Gibson reissue Clapton’s iconic 1964 Firebird I

Gibson reissue Clapton’s iconic 1964 Firebird I The Gibson Custom Shop has announced a limited run of Eric Clapton’s 1964 one-pickup Firebird. Used throughout the...

Watch: Funk legend Nile Rodgers plays travel guitar from boutique UK builder

Watch: Funk legend Nile Rodgers plays travel guitar from boutique UK builder Synonymous for his sweet and precise Stratocaster tone and near-perfect right-hand rhythm technique,...

Fender Custom Shop reveal Phil Lynott signature bass

Fender Custom Shop reveal Phil Lynott signature bass Famed for his time as the bassist and vocalist of Thin Lizzy, Phil Lynott has long been...

Balaguer Guitars’ Espada T-Bar is an evolved offset baritone axe

Balaguer Guitars’ Espada T-Bar is an evolved offset baritone axe Balaguer Guitars has released the Espada T-Bar, a signature model for The Word Alive’s guitarist...

A 2020 Foo Fighters record might be on the way

A 2020 Foo Fighters record might be on the way Early last month, Foo Fighters surprised fans with a live EP titled 00950025, which featured...

Catalinbread debuts limited-edition version of Topanga Spring Reverb

Catalinbread debuts limited-edition version of Topanga Spring Reverb Catalinbread has unveiled Topanga II, a limited-edition version of the brand’s original spring reverb pedal. Topanga II...

Review: Dearnaley Guitars Natural & Sunburst

Review: Dearnaley Guitars Natural & Sunburst Occasionally, we’re obliged to begin reviews with a full disclosure. Regular readers will be familiar with the name of...

“After years of building electric replicas, I felt I had to do something that’s...

“After years of building electric replicas, I felt I had to do something that’s mine”: Dave Dearnaley on his acoustics What made you switch to...

PP World Percussion continue to innovate on behalf of Cajon players around the world

PP World Percussion continue to innovate on behalf of Cajon players around the world With a renowned reputation for providing a large range of well-constructed, high...

Talking Heads – Marcus Allen Teach Me Music Academy

Talking Heads – Marcus Allen Teach Me Music Academy No matter what role you play within the music industry, be it performer, teacher, salesperson, studio...

“All I wanted to do was play like Chuck Berry”: Keith Richards

“All I wanted to do was play like Chuck Berry”: Keith Richards This interview was originally published in 1997. His own phrase is “five strings, two...

Alsip reinvent timeless designs with the Classic Series

Alsip reinvent timeless designs with the Classic Series Georgia-based Alsip Guitars are known mostly for its impressive Tejas Series, but has now chosen to expand...

Leeds/Bradford Guitar Show returns for 2019

Leeds/Bradford Guitar Show returns for 2019 The Leeds/Bradford Guitar Show is set for a 2019 return with a one-day event at Pudsey Civic Hall. The...

Metallica upload footage of Doodles, a mid-show treat captured at recent concerts

Metallica upload footage of Doodles, a mid-show treat captured at recent concerts Metallica have uploaded a series of YouTube videos showcasing Doodles, a mid-show act...

Mooer’s Tone Capture GTR can sample the sound of any guitar

Mooer’s Tone Capture GTR can sample the sound of any guitar Mooer has introduced Tone Capture GTR, a mini stomper that’s designed to sample the...

“What really changed my playing was hearing a tape of Stevie Ray Vaughan”: Slide...

“What really changed my playing was hearing a tape of Stevie Ray Vaughan”: Slide guitar master Robert Randolph The pedal-steel guitar is the sound of...

Review: Chapman Guitars V2 ML2 Modern Standard

Review: Chapman Guitars V2 ML2 Modern Standard As noted in our recent V2 Ghost Fret Standard review, 2019 sees Chapman introduce its new V2 Standard...

EBS MircoBass 3 Preamp

EBS MircoBass 3 Preamp Here’s a review of the EBS Microbass 3 Euro Preamp, courtesy of sister site Bass Guitar Review and supplied to us from...

14 best multi-effects pedals to buy in 2019

14 best multi-effects pedals to buy in 2019 “Multi-effects pedal” is no longer a dirty term. Thanks to powerful processors and DSP capabilities, what were...

Mystery guitars, big hits and Rick Astley: the story from inside Dave Grohl’s secret...

Mystery guitars, big hits and Rick Astley: the story from inside Dave Grohl’s secret London gig Yesterday afternoon, word began circulating that the London indie-disco...

Fender Custom Shop releases new Hendrix Strat in honour of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

Fender Custom Shop releases new Hendrix Strat in honour of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary Almost 50 years ago to the day, Jimi Hendrix delivered an electrifying...

Relive Woodstock’s 40th-anniversary concert on new DVD box set

Relive Woodstock’s 40th-anniversary concert on new DVD box set To celebrate Woodstock’s 50th anniversary this year, Woodstock Nation has announced a limited-edition DVD box set...

Rubato’s new Lassie guitar is a carbon fibre beauty

Rubato’s new Lassie guitar is a carbon fibre beauty South African brand Rubato Guitars has debuted Lassie, a electric guitar built from carbon fibre that...

Cort’s GB74 Gig bass is brimming with tones

Cort’s GB74 Gig bass is brimming with tones Cort has unveiled the GB74 Gig bass, a multi-talented workhorse that’s said to offer “ultimate sonic versatility”....

Watch: Foo Fighters invite wheelchair-bound fan on stage to smash guitar

Watch: Foo Fighters invite wheelchair-bound fan on stage to smash guitar Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl made a fan’s night by inviting him on stage...