We are sure that some of you might find this a little contentious, but here is our list of the most famous (or popular) electric guitars of all time. The list was originally complied by StrumSchool.com but we agree with just about all of them. Whether it is through cumulative...

Spend just 30 minutes trawling the internet for advice on effects pedals and you will quickly be overwhelmed by all the different opinions and recommendations out there, let alone effects pedal makers - we have 90 featured on our site with more added all the time. At the end of...

You can get some great bargains if you go second-hand; two things are in its favour – the guitars are generally cheaper than new (unless it’s vintage of course!) and, being made of wood, the guitar, particularly an acoustic, will have mellowed and bedded in, making it sound even better....

Got up to £1000 to spend on an electric guitar? Then your choice is immense as every manufacturer seems to have a number of quality guitars in the £750 to £1000 price range, which features solid, semi and hollow body models. PRS S2 Singlecut Standard PRS SE Custom 24 Fender...

You can pick up a decent acoustic guitar for £200-£300 - check out Tanglewood, Epiphone, Sigma, Fender and Alvarez to name a few - but for £700 to £1000 you can get a really decent acoustic guitar that should have all solid tonewoods and a good pickup system thrown in....

Ask a hundred guitarists about strings and you will get a hundred different preferences – makes, gauges and composition. Strings come in different types for acoustic and electric guitars, can be coated or uncoated, wound or flat wound and in a myriad of gauges which can be thoroughly confusing. So...

Lately we have been astonished at the quality of some of the budget acoustic guitars coming through from the likes of Ibanez, Fender and Hudson; these cost around £99 and look to have a good spec – solid spruce tops and decent necks and tuners – which should be good...

Whilst 10% of the population is left-handed and by default you would expect 10% of all guitarists to be left-handed, it doesn’t seem that the manufacturers have yet got this. Surely 10% of their sales should be left-handed which you think would be enough to justify actually making a left-handed...

If you have an acoustic guitar and want to play live on stage then you are going to need to amplify it. At the end of the day you want what the audience hears to be what you hear ie: the natural sound of your guitar. There are three or...

Choosing your first guitar will be both exciting and scary as you probably won't know what you are looking for (or not looking for)! If you know a guitarist that can go with you take them. First off though you need to decide whether you are going to start with...