Chris Vinnicombe

“I wanted a guitar that would lead me down a path of 21st-century music”: Matt Bellamy on Manson Guitar Works

The Muse frontman on Manson Guitar Works, Billie Eilish and the dark art of creating colossal distortion tones.

Photographer Phil Bourne’s small but perfectly formed guitar collection

From punk bassist to P-90 advocate, this British commercial and editorial portrait photographer has assembled an enviable selection of vintage instruments along the way.

Review: Gretsch G6134T-LTD Limited Edition Penguin

One of the coolest guitars of NAMM 2020 touches down in the UK. Hopefully we can stop looking at it for long enough to play the damn thing.

The June 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Inside the June 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine: Matt Bellamy on his investment in Manson Guitar Works, Chris Martin IV on shepherding Martin Guitar to the future, and more!

“We are curtailing the usage to the higher end”: Fender’s Justin Norvell on phasing out ash

“We will continue to buy all the ash we can, but expect supply to be more sporadic”

Desert Gold: Brian Ray’s 1957 Les Paul Goldtop

What’s even more rock ’n’ roll than a Les Paul-shaped swimming pool? The real thing, of course. We head to Palm Springs to catch up with Brian Ray and find out about the 1957 Goldtop he played with Etta James and Paul McCartney.

The May 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now!

Up-close and personal with Joe Perry and Brad Whitford of Aerosmith.

The Collection: At home with Tyler Bryant

With his band The Shakedown, Tyler Bryant has released three studio albums and toured with rock giants AC/DC, Aerosmith and Guns N’ Roses. We head to Nashville to check out the six-string machines that power his blues-infused brand of rock ’n’ roll.

The Money Shot: 1959 Gibson ES-330TDC

You won't see too many of these red ’59s around.

Review: Strymon Iridium

This pedalboard-friendly amp and cab simulator might be the perfect solution for the modern guitarist.
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