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Ten best fuzz pedals for guitarists in 2018

Best fuzz pedals electro-harmonix big muff
Things are about to get a little hairy on your pedalboard.

Four new electric guitar amplifiers: August 2018

Acoustic Classic Bass Amp Boss Katana-Air Park P1800
Our favorite new amp and speaker announcements, releases and rumors of the past month.

13 new pedals and effects units: August 2018

Mistweaver Serpent Way Huge Overrated Special Seafoam Trident
Our favorite new stompbox announcements, releases and rumors of the past month.

Nine new electric and acoustic guitars: August 2018

Gibson Billie Joe Armstrong Strandberg Salen Yamaha Pacifica PRS SE Bernie Marsden
Our favorite new guitar announcements, releases and rumors of the past month.

14 best budget electric guitars under $200

Stratocaster black Fender Squier under $200
With $200, you can still net an electric guitar that punches well above its weight.

15 best electric guitars under $500

White Les Paul gold hardware
Our guide to 15 of the best guitars you can buy for under 500 bucks.

Ten best electric guitars for punk rock

Best punk rock electric guitar
These red-hot and snarling guitars are perfect vehicles for punk rock and all its sub-genres.

Ten best distortion pedals in 2018

Best Distortion Pedals Stompboxes
From doomsday devices to versatile dirt boxes, we pick out ten essential distortion stompboxes for the modern guitarist.

Five new electric guitar amplifiers: July 2018

VOX AC30S1 Minibeetle 25 Supro Black Magick Reverb
Our favorite new amp and speaker announcements, releases and rumors from June to July.

15 best guitars, pedals and amps of Summer NAMM 2018

Justin Aufdemkampe Charvel SD24 signature Pro-Mod
The three glorious, guitar-filled days of the show are over—here are the 15 best new products that caught our eye.

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