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Riff Rundown: Killswitch Engage's "Self Revolution"

Joel Stroetzel provides the tips on how to properly nail the main part to a ripping song off of Alive or Just Breathing.

And don't forget to check out the band's Rig Rundown.



The Return of Johnny Cash—John Carter Cash Interview
The Return of Johnny Cash—John Carter Cash Interview on Johnny’s New Songwriter Album

The Man in Black returns with the unreleased Songwriter album. John Carter Cash tells us the story.

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Photo by Jim Rakete

Watch Deep Purple's official music video for "Lazy Sod" from their upcoming album =1.

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Vox’s Clyde McCoy wah was arguably the first signature pedal, introduced in 1967. McCoy was a jazz trumpeter, but onomatopoeia inspired the device’s name.

Parsing the (mostly) good and the bad in the world of stompbox endorsements.

In the universe of guitar gear, artist-endorsed products are as common as stars in the night sky. Decades ago, signature pedals only had household names on them, but these days, manufacturers are tailor-making guitar gear for niche guitar players as well, and offering these bespoke creations to the rest of the public, too.

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This boutique pedal from Electric Eye Audio is designed to offer sophisticated tone shaping capabilities with two gain controls, Clarity and EBM controls, and a three-knob EQ section.

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