The Yamaha APX500 is an award winning electro acoustic from one of the biggest manufacterers of acoustic guitars in the world. The APX500 is the most affordable guitar in the APX series yet delivers a level of tone and response that provides plenty of expressive freedom and versatility.
The Fender American Special Stratocaster HSS is an affordable USA made guitar that includes an alder body with gloss urethane finish, 9.5″ radius maple neck, jumbo frets, Texas Special middle and neck pickups, an Atomic humbucking bridge pickup, and vintage-style synchronized tremolo.
The brainchild of guitar design guru Trev Wilkinson, the new Green Label Corona 60 HB is hand-built at the Fret-King Custom Shop in Southport, Lancashire. A fine reimagining of the vintage Fender Stratocaster, this guitar will win over many guitarists with its unique features.
The price tag that comes with an original Gibson Les Paul is beyond the reach of all but the most wealthy aspiring guitarists so what alternatives are there for guitarists seeking the tone and vintage looks of this classic guitar?
As part of Epiphone’s more affordable ‘Inspired By’ series, the John Lennon Casino is a £1,200 cheaper than the previous USA model that has now been discontinued by Epiphone. This Indonesian made version is no budget instrument however and features Gibson USA P-90 pickups and a maple laminate body.
All in all this is a very versatile instrument that could handle anything from metal through to jazz, country and funk. Itâ€™s priced sensibly at just under Â£800 although not all guitarists will be satisfied with an Indonesian made guitar you would be hard pushed to find better build quality and features at this price.
The Ibanez JS2400 WH is the first 24-fret fingerboard Joe Satriani model, and Joe’s newest adventure in guitars also includes his favorite DiMarzioÂ® pickups.
The GL-56 is a fine edition to the ESP signature series and even though it has a reasonably high price tag is still far more affordable than many custom editions from Fender and Gibson guitars.
Review of the superb EC401VF by ESP Guitars. Perfect for guitarists looking for a guitar that handles classic rock, blues and metal
This is a versatile guitar capable of playing anything from metal to jazz and certainly far more flexible than your standard issue Fender Telecaster. The phase control, custom pickups and fat neck have made it enormously popular with many guitarists and the guitar is highly rated compared to other Fender guitars.
The Fender Road Worn ’60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar delivers that aged look and feel, designed with 1960′s specs. The Fender Road Worn ’60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar features a nitrocellulose-lacquer finish and is built to look, sound and feel like it’s got more than just a few miles on it.
The Deluxe Lone Star Stratocaster guitar is a superb reissue of one of Fender’s most successful models to date. Its a classy humbucking guitar with superb feel, great looks and a great Texas tone.
You will be surprised how far Â£500 will go these days when it comes to buying an electro acoustic guitar. Virtually all the leading brands now have guitars under this price tag.
The Schecter Tempest Classic is one of the high end models in the Tempest guitar line. Schecter have pulled out all the stops with the Tempest Classic which has a bound mahogany body topped with a beautifully matched flamed maple top.
How do you keep your guitar sounding sweet? What could be the solution to that buzz? What kind of yearly maintenance should I be giving my guitar? All these questions and more will be answered as we enter the world of luthiery.
What qualifies as a great acoustic? Do they have to cost that much money? What makes up an acoustic? All of these questions and more will be answered in this guide
Rock guitar legend Jeff Beck has been working with the Gibson custom shop to create the limited edition Jeff Beck Les Paul ‘Oxblood’ model.
Well despite the economic chaos it seems that Christmas sales of guitars, amps and effects have increased dramatically in 2008 according to GFK. The market research giant GFK the UK guitar trade completely bucked the general retail trend and gre considerably.
David Gilmour and the Fender Custom Shop has announced the highly anticipated release of one of the most iconic musical instruments of the past 50 yearsâ€”the David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster guitar. Based on Gilmour’s famous “Black Strat” guitar, the …
G&L has introduced the Tribute Series Comanche. Featuring a swamp ash body with flamed maple top, the neck is hard rock maple with rosewood or maple fingerboard. Other features are 3 G&L Magnetic Field Design Z-coil pickups, G&L Dual Fulcrum …