juan Alderete opt for loudness and durability.
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