Photos by Ken Settle
Guns N’ Roses Live Rigs
Go backstage with the current GNR roster
and check out all of the guitars and basses
they’re using on tour. From DJ Ashba’s wildly
designed Les Pauls to Ron “Bumblefoot”
Thal’s Vigier doublenecks to Richard Fortus’
modified guitars and amps, we’ve got it all—as
well as a look at bassist Tommy Stinson’s rig.
Photo by JR Delia
Study with Jim
We welcome country-jazz
master Jim Campilongo
to our online-only roster
of instructors this month.
Check out the first installment of his column, Orange
Guitar, where he shows you
the ins and outs of Freddie
Green-style rhythm guitar.
Photo by Rosa Paolicelli
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newsletter for your chance to win
these prizes. There’s new gear up
for grabs every Wednesday!
DIY-goddess Ani DiFranco confesses an addiction to applying tremolo from her vintage
Magnatone amp to her Alvarez-Yairi acoustic,
and admits her new album, ¿Which Side Are You
On?, is the first one she’s ever been happy with
from a tonal standpoint.
POLL OF THE MONTH
What kind of trem bar
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