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From precious Pauls to ruby-red Jags and sparkling quirk machines, 30 PG fans flaunt their favorite guitars, amps, and pedals.

We asked and you delivered! PG tapped its diverse audience to see what prized possessions our readers keep in their personal gear collections. The submissions ran the gamut from a holy-grail guitar acquired via inheritance, a high-school graduation present, a post-coma-recovery treat, a rockin’ wedding gift, a self-build project, and many great tales of cherished tone tools.

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Mark Tremonti is a man of many bands, and a man of many PRS guitars. But this charcoal-burst single-cut is his absolute favorite. “I use that on anything tuned a half-step down or in standard tuning,” he says.
Photo by Atlas Icons / Steve Legato

The prolific guitarist discusses working with Wolfgang Van Halen on his upcoming releases Cauterize and Dust.

It would be perfectly understandable if Mark Tremonti woke up some mornings asking himself, “What band am I in today?” In addition to his two-decade stint as a member of the multi-platinum outfit Creed, the guitar virtuoso leads a double (or is it triple?) life with the successful four-piece Alter Bridge and the recent solo project that bears his surname, Tremonti.

“It can be a bit of a juggling act, but it’s not as crazy as you might think,” Tremonti says with a laugh. “I just have to do a lot of planning ahead, but that’s okay because I like to keep busy. No matter what band I’m working with at any given time, I’m always in songwriting mode, and that makes everything easier for me. Sometimes when you shut it off for a few months, it’s hard to get it back. I’m always firing on all cylinders when it comes to keeping the imagination going.”

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Alter Bridge’s Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy talk about the amps and effects that power their sound.

Guitarist Mark Tremonti is a dyed-in-the-wool amp nerd. Plus, he isn’t afraid to step away from the boutique side of things and use more affordable (and available) amps in his backline. His guitar foil in Alter Bridge, Myles Kennedy, also talks about which effects he keeps on his board.

Mark Tremonti’s Top 5 Amps

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