November 2020

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Rig Rundown: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

March 18, 2020
One of guitar’s most promising young firebrands breaks down his signature D’Angelico, explains why he prefers Boogies, and then demos some vintage stompboxes.
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Rig Rundown: Opeth

March 11, 2020
The Swedish prog-metal sorcerers dish on their longstanding PRS ties and uncover why they traded traditional tube amps for swappable high-gain Synergy modules.
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Rig Rundown: Jared James Nichols

February 26, 2020
No picks needed for this high-octane blues rocker, who keeps it simple with a single-P-90 signature Epiphone and namesake Blackstar head that doubles as his carry-on.
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KXM's Songs from the Pressure Cooker

December 3, 2019
George Lynch and dUg Pinnick reveal how the band wrote and tracked 12 songs in 12 days to create their latest album, Circle of Dolls.
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Rig Rundown: King Buffalo

November 27, 2019
The bluesy psych-rock trio shows off its souped-up import axes, pricier amps, and carefully planned pedal playgrounds.
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Tools for the Task: Drop-Tune Strings

August 18, 2019
Ten sets optimized to keep the tension up and the floppy down.
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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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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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Rig Rundown: Jake E. Lee

March 27, 2019
The 6-string lycanthrope behind Ozzy’s Bark at the Moon shares the blisteringly loud setup used to power his new band, Red Dragon Cartel.
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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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Bootsy Collins: Bass from Outer Space

November 23, 2017
The Parliament Funkadelic legend discusses his new album, World Wide Funk, his 6-foot pedalboard, and his lesser-known guitar playing.
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DR Strings Introduces Veritas Series

October 21, 2016
Veritas strings will be offered in both standard and hybrid gauges.
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Tools for the Task: Coated Strings

May 27, 2016
Not a fan of changing strings? Swap in a set that can offer longer life.
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DR Strings Announces Veritas Strings

February 16, 2016
A new type of Phosphor Bronze acoustic guitar strings with longer life and no surface coating or treatment.
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DR Strings Announces Pure Blues Electric Bass Strings

March 6, 2015
Pure Blues bass strings combine a fat, warm punch with an edge especially designed for the modern bassist.
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DR Strings Introduces USA Flag NEON Strings

June 5, 2014
In coordination with legendary guitarist and DR Strings’ artist Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, 10% of the sales proceeds will benefit the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF).
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DR Strings Announces NEON Multi-Color Strings and Partnership With Jamstar

September 9, 2013
DR's new string sets feature a different color for each string. Also, DR Strings and the music education technology platform, Jamstar, have partnered to present a new tool in aiding teachers and beginning guitar students alike.
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DR Strings Announces Dragon-Skin Clear Coated Acoustic Guitar Strings

DR Strings Announces Dragon-Skin Clear Coated Acoustic Guitar Strings

May 5, 2011
The new clear-coated strings are designed to have less unwanted overtones, more volume, and greater articulation than standard uncoated strings.
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PG Boston Show - D R Strings

October 10, 2007
D R Strings shows off their latest string products to PG
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