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Fender Releases the Phil Lynott Precision Bass

August 20, 2019
Master Builder John Cruz has painstakingly recreated this bass in precise detail with an ash body, custom pickguard, and a hand-wound ’78 P Bass split-coil pickup.
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Rig Rundown: Billy Strings

August 7, 2019
Hear how the bluegrass-blazin’, death-metal-rooted wiz twists the traditional music of Kentucky toward the psychedelic sounds of San Francisco.
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Axes & Artifacts: Dumble Overdrive Special, Overdrive Deluxe & Modded Fender Bassman

August 6, 2019
Three rare amps worth their weight in gold—one previously owned by Keith Urban, one from Mark Tremonti, and one just sold to Joe Bonamassa.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Smolder Acoustic OD, Trapper, MTG: LA, Pour Over & Reflecting Pool Demos

July 20, 2019
A 6-pack of new offerings includes a trippy delay/reverb, a tube-driven collaboration with Bruce Egnater, and the weirdest pedal the company has ever made.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Vintera Series '50s, '60s & '70s Strat Demos

July 20, 2019
These vintage-style axes offer the essence of their older counterparts, but with modern conveniences and upgrades.
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Summer NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 2

July 19, 2019
The PG crew meets up again at Carter Vintage Guitars to talk about highlights from Fishman, Electro-Harmonix, Revv, Rivolta, and more!
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 2

July 19, 2019
The second day was packed full of new tone toys from Wampler, Godin, Nutter, Line 6, Taylor, Martin, and more!
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Summer NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 1

July 19, 2019
Our crew meets up at Carter Vintage Guitars to give a quick rundown of the most head-turning things they saw on their first day at the Nashville gear expo.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Tone Master Deluxe Reverb & Twin Reverb Demos

July 18, 2019
Two of the company's most revered amps get reincarnated as lightweight, super-simple modeling wonders.
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 1

July 18, 2019
The first day was full of interesting and weird gear from Mythos, Yamaha, Blackstar, Fender, and more!
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Rig Rundown: Cherry Glazerr

July 17, 2019
Grunge songstress Clementine Creevy hits us with the barrage of drives she uses for her band's lo-fi garage sound.
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Tools for the Task: Coiled Cables

July 12, 2019
Ten leads primed to handle the bridge between your guitar and what you’re plugging into—with a twist.
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Fender ’62 Princeton Chris Stapleton Edition Review

July 12, 2019
A bigger speaker and a leap back to handwired brownface circuitry make Chris Stapleton’s signature Princeton a sparkling, sophisticated, and bellowing bruiser.
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Rig Rundown: Joanne Shaw Taylor

July 10, 2019
The British blues player’s simple-but-brawny tool kit for tough tones.
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Fender Unveils the Rarities Series Chambered Flame Top Telecaster

July 9, 2019
The guitar features a chambered, two-piece roasted alder body with a natural flame maple top and a pair of Tim Shaw-designed pickups.
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Jimmie Vaughan: Emperor of Tone

July 4, 2019
The guitar legend keeps his classic sound and style close to the bone on his new Baby, Please Come Home, fortifying his reputation with his beloved Strats, ’59 Bassman reissues, and hotel room keys.
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Fender Launches New Vintera Series

June 25, 2019
The models feature authentic specs from decades past, such as period-correct neck shapes, new pickups with decade-specific tones and a wider breadth of vintage colors.
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Vintage Vault: 1961 Fender Stratocaster

June 25, 2019
It was the Jazzmaster’s year in sales, but the Strat stood strong.
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Rig Rundown: Arielle

June 19, 2019
Inspired by the lutherie skills of Brian May and the tonal essence of Eric Johnson, this self-proclaimed “classic-folk rocker” shows off her acoustic and electric setups.
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