Friday, May 24, 2019


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Five new electric guitars: May 2019

Our favourite new guitar announcements, releases and rumours of the past month.
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15 of the most iconic offset guitarists

For decades, Jazzmasters, Jaguars, Firebirds and many other offsets have been the go-to instruments for pioneering outsider musicians. Here’s our pick of 15 offset-guitar heroes.

10 essential stoner rock and metal songs

Roll up, plug in and zone out.
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How to replace an output socket

Here's what you can do to fix an intermittent guitar signal.
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10 best signature effects pedals

Featuring units made for Joe Bonamassa, Billie Joe Armstrong, Andy Timmons and many more...
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12 best artist signature electric guitars

Just a handful of recent signature six-string electrics that have caught our eye over the past few years.
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From Les Paul to Rob Chapman: The history of signature guitars

What do Slash, Les Paul, Eric Clapton, Mary Kaye, Dave Grohl and St. Vincent have in common? The clue’s in the name… Here, we take a look at the history of signature guitars

How to eliminate nut pings

If your guitar pings or clicks when you tune up, here's how to solve the issue without nut files.
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How to install a Bigsby on a Gibson ES-335

They fell out of favour for a long time, but these days, having a Bigsby on a vintage-style Gibson is a cool as it gets. Here, we show you how it’s done and make a few other tweaks along the way in pursuit of the ultimate ES-335.
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How to replace electric guitar pickups

Learn how to wire, solder and set up new pups.

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