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
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 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
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
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
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
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.
Premier Guitar recently caught up with Doug "Red" Redler, otherwise known as longtime tech for the Black Crowes' Rich Robinson, to run through the gear Robinson is using on the band's latest tour. While looking at Robinson's guitars, Redler pulled out several Gretsch gems, including a Japanese-made Black Falcon and a Streamliner (see photo above)
Patrick Matera, guitarist for pop sensation Katy Perry, recently went through his entire touring rig, which includes some amazing Gretsch Billy-Bo guitars. Watch Matera's rundown in the video below: For more information, visit Perry's official website.