Blackstar Fly 3 Review

Overdrive, delay, an MP3 input and the noise of a mighty three watts, all for the price of – well, frankly, fifty quid. Review by Richard Purvis Description: 3W mini combo with emulated tape delay, More...

Charlie Burchill – Soundtrack of my Life

The man with the echoey Gretsch is big on the Velvets, but he has a few surprises in store for us… Photo:Alan Wild Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill has been the only More...

Adrian Vandenberg – Soundtrack of my Life

This is one guitar player who knows what he likes – classic blues and rock guitar Dutch guitar heroes lauded outside the lowlands are a rare breed, but Adrian Vandenburg’s More...

John Illsley – Soundtrack of my Life

The vinyl selections of the one-time Dire Straits bassist and now successful solo artist are all about great writing and playing guitar for the song… Bassist John More...

Gear of the Year 2014 – Electric Guitars

Throughout each year we rate every piece of equipment under review for quality of sound, construction, value and, heck, just plain coolness. The very best of the best makes it More...

Private Collection: Rockin’ The House

David Morris has an abiding passion for quality rock instruments of the ’80s, with an impressive sideline in unique, ex-name guitars. Oh… and he’s also the MP for Morecambe More...

Relic Guitars – The Age of Discovery

Judging by the Guitar & Bass postbag, the subject of pre-aged guitars generates as much interest and controversy as ever. The majority of letters on the subject preach allowing More...

The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Magazine Is Out Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass is on sale now – and this month we’re rounding up our gear of the year! Oh, More...

The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Magazine is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine is on sale Friday 3rd October and this month we’re exploring More...

ltpd-white National Learn To Play Day 2015 – The Biggest Ever

The fourth National Learn To Play Day will take place on Saturday 21st March 2015 –...

Gibson Releases Bob Dylan Signature Guitar

Gibson have just released the Bob Dylan signature guitar – a replica of his highly-customized, iconic...

PRS Release P245

PRS Guitars have released the beautiful looking P245 – We certainly can’t wait to get our...

Burns Club Series King Cobra Review

How do you make a good thing even better? If you’re Burns London, then you simply add a sweet upmarket version More...

B3 Phoenix Driftwood Review

Mixing vintage guitar designs is all the rage, and this USA-built custom puts the Big F and the Big G in..

Revelation VTX63 Review

On the surface it’s 100 per cent 1960s and Vox-tastic, but under the skin lie a different vibrato and three new..

Duesenberg Motown Bass Review

Duesenberg’s latest bass is a wide-bodied showstopper dedicated to the fat soul sounds of Motor City. Review More...

Elrick E-Volution Gold 4 Bass Review

All the way from Chicago, a hand-hewn active four-string bass for those looking for that extra dollop of quality. Review by..

PRS SE Kingfisher Bass Review

PRS has been making basses sporadically since 1987, but with the new SE models they’re committed to the big time. Review..

DOD Envelope Filter 440 & Bifet Boost 410 Review

DOD pedals are back thanks to DigiTech, with new tweaks designed to reinvigorate these old faithfuls for today’s breed of players...

Rivera Jazz Suprema 112 Review

Big, beautiful cleans may be under-represented in today’s amp market, but this Rivera is aiming to put that right. Review by..

Beat The Buzz – Guitar Recording Workshop

Is it really possible to eliminate all those annoying hums, buzzes and pops from your recording setup? Yes, it is –..

Guitar Techniques: One Step Beyond

This month we’re looking at some cool chord extensions and chord substitutes… Following on from last month’s finger twisting jazz progression,..

Vintage Guitars – Guitars Gibson Should Never Have Made

Any guitar maker with a 100-year history is going to drop clangers from time to time. Sid Bishop looks at the..