Chris Vinnicombe

The February 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Inside this issue: Hendrix's iconic Flying V and SG moments, what to expect from the pedal world this year, and why one guitarist is shredding on a mountaintop 3,000 metres above ground.

Gibson head of product development Matt Koehler talks Jimi Hendrix models

Here, Koehler lifts the lid on the painstaking work that went into recreating Jimi Hendrix’s SG Custom and Flying V.

The Money Shot: Dave Davies’ 1958 Gibson Flying V

We spend a sunny afternoon having a close encounter with the 1958 Gibson Flying V owned by Dave Davies between 1965-1992 and used for some iconic Kinks performances.

“It was pretty fucking heavy”: Barrie Cadogan and Malcolm Catto talk recording Quartermass Seven

Little Barrie’s latest album was born in a basement studio and is heavy on atmospherics. We return to the scene of the sessions to find out how it all went down.

The Collection: Bernie Marsden’s trove of acoustic guitars includes vintage Gibsons and a century-old Martin

Over the past couple of decades Bernie Marsden's added some spectacular vintage acoustics to his guitar collection – we check out the highlights and find out how he was bitten by the unplugged bug

The Big Review: Fender American Professional II Stratocaster & Telecaster

Do Fender’s American Professional II instruments set a new standard?

The January 2021 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Inside this issue: the best gear of 2020, Fender's new American Professional II Series reviewed, and a free 2021 vintage guitar calendar!

Review: Novo Guitars Solus F1

Proof positive that a single-pickup guitar can be much more than a one-trick pony – especially when it’s been designed by a modern-day master.

The December 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

In this issue: a celebration of EVH's groundbreaking career, Bernie Marsden's vintage acoustic guitars, and Joe Bonamassa's Abbey Road experience.

Have Gibson and Adam Jones just released the best guitar launch video ever?

Seven-minute epic The Witness features new music from Tool band members