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Get “That” Guitar Tone: Phil X
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Get “That” Guitar Tone: Phil X

Phil X.

Have you heard the story of how Phil Xenidis, better known as Phil X, went from painting garages to playing with Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe to playing almost every guitar track on the first Daughtry album, to becoming the lead guitar player for Bon Jovi?

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Get “That” Guitar Tone: Muse Edition
Gear Roundups

Get “That” Guitar Tone: Muse Edition

Matt Bellamy of Muse manipulates an XY MIDIpad installed on his guitar. Image courtesy of Flickr user moses_namkung.

Many guitar players, especially younger ones, are well-acquainted with Matthew Bellamy and his collection of custom Manson guitars.

But for those of you who have been living in a cave, avoiding new Read more...

Get “That” Guitar Tone: Foo Fighters Edition
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Get “That” Guitar Tone: Foo Fighters Edition

A guitar player doesn’t have to be a storied virtuoso to deliver a great tone that countless musicians and fans seek to emulate—or to simply keep in their ears as an extremely useful reference point when they’re in the studio.

For a huge number of younger rock musicians and fans, Read more...