Tag archive for ‘Guitars’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Jackson X Series Marty Friedman MF-1 Review & Interview

Former Megadeth man Marty Friedman needs a guitar that’s built to shred, and this affordable Jackson seems to fit the bill. Darran Charles from Godsticks straps in and gets ready to rock, and also speaks to the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Fender Strat-Tele Hybrid – Parallel Lines

Meet Fender’s limited edition Strat-Tele Hybrid, the first model in the company’s 2018 Parallel Universe series. Launched at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California back in January, Fender’s Parallel More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Larson Bros Prairie State OM Style 2 VS 1900

Swedish brothers Carl and August Larson crafted some of the most sought-after acoustics of the golden era, and now at last their guitars are back in production. Huw Price crosses State lines… In the late 19th More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Godin Montreal Premiere LTD

A limited run of the Canadian company’s thinline semi that boasts a tweaked spec, super-cool looks and something of a revelation inside. Simon Bradley goes through the f-hole… Godin periodically offers limited-run More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Fano RB6 Standard Review

Twin P-90 pickups? Wrapover bridge? Retro stylings? Sounds like a job for Chris Vinnicombe… Fano’s Standard Series expanded for 2017 to include more shapes from the upscale Alt De Facto line designed by More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Gretsch Custom Shop 1962 G6122 Country Gentleman Relic

Thanks to George Harrison, the G6122 Country Gentleman is the most iconic double-cutaway Gretsch, and here it’s recreated in true vintage style by Master Builder Stephen Stern and his Custom Shop team. Huw Price More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Frank Brothers Signature Model

Quirky vintage and modern boutique influences have coalesced into a new design that’s a potential world-beater. Chris Vinnicombe plugs in… Based in Toronto’s ‘Studio District’, the brothers Frank comprise More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Gordon Smith Graf Deluxe

With the UK maker under new ownership, Gordon Smith is back with new guitars and big plans. But can the Graf Deluxe generate interest? Huw Price revs it up… Gordon-Smith is a name that will doubtless be familiar More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Chapman Guitars ML3 Pro Traditional & ML1 Traditional

NAMM 2017 saw the Chapman Guitars range split into Pro and Standard lines. Simon Bradley finds out what makes these revamped Chapmans tick… We’re pretty sure that most of you reading this will be aware of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

The Money Shot: Gretsch Custom Shop ’56 G6128 Duo Jet Relic

Every encounter that we’ve had with one of Stephen Stern’s Gretsch Custom Shop creations has been a truly breathtaking experience, and this instrument is no exception. Available from Guitar Village in Farnham, More...