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Riff Rundown: Between the Buried and Me's "Blot"

April 8, 2018
Guitarist Paul Waggoner provides the fretting-hand recipe to nail the lead single off BTBAM's new album, Automata I.
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Riff Rundown: Killswitch Engage's "Self Revolution"

April 1, 2018
Joel Stroetzel provides the tips on how to properly nail the main part to a ripping song off of Alive or Just Breathing.
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Riff Rundown: All Them Witches' "Am I Going Up?"

March 26, 2018
Ben McLeod shows how a dotted-eighth-note delay and some hybrid picking brought to life this fun little run featured on Sleeping Through the War.
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Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel on Jerry Reed's "The Claw"

March 18, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz walks us through—and thankfully slows down—a bevy of Reed-inspired moves he's used over the years.
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Riff Rundown: Killswitch Engage's "Hate by Design"

March 11, 2018
Guitarist Joel Stroetzel demonstrates how to play the main verse part to the lead single off Incarnate.
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Riff Rundown: Peter Frampton's "I Saved a Bird Today"

March 4, 2018
The British guitar hero demonstrates his Django-inspired 2017 single, plus the riff from his '76 smash "Do You Feel Like We Do."
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Riff Rundown: All Them Witches' "When God Comes Back"

February 25, 2018
Ben McLeod deconstructs the monstrous guitar part that kickstarts side A of Lightning at the Door.
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Riff Rundown: Mutoid Man's "Kiss of Death"

February 18, 2018
Shredmeister general Stephen Brodsky breaks down the main guitar part for the band's most popular song off War Moans.
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Riff Rundown: The Toadies' "Possum Kingdom"

January 15, 2018
In our premiere of a new video series, alt-rock veteran Clark Vogeler shows you how to play the main riff of their '90s anthem.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Go Big or Go Home

October 5, 2017
A Texas engineer made his dream Strat-style guitar from scratch—and he didn’t take the easy route.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Parquet Paul

September 4, 2017
A woodworker shares his favorite build: a neck-through Les Paul copy constructed of Honduran mahogany, purpleheart, and walnut.
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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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Dean Guitars Announces New Signature Models by Dave Mustaine, Eric Peterson, Jacky Vincent, and More

January 24, 2016
Mustaine's model is covered in a 24K gold leaf finish atop a blood red paint job.
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Top 5 Heavy Rig Rundowns

March 31, 2014
We dig deep into our vault to bring you the gear from five boundary-pushing heavy hitters.
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Empress Effects Announces Nebulus and Heavy Pedals

July 10, 2013
Empress' first offering into the high-gain pedal market, Heavy, and the Nebulus chorus, flanger and vibrato.
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Gear Giveaway & Contest Roundup: 5/8/2013

May 8, 2013
Premier Guitar is now posting contests and giveaways from around the musical instruments industry in addition to the many giveaways that are already being presented by Premier Guitar with
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Gear Giveaway & Contest Roundup: 5/01/2013

May 1, 2013
Premier Guitar is now posting contests and giveaways from around the musical instruments industry in addition to the many giveaways that are already being presented by Premier Guitar with
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New PG Giveaway: JamUp iPad

April 30, 2013
Premier Guitar has teamed up with Positive Grid to give you a chance to win an iPad!
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Gear Giveaway & Contest Roundup: 4/24/2013

April 24, 2013
Premier Guitar is now posting contests and giveaways from around the musical instruments industry in addition to the many giveaways that are already being presented by Premier Guitar with
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