Eric Clapton

“It was like a burned match!” How a UK luthier brought Ed Sheeran’s fire-damaged guitar back to life

Cheltenham-based Monty’s Guitars spent a full year restoring the megastar’s prized Eric Clapton Martin after it was damaged in a studio fire. We caught up with head honcho Matt Gleeson to find out more about how this “crazy” idea became one of his proudest moments to date…

Eric Clapton leans further into vaccine scepticism, repeats misinformation in new video interview

Clapton cited unsubstantiated claims about fertility risks linked to the vaccine, as well as “brainwashing” and “propaganda” being conducted by the government surrounding vaccinations and lockdowns.