Guitars

Stream today's live interview event with Stephen Bishop right here

Stream today's live interview event with Stephen Bishop right here Join us as we sit down with the multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter to talk about his new...

Young Guitarist of the Year star Abigail Zachko has released her debut album

Young Guitarist of the Year star Abigail Zachko has released her debut album Pick up the new Sunshine Lullaby, from the teenage phenom’s band, This...

Iconic Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Carlos Santana guitars have been recreated for the...

Iconic Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Carlos Santana guitars have been recreated for the 2019 Crossroads collection Fender, Martin, Gibson and PRS partner with Guitar...

From Jared Dines to Sarah Longfield: How YouTube guitar heroes' DIY approach paid off,...

From Jared Dines to Sarah Longfield: How YouTube guitar heroes' DIY approach paid off, big time A creative pack of musicians, equally comfortable with cameras...

Gibson’s Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I is the cream of the crop

Gibson’s Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I is the cream of the crop Extremely limited-edition model pays tribute to guitar used by Clapton at “one of...

Bring the thunder and lightning with Fender’s new Phil Lynott Precision Bass

Bring the thunder and lightning with Fender’s new Phil Lynott Precision Bass Limited edition Custom Shop offering recreates the late Thin Lizzy frontman’s 1978 model,...

Conjure big reverb waves with Catalinbread’s Topanga II

Conjure big reverb waves with Catalinbread’s Topanga II Limited-edition pedal features a reverb core toggle for rich, splashy tones read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

Joe Bonamassa reveals “the best guitarist in blues rock that the world has right...

Joe Bonamassa reveals “the best guitarist in blues rock that the world has right now” Yeah, yeah, we know, another JoBo story... read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

Dimebag Darrell: how to bust out of a rut

Dimebag Darrell: how to bust out of a rut In this classic GW lesson, Pantera's six-string legend shows you how to break out of even...

Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt: “Yngwie Malmsteen’s records have been pretty fuckin’ shit for a long...

Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt: “Yngwie Malmsteen’s records have been pretty fuckin’ shit for a long time... but the guitar playing has always been great” Prog maven...

Mike Campbell recalls Tom Petty's Damn the Torpedoes: "We were determined to make the...

Mike Campbell recalls Tom Petty's Damn the Torpedoes: "We were determined to make the best-sounding record ever made" The guitarist reflects on the late singer-songwriter's...

How to play acoustic guitar like Yes's Steve Howe

How to play acoustic guitar like Yes's Steve Howe Take a closer look at Howe’s acoustic output with this timeless prog act read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

MUSEWAVES to invest 1.2 million Euros until 2021 in expansion plan and HEXADRUM launch

MUSEWAVES to invest 1.2 million Euros until 2021 in expansion plan and HEXADRUM launch MuseWaves, the technology start-up of high-end musical instruments, has set out...

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...

Plini shows you how to build a complex riff from a simple melody

Plini shows you how to build a complex riff from a simple melody Craft mesmerizing guitar parts from basic components read more Source: www.guitarworld.com

Basses

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...

Other

MUSEWAVES to invest 1.2 million Euros until 2021 in expansion plan and HEXADRUM launch

MUSEWAVES to invest 1.2 million Euros until 2021 in expansion plan and HEXADRUM launch MuseWaves, the technology start-up of high-end musical instruments, has set out...

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...

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...

International Stakeholders Gather at CITES CoP18

International Stakeholders Gather at CITES CoP18 International stakeholders have gathered at CITES CoP18 to discuss policies supporting both conservation and international music activity. Left to Right:...

JHS Hornby expands recorder range with new Hornby Debut ‘kids’ C Descant recorder series

JHS Hornby expands recorder range with new Hornby Debut ‘kids’ C Descant recorder series JHS Hornby recorders have been the popular choice with teachers and...

Music China provides multifunctional platform for Chinese and international brands

Music China provides multifunctional platform for Chinese and international brands Music China is drawing closer and as the exhibition space fills up, the show looks...

British Drum Co. Marching Division launches Axial drums at the World Pipe Band Championships...

British Drum Co. Marching Division launches Axial drums at the World Pipe Band Championships 2019 Three and half years after forming the British Drum Co.,...

Natal Arcadia Acrylic Shell Pack

Natal Arcadia Acrylic Shell Pack Here’s a review of the Natal Arcadia Acrylic Shell Pack, courtesy of sister site Drummer’s Review.  Please feel free to...

DW Honour Drum Legend

DW Honour Drum Legend Drum Workshop Inc. (DW) has announced the release of a Jim Keltner Collector’s Series® ICON snare drum honoring the legendary drummer’s...

Talking Heads – An Insight into Brook Guitars

Talking Heads – An Insight into Brook Guitars Tucked away in the rural lanes of Dartmoor, Devon, is the picturesque pink barn that is the...

KAM launch two new professional handheld, KWM multi-channel UHF wireless microphone systems

KAM launch two new professional handheld, KWM multi-channel UHF wireless microphone systems As technology improves, more and more DJs, solo artists, bands and sound engineers...

The UK Drum Show appears on National TV

The UK Drum Show appears on National TV The UK Drum Show, now in its 3rd year organised by Gold Media and Events, made its...

Takamine EF407

Takamine EF407 Sister site Acoustic Review takes a look at the Takamine EF407 ‘New Yorker’. Hear what we had to say, and feel free to...

Akai Professional announces Force Beta Program

Akai Professional announces Force Beta Program Akai Professional is proud to announce the Force Beta testing program. To support the impending integration of the Arranger...