How To Write Songs, by Sam Fender and many more: inside the new issue of Total Guitar

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The Songwriter Issue! TG delves into the make-up of some of the biggest acts around to find out what makes their tunes tick. Featured are Sam Fender, Jerry Cantrell, Larkin Poe, The War On Drugs, Bullet For My Valentine, The Manic Street Preachers & more. Reviews: Gibson Generation Acoustics, Sterling By Music Man Mariposa, Jackson Monarkh, Pro Co Lil' Rat. Learn songs by Kiss, Mastodon, Ed Sheeran & Sam Fender. 

Plus! 32-page supplement: The Guitarist's Guide To Writing Songs

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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.