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Rig Rundown: Bones Owens

February 24, 2021
The blues-rocker takes us inside his remarkable gear sanctuary to show off classic Gibsons, a heaping helping of Hiwatts, and a bunch of rare Pete Cornish pedals.
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Gibson Announces Dave Mustaine As Brand Ambassador—Unveils Four New Models

February 23, 2021
The collaboration between Megadeth's main man and the historic brand will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer.
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The Big 5: Elizabeth Moen

February 19, 2021
The self-taught songstress joins us from Chicago to show off a modded ES-345 and hip us to her Irish alt-folk hero.
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S.G. Goodman’s New American Gothic

February 18, 2021
The Kentuckian singer-songwriter creates her own vision of the rural South in Old Time Feeling, with reverb-drenched guitars, bare-boned arrangements, and an intimate, haunting vocal style that ties the past and present.
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The Big 5: Fuzz's Charles Moothart

The Big 5: Fuzz's Charles Moothart

February 12, 2021
A ’65 Gibson Firebird, Raw Power, and J.J. Cale factor into the Fuzz frontman’s answers to our fistful of questions.
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Gibson 60th Anniversary Les Paul & Murphy Lab Demos - Winter Gear Slam '21

February 9, 2021
Gibson's Mark Agnesi demos two of the brand's most period-correct Les Paul reissues yet, and breaks down the company's new Murphy Lab cosmetic-aging menu.
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Gibson Acoustic Tom Petty Signature SJ-200, J-45 12-String & Western Classic Demos - Winter Gear Slam '21

February 8, 2021
An updated classic and a limited-edition tribute to a legendary songwriter highlight the company's latest acoustic offerings.
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Rig Rundown: Molly Miller

February 3, 2021
Whether backing Jason Mraz or fronting her trio, she just needs a 335, a Princeton Reverb, and a plane-ready pedalboard to make the world a groovier place.
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Hooked: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets on AC/DC's "Riff Raff"

February 2, 2021
How Angus and Malcolm's patient, syncopated rhythms jump-started Chris Young's passion for the 6-string.
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Gibson Reveals New 2021 Lineup

January 25, 2021
Gibson has expanded artist collaborations including the addition of the new Kirk Douglas SG, developed alongside Captain Kirk Douglas of The Roots, the Slim Harpo ES 330, the and the forthcoming line of Thunderbird basses, guitars and more with the G2 Gene Simmons and Gibson partnership.
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Gibson Releases the Peter Frampton “Phenix” Les Paul Custom VOS

January 22, 2021
The Custom Shop model was based on one of Frampton's most famous instruments.
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Hooked: Sadler Vaden on Stone Temple Pilots' "Interstate Love Song"

January 12, 2021
Jason Isbell's brother in arms relates how stealing his sister's Sony Discman as a teen is still paying big dividends.
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Gleaming White 3-Pickup Dynamite

January 10, 2021
Power and elegance on a diet: a 1965 Gibson SG Custom.
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Gibson and Gene Simmons Collaborate on G2 Series of Instruments

January 8, 2021
G2 will introduce new collections of right and left-handed electric guitars and basses across Gibson’s Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer brands, and develop new entertainment content that will be streamed to millions of fans worldwide on multiple online and social platforms.
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Rig Rundown: Be Well’s Mike Schleibaum

January 6, 2021
Darkest Hour's cofounding guitarist details his brand-new signature ESP V and offers up sound secrets gleaned from producer/singer Brian McTernan.
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Gibson Announces Acquisition of Mesa/Boogie

January 6, 2021
Mesa founder Randy Smith will join Gibson as Master Designer and Pioneer of Mesa/Boogie and beyond.
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Brother Hawk Hooked

Hooked: Brother Hawk on Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer"

January 5, 2021
Raised on a healthy dose of "uncle" Neil, J.B. Brisendine singles out the slinkier, commanding version featured on 1991's live Weld.
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Rig Rundown: Here Lies Man

December 30, 2020
Les Pauls, high-headroom British brawlers, and pulverizing pedals push Marcos Garcia into the Masters of Reality Iommi-sphere.
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Gibson Lukas Nelson ’56 Les Paul Junior: The Premier Guitar Review

December 21, 2020
Design economy doesn’t stand in the way of delicious, wide-ranging tones on this straight-ahead rock machine.
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A Homemade “Third Hand”

December 18, 2020
While on a Gibson factory tour, I learned I could easily make my own DIY humbucker installation tool out of materials lying around my shop.
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