Guitar & Bass Magazine Vol 25 No 12 Is On Sale Friday!

The new issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale Friday 1st August, this month we’ve got a guide to that highly fraught topic – prematurely ageing guitars! This month we put the spotlight More...

Private Collection – Bass Odyssey

Lovingly assembled by a puppet of indeterminate species, this month’s Private Collection is merely a ‘greatest hits’ selection of one of the coolest, largest and most impressive More...

Private Collection: Royal Flush

When it comes to the game of guitars, Tee Kay is holding one of the best hands Guitar & Bass has seen in a good long while – a rare and tasty line-up of blue-chip archtops, More...

25 Ways to Upgrade Your Stratocaster – Part 2

We continue with the second helping of tips to fundamentally improve your Fender Stratocaster for the better… 17: Saddles Most of the changes that were instigated More...

Guitar Techniques: Finger Food

These major scale arpeggios will carry you all over the fingerboard. Ready? Let’s go… An arpeggio is the first, third and fifth notes of a scale played consecutively – More...

Guitar Techniques: Audio Visual

Get your head round these ‘visualisation’ techniques and unlock that fingerboard! Previous drills have been largely based on physical playing techniques, with exercises on More...

Guitar Techniques: Mix ‘n’ Match – Rock ‘n’ Roll Rhythm

Rock’n’roll rhythm guitar is an essential bedrock style for the well-rounded guitar slinger. Join us as we look at some classic moves and add a few possibilities that open More...

Guitar & Bass Magazine Vol 25 No 11 is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale now, this month we’ve got a huge guide to the legacy of Texas More...

Guitar and Bass Magazine Volume 25 Issue 10 is On Sale Now!

The latest issue of Guitar and Bass magazine is on sale now!, and this month we’re exploring the top 25 ways More...

Blackstar Metal as F**K Webcast

Blackstar are to demo the awesome HT METAL Series later today at 7:30pm BSP – more...

BBC Radio 2 Opens Audience Vote to Find Best Riffs

BBC Radio 2′s fantastic guitar season continues this month, Simon Mayo has opened an audience vote...

Gibson Reveal New Additions to 120th Anniversary Models

Gibson have revealed some new additions their range of 120th anniversary models. Not surprisingly the stylish...

Vigier Excalibur Thirteen Review

If you fancy adding a French accent to your vocabulary of guitar sounds then the Vigier Excalibur Thirteen has More...

Burns London Custom Elite Signature Marvin & Club Series Cobra Reviews

Few guitars can shout ‘British classic’ quite as loudly as a Burns. Marcus Leadley checks out a pair of retro rockers..

Fret-King & Vintage Exige PL & V130 Reviews

This Fret-King and Vintage, both guitars with Trev Wilkinson input, offer an easy gateway to great rock sounds. Review by Tim..

Sandberg California MarloweDK 5-String & Electra TT Reviews

Sandberg is delivering the goods with a five-string version of one of its tastiest signature models plus a genuinely More...

Godin Shifter Classic 5-String Bass Review

Affordable and properly good five-strings are rare, but this Godin comes with great woods and Canadian build quality. Review by Gareth..

Peerless Retromatic B2 Bass Review

German? A name beginning with ‘D’? No, this is Korean company Peerless’s very heavily-inspired new semi-acoustic bass. Review by Gareth Morgan..

Dinosaural OPA-101 Overdriven Pre-Amp Review

Transparent yet muscular, we reckon this new overdrive from the UK’s Dinosaural could be a future classic. Review by Richard Purvis…...

Matrix Elements VB800 Head Review

Can you really get the tone and power of a British-voiced rig without any of the shoulder-wrenching heft? Review by Martyn..
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Andy Summers Interview – Around and About

Andy Summers is back in unexpected fashion, with big songs and big riffs. Interview by Michael Heatley. Photos by Dennis Smith..

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 –..

Never Left Behind – Vintage Left Hookers

As a lad Phil Harris saw the left-hand fork in the road and turned right instead, but vintage left-hookers are very..