We catch up with the virtuoso pair to talk about gear, three-string guitars, and how they dial in their legendary tones.

The mind-blowing, face-melting, sultans of shred, Paul Gilbert and Billy Sheehan (above right) of Mr. Big, met with PG during a recent Nashville date to talk tone.

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