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Rig Rundown: Opeth

Rig Rundown: Opeth

March 11, 2020
The Swedish prog-metal sorcerers dish on their longstanding PRS ties and uncover why they traded traditional tube amps for swappable high-gain Synergy modules.
PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The <i>Premier Guitar</i> Review

PRS SE Hollowbody Standard: The Premier Guitar Review

February 6, 2020
The modern classic excels in its more accessibly priced guise.
PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature & S2 McCarty 594 Thinline Demos | NAMM 2020

PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature & S2 McCarty 594 Thinline Demos | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
John Mayer’s go-to solidbody gets a maple fretboard, and one of Paul Smith’s most famous designs comes in at a new nice price.
PRS Dustie Waring DW CE 24 Floyd Demo | NAMM 2020

PRS Dustie Waring DW CE 24 Floyd Demo | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
Between the Buried and Me’s guitar juggernaut evolves his axe—and for less cash.
PRS Guitars Expands S2 Series With the McCarty 594

PRS Guitars Expands S2 Series With the McCarty 594

January 8, 2020
New additions include S2 McCarty 594, S2 McCarty 594 Singlecut, and S2 McCarty 594 Thinline.
First Look: PRS SE Hollowbody Standard

First Look: PRS SE Hollowbody Standard

December 23, 2019
Muscular output and magnificent overtones meet in the first affordable, SE version of Annapolis’s hallowed hollow.
The Year in Gear 2019

The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
PRS Guitars Celebrates 35th Anniversary with New Models

PRS Guitars Celebrates 35th Anniversary with New Models

October 23, 2019
Check out three 35th Anniversary models and several updates to its Maryland-made guitar lines, including TCI-tuned pickups, a new nitro finish, as well as significant updates to the McCarty family.
PRS Guitars Unveils New Mark Holcomb and Dustie Waring Signature Models

PRS Guitars Unveils New Mark Holcomb and Dustie Waring Signature Models

October 18, 2019
Both models aim to offer a pro-level instrument at an affordable price.
Tools for the Task: Humbuckers for the Heavy

Tools for the Task: Humbuckers for the Heavy

October 18, 2019
Inject your guitar with newfound fury by dropping in a new humbucker or two.
How Mikael Åkerfeldt Made Opeth’s New Album: “Big, Pompous, and Epic”

How Mikael Åkerfeldt Made Opeth’s New Album: “Big, Pompous, and Epic”

October 8, 2019
The outspoken frontman pushes the muse—moving his band’s sound beyond metal by blending vintage and cutting-edge instruments and sounds on their 13th studio album, In Cauda Venenum.
PRS Expands SE Line with New Mira, Starla, Hollowbody, and Custom 24 Models

PRS Expands SE Line with New Mira, Starla, Hollowbody, and Custom 24 Models

October 8, 2019
The six new models include the return of some beloved designs, hollowbody models for the first time in the SE Series, and two new exotic veneer instruments.
PRS Introduces Limited Run of SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Guitars

PRS Introduces Limited Run of SE Custom 24 Roasted Maple Guitars

September 9, 2019
This model was originally only offered outside of the United States.
Micah Nelson: Tone Questing

Micah Nelson: Tone Questing

September 5, 2019
Seasoned by playing with legends since he was a toddler, Willie Nelson’s youngest son is using alternate guitar tunings, experimental soundscapes, and a minimalist mindset to forge an inventive musical path with his solo project, Particle Kid.
PRS Guitars Unveils the Pre-Factory Santana I Limited Edition

PRS Guitars Unveils the Pre-Factory Santana I Limited Edition

August 20, 2019
Made in thirty days’ time and delivered in November of 1980, the original instrument was only Smith’s third maple-top guitar.
PRS SE Paul’s Guitar Review

PRS SE Paul’s Guitar Review

July 5, 2019
Paul Reed Smith’s own vision for the ultimate guitar comes in at an incredibly affordable price.
PRS Guitars Unveils Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited

PRS Guitars Unveils Private Stock Modern Eagle V Limited

June 26, 2019
It utilizes a hum/single/hum pickup configuration with two paired mini-toggles that separate the slug-side coils.
PRS Guitars Announces New Classic Series Cables and Strings

PRS Guitars Announces New Classic Series Cables and Strings

June 20, 2019
Available configurations include 6” (patch), 5’, 10’, 18’, 25’ lengths along with right-angle plugs and silent ends.
PRS Guitars Announces the SE Custom 24 Laurel Burl Limited Edition

PRS Guitars Announces the SE Custom 24 Laurel Burl Limited Edition

May 21, 2019
Designed to faithfully reflect the PRS model that started it all.
PRS Announces the New S2 Vela Semi-Hollow Guitar

PRS Announces the New S2 Vela Semi-Hollow Guitar

May 14, 2019
The guitar features a PRS Starla “S” pickup in the bridge and a PRS-Designed Type-D single-coil in the neck.