Premier Guitar’s world-famous Rig Rundowns take you backstage to explore the live gear used by your favorite guitar and bass players. Whether you’re into shred, country, indie, or classic rock, Rig Rundowns give you the lowdown on the instruments, pedals, and amps powering the biggest acts on the road today—and often we even coax them into demoing their favorite settings. Listen now and pick up new tricks for how to set up your rig!
Morris Day and the Time’s lead axeman gets funky with Prince-influenced Schecters, JCM900 stacks, and some key Keeley creations.
Panic at the Disco’s Nicole Row
Funky custom Js and punchy Ps help this low-end maven earn gigs and nail tones from Motown to Miley and all points in between.
Be Well’s Mike Schleibaum
The cofounding guitarist for Darkest Hour shows off his brand-new signature ESP V and offers up a few sound secrets and pedal tricks gleaned from producer/singer Brian McTernan.
Rig Rundown: Here Lies Man
Les Pauls, high-headroom British brawlers, and pulverizing pedals push Marcos Garcia into the Masters of Reality Iommi-sphere.
Testament’s Alex Skolnick, Eric Peterson & Steve DiGiorgio
The thrash-metal vets keep it simple yet high-tech on their 2015 tour.
Rig Rundown: Thelma and the Sleaze
Punk-rock riffin’, patriarch-smashin’, struttin’ shredder LG introduces us to her custom axes—a "Fancy" SG and skateboard Tele—and fave signal agitators.