Guitar & Bass at NAMM 2015

This NAMM has been an absolute treat, so many incredible new guitar models from the big names and a range of exciting new gear and tech that has been unveiled – Click Here For The Latest NAMM News  Here’s More...

Mike Stern & Eric Johnson Interview – Guitar Summit

Mike Stern and Eric Johnson arrived at the peak of six-stringed creativity via very different routes, but put them in a studio and the sparks fly. Interview by Michael Heatley. More...

Atlantic Crossing – Joanne Shaw Taylor Interview

Birmingham’s ocean-hopping blues singer and guitarist returns with a soulful, rocking album, her own label and a fresh band in tow. Interview by Michael Heatley Joanne 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 More...

iPad: The Ultimate Guitar Tool

This slim device can do so much more than games and surfing: with the right add-ons, it can be your guitar nerve-centre. Martyn Casserly has been shopping Since its introduction More...

Gear of the Year 2014

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...

Jack Bruce Retrospective – Captain Jack

Bassist, singer and songwriter Jack Bruce carved a unique swathe though music for over five decades. Gareth Morgan pays tribute When we lost Jack Bruce on the 25th October, More...

The New Issue of Guitar & Bass Is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass magazine is on sale Friday 2nd January, this month we’re exploring the British amp More...

The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar and Bass is on sale now – and this month we’ve got a build your guitar special! There More...

NAMM 2015: Gretsch Release New Brian Setzer Model Guitars

Gretsch have released a new collection of Brian Setzer signature model guitars. Read on for more...

NAMM 2015: Lag Guitars Add More To Occitania Range

Lag have expanded their Occitania range of acoustics, read on for more info      ...

NAMM 2015: Ashdown Release Retroglide 800

Ashdown has released a new 800 watt Bass head. Read on for more info…    ...

Orange Beginners Electric Guitar Starter Pack with CR12L Combo Review

Whether starting out or returning to the fold, a starter pack can get you rolling in the right direction. Review More...

BC Rich Mockingbird Polarity Standard

When it comes to outrageous style and solid sound, BC Rich has always pushed the boat out. Marcus Leadley finds out..

G&L Tribute Series ASAT Classic & Bluesboy Semi-Hollow Review

If you like slick, speedy necks and fat-sounding pickups on a traditional frame, then G&L’s Tribute series guitars are some of..

Burns Nu-Sonic Bass Review

If you’re looking for light weight and impeccable ’60s credibility then the weeny but addictive Nu-Sonic More...

Duesenberg Motown Bass Review

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

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..

MC Systems Apollo Range Effects Review

Designed near Sydney, built in China, the new Apollo range of effects all come with a unique control feature. Review by..

ACUS One For Strings 5 & 10 Acoustic Amplifiers

From a simple acoustic guitar amp to a virtual PA-in-a-box, Italy’s Acus is a sound reinforcement company to watch. 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..