FEATURES + REVIEWS
80 Tom Morello Interview
Tom Morello has made a name for himself with huge acts Rage Against the Machine
and Audioslave. Now, he’s touring solo as The Nightwatchman, his political and
artistic outlet. We talk about how he covers all his bases with a stripped-down rig.
89 Carl Verheyen Interview
Carl Verheyen is a guitar chameleon whose whose adaptability puts
him in high demand has made him in high demand for everything from
TV commercials to major recordings. We talk to him about developing
his own sound while retaining a blank slate for studio gigs.
100 Premier Clinic
Rock, blues, acoustic and jazz lessons from National
Guitar Workshop to whip your technique into shape.
116 Inside Peavey
Hartley Peavey talks about his new Custom Amp Shop
and his place in history. 127
5 Tele-Style Builders You Should Know
Looking for a new way to get your twang? We take a look at five builders who are pro-
ducing Tele-style guitars by hand and explore what each one has to offer.
143 Everything You Ever Wanted
to Know About Preamp Tubes
Dave Hunter kicks off a two-part primer on tubes with some general history
on our glowing glass friends and an in-depth look at preamp tubes.
152 Roger Mayer: Chasing Tones
for Hendrix and Gilmour
The tone shaper behind Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour and countless others shares the
dirt from his early days andtalks about his latest reissues.
160 Vintage Vox Uncovered
Author Jim Elyea spent years researching classic Vox amps—including the
Beatles’ AC30s—and is sharing the knowledge in an epic new book
set. We get a sneak peek into the book’s content, and talk to author
about his research.
168 Vox Heritage Collection AC30H2
172 Voyage-Air Guitars VAOM-1C
176 Gigliotti Guitars GT Custom
178 Way Huge Pedals
184 Normandy Guitars Chrome Archtop
188 PRS Modern Eagle II
192 PRS Singlecut Hollowbody Standard
196 IK Multimedia StompIO- 1
198 ENGL Amplification
Ritchie Blackmore Signature E 650