Read the September 2018 Issue

Guitarists

Big Walnuts Yonder: Let’s Start a Proj

August 31, 2017
The Tera Melos guitarist and post-punk bass legend reveal how they recorded an experimental new album with Nels Cline and Greg Saunier, and why this proj was such a long time a-comin’.
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Joe Bonamassa Visits PG’s Home Turf

August 31, 2017
The prolific blues-rocker takes time before his gig in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to show us his three favorite road axes and field questions from PG fans.
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Rig Rundown: The Dead Daisies' Doug Aldrich and Marco Mendoza

August 30, 2017
The hard-rocking collective gives us a tour of their gear and shares some of their favorite tone tips.
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Gallery: Lollaplooza 2017

August 29, 2017
The four-day festival takes over Chicago’s lakefront park and turns up the volume thanks to Ryan Adams, Arcade Fire, Muse, Ron Gallo, Warpaint, Cage the Elephant, and others.
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Thurston Moore: Free Noise

August 29, 2017
The Sonic Youth guitar hero discusses his new album and reflects on a magical time of history and invention that was the late-’70s downtown New York City music scene.
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Molly Tuttle: Organic & Acoustic

August 24, 2017
From her family band to Nashville’s epicenter, the guitarist has blazed a trail with sizzling clawhammer and crosspicking technique, and high ’n’ lonesome singing.
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John Abercrombie: 1944-2017

August 24, 2017
Nels Cline remembers the great guitarist and composer who had a profound and lasting impact on ’70s fusion and contemporary jazz improvisation.
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Editors' Favorite Rig Rundowns

August 16, 2017
PG's hosts select their No. 1 interviews and explain why these shoots were so memorable.
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Listen to the September 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

August 16, 2017
Listen to the latest tracks from Juliana Hatfield, Peter Hook, Descartes a Kant, and Sólstafir.
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The Black Angels: Left-Handed Path

August 14, 2017
The southpaw guitarists in this Austin band are pushing psych rock into the future with their new album, Death Song. (And they use a truckload of vintage gear.)
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Rig Rundown: Young the Giant

August 9, 2017
Guitarists Eric Cannata and Jacob Tilley demonstrate how offset axes and tone-bending noisemakers provide the band’s sonic bedrock. 
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Glen Campbell: 1936–2017

August 9, 2017
The masterful guitarist and vocalist rose from session musician to superstar by fusing pop and country.
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Dustin Wong: Complex Simplicity

August 3, 2017
The avant-garde player reveals his looping techniques and explains why he limits his pedal acquisitions to about two per year.
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Rig Rundown: Citizen

August 2, 2017
The Hamm brothers and guitarist Ryland Oehlers detail the wallet-friendly guitars, classic tube amps, and versatile stomp stations that ignite their modern spin on grunge and post-hardcore.
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Prog Pioneer Steve Hillage Gets Funky Fresh

August 1, 2017
50 years of evolution from art-rock to R&B to pulsing EDM have kept the British guitarist—and his Strats, Gibsons, Steinbergers, and effects—dancing along the cutting edge.
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Descartes a Kant: Polyamorous Theory

July 31, 2017
The avant-garde Mexican rockers employ all genres and a giddy love for effects to express haphazard riffs, and above all, maintain a value for melody and a message.
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Live with New West Guitar Group

July 28, 2017
The virtuosic trio takes your questions, talks about their approach to gear, and plays their arrangements of tunes by Nirvana and Peter Gabriel.
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Juliana Hatfield: Instincts on Overdrive

July 27, 2017
Working fast and playing all the instruments except drums, the alt-rock icon followed her muse to create her provocative new album, Pussycat.
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Rig Rundown: AFI

July 26, 2017
Jade Puget and Hunter Burgan chronicle the working-man instruments, all-tube heads, and select noisemakers they rely on to achieve their evolved punk tones.
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Live with Switchfoot's Drew Shirley

July 26, 2017
The guitarist brings his pedalboard and Elliott Guitars Royal Haven to show you how to play some of his biggest riffs and answer your gear-related questions.
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