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Rig Rundown

Adrian Vandenberg's 1980 Les Paul Used with Whitesnake
1980 Gibson Les Paul Standard Brought Brand New by Adrian Vandenberg & Used with Whitesnake

The former Whitesnake shredder details his longtime companion and the very recent mod (its first) that happened hours before the Nashville show.

Gig Rundown | Episode 1: Isbell & Kingfish Rig Rundowns, Vintage Gear, New Pearl Jam
Episode 1: Isbell & Kingfish Rig Rundowns, Vintage Gear, New Pearl Jam, Keeley & EVH | Gig Rundown

The Rig Rundown crew breaks ground on a casual new video series where they'll chat about everything happening in guitardom and the musical universe. This time, they cover recent Rig Rundowns with Kingfish and Jason Isbell, discuss fresh music from Pearl Jam and Marcus King, ponder if using vintage gear on tour is worth it, and highlight some new products from Keeley and EVH. They close out with a debate on Billy Corgan's suggestion to rebrand the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tune in and turn up!

Rig Rundown: Buffalo Nichols

Although this singular stylist is based in country blues, his music reaches for the cosmos! Check out his dazzling array of pedals and rhythm boxes, and the classic instruments he uses to make trailblazing sounds live and on his new album, The Fatalist.

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Rig Rundown: Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale
Rig Rundown: Wolfmother's Andrew Stockdale

The hard-rocking Aussie butt-kicker goes minimalist for his band’s current tour: a Line 6 HX Stomp, three guitars, and a modest pedalboard. And yes, he’s slowly working toward a new album, too.

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Over the course of all these Rig Rundowns, we see a lot of pedalboards! Here are 13 of our favorites from the past year, from Billy Strings, Nile Rodgers, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Sunn O))), and more.

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