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Chris Squire
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Chris Squire: 1948-2015

Michael Heatley looks back on the life of trailblazing Yes bassist, Chris Squire   In a year in which we have already lost Jack Bruce, the passing of Chris Squire on 27 June represents another huge hole in More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Orange Rockerverb 100 MkIII Review

This 100-watt stack recalls an era of roadies and huge flares, but it’s not just about the overdrive sound, as Huw Price discovers… The 100 MkIII sits at the top of the power structure in the third incarnation More...

ThorpyFx Gunshot overdrive review
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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ThorpyFx Gunshot Overdrive review

Growl control from Major Thorpe… a truly ‘bomb-proof ’ drive? Chris Vinnicombe steps on it.  Think you’ve got a stressful job? ThorpyFx was born when British Army Major Adrian Thorpe got More...

Vox VX I & VX II
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Vox VX I & VX II modelling guitar amps announced

“Redefining the modelling amplifier as you know it,” claims Vox   Vox has announced new modelling combos that the company says offer more authentic amplifier models than its previous Valvetronix More...

DigiTech Obscura
By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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Review: DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay pedal

DigiTech’s new delay is an analogue-style tone mangler with digital flexibility. Marcus Leadley gets down and degraded…   If you think digital delay is all about precision cleanliness, think again. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
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10 Top Bass Playing Tips with Les Claypool

Primus frontman Les Claypool has been dazzling audiences with his unique bass playing for nearly 30 years. He shares some of his four-string wisdom with us… 1: Practice a lot when you are young “When you’re More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Bass Okoume review

This updated take on the Jazz Bass format isn’t flashy, but it’s a worthy, understated, all-rounder. Rick Batey takes it for a spin…     A brown Fender Jazz? Yes – but forget about the Mocha More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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TC Electronic unveils PolyTune Clip

TC Electronic has today announced the PolyTune Clip – the ‘best yet’ in the PolyTune brand of tuners. The incredibly accurate and fast chromatic tuner has a reported +/- 0.02 cent accuracy, guaranteeing More...

A Gallagher family favourite portrait, taken in Spain © Bob Hewitt
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Rory Gallagher remembered (1948-1995)

On the 20th anniversary of the passing of one of electric blue’s giants, Bob Hewitt looks back on the Irish musician’s life and talks to Gallagher’s brother Dónal in an exclusive new interview…  A More...

Kiss | Main Stage | Sunday
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Download Festival 2015 in pictures – Sunday

A gallery of our highlights of the final day of Download Festival 2015 including Kiss, Slash and more… H.E.A.T | Zippo Encore Stage | Sunday H.E.A.T | Zippo Encore More...