Saturday, May 25, 2019

Electric Guitars

Latest News

Shergold Guitars enters the single-cut fray with new Provocateur line

A second series from the revived British brand.

Dave Rude’s limited-edition Epiphone Flying V was inspired by a Tom...

Tesla legend unveils his new signature model.

Cort’s KX508MS is the brand’s first eight-string, multi-scale model

Premium KX-series specs, new Fishman pickups and a striking Mariana Burst finish.

Reviews

Review: Gibson Custom 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard

Gibson Custom’s 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard is the rejuvenated company’s latest attempt to replicate the most sought-after vintage guitar of all time. Could it be Gibson’s best Burst reissue to date?

Review: Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci Majesty

Music Man’s Majesty model has always been built for speed, but 2019’s limited-edition Tiger Eye model offers progressive metal players a ride with unprecedented luxury. Time to rev up this magnificent seven…

This 1957 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster is a blues and country machine

The Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster is regarded as the first commercially available electric guitar with three pickups, and this example from 1957 is loaded with original PAFs.

Buyer's Guides

18 best Fender Telecasters in 2019

Here's a guide to ensure you get more twang for your buck.

Essential Guides

Why BB King’s Lucille was more than just any old guitar

On the anniversary of the legendary bluesman’s passing, we remember one of the most iconic instruments of all time.

DIY Workshop

DIY: How to convert an Epiphone Flying V to 1950s spec...

Far rarer than Les Paul Standards of the same year, few people have even seen a 1958 Gibson Flying V in the flesh, let alone played one. We take an Epiphone Joe Bonamassa signature ‘Amos’ model and see how close we can get to the Holy Grail.