All That Remains’ Oli Herbert (left) and Mike Martin (right) discuss their new album, For We Are Many. Photo by Justin Borucki
91 Jake Shimabukuro
The uke revivalist ups the ante (again) with a 4-string tour de
force—including a solo rendition of Queen’s epic “Bohemian
Rhapsody”—on his new album, Peace Love Ukulele.
110 Builder Profile: Ernie Ball
From its humble 1960s beginnings with Slinky strings to its paradigm-changing StingRay bass to its current stance as a respected manufacturer
of guitars and basses that walk the fine line between tradition and innovation, Ernie Ball Music Man is a true American success story.
123 Kevin Eubanks
After playing for millions of people every night as bandleader on The
Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks steps out of the spotlight
and talks to PG about Zen Food—the most diverse album of his
career—and why he hates being pigeonholed by the “jazz” label.
134 T he Premier Guitar Pedalboard
It takes a lot more than a few stompboxes, Velcro, and a carrying case
to thrive in the pedal wilderness. Here we guide you through the common pitfalls encountered when assembling your go-to stomp station.
148 Builder Profile: Ribbecke Guitars
Archtop fanatic Tom Ribbecke’s unflappable dedication and patience
over the last 30 years led to what is arguably this generation’s biggest
advance in archtop design—the Halfling. But he’s also changed the
lives of the troubled teens he hires and mentors in his workshop. Just
ask Oprah—she says his story belongs on prime-time TV.
162 All That Remains
Oli Herbert and Mike Martin of All That Remains talk about their
new album, For We Are Many, how John Mayer and the blues figure
into their band dynamic, and how they couldn’t care less what orthodox headbangers think of their melodic metal.
170 Rick Turner
How the Grateful Dead, 19th-century Johann Georg Stauffer
acoustics, and Lindsey Buckingham’s fried Hiwatts inspired Rick
Turner to create his legendary Model 1 electric—and single-handedly establish the boutique guitar industry.
184 Vox HDC- 77 Solidbody
189 Goodsell Valpreaux 21 1x12 combo
195 Wechter Pathmaker PM-7352
201 Mesa/Boogie M3 Carbine head
204 Toshihiko Tanabe Dumkudo Overdrive
207 Electroplex Rocket 22 1x12 combo
213 Epiphone Masterbilt DR-500MCE NA
219 Hermida Audio Technology Tiki Drive
222 Burriss Amps Dirty Red head
225 Dunlop JBF3 Joe Bonamassa
Signature Fuzz Face
Squier Stratocaster Guitar and
Rock Band Controller