For nearly 30 years, these alt-rock pioneers have created gristly tones full of attitude and angst. Find out how guitarist Kelley Deal and bassist Josephine Wiggs craft their signature tones.

Formed from members of Pixies and Throwing Muses back in 1989, The Breeders were highly influential in the early alt-rock scene. After nearly three decades as a band, The Breeders are still killing it on tour. Lead guitarist Kelley Deal and bassist Josephine Wiggs (above left) hung with Premier Guitar to take us through the gear that’s been with them for most of the journey.

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