One of metalcore’s biggest bands allows PG to check out their signature instruments and the minimal gear they use to punish crowds on a nightly basis.

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Joel Stroetzel, Adam Dutkiewicz, and Mike D’Antonio of Killswitch Engage met with PG's Perry Bean before their 2016 tour stop in Asheville, North Carolina, at the Orange Peel—where the trio gladly breezed through their barebones-but-brutal setups.

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The 4-day event will feature clinics and performances hosted by guitar stars Tosin Abasi, Guthrie Trapp, Brent Mason, Mark Lettieri, Greg Koch, and more.

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“Malcolm Young Is the Benchmark for Everything”—God Is an Astronaut & the Big 5!
Plus, Torsten & Niels Kinsella and Jamie Dean detail the modded Fender guitars that power their atmospheric post-rock.
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Here’s a different way to unleash the beast within your tracks.

Welcome to another Dojo. Last month I explained in detail how to set up and use sidechain compression techniques to get that classic pop/EDM pumping sound on your rhythm guitar parts and other instruments in your mix. This time, we’ll use the same setup techniques but, instead of sidechaining a compressor, I’m going to show you the benefits of using a gate.

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