Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson Flying V

Ted McCarty’s modernist models were ahead of their time but second time around, they proved perfect for psychedelia, glam, metal and more. Huw Price test pilots a 1969 Flying More...

The Money Shot: 1965 Guild Duane Eddy 400

This hollow-bodied twangtastic beast was one of the highlights of the December 2017 Gardiner Houlgate Guitar Auction (www.guitar-auctions.co.uk) down the road in Corsham, Wiltshire. The More...

Talking Shop: House Of Tone Pickups – House Party

We visit House Of Tone’s Chester workshop to talk PAFs, and see how the magic happens… After cutting his teeth building high-end acoustics and taking on maintenance and More...

PRS SE Bernie Marsden Signature 2017 LTD

The Whitesnake founder’s signature guitar returns to the stage. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if it’s a beast of its own… As co-writer of Whitesnake’s most famous songs, More...

Gretsch G5435 Limited Edition Electromatic Pro Jet

Limited to just 250 pieces in Europe, will this affordable single-cut leave Chris Vinnicombe feelin’ blue? Although the Electromatics are no longer the most affordable More...

Blackstar HT Venue MkII Club 40 & Stage 60 212

Blackstar gives its award-winning mid-price amplifier range an overhaul. Chris Vinnicombe checks out the new breed… 2017 was a big year for Blackstar Amplification. First, More...

The Guitar Masterclass 2018: Guthrie Govan

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Guthrie Govan returns for our Masterclass 2018 at Dingwalls in Camden! Buy your tickets here. Guthrie was the star of More...

The Guitar Magazine Masterclass 2018: Jon Gomm

The second installment of our 2018 Masterclass Series features fingerstyle virtuoso Jon Gomm! Get your tickets More...

Guitar Classics: The Les Paul Bible is on sale now!

It’s 60 years since Gibson released the sunburst Les Paul Standard, creating what would become the...

The February 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

The February 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now and it comes packed...

The January issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now!

The polls are closed, the votes have been counted and in the new issue of The...

PRS SE Bernie Marsden Signature 2017 LTD

The Whitesnake founder’s signature guitar returns to the stage. Chris Vinnicombe finds out if it’s a beast More...

Gretsch G5435 Limited Edition Electromatic Pro Jet

Limited to just 250 pieces in Europe, will this affordable single-cut leave Chris Vinnicombe feelin’ blue? Although the Electromatics are no..

Ernie Ball Paradigm Strings

A year after we first saw them at NAMM 2017, we get to grips with these highly advanced strings. Can we..

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Bass Product

When it comes to taking things down low, sometimes all we need is the classics, but that hasn’t stopped some More...

Fender Teams Up With Justin Meldal-Johnsen for Signature JMJ Mustang Bass

The latest addition to the Fender Artist Signature Series embodies vintage-inspired tone, look and feel of Justin Meldal-Johnsen’s treasured 1966 Mustang..

Dunlop CBM105Q Cry Baby Bass Mini Wah

Want to add funky wah to your bass sound without sacrificing pedalbord space? Gareth morgan reports Wah has been a popular..

Gear Of The Year 2017: Best Multi Effects

Modern multi-effects processors come in all shapes and sizes, from super-powered digital behemoths to boutique devices with artist associations – here’s..

Blackstar HT Venue MkII Club 40 & Stage 60 212

Blackstar gives its award-winning mid-price amplifier range an overhaul. Chris Vinnicombe checks out the new breed… 2017 was a big year..

Revive Your 335: Get pro tone from your Gibson or Epiphone

Gibson’s thinline Electric Spanish guitars have been used to give the world some of the greatest rock, pop and blues guitar..

Chord Clinic: Chord Sequences

This month, we look at ways to get creative with just a guitar and chord sequences. Rod Fogg steers the ship..

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson Flying V

Ted McCarty’s modernist models were ahead of their time but second time around, they proved perfect for psychedelia, glam, metal and..

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