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 More...

ThorpyFx Gunshot Overdrive review

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 More...

Review: DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay pedal

DigiTech Obscura

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 More...

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

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 More...

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 More...

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 More...

The new-look Guitar & Bass magazine is on sale Friday 5 June

The new-look Guitar & Bass magazine hits newsstands on 5 June, with more pages, hot new gear reviews, interviews, features More...

Guitar & Bass Classics: Amp Bible 2015 – Out Now!

The Guitar Amp Bible 2015, the dashing new recruit to the Guitar & Bass Classics series, is on sale now More...

Chris Squire Chris Squire: 1948-2015

Michael Heatley looks back on the life of trailblazing Yes bassist, Chris Squire   In a...

Vox VX I & VX II Vox VX I & VX II modelling guitar amps announced

“Redefining the modelling amplifier as you know it,” claims Vox   Vox has announced new modelling...

TC Electronic unveils PolyTune Clip

TC Electronic has today announced the PolyTune Clip – the ‘best yet’ in the PolyTune brand...

Burns Club Series Steer Cutaway Review

Nothing brightens up our day like a quirky British-designed guitar, and the Burns Steer reissue combines tradition More...

Revelation TTX-64 Review

The Revelation TTX-64 is a straightforward and extremely well-priced guitar that offers an interesting humbucking twist on a classic theme. What..

D’Angelico EX-59 & EX-175 Review

If you’re looking for some real jazz-age glitz and glamour then these handsome D’Angelico archtop electrics will teleport you back in..

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 More...

Music Man Classic Sabre Bass Review

Pining for the ’80s? Reintroduced in 2013, the Music Man Sabre brings back double humbuckers and even the string mute. Review..

Reverend Dub King Bass Review

The Reverend Dub King brings a welcome splash of originality to the short-scale semi-hollow bass market. Review by Gareth Morgan Details..

ThorpyFx Gunshot Overdrive review

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?..

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..

Dave Hill’s Sam Li Custom – Guitar workshop

Owned by Slade’s Dave Hill for 47 years and used to record many of the Wolverhampton rockers’ mightiest songs, this much-modded..

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..

Vintage Guitars – Walk on the Wild Side

Do we pay too much attention to the hallowed classics of the gear universe? Phil Harris loves them, but urges us..

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