Also in issue 377! Interviews: Richard Fortus, Chris Shiflett, Christone 'Kingfish' Ingram, Blackstone Cherry, Danny Bryant and more. Reviews: New gear from Shergold, Squier, Boss, Gibson and more. Learn songs by Queen, The Police and Rival Sons
Whether you’re using overdrive, distortion, boost or fuzz, there are plenty of ways you can tweak your setup for maximum tone
If the wood is the soul of the electric guitar, the pickups are the brains of the operation. We walk through the most common pickup styles and what they mean for electric guitar tone
Fuzz this, intonation that – life can be confusing for the beginner player. This handy glossary explains what some of the most commonly heard terms mean
Because great tone begins with getting the fundamentals right, from picks and strings through to pedals
In issue 376: Interviews with The Darkness, Cory Wong, Sophie Lloyd, Baroness, The Hives and more; new gear from PJD, Laney, Squier, Positive Grid and EHX reviewed, and learn songs by Guns N' Roses, Nirvana and Blur!
Whatever style of music you play, these workouts will improve your fingerstyle technique – and that counts for both electric and acoustic guitar
For rising star mehro, every song begins with an acoustic. His method? “Being open, being in tune and channeling the inspiration.” Here's how he does it...
Learn a dozen chords that will expand your musical vocabulary and enhance your songwriting – and the best bit? They’re not that difficult
Also in issue 375! Interviews: Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil & Mike Vennart, Nothing But Thieves, Ultra Q, Saint Agnes, Grace Potter and more! Reviews: New gear from Marshall, Fender, Gibson, Gretsch and more. Learn songs by Pink Floyd, Greta Van Fleet and The Killers
Also in issue 374! Interviews: Ben Howard, Skindred, Nat Myers, mehro and more! Reviews: Blackstar Debut 50R, Dave Mustaine 2023 Flying Vs, Danelectro Blackout '59M NOS, Fender Gold Foil Telecaster, EHX Lizard Queen. Learn songs by AC/DC, The Hives and Billie Eilish
Also in issue 373! Interviews: Nita Strauss, Jake Kiszka, The Lemon Twigs and more! Reviews: Gibson Kirk Hammett Greeny Les Paul Standard, Walrus Audio Fundamental Series, EVH 5150 Iconic Series 15w 1x10 Combo, IK Multimedia TONEX Pedal, Two Notes ReVolt Guitar, Apogee Jam X. Learn songs by Kiss, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Queens Of The Stone Age.
Also in issue 372! Interviews: Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan, Tigercub, Island Of Love and more! Reviews: Cort G300 Glam, DOD Reissue Pedals, Fender Tone Master Princeton Reverb combo, Walrus Audio Melee, Vox amPlug Brian May. Learn songs by Foo Fighters, Queen and Arctic Monkeys
Also in issue 371! Interviews: Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton, HMLTD, Indigo De Souza and more! Reviews: Charvel Jim Root Signature Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1, Marshall Reissue Pedals, Strymon Cloudburst, Epiphone 1958 Korina Explorer, Crazy Tube Circuits Unobtanium. Learn songs by Mammoth WVH, The Clash and Stevie Ray Vaughan
Tone is one of the most hotly debated aspects of guitar playing. Read on as we look at the best ways to optimize your setup and get more from your guitar rig
Iain Lee was like a kid in a candy store as the Queen guitarist demonstrated – up-close and personal – the magical, singing tone of one of his most famous solos
In this career-spanning interview, one of the all-time greatest guitar players talks through every era of Queen's career, and charts the evolution of rock's most singular band
The guitar icon said he and his bandmates looked up to Led Zeppelin from a musical and industry perspective, and labelled Page “the master of the riff”
A capo is a great way to boost your creativity on the instrument. Here’s our expert picks for electric and acoustic guitar, ukulele, 12-string and beyond
The guitarist talks disrupting conventional approaches to recording in the early '70s in a new interview with Total Guitar