April 2020

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Rig Rundown: Neil Zaza

March 25, 2020
Now that he’s ditched heavy amps for a digital rig, the melodic shredder shares his secrets for utilizing modern modeling tech.
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces Two New Artist Signature Models

February 21, 2020
The Will Swan and Marc Okubo signature instruments bring fascinating new perspectives to well-established Kiesel favorites.
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Kiesel Guitars Delos HD Headless, Andy James 8-String & Thanos Bass | NAMM 2020

January 19, 2020
Jeff Kiesel gives us a guided tour of the company's latest, including signature models for Marc Okubo and Andy James—plus a cameo appearance by James.
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Kiesel Guitars Introduces the Type-X Series

December 4, 2019
All of the new models will be available in 6-, 7-, and 8-string versions along with the option for multiscale.
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Kiesel Guitars Announces Lee McKinney Signature Models

November 19, 2018
These guitars combine the aesthetic of the single-cutaway Zeus Series and the double-cutaway Osiris Series.
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SNAMM '18 - Kiesel Guitars Johnny Hiland Signature Demo

July 1, 2018
The blazing country picker collaborates on a new sig model with the California custom shop.
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Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 3

June 30, 2018
Watch the PG editors wrap up the last day of Summer NAMM by discussing new gear from Gamechanger Audio, Koch Amps, Maxwatt, and more!
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Johnny Hiland: Going for the Big Grin

March 1, 2018
The rockin’ chicken picker finds joy in a new guitar, a passel of pedals, and a stripped-down album that shows he’s still Standing Strong.
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NAMM '18 - Kiesel Guitars Zeus Series, Osiris Series & Jason Becker Perpetual Burn

January 26, 2018
The headless Zeus and Osirus go for a bold look and fat tones, and the S-style S-S-H JPB pays tribute to Jason Becker.
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NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Livestream Day 1

January 25, 2018
The PG editors share their favorite finds from the first day of NAMM.
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NAMM Gallery 2018

GALLERY: NAMM 2018 Day 1

January 25, 2018
Check out the latest gear from Koll, Rickenbacker, Reverend, Chase Bliss Audio, and more!
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Carvin Audio Announces Closure of San Diego Factory

October 11, 2017
The factory had been in operation for over 70 years.
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SNAMM '17 - Kiesel Solo Series 6 String Demo | Crescent & SH6

July 24, 2017
The build-to-order California shop shows off a flashy T-style, a semi-hollow, and even introduces a new neck joint for their popular doublecut solidbody.
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Rig Rundown: Frank Gambale

December 28, 2016
The Australian chops meister dishes the dirt on the gear he uses on the road with fusion legend Chick Corea.
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NAMM '16 - Kiesel Guitar Aries A6H Demo

February 2, 2016
Guitarist Neil Zaza shreds on a 6-string from the SoCal brand's newest line of axes.
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Rig Rundown: August Burns Red

January 27, 2016
The Grammy-nominated outfit shows us the Ibanez guitars, Kiesel basses, and Kemper and Ampeg amps that ignite their metalcore sound.
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Kiesel Guitars Unveils the Aries AM6 and Aries AM7

December 1, 2015
The Aries Multiscale Series features an aggressively beveled body with sculpted horns.
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Kiesel Guitars Announces Vader Series Headless Basses

November 9, 2015
Radiused single-coil pickups and active electronics are among the many custom shop options.
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Kiesel Guitars and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduce Carbon-Fiber Rods to All Guitar and Bass Models

October 30, 2015
The addition of these rods more than doubles the tensile strength of the neck.
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Kiesel and Carvin Guitars Custom Shop Introduces Chambered Body Option

October 15, 2015
The option is available on CT624 and CT7 California Carved Top electric guitars.
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