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Rig Rundown: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and John Myung [2019]

May 22, 2019
The progressive metal band’s sultans of shred talk about the gear on The Distance Over Time tour, including John Petrucci’s brand-new Music Man Majesty Series signature models and Myung’s potential 2020 signature bass.
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Mesa/Boogie California Tweed Review

May 2, 2019
A spectacular new spin on a 1950s formula.
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Tantric Rock: Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy

March 28, 2019
This swaggering, self-aware guitarist and songwriter packs her kinetic energy into sweet ’n’ sour pop songs with the help of a modded Strat, a Mesa/Boogie, and a handful of distortion and modulation stomps.
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Dream Theater: This Is Us

March 7, 2019
John Petrucci and John Myung embrace raw tones and spontaneous ideas on the band’s latest album, Distance Over Time.
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First Look: Mesa/Boogie California Tweed

February 25, 2019
With a 1955 Fender Strat, 1960 Gibson Les Paul Special, and a humbucker-loaded PRS DGT, John Bohlinger faces off with the 6V6-loaded combo that has spring reverb, five power levels, and includes two operating-classes.
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Mesa/Boogie Unveils the California Tweed Series 6V6 4:40

February 1, 2019
The all-tube California Tweed is powered by four 6V6 power tubes and its preamp features five 12AX7 and one 12AT7 preamp tubes.
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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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Mesa/Boogie Introduces the Subway WD-800, Subway Ultra-Lite Cabinets, and Subway Preamp

December 10, 2018
The new WD-800 is in direct response to player feedback and the longstanding demand for a more powerful version of their original WalkAbout bass head.
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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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Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50 Review

October 22, 2018
Tweed Fender-style tones form the foundation of a flexible clean-to-mean Boogie beast.
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Mesa/Boogie and Two Notes Audio Engineering Launch IR Cab Packs

October 12, 2018
The cabinets represented include Mesa’s 1x12 Thiele Front Ported Compact, 1x12 Rect Closed Back, 1x12 Lone Star 23, 2x12 Lone Star, 2x12 Recto Horizontal, 4x12 Recto Traditional Slant and 4x12 Recto OS Standard Slant.
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Mesa/Boogie Introduces the Fillmore 25

October 4, 2018
A compact 25-watt combo powered by a pair fo 6V6 tubes.
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First Look: Mesa/Boogie Fillmore 50

August 23, 2018
John Bohlinger straps on guitars new and old to test out the new 1x12 combo built with 6L6s and a lush, tube-driven reverb.
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Mesa/Boogie Introduces the Fillmore 50

August 7, 2018
A vintage-voiced, 6L6-powered combo that features a simple two-channel platform.
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Rig Rundown: Zao

July 11, 2018
Even on borrowed gear, the metalcore pioneers are able to bring the thunder with a handful of ESP guitars, some Mesa/Boogie firepower, and a stash of gnarly fuzz pedals.
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Rig Rundown: Guided by Voices

June 20, 2018
Doug Gillard, Mark Shue, and Bobby Bare Jr. reveal how a few quirky vintage axes, some classic amps, and a few utilitarian pedals get the job done night after night.
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Mesa/Boogie Releases the Switch-Track and Head-Track

May 9, 2018
The latest additions to the company's line of signal management products offers the option to instantly select between two amplifiers while also employing the same speaker cabinet and effects setup.
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Kittie’s Redemption

May 1, 2018
Morgan Lander and Tara McLeod discuss the all-female metal band’s explosive early success and the journey leading up to their 20th anniversary.
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Rig Rundown: The Dear Hunter

April 18, 2018
Explore the three keys that propel the band’s prog-rock orbit: custom axes, pedal-platform tube amps, and stompboxes strengthened with modeling tech from Line 6.
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Masters of "Musical ADD": Umphrey’s McGee’s Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger

March 15, 2018
The secret prog-rock band’s guitar duo doubles down on their radical sounds and makes a fearless, recombinant new album, it’s not us.
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