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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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Rig Rundown: Hozier

April 10, 2019
On the heels of his No. 1 album, Wasteland, Baby!, Irishman Andrew Hozier-Byrne reveals his connection with “alive” hollowbodies—including gas cans—that torch his moody, soulful blend of rock and blues.
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Axes & Artifacts: Gibson ’58 & ’61 ES-335 & ’60 ES-330

April 4, 2019
Hear and learn about the surprising differences between these three classic axes of yore.
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Gary Clark Jr.’s 'This Land'

March 21, 2019
President Obama called him “the future of music.” Now, the Texas guitarist transcends the hype via an album packed with strong songs and sounds crafted with a broader palette of guitars and influences.
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Rig Rundown: Brothers Osborne

March 20, 2019
Country music’s leading guitar tandem shows us how they mix vintage axes and boutique pedals with high-powered amps and just a little bit of digital magic.
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Tedeschi Trucks Band: All in the Family

March 15, 2019
For their latest album, Signs, Susan and Derek brought their road-tested 12-piece ensemble into their Swamp Raga studio, cued up the tape, and hit record. As always, Trucks’ keening slide proves he’s one of the finest players to ever lay glass on steel.
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Rig Rundown: Nick Raskulinecz

March 13, 2019
Try to keep your skull glued on while geeking out on the gear the Grammy-winning producer uses to make epic albums with Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, Deftones, Korn, Rush, Mastodon, and others.
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First Look: Gibson G-45 Standard

March 4, 2019
John Bohlinger has a trial run with the storied guitar maker's new American-made flattop reminiscent of the iconic J-45, but with a solid Sitka spruce top, walnut back and sides, and a welcoming price tag.
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Rig Rundown: The Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts

February 27, 2019
We catch up with the sons of Southern-rock royalty—and their trove of storied guitars—just before the official launch of their new Allman Betts Band project.
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Rig Rundown: The Struts

February 20, 2019
One of the U.K.’s most buzzed-about rock bands shares the stories behind gear with two settings—loud and louder.
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David Gilmour to Auction off the "Black Strat" for Charity

January 31, 2019
More than 120 guitars will be up for auction with all proceeds going to charitable causes.
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Gibson 2019 Classic, Contemporary & Custom Shop Guitar Demos

January 23, 2019
PG's John Bohlinger demos highlights from the legendary brand's overhauled guitar line and interviews new chief merchant officer Cesar Gueikian about the results of the company's widely publicized reorganization.
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Gibson Reveals 2019 Lineup and Signature Models

January 18, 2019
The company teamed with Chuck Berry’s Son and Grandson to create Berry’s famed ES-350T which will be out this year.
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Gibson Releases Limited-Edition Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335

January 16, 2019
A limited release of only 250 pieces will be available in Spring 2019.
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Chicago Music Exchange Collaborates with Gibson for Exclusive SG Standards

January 3, 2019
The limited run centers around the reborn T-Top humbuckers produced in the late '60s through the late '70s.
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Top 10 First Looks of 2018

December 31, 2018
You voted with your clicks! Here are PG's most-watched gear-demo videos of the year.
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Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

December 19, 2018
Watch how bassist Rodrigo Palma uses a simplistic, time-tested combination of Fender plus Ampeg, while guitarist Arun Bali employs a collection of classic guitars and stacks a hearty amount of fuzz pedals to color their brand of post-pop punk.
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