Fender American Elite Series review

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The new Elite Series guitars feature redesigned pickups, compound neck profiles and refined body contours. Are these the best production Fenders ever? Simon Bradley finds out… Modern More...

Smooth Hound Classic Wireless Guitar System

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A high-quality yet eminently affordable wireless system that incorporates cable simulation technology. Simon Bradley plugs in… Smooth Hound is the brainchild of Chris Fryer, More...

McNelly Sparkletron review

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All that sparkles is not gold, but it could be for an extra five quid. Huw Price does the twang thang with a nickel set of McNelly Sparkletrons… For many years, TV Jones More...

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Gibson Custom’s True Historic Les Pauls in depth

Gibson’s Nashville Custom Shop produces some of the most desirable electric guitars on the planet. We venture inside to find out why the company thinks its new True Historic More...

Talkbox – The Cadillac Three’s Jaren Johnston

The frontman of Nashville’s country-fried Southern rockers The Cadillac Three tells all… 1 I couldn’t live without my… “For the band, it’d be lap steel. More...

Joe Bonamassa’s Blues Of Desperation Guitars Up Close

G&B visits blues-rock star Joe Bonamassa at his California home to see the guitars that made his 12th studio solo album, Blues Of Desperation, take flight… Story Chris More...

News: Grindrod Amplification open ownership to the public

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Legendary amp designer Steve Grindrod has opened up a pledge campaign to the public for a stake in his company. Grindrod More...

News: PRS Guitars Europe Announces SE Bernie Marsden Final Run

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PRS Europe has announced the final run of the Bernie Marsden signature SE model. The run will be limited to just More...

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The new issue of Guitar & Bass is available from Friday 6 May. Read on to find...

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The new issue of Guitar & Bass is available from Friday 1 April. Read on to find...

Kauer Arcturus review

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Kauer guitars feature high-quality tonewoods, boutique pickups and on-trend shapes. Huw Price tests out the More...

Letters from America: Koll Duo Glide

Saul Koll produces around 100 highly sought-after guitars a year in his Portland, Oregon workshop. Dave Hunter checks out the versatile..

Hagstrom Retroscape H-III review

Hagstrom’s H-III was a classic 60s instrument and this update captures its spirit perfectly. Marcus Leadley takes a look… By the..

Italia Maranello Z review

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Trev Wilkinson’s eye-catching Italia basses have found favour with the likes of Manic Street Preachers’ More...

Hartke HyDrive HCH210 500W Bass Cabinet review

Popular for their bright clean sound, Hartke amps date back to the 1970s. Gareth Morgan looks at the company’s new 500-watt..

Sandberg California II VM4 & TM5 review

Here’s a pair of new basses from German company Sandberg; one pristine, one less so… Gareth Morgan investigates It’s been two..
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DIY Workshop: Gretsch Conversion Part One

Huw Price finally fulfils a long-held ambition as he takes a well-worn vintage Gretsch Anniversary and turns it into a 50s-style..
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Chord Clinic: Powerchords – Two note tricks

Remove the third from your chords and you get the appropriately named powerchord, a staple of rock, punk and pop music...
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Joe Bonamassa’s Blues Of Desperation Guitars Up Close

G&B visits blues-rock star Joe Bonamassa at his California home to see the guitars that made his 12th studio solo album, Blues Of..

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