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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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Rig Rundown: Buddy Miller

July 3, 2019
Humor, great stories, and killer tones (courtesy of rare guitars and boutique amps) abound in this studio sit-down with one of contemporary Nashville’s most respected artists.
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Gibson Announces the Joan Jett ES-339

July 2, 2019
Only 150 guitars will be available worldwide with the first 50 hand-signed by Joan.
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Captain Kirk Douglas: Branching Out

July 2, 2019
The Roots guitarist takes a musical turn he’s long hinted at with his heavy-rock solo project, Hundred Watt Heart: a loud, funky power trio of the first order.
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Rig Rundown: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

June 26, 2019
One of Americana’s rising stars (and a son of an outlaw legend) goes deep on his vintage Gibson, using a dual-amp setup, and why he eschews most pedals.
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Gibson G-45 Standard Review

June 26, 2019
When is a J not a J?
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Gibson Announces Custom Shop Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard

June 20, 2019
A collaboration born out of Amato's love of his '59 Reissue and a Les Paul Axcess.
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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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Gibson Releases the Lee Roy Parnell '59 Les Paul Standard

June 11, 2019
A brand-new model that shares specs from Parnell's '57 goldtop.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Gibson Music City Jr.

June 9, 2019
Trading for a P-90-powered prize.
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The Raconteurs’ Jack White and Brendan Benson

June 6, 2019
The songwriting foils discuss the mini odysseys on their third album together, Help Us Stranger, where they take turns in the driver’s seat and play 6-string in tandem.
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Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
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GALLERY: The David Gilmour Guitar Collection

June 5, 2019
An inside look at 10 of the Pink Floyd legend’s most iconic guitars that will be sold at auction in New York on June 20.
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Gibson Announces the Joe Perry "Gold Rush" Les Paul Axcess

June 3, 2019
It utilizes Joe's favorite chunky '59 neck profile, a single hot 498T humbucker, a push/pull coil-splitter, and a two-point spring tremolo system.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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Vintage Vault: 1958 Gibson Les Paul Standard “Byrd” Burst

May 28, 2019
Spotlighting a “player grade” classic.
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First Look: Gibson SG Modern

May 21, 2019
We take the maple-capped, ’bucker-splitting, ebony-boarded 24-fretter for a spin, PG-style!
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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.
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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.
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Gibson Announces the Original, Modern, and Custom Shop Original Collections

April 29, 2019
The Gibson Original Collection includes the Les Paul Standard '50s, Les Paul Standard '60s, Les Paul Special in TV Yellow, Les Paul Junior in Tobacco Burst, the SG '61 Standard with factory stop-tail, Maestro and Sideways vibrolas, SG Special and Junior, the classic ES-335 Figured and DOT, Firebird, Flying V, and Explorer, as well as, the J-45, Hummingbird and J-200.
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