February 2020

Line 6

ARTICLES

"It’s Not Just a Gimmick.” Bumblefoot Defends Fretless Guitar—and Billy Sheehan Backs Him Up

February 11, 2020
With twin doublenecks and zero amps, the shred legends bring the heavy to their second album with prog supergroup Sons of Apollo.
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Rig Rundown: Duane Denison

February 5, 2020
The Jesus Lizard and Tomahawk riffer reveals how working as a setup tech for Gibson informed the design of his signature aluminum axes from Electrical Guitar Company.
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Line 6 Debuts the POD Go Guitar Processor

January 18, 2020
A complete overhaul of the company's original multi-effects unit.
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Rig Rundown: Tom Bukovac

January 15, 2020
When you’re one of the most recorded guitarists in Nashville, you make sure you can cover all the bases. Watch this in-depth look at the amazing vintage guitars, rare amps, and massive pedalboard that inspires one of Nashville’s first-call session players.
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Rig Rundown: Tiny Moving Parts

December 4, 2019
Enthusiastic, nimble-fingered Dylan Mattheisen dances between technical mathcore and catchy rock with Teles and a trusty DL4.
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Rig Rundown: Samantha Fish [2019]

October 16, 2019
The rising blues guitar star demos her No. 1 SG with her expanded pedalboard, and goes deep with her workhorse Jaguars, Stogie Blues cigar box, Delaney 512, Taylor acoustic, and Category 5 amps.
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Line 6 Announces the Spider V 20 MkII Practice Amp

October 2, 2019
A 20-watt combo packed with options and weighing in at only 11 pounds.
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Gore Boards Releases Unusual Tone Collections for Line 6 Helix

September 12, 2019
The new pedalboards aim to cop unconventional timbres and eerie, expressive textures.
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First Look: Line 6 Spider V 120 MkII

September 9, 2019
Thousands of tone-shaping options and thumping power make the Spider's latest evolution a screaming deal.
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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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Line 6 Unveils the Spider V 120 MkII

July 18, 2019
The new version includes vintage-style amp presets voiced by a renowned tube-amp maker and artist and iconic song collections.
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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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Rig Rundown: Tera Melos’ Nick Reinhart

January 2, 2019
The Willy Wonka of guitar uses a forgotten Squier, a long-lusted-after Jazzmaster, and a heap of misfit and boutique stomps to warp the instrument into the 21st century.
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The Year in Gear 2018

November 20, 2018
Step inside Premier Guitar’s magical, miraculous time machine and revisit the gear that stood head and shoulders above the rest as Premier Gear Award winners in 2018.
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Rig Rundown: Minus the Bear [2018]

October 24, 2018
Before the storied math-rock outfit rides off into the sunset, Jake Snider, bassist Cory Murchy, and looper-extraordinaire Dave Knudson give us one last glimpse at how they build their fascinating, IDM-inspired textures.
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Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Guitar Pedal

October 4, 2018
A professional-grade guitar processor that delivers the sound of Helix amps, cabs, and effects in an ultra-compact pedal.
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Line 6 HX Effects Review

September 23, 2018
A wickedly versatile multi-effect unit with remarkable flexibility.
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Tools for the Task: Looper Pedals

August 3, 2018
Ten options for your pedalboard that will have you repeating yourself in no time.
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Quick Hit: Line 6 Powercab 112 Plus Review

July 24, 2018
A feature-packed powered cab that aims to put some "air" into your digital rig.
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Rig Rundown: U2's The Edge

July 18, 2018
Strats, Explorers, Les Pauls, AC30s, and a healthy amount of delay help form some of the most iconic tones ever recorded. Famed tech Dallas Schoo walks us through the ins and outs of The Edge’s expansive setup.
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