Tanglewood Super Folk TPE SF DLX Review

If mahogany is a good thing, then surely flamed mahogany is even better – and this folk-sized Tanglewood adds a pickup and a cutaway, too. Review by Rick Batey Description: Mini jumbo-sized electro-acoustic. 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 Illsley More...

Joe Bonamassa – Soundtrack of my Life

Expecting just blues? Joe’s pick of country, jazz, folk rock and hardcore funk may surprise you… If Eric Clapton was to follow through on that recent threat to retire, More...

John 5 Interview – Careful With That Axe!

The former Marilyn Manson guitar-player-in-chief is now a successful solo artist, as well as the lead guitarist with Rob Zombie for nearly a decade. His intense, intricate fretwork 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...

Born in the USA – Rickenbacker HQ

In Santa Ana, California, there’s a family business which makes guitars and basses with a style and a sound quite unlike any other. Join Lars Mullen as he gets the complete More...

25 Ways to Upgrade Your Fender Stratocaster

How can you improve a guitar that’s been described as already close to perfection? Huw Price has 25 ways to make your Fender Strat play and sound better than ever before – More...

Guitar & Bass Magazine Vol 26 No 1 Is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine is on sale Friday 5th September, and this month we’ve got a brand new interview 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 More...

Electro Harmonix Release Pitchfork Pedal

EHX have released the Pitch Fork – a new pitch-shifter that transposes an instruments pitch over...

PRS Introduce Dustie Waring Signature Model

PRS and prog rocker Dustie Waring have collaborated to create a new limited edition siganature guitar...

Blackstar Amplification Release Insider Update

Blackstar Amplification have announced a new version of their Insider software, the update includes Super Wide...

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 More...

Fender Custom Shop ’60s Heavy Relic Stratocaster Review

Fender’s Relic project is just a year shy of 20 years old. So now we’re used to them, how do the..

Godin Richmond Empire P90 Review

All the way from Canadee-i-o, a nicely-priced take on the redoubtable and time-honoured slab-of-mahogany-plus-two-P90s recipe. Review by Richard Purvis Description: Solidbody..

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. More...

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..

Brubaker Brute Series MJXSC-4 Review

Modern single-cut bass designs have a longer body which aims to stiffen the neck and reduce deadspots. How does the new,..

MXR Bass Preamp Review

Solve your tonal problems by jamming this neat and well-equipped preamp into the front end of your amp. Review by Gareth..

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 – Fingerboard Freedom

We’ve worked thataway; now we’re going to be working thisaway. Puzzled? Read on… Last time involved a couple of variations using..

Vintage Guitars – Cherry On The Cake

For any kid who ever pressed a nose against a guitar shop window, there’s one colour that soars above all others...