Ida Mae’s Chris Turpin Shows Off His G6128T-53 On ‘Rig Rundown’

Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger catches up with Ida Mae guitarist Chris Turpin for a new episode of Rig Rundown

Steve Wariner Breaks Down His New Signature Gretsch With Premier Guitar

Country great Steve Wariner discussed what inspired the design aesthetic of his new Gretsch G6120T-SW Steve Wariner Signature Nashville Gentleman with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger in a new episode of Rig Rundown. “Gretsch and I have a really long relationship,” said Wariner. “[Joe Carducci] said draw out some stuff and give us your wish list.

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach Shows Off Bo Diddley On ‘Rig Rundown’

Premier Guitar’s Chris Kies caught up with Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach and his guitar tech Dan Johnson for a peek at his current live rig, which included a Gretsch Bo Diddley. “[A Gretsch guy] saw us playing all these ridiculous guitars,” said Auerbach “So, he sent us a Bo Diddley guitar!” Johnson stripped the original

Jason Isbell Shows Off His Gretsch ’59 Jet Firebird In ‘Rig Rundown’

Premier Guitar’s Perry Bean caught up with Jason Isbell of The 400 Unit for an episode of Rig Rundown and a peek at Isbell’s gear, including an incredible ’59 Gretsch Jet Firebird that once belonged to a decorated music producer.  “It used to belong to Peter Stroud at 65amps … he owned this guitar and

Watch Premier Guitar’s ‘Rig Rundown’ with Tallest Man on Earth’s Kristian Matsson

The Tallest Man On Earth’s Kristian Matsson showed off his impressive fingerpicking skills on a Gretsch G6122-6212 Vintage Select Edition ’62 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman during a recent Premier Guitar Rig Rundown. “Gretsch was very kind to give me this a couple years back,” said Matsson in the video episode. “On the last album, Dark

Hozier Shows Off Gretsch G5265 Electromatic Jet Baritone In New ‘Rig Rundown’

Premier Guitar’s Chris Kies caught up with Hozier during a stop on his Wasteland, Baby! tour for an episode of Rig Rundown, in which the Irish crooner dished on how he acquired his Gretsch G5265 Electromatic Jet Baritone. “Before [recording] ‘Jackie and Wilson,’ I had never really played a baritone before,” recalled Hozier. “When I

Premier Guitar’s Rig Rundown with Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Richard Fortus

Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger recently met up with Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus for a Rig Rundown featuring the vast collection of guitars that he is currently touring with. Included in Fortus’ collection is a pair of Gretsch G6136T Players Edition Falcon axes, in White and Black, as well as a one-of-a-kind Stephen Stern

Watch Band of Skulls’ Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown with Premier Guitar, Band of Skulls' Russel Marsden goes through the gear he's currently using out on the road, including his Gretsch G6118TV-LTV 130th Anniversary Junior, which he says is "the other end of things" compared to his Jazzmaster guitars. A longtime Falcon user, Marsden said he's steered towards using

Watch AC/DC Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies caught up with AC/DC techs Trace Foster and Greg Howard for a close look at the gear that is driving their massive show. After taking an in-depth look at Angus Young's rig with Foster to start the clip, Howard shares some fascinating insight into the gear

Patrick Stump Runs Through His Rig with Premier Guitar

Premier Guitar recently caught up with the guys in Fall Out Boy during a tour stop just outside of Nashville, and frontman Patrick Stump walked them through all his gear, including his signature Stump-O-Matic guitar. "When I had this designed, I really was going for something that was a Swiss Army knife," Stump said.  "I