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Ibanez TCB1006 Review

July 30, 2018
It’s not for the timid or small-handed, but Thundercat’s signature 6-string bass offers a reward in tonal currency equal to its size.
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SNAMM '18 - 10S Guitars ICC II Set Neck Goldleaf & Flame Maple Relic Demo

July 13, 2018
Check out how one of the biggest guitar makers in China have brought their custom-shop ethos to America.
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Tools for the Task: Vintage-Voiced P-Bass Pickups

April 16, 2018
Give a P-style bass new life with an old-school sound by swapping in a set of vintage-flavored pickups.
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NAMM '18 - NS Design NXTa Radius Bass Demo

February 8, 2018
Trailblazer Ned Steinberger’s organically styled latest conjures an array of classic tones via a new super-capacitor-driven circuit.
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Newman 6-String Review

July 18, 2017
Can’t you hear Keith knocking?
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Tools for the Task: Under-Saddle Pickup Systems

December 26, 2016
Check out 10 acoustic setups built to capture your guitar’s organic sound.
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EMG Pickups Introduces the Retro Active Series

December 7, 2016
The pickups are reminiscent of designs from the past while utilizing the benefits of decades of technological advancement.
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Rig Rundown: Children of Bodom

March 2, 2016
It’s all about ESP guitars and cranked Marshalls for one of death metal’s most melodic shredders.
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Soilwork: The Metal Majestic

August 25, 2015
The veteran Swedish melodic death metal band resurfaces with a revised lineup and one of their strongest albums yet.
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Rig Rundown: Exodus' Gary Holt [2015]

June 3, 2015
The thrash-metal legend keeps things simple with signature ESP guitars, and a mix of analog and digital gear.
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Rig Rundown: Slipknot

May 20, 2015
We get the scoop on the gear behind Mick Thomson’s and Jim Root’s brutal sound thanks to their signature guitars and 100-watt rock-boxes.
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Musikmesse '15 - Claas Guitars Moby Dick Demo

May 14, 2015
Check out the German company's newest 7-string that is equipped with EMG pickups.
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NAMM '15 - NS Design Wav 4 Radius Bass Demo

February 24, 2015
Ned Steinberger shows off his latest 4-string machine.
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ESP E-II Stream Bass Review

September 7, 2014
A modern take on a classic reverse-style bass design that’s packed with quality components and capable of big tones.
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Zakk Wylde's 5 Favorite Les Pauls

December 4, 2013
Les Paul devotee Zakk Wylde dishes the stories behind some his favorite (and most infamous) axes.
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EMG 66-N/57-B Humbuckers Review

March 11, 2013
Blending vintage character and EMG’s trademark fidelity, the new 57-B and 66-N humbuckers might just become modern classics.
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NAMM '13 - EMG Pickups Zakk Wylde Interview & 25th Anniversary Metal Works Signature Models

February 20, 2013
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where she visits the EMG Picksup booth. In this segment, we get to hear from EMG endorsee Black Label Society's/ex-Ozzy Osbourne lead guitarist Zakk Wylde about his partnership with the company and celebrating his 25th Anniversary with EMG by unveiling the Metal Works Buzzsaw, Vertigo, and Bullseye pickup covers for his signature pickup sets.
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EMG Launches Metal Works

February 8, 2013
EMG have launched the new Metal Works series, consisting of 6 different stainless steel cap options: Chrome, Brushed Chrome, Black Chrome, Brushed Black Chrome, Gold, and Brushed Gold.
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EMG Releases the ACB Banjo Pickup

November 7, 2012
Santa Rosa, CA (November 7, 2012) – EMG Pickups has introduced the new ACB dual-coil banjo pickup. The ACB was developed by EMG founder and President Rob Turner and
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EMG Releases 57/66 Humbuckers

October 29, 2012
The unique combination of Alnico V magnets combined with steel pole pieces produce a type of tone that will suit players at any level or music type.
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