BB King 1925-2015: a life in music celebrated

BB King onstage in 1985

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 likes of Billy Gibbons, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Andy Fairweather Low, Bob reflects on the incredible life and legacy of BB King, a musical More...

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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...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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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 Father Time to work his own magic, More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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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 guided tour from Rickenbacker’s CEO More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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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 – and some of them hardly cost a bean… There More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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25 Ways to Upgrade Your Stratocaster – Part 2

We continue with the second helping of tips to fundamentally improve your Fender Stratocaster for the better… 17: Saddles Most of the changes that were instigated at Fender by the CBS management were More...