During a tour stop with the Cult in Nashville, guitarist Billy Duffy took some time to run through his live rig with Premier Guitar. Not only does he discuss his amps and pedals, but Duffy also pulls out his signature White Falcon model that he plays on the road. Duffy noted that he has several prototypes of the guitar at home, but he plays a production model while on stage. Check out Duffy’s gear after the jump and visit his’s official website for more information.
The Cult's Billy Duffy is featured in the June issue of Premier Guitar, where he gave an extensive interview about his band, his sound and his gear. Midway through the QxA, the longtime White Falcon player talked about where he got his original Gretsch G7593. "It’s a mid-’70s White Falcon. I ordered it in 1982
The latest issue of Premier Guitar takes a look inside the Chet Atkins exhibit that is currently open at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. While the Grammy Awards, photos and instruments are all impressive, the magazine calls Atkins' legendary workbench a highlight. "It’s full of vacuum tubes, pickups, homemade effects boxes, snapshots,
Premier Guitar's October issue features a two-page spread of the Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Signature Duo Jet guitar in all its splendor. The model, based on George Harrison’s 1957 Duo Jet, receives praise by the magazine, which says it's not only beautiful, but also comfortable to play. "The finish is blemish free and beautiful," said
The August edition of Premier Guitar magazine features the 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120, an iconic vintage beauty. Read the article here.
After recently gracing the cover of Guitar Player, Gretsch signature artist Brian Setzer got some more coverage from Premier Guitar in their May issue. The feature story covered his bluegrass and rockabilly roots, his new album Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL! and his love/hate relationship with vintage Gretsch guitars. For instance, he dives into specifics about his
Premier Guitar catches up with Gretsch signature artist G. Love of Philadelphia's alt-rock/blues/hip-hop trio G. Love & Special Sauce for a rig rundown. Fast forward to the 7:28 mark to hear him simply gush over his Gretsch axes.
Premier Guitar recently took a look back at two great decades of Gretsch guitars — Jets, Electromatics, Ranchers and Chet Atkins’ models from the 1950s and ‘60s. Check out their online photo gallery here.
A 1959 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 Hollowbody is featured in Premier Guitar’s April issue as the “Guitar of the Month.” As PG notes, the 6120 has been the guitar of choice for several marquee guitarists including Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy and Brian Setzer, whose main axe is serial number 33024. It was Setzer’s model that
Gretsch Senior Master Builder Stephen Sterns dives into the new Gretsch Custom Shop G6128T-GH George Harrison “Tribute” Duo Jet guitar in this video with Premier Guitar.