Happy 2-1-12
Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee of Rush rock some doublenecks. Photo by Frank White.

Happy 2-1-12

Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee of Rush rock some doublenecks. Photo by Frank White.

Nels Cline’s guitars with matching straps.

Nels Cline’s guitars with matching straps.

John Mayer’s amps at Crossroads 2010: Dumble Steel String Singer and Two-Rock John Mayer Signature

John Mayer’s amps at Crossroads 2010: Dumble Steel String Singer and Two-Rock John Mayer Signature

Left to right: Bon Scott, an unidentified “cop,” Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, AC/DC’s then-manager George Browning, and Evans have a laugh and a drink during a March 1976 photo shoot for “Jailbreak.” Photo by Philip Morris 

Left to right: Bon Scott, an unidentified “cop,” Malcolm Young, Phil Rudd, Angus Young, AC/DC’s then-manager George Browning, and Evans have a laugh and a drink during a March 1976 photo shoot for “Jailbreak.” Photo by Philip Morris 

Eddie Van Halen’s Pedalboard
From Van Halen’s Cafe Wha gig, as posted by Lava Cable on Facebook. 

Eddie Van Halen’s Pedalboard

From Van Halen’s Cafe Wha gig, as posted by Lava Cable on Facebook. 

Ler LaLonde’s Pedalboard
One of Ler’s three pedalboards he uses with Primus. Hear him demo the boards and talk about what he uses each effect for in our Rig Rundown video.

Ler LaLonde’s Pedalboard

One of Ler’s three pedalboards he uses with Primus. Hear him demo the boards and talk about what he uses each effect for in our Rig Rundown video.

Stevie Ray Vaughan signing bootlegs
Stevie signs his own bootlegs in 1986 (“asking me why!” notes photographer Tracy Anne Hart) outside Sam Houston Coliseum.

Stevie Ray Vaughan signing bootlegs

Stevie signs his own bootlegs in 1986 (“asking me why!” notes photographer Tracy Anne Hart) outside Sam Houston Coliseum.
Samantha Fish
Photo by Steve Hecht. Read our interview with the 22-year-old blues phenom.

Samantha Fish

Photo by Steve Hecht. Read our interview with the 22-year-old blues phenom.