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14 best budget electric guitars under $200

With $200, you can still net an electric guitar that punches well above its weight.

The Reverb Top 10: Chorus

It’s been a studio staple since the 70s, but the chorus effect is seriously back in vogue. Dan Orkin looks at a 10-strong choir of the most popular chorus pedals on…
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15 best electric guitars under $500

Our guide to 15 of the best guitars you can buy for under 500 bucks.
Best punk rock electric guitar

10 best electric guitars for punk rock

These red-hot and snarling guitars are perfect vehicles for punk rock and all its sub-genres.
Best Distortion Pedals Stompboxes

10 best distortion pedals in 2018

From doomsday devices to versatile dirt boxes, we pick out ten essential distortion stompboxes for the modern guitarist.
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Five new electric guitar amplifiers: July 2018

Our favorite new amp and speaker announcements, releases and rumors from June to July.
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15 best guitars, pedals and amps of Summer NAMM 2018

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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13 new pedals and effects units: July 2018

Our favorite new stompbox announcements, releases and rumors from June to July.
Fender PRS Solar Stratocaster Paul's A1.7 BOP

12 new electric and acoustic guitars: July 2018

Our favorite new guitar announcements, releases and rumors from June to July.
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14 best electric guitars for metal under $1,000

The ‘best’ metal axe has to be aggressive, comfortable to play and inclined towards fretboard acrobatics—just like the 14 on our list.