Dave Hunter

Letters from America: Alessandro Crossbred Mutt

George Alessandro’s amps are hand-built creations of the highest pedigree. Dave Hunter finds out if the Crossbred Mutt is best in show.

Letters from America: MotorAve McQueen

Inspired by the car industry, Mark Fuqua’s MotorAve McQueen takes iconic inspiration into new territory.

The History of the Fender Twin

Over seven decades, the Fender Twin has been one of the great guitar amplifiers. From the coveted tweeds of the 1950s to digital modellers, it has continued to evolve but always bears testament to the invention and dedication of one man: Leo Fender, amplifier genius.

Letters from America: Koll Duo Glide

Saul Koll produces around 100 highly sought-after guitars a year in his Portland, Oregon workshop.

Letters from America – Komet 60

Designed by Ken Fischer and built in Louisiana, the Komet 60 is a modern classic valve amp par excellence.

Letters from America – Johan Gustavsson Bluesmaster Custom 59

This beautiful Swedish-built ‘burst marries classic L.P and T-style looks with fine luthiery.

Letters from America – Gil Yaron Bolt S

After relocating to Arizona, Israeli luthier Gil Yaron set about a rethink of one of guitar history’s most iconic designs. We inspect the Bolt S…

Letters from America: Port City Merino – 10-Watt 1×12” combo

In his latest look at the best gear across the pond, we run the rule over a beautiful little hand-crafted combo.

Letters from America: Thorn Artisan Limited – Series 3

We check out boutique exotica from Thorn, the Artisan Limited - Series 3…

Throwback Thursday: Foo Fighters 1999 Dave Grohl interview, unseen pictures

With Foo Fighters imminent return to the UK this weekend, we wind the clock back to Dave Hunter's 1999 G&B interview with Foo Fighters and show you previously unseen images from the James Cumpsty shoot that accompanied it…