feATUres + reVIeWs
Photo: Rich Evans/Trinifold Management
On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution
and Becoming a Gear Aficionado
92 Ace Frehley
Navigating with the Spaceman
We sit down with Frehley to talk about the gear and the sessions
for his new solo album, Anomaly.
115 Studio Preparation
What You Should Know Before You Go
Premier Guitar talks with recording artists and producers to get
tips on maximizing studio productivity—and creativity.
112 Gear of the Grammys
Go behind the scenes to get a glimpse of the gear used on
music’s biggest night.
136 The Cult of Tone
Premier Guitar gets religious… kind of. We help you do some
soul searching to see if you’re a zealot or a heretic—and whether
that’s a good or a bad thing.
Bob Cianci lands a killer post-Super Bowl interview that’s
likely Townshend’s most forthcoming and gear-centric ever.
146 Digidesign Eleven Rack
152 Fender American Special
Stratocaster and Telecaster
157 The Moog Guitar Model
E1 – Tremolo Bridge
161 TC Electronic PolyTune
163 Egnater Renegade
167 Creation Audio Labs Holy Fire
170 Nikita Classic
174 Xotic XJ-1T