Joe Bonamassa: what you need to understand about buying gear online

Joe Bonamassa performs on stage at Royal Albert Hall on April 24, 2019 in London, England
(Image credit: Gus Stewart/Redferns)

There are many gear hounds among us, but few would dispute that, in this world, Joe Bonamassa is top dog.

So when it comes to picking up new electric guitars and other equipment online, we’d all be well served by heeding his sage advice.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.