Amidst announcements of store closures and tough times for retailers it is encouraging to read that the guitar industry is doing very well, particularly the mighty Fender! Sales up 17%According to their CEO, Andy Mooney, sales are up 17% and will be up to $700m this year, which is great news, ...

Announced last week and sold out in 9 hours - not bad! Manson Limited Edition MA EVO Red Santa series.  Featuring custom voiced pickups, Custom Aluminium Hardware, kill switch, Custom CTS Potentiometers, Gotoh Hardware, Coil Tap, gig bag, and Limited Edition Santa Red finish. More info: Manson Links to other pages Electric Guitar Manufacturers 18...

Perfect in Slime Green Sparkle! Yvette and Ibanez have teamed up to release the Ibanez YY10 Yvette Young signature model. The guitar is based on one of Yvette’s custom Ibanez Talmans, and it offers guitarists everywhere an opportunity to be inspired by her unique visual style and extraordinary musicianship. Features Seymour Duncan...

Introducing The Deluxe Mini DC LE from D'Angelico A fourteen-inch-wide double cutaway semi-hollow offering the perfect balance between semi-hollow construction and ergonomic comfort. The Mini DC's undersized body, sleek headstock and slim C-shape neck profile combine to create a lightweight design perfect for players who want total control over their instrument....

The crème of the crop for Guild’s Starfire line, the Starfire VI has it all—glitz, glamour and gorgeous tone. Featuring Guild’s iconic double-cutaway Starfire body shape with a solid spruce center block, the VI’s prestige is built to last. Dual LB-1 Little Bucker pickups—replicas of Guild’s 1960s smaller size humbucking pickups—offer...

The VALVENERGY series offers four effect pedals that provide the response and harmonic distortion of a tube amp, putting popular amp sounds into a pedal. The Four Pedals:MYSTIC EDGE, COPPERHEAD DRIVE, SILK DRIVE, CUTTING EDGE In addition to developing traditional tube amps that use conventional vacuum tubes, VOX has also been researching...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of ‘American Beauty’ Album A 15-inch-wide, single-cutaway semi-hollow strapped with Seymour Duncan Designed humbuckers, the Grateful Dead SS delivers a warm, full-bodied tone that is still crisp and clear. From clean country to gritty rock, its versatility covers the wide array of tonal territory heard across American...

There are some fantastic ‘mid’ price electric guitars out there and if you choose your spec carefully you can get a real corker: we have an Epiphone Lee Malia LP signature which has Gibson pups, looks the biz and is superb. This sector is hotly contested by all manufactures including the...

From the Animals as Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi's company comes this beautiful Larada 8 String in Charcoal Burl. Abasi Concept's Legion series packs all quintessential high-end features of the Larada in the most affordable package to date: basswood bodies, wenge necks, ebony fingerboards, and Fishman Fluence Tosin Abasi pickups. As expected, these...

From Solar Guitars comes this eye catching and revolutionary Type E1 guitar in Flame Lime Burst. Love it! This Type E1.6FR six-string metal weapon offers a comfortable, mean and sharp-looking armrest with a remarkable feature set, making it the ultimate, precise and professional guitar suitable for both stage and studio work. The...