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From walls of 4x12s to modern modeling tech, heavy tones have come a long way since the age of Iommi.

No style of amp is so definitively a part of a musical genre and culture as high-gain amplifiers. In the modern amp market, there’s a wide range of amps that can achieve a heavy tone, from hulking stacks to lunchbox heads, but their objective unites them. High-gain amps are a cornerstone of electric guitar, and their aggression is heard in every style of music under the sun.

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The savage hardcore duo's rig seems deceptively simple ... until you see the trio of secret weapons zip-tied to the back of their Bogners.

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Facing a mandatory shelter-in ordinance to limit the spread of COVID-19, PG enacted a hybrid approach to filming and producing Rig Rundowns. This is the 12th video in that format, and we stand behind the final product.

Just before Sharptooth released their sophomore album, Transitional Forms, hardcore-punk guitarists Lance Donati and Keith Higgins virtually welcomed PG’s Perry Bean into their jam space. The three have a natural conversation about how being vegan has influenced their guitar choices, why they believe Bogners are the most-reliable amps, and how Fishman’s Fluence pickups brought their tone into HD.

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