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Bevels With a Cause • Damian Probett’s SG-Teor irons out the kinks in a classic design and adds bonus features, with stunning results.
Raw Talent • He’s gigged with Mick Jagger, Jack Bruce, Television and more. But it’s with his own band that Jimmy Rip really gets cooking.
My Life in Five Riffs • Lindsay Ell reveals the songs that shaped her fierce blues shred.
My Career in Five Songs • From “Breezin’” to “On Broadway” — George Benson reveals the stories behind his most significant tracks.
Come Again? • The little-known Klemt Echolette S NG51 tape echo makes a worthy comeback on the vintage market.
The Wisdom of Her Years • Billie Holiday’s Last Recording is an honest and instructive close to her career.
Low Rider • As a baritone guitar, this DIY Franken-Bari can take your tone to places that a real Vox Teardrop guitar never will.
THE PROGRESSIVE ROCK EXPERIMENT • In 1971, Yes put prog to the test with a song called “Roundabout.” Rock and roll would never be the same.
NO WAY TO SLOW DOWN • Aqualung helped vault progressive rock into the mainstream and, with it, a littleknown English group called Jethro Tull. Says guitarist Martin Barre, “We needed to progress.”
A TRAMP SHINING • Ian Anderson reveals Aqualung’s genesis.
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ROCK GUITARISTS • For more than five decades, prog rock has been the cradle from which guitar virtuosity has crawled forth. Here, in their own words, 25 pioneering prog-rock guitarists deliver insights into their craft.
FRANK ZAPPA • Dweezil Zappa reflects on his father’s unique vision of the rock orchestra.
DAVID GILMOUR • The Pink Floyd guitarist casts his mind back over his time in the iconic band.
ADRIAN BELEW • Prog-rock’s perennial superpower makes a feel-good album for hard-luck times.
JOHN PETRUCCI • The prog guitar virtuoso reunites Liquid Tension Experiment.
10 FUTURE PROG LEGENDS • Meet 10 players who are shaping prog today… and tomorrow.
YVETTE YOUNG • Covet’s guitar virtuoso brings melody and emotion to progressive shred.
PLINI • New prog’s leading light illuminates the genre’s path forward.
TRICKS OF THE TRADE • Steve Hackett details the techniques behind his dramatic nylon-string showcase, Under a Mediterranean Sky, and revisits classic six- and 12-string Genesis tracks.
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Acoustic Prog • Unleash your inner minstrel.
2021 NEW GEAR PREVIEW • Check out some of the coolest guitars, amps, effects, accessories and more from the virtual winter NAMM 2021.
Ernie Ball Music Man • JASON RICHARDSON SIGNATURE CUTLASS HH
Carr • SUPER BEE
Dr.Z • CAZ-45
Fender • ACOUSTIC JUNIOR GO
Epiphone • CRESTWOOD CUSTOM
How I Wrote… “La Grange” • Billy Gibbons reveals how a warm-up jam became ZZ Top’s breakthrough hit.