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Mark Lettieri’s Fearless Funk

Mark Lettieri’s Fearless Funk

May 23, 2019
How one of the funkiest guitarists on Earth graduated from Silicon Valley backyard parties to Snarky Puppy and Madison Square Garden, and how he made his new album, Deep: The Baritone Sessions.
Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

May 22, 2019
The progressive metal band’s sultans of shred talk about the gear on The Distance Over Time tour, including John Petrucci’s brand-new Music Man Majesty Series signature models and Myung’s potential 2020 signature bass.
Listen to the June 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

Listen to the June 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

May 22, 2019
Rock the latest tunes from Andy Gill, Chai, Reignwolf, and more!
Question and Obsession: Raves and Faves

Question and Obsession: Raves and Faves

May 21, 2019
Cage the Elephant’s Nick Bockrath joins us in riffing on our current top players and musical fixations.
Gallery: Shaky Knees 2019

Gallery: Shaky Knees 2019

May 17, 2019
Good news, folks: Guitar is alive and well! PG headed south to Atlanta for three days to celebrate performances (and gather guitar details) from Beck, Gary Clark Jr., Tame Impala, Tyler Childers, Incubus, the Struts, Cage the Elephant, Tash Sultana, and more!
Boogarins: Tropicália Tones

Boogarins: Tropicália Tones

May 16, 2019
Benke Ferraz discusses the Brazilian psych-rock band’s insane tonal recipes and the very different playing styles between himself and co-guitarist Dinho Almeida.
Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

Rig Rundown: The Bouncing Souls

May 15, 2019
The seminal East Coast punks prove that beat-up guitars and undeniable hooks can keep a band touring the world for over three decades.
Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

Rig Rundown: Polyphia's Scott LePage

May 8, 2019
Aside from melting faces, these younglings don’t take themselves or much else seriously, but one-half of the wise-cracking guitar tandem dishes on his “dope” signature gear from Ibanez and DiMarzio.
Jimmy Herring Announces New Band and Tour

Jimmy Herring Announces New Band and Tour

May 8, 2019
The 5 of 7 finds Herring joined by bassist Kevin Scott, drummer Darren Stanley, longtime collaborator Matt Slocum on keyboards, and vocalist and guitarist Rick Lollar.
Reignwolf’s Jordan Cook: Catching Air

Reignwolf’s Jordan Cook: Catching Air

May 7, 2019
A guitarist with a reputation for intense performances heads into the studio with seven years of pent-up live energy and delivers a hard-rocking debut, Hear Me Out.
Album Spotlight: Five Times Surprise

Album Spotlight: Five Times Surprise

May 6, 2019
Avant guitarists Henry Kaiser and Anthony Pirog have formed a stunning ensemble that delivers a tonal siesta with a bonus 40-minute improv surprise ending.
Gang of Four’s Andy Gill: Precision and Destruction

Gang of Four’s Andy Gill: Precision and Destruction

May 2, 2019
Striking a balance between chaos and clockwork, the inventive guitarist has created one of rock’s most distinctive styles. On the new album Happy Now, he continues to push the envelope.
Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

May 1, 2019
Check out the gear used by the current king of soulful R&B-laced blues-rock and his longtime guitar foil.
The Stray Cats Releases "Rock It Off"

The Stray Cats Releases "Rock It Off"

May 1, 2019
Brian Setzer & Co. unleash a bluesy rockabilly number from 40—the band's first album of new material in 25 years.
On Bass: Low-End Introductions, Part 2

On Bass: Low-End Introductions, Part 2

May 1, 2019
Going further down the rabbit hole of bass-intro gems in rock history.
PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

PG Jams: Zach Myers of Shinedown

April 30, 2019
The guitarist powering one of modern rock's biggest acts shares stories of his early days as a blues kid in Memphis, how he crafts arena-rocking riffs, and what he got wrong on his first signature model.
Japan’s Chai: Meet the “New Cute”

Japan’s Chai: Meet the “New Cute”

April 29, 2019
This quartet fuses pop, punk, funk, electro-beat, a feminist platform, and an obsession with pink into a unique aesthetic—and their sound is an effervescent gas, with serious guitar and bass chops.
William Tyler: 6-String Storyteller

William Tyler: 6-String Storyteller

April 25, 2019
On his latest album, Goes West, the fingerstyle guitarist seeks the larger conversation within his instrumental music.
Rig Rundown: Liz Cooper & the Stampede

Rig Rundown: Liz Cooper & the Stampede

April 24, 2019
The dreamy, psychedelic-folk rocker explains how a salvaged-spruce offset colored with gobs of vibe, chorus, and trem give her freewheeling, Dead-inspired journeys constant movement and flow.
Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

Rig Rundown: Tab Benoit

April 17, 2019
The self-confessed reluctant guitarist shows off the vintage Teles and signature combos that power his bayou blues.