David Gilmour – His Greatest Moments: Inside the new issue of Total Guitar

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This month we trace David Gilmour’s evolution as a guitarist via 20 amazing Pink Floyd tracks – from 1969’s 'The Nile Song' all the way through to this year’s 'Hey Hey Rise Up'. We’re joined by a host of guitarists – Kirk Hammett, Matt Bellamy, Derek Trucks, and many more – who couldn’t wait to talk about their favourite Floyd songs and tell us how they’ve been influenced by Gilmour’s playing. 

We also gain insight into the guitarist’s creative process in an exclusive interview with Pink Floyd producer Bob Ezrin, and Gilmour’s story of his life in the band is told in his own words. And if all this has you fired up ready to plug your guitar in and play, you'll find a huge eight-page lesson on Gilmour’s style.

Total Guitar David Gilmour issue cover

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Total Guitar is one of Europe's biggest guitar magazines. With lessons to suit players of all levels, TG's world-class tuition is friendly, accessible and jargon-free, whether you want to brush up on your technique or improve your music theory knowledge. We also talk to the biggest names in the world of guitar – from interviews with all-time greats like Brian May and Eddie Van Halen to our behind the scenes Rig Tour features, we get you up close with the guitarists that matter to you.