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Rig Rundown: Nita Strauss

July 31, 2019
With a new Ibanez signature model and an ultraportable plug-and-play rig, the rock heroine travels light to create the heavy tones on her new solo debut, Controlled Chaos.
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DiMarzio Releases John Petrucci Signature Pickups

June 28, 2019
The Rainmaker and Dreamcatcher aim to capture the shredder's vision with an increased sensitivity to pick attack and more dynamic range.
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DiMarzio Unveils the Sugar Chakra Pickup

June 4, 2019
Phil Collen of Def Leppard helped to design this single-coil-sized pickup that aims to pack the weight of a full-sized humbucker.
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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.
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DiMarzio Releases the Vintage P90

April 25, 2019
With three variations (soapbar, dog ear, and full-size humbucker cover), the new pickup is a recreation of the late '50s Gibson single-coil with all of the midrange grittiness we know and love.
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DiMarzio Announces Signature Pickups for Polyphia's Scott LePage and Tim Henson

April 3, 2019
Henson's Notorious is a medium-output mini-humbucker, while LePage's Igno features alnico 8 magnets and scatter winding.
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Rig Rundown: Jake E. Lee

March 27, 2019
The 6-string lycanthrope behind Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon shares the blisteringly loud setup used to power his new band, Red Dragon Cartel.
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Tools for the Task: J-Bass-Style Replacement Pickups

January 14, 2019
Reward yourself and your Jazz or J-style bass by conjuring up a new (or old) voice through a set of replacement pickups.
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DiMarzio Releases the Richie Kotzen Strat Replacement Pickguard

October 9, 2018
The pickguard has solderless connectors and is based on the electronics in Kotzen's signature Fender Stratocaster.
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Rig Rundown: U2's The Edge

July 18, 2018
Strats, Explorers, Les Pauls, AC30s, and a healthy amount of delay help form some of the most iconic tones ever recorded. Famed tech Dallas Schoo walks us through the ins and outs of The Edge’s expansive setup.
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Rig Rundown: Stone Sour

May 30, 2018
Guitarists Josh Rand and Christian Martucci, as well as bassist Johny Chow, provide the dirt on how a revamped lineup of axes (with passive pickups), no bass amps, and a fresh pile of pedals have reenergized the band’s hard-rock sound.
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DiMarzio Releases the Nita Strauss Pandemonium Humbucker

April 9, 2018
Both pickups feature a custom pickup grill showcasing Nita's logo.
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DiMarzio Releases the Satchur8 Humbucker

January 22, 2018
Designed with Joe Satriani around an alnico 8 magnet with tons of output.
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Rig Rundown: Periphery [2017]

December 27, 2017
Behind-the-scenes details on the three-headed guitar monster's updated signature axes (and pickups), and their unusual reliance on a blend of 20th- and 21st-century amp technology.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Warmoth Partscaster Revival

November 20, 2017
While in high school, this player built his own S-style, but then the wiring failed. Four years later, he revisited his build and fixed it.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Mule

October 24, 2017
A versatile workhorse guitar with gritty tone and the capability for swapping electronics.
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Tools for the Task: Single-Coil Replacement Pickups

August 5, 2016
Ten passive single-coil options for a total tonal makeover.
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Vintage Vault: 1978 Hamer Sunburst

June 27, 2016
A vintage-inspired design reflecting the best features of classic ’50s and ’60s electrics.
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Quick Hit: DiMarzio Black Angel Review

June 12, 2016
Simplicity, functionality, and tone are nestled together in DiMarzio’s passive pickup solution for acoustic guitarists.
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Tools for the Task: Soundhole Pickups

January 29, 2016
Looking for a simple way to amplify your acoustic? Fill that hole with an easy-to-install soundhole pickup.
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