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Loathe Rig Rundown
Rig Rundown: Loathe's Erik Bickerstaffe

Guitarist Erik Bickerstaffe exquisitely executes a tightwire act that contrasts and fuses brutality and beauty using a bargain baritone Gretsch and stock Tele.

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Rig Rundown: Code Orange's Reba Meyers

The sonic assassin slays with a signature ESP tone scalpel that blurs digital and analog—running through 5150s, an Axe-Fx, and a few grimy, bewildering slicing stomps.

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Rig Rundown: Chelsea Grin

Deathcore dealer Stephen Rutishauser dishes bludgeoning riffs on Petrucci-approved sparkly 7- and 8-string stallions.

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