Squier was originally a string manufacturer acquired by Fender in 1965, who, from 1982, used the brand to market lower cost variants of Fender guitars intended to compete with the rise of Stratocaster copies; initially manufactured and distributed in the Japanese domestic market they were soon offered to Europe, North...

Schecter Guitar Research was founded in the US in 1976 by David Schecter and produces a range of electric guitars, bass guitars and steel-string acoustic guitars. Originally Schecter produced only replacement parts for existing guitars from manufacturers such as Fender and Gibson, introducing in 1979 its own fully assembled electric...

Another iconic guitar brand, The Rickenbacker International Corporation (RIC) grew out of the first company founded for the sole purpose of creating and manufacturing fully electric musical instruments and amplifiers - the Los Angeles based Electro String Instrument Corporation. Founded in 1931 by Adolph Rickenbacker and George D. Beauchamp, this...

PRS Guitars, like Taylor Guitars, are a new kid on the block in guitar terms and are celebrating their 35th Anniversary this year. In that time they have grown to be a major player in the market with a range of high-end electric, acoustic and bass guitars, a mid-priced range...

Peerless archtop jazz guitars are a fine line of affordable laminate, solid wood, carved spruce top and carved maple top archtop jazz guitars – the Jazz City, Monarch, Cremona, Imperial, Manhattan, Journeyman. Peerless began manufacturing in 1970 and has since built quality archtop and acoustic guitars for world-renowned top brands such...

Driven by an unmatched legacy of innovation and a total dedication to quality and reliability, Peavey Electronics embodies the pursuit of perfection in music and audio. It's our unifying spirit. It's proven. And it continues today. For nearly five decades, Peavey has blazed its own path toward musical perfection. Founded by...

News February 2020 Due for release soon with a price tag around £3000, the Music Man Sabre guitar will certainly turn a few heads. Featuring a double cut okoume body, a carved maple top, and custom humbucking pickups it should deliver a lively, dynamic sound with a striking clarity and sustain....

Maton is an Australian based manufacturer of guitars. The Maton name is a derivative of the words “May” and “Tone”. Until the mid 1930's the Australian guitar manufacturing industry was virtually nonexistent. Good quality guitars were hard to find and at this time the best guitars came from the USA. During...

Magneto Guitars, based in France, was born out of passion, friendship, and the dream to create a level of quality never before reached in guitar manufacturing. After 20 years of experience in the field of electric guitar design and manufacturing, Christian Hatstatt decided to create a new line of high...

Lindo Guitars "love guitars, love music and love art!". Designed with passion in their Bristol Headquarters in the UK by experienced players, for players, they offer a unique range of electric, acoustic, classical, bass guitars, amplifiers and accessories for budding musicians and more experienced players. The Lindo Guitars team consists purely...