By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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John Illsley – Soundtrack of my Life

The vinyl selections of the one-time Dire Straits bassist and now successful solo artist are all about great writing and playing guitar for the song… Bassist John Illsley may not have a household name More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Guitar Techniques – Fingerboard Freedom

We’ve worked thataway; now we’re going to be working thisaway. Puzzled? Read on… Last time involved a couple of variations using five positions of the E pentatonic minor scale. This month’s instalment involves More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Revelation VTX63 Review

On the surface it’s 100 per cent 1960s and Vox-tastic, but under the skin lie a different vibrato and three new pickups. Marcus Leadley examines a slice of pentagonal madness Description: Solidbody guitar. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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The New Issue Of Guitar & Bass Magazine is On Sale Now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Magazine is on sale Friday 3rd October and this month we’re exploring how a humble folk instruments achieved global domination in our massive feature. How Guitars Took Over More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
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Blackstar Amplification Release Insider Update

Blackstar Amplification have announced a new version of their Insider software, the update includes Super Wide Stereo on all ID:Series models. Read on for more info…         Press Release Blackstar More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Northern Guitars Present – The Leeds Bradford Guitar Show

This year sees the eighth year of the Leeds Bradford Guitar Show, check out all the details below…       Press Release Only a few days to go until Yorkshire’s biggest ever guitar event. More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Joe Bonamassa – Soundtrack of my Life

Expecting just blues? Joe’s pick of country, jazz, folk rock and hardcore funk may surprise you… If Eric Clapton was to follow through on that recent threat to retire, there’s no real debate raging More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Review

Find you don’t repeat yourself enough these days? Well, get yourself some vintage-inspired echo with modern tweakability. Review by Marcus Leadley Specs: Analogue-themed digital modelling delay pedal. Made More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Vintage Guitars – Guitars Gibson Should Never Have Made

Any guitar maker with a 100-year history is going to drop clangers from time to time. Sid Bishop looks at the misses from Michigan… Gibson have been in the guitar-making business for 120 years. They’ve More...

By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Ashdown MAG Rootmaster RM-220 Bass Amplifier Review

The 220W Rootmaster head has a trad solid-state power section and all-new drive, compression and sub bass features. Review by Gareth Morgan Specs: Single-channel 220W solid state amplifier. Made in China RRP: More...