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UK-based but world-renowned, Guitar & Bass Magazine has provided a unique take on all things string-driven related since 1991 (although it was called The Guitar Magazine back then) Guitar-Bass.net is the new web resource for all things six (and four!) string.

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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Win a Bernie Marsden SE PRS!

Enter our brand new competition to be in with a chance of winning the Bernie Marsden PRS! In the words of PRS the guitar was ‘closely designed with Marsden himself, the SE Bernie Marsden offers classic More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Blackstar Metal as F**K Webcast

Blackstar are to demo the awesome HT METAL Series later today at 7:30pm BSP – more info below…     Join Blackstar Field Product Trainer Steve Marks as he demos the award winning HT METAL series. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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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 Casserly Description: 400W solid state/valve hybrid amp head. 2 x 12AX7s in preamp More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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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 – normally with the octave at the top More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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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 groups of basses we’ve seen More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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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 much in demand… Although it might well be a lot better nowadays than it used to be, left-handed More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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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…. Description: Overdrive pedal. Made in UK RRP: £199.99 Contact: More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Yerasov Classic 50 Review

Bigger, louder and much, much blacker, can the Russian company’s new all-valve combo impress us as much as the award-winning 15-watter did last year? Review by Huw Price Description: Single-channel 50/12W More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Vigier Excalibur Thirteen Review

If you fancy adding a French accent to your vocabulary of guitar sounds then the Vigier Excalibur Thirteen has panache and je ne sais quoi to spare. Review by Marcus Leadley Description: Solid body electric More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, July 17th, 2014
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Taylor 814ce Review

Completely re-voiced with a fair few subtle design changes, does the 2014 version of the flagship 814ce still sound like a Taylor? Review by Rick Batey Description: Grand Auditorium-sized cutaway electro-acoustic. More...