Rory Gallagher remembered (1948-1995)

A Gallagher family favourite portrait, taken in Spain © Bob Hewitt

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 Gallagher family favourite portrait, taken in Spain © Bob Hewitt   The great thing about music is the indelible legacy it More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Six of the Best – Retro Effects

Take inspiration from the sounds of yesteryear with these retro effects and give your rig a shot in the arm today 1: Strymon Flint Details Price £279 Contact MusicPsych 020 7607 6005 www.strymon.net There More...

Counting Crows
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Counting Crows land in the UK

Counting Crows are currently in the UK for a brief pit-stop on the world tour in support of their Somewhere Under Wonderland album. Guitarist David Bryson spoke to Michael Heatley… Counting Crows (David Bryson More...

Failure © Ryan Daly
By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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Failure interview: Ken Andrews and Greg Edwards

Cult American alt-rock band Failure return and talk guitar and bass in an exclusive interview with Michael Heatley Failure © Ryan Daly Failure are Los Angeles’ premier cult band. Active from 1990-97 but ‘rebooted’ More...

BB King onstage in 1985
By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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BB King 1925-2015: a life in music celebrated

For the past three decades, Bob Hewitt has interviewed and photographed some of the world’s greatest musicians, as well as producing two films on the history of the Fender guitar. Here, with input from the More...

The Vintage Caravan frontman Óskar Logi
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Introducing: The Vintage Caravan

Interview with Óskar Logi, frontman of Icelandic heavy rock trio   Who are you and what is your role in the band? “I am Óskar Logi, guitarist, singer, songwriter, redhead, lyricist, maker of weird More...

John 'Rhino' Edwards
By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Interview: Status Quo bassist John ‘Rhino’ Edwards

Quo bass player talks new solo album and tour  Rhino onstage with Quo bandmate Francis Rossi © David Tickle   John Victor Edwards is known to an army of Status Quo fans as Rhino, the powerhouse bassist behind More...

Scottish rock trio The Amorettes
By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, May 7th, 2015
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Introducing: The Amorettes

Interview with Scottish rockers plus exclusive premiere of new video, Bull By The Horns     Who are you and what is your role in the band? “I’m Heather, bassist in The Amorettes. Then theres my More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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iPad: The Ultimate Guitar Tool

This slim device can do so much more than games and surfing: with the right add-ons, it can be your guitar nerve-centre. Martyn Casserly has been shopping Since its introduction in 2010, Apple’s iPad has More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Jack Bruce Retrospective – Captain Jack

Bassist, singer and songwriter Jack Bruce carved a unique swathe though music for over five decades. Gareth Morgan pays tribute When we lost Jack Bruce on the 25th October, 2014, to liver disease, we lost the More...