December 2019

Guitarists

ARTICLES

The Killers Reveal Details About New Album

November 15, 2019
Their sixth album, Imploding The Mirage, will be released in early 2020.
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Album Spotlight: Jack Barksdale’s 'Live from Niles City'

November 14, 2019
A 12-year-old guitar talent writes and plays songs from the heart.
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Rig Rundown: Mike Dawes

November 13, 2019
The acoustic alchemist shares the secrets to his massive, multi-dimensional tones.
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Guitar Mash Announces 8th Annual New York City Urban Campfire

November 13, 2019
There will be special appearances by alums Jimmy Vivino and Scott Sharrard, as well as by Brandon "Taz” Niederauer.
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Billy Strings: The Long Road Home

November 12, 2019
On his second solo album, flatpicking wunderkind Billy Strings continues to push boundaries, bend genres, and blaze on his amplified flattop—all while on a journey of self-discovery.
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Brian Setzer Forced to Cancel Tour Due to Tinnitus

November 11, 2019
Setzer says he deeply regrets this inconvenience to his fans and thanks them in advance for their love and support.
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The Black Crowes Reveal New Lineup and 2020 Tour Dates

November 11, 2019
The tour will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the group's Shake Your Money Maker album.
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Riff Rundown: Benjamin Tod's "Using Again"

November 10, 2019
The Lost Dog Street Band frontman shows how smooth fingerpicking and a few well-placed hammer-ons ring a somber tone to accompany a downtrodden tale.
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Man in the Mirror: Tyler Bates

November 7, 2019
From scoring a long list of film and TV projects that includes 300, Californication, and the John Wick trilogy, to producing and touring with Marilyn Manson, this multitalented composer says he will always be a guitarist first.
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Rig Rundown: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit [2019]

November 6, 2019
Bursts, Benders, and Js, oh my! A pioneer of the new Nashville sound spends a whopping 90 minutes showing off the gear his crew has amassed since our last get-together.
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Blackwater Holylight’s Mad Scientists on the Loose

November 5, 2019
The metal-doom-psych-a-holic Sunny Faris and Laura Hopkins pursue their disparate influences in the moody, textured new Veils of Winter.
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The Raconteurs Drop Trippy New Video for “Somedays (I Don’t Feel Like Trying)”

November 4, 2019
Jack White and company jam amidst the bizarre musical contraptions and freaky decor of Wisconsin's infamous House on the Rock.
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Brittany Howard: “Isn’t That What Love Is?”

October 31, 2019
The Alabama Shakes siren breaks out on her own with Jaime—a visceral solo album on which she uses a broken Japanese guitar and a laptop to explore the deep dance between heartbreak and happiness.
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Rig Rundown: King Crimson's Robert Fripp

October 30, 2019
The veteran prog-rock hero continues his fearless forays into the future with a tubeless setup heavy on digital effects and MIDI capabilities that give him ultimate control.
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Question & Obsession: Stratocaster Stars

October 28, 2019
Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey joins us in discussing players who make the Strat sing, embodying the classic model’s sound in a singular way.
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Killswitch Engage: The Jackass & the Nerd

October 24, 2019
Adam D and Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage on Atonement and keeping it fun as BFFs for 25+ years.
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Rig Rundown: Bad Religion

October 23, 2019
What’s more punk rock than dueling, angry P-90s straight into classic Marshalls? Nothing!
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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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Listen to the November 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

October 16, 2019
Dig into new jams from Kim Gordon, Opeth, Lillie Mae, Lightning Bolt, and more!
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Album Spotlight: Lloyd Thayer’s ‘North Star’

October 11, 2019
A graceful, crowning solo statement from a master of acoustic slide.
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