Here is the innovative Jackson Pro Series Soloist™ SL2Q MAH Winterstorm – a high-tech guitar design. It features a mahogany body with a quilt maple top and a one-piece through-body maple neck with scarf joint and graphite reinforcement rod, ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets and a pair of modern Seymour...

If you are looking for a proper old school delay machine that has modern features and reliability (and is available to buy at a sensible price) then you should take a look at the Strymon Volante magnetic echo machine. This will set you back £399 but you get: “truly exceptional sound...

Music Man has a good line up of Signature Artists, who have one maybe two signature models (Steve Lukather, Steve Morse, St Vincent, Albert Lee and James Valentine) and then there is John Petrucci who now has seven including the 2019 'all new' Majesty which can be yours for the...

We do like the look of the new Premier Brighton, from D'Angelico. A sleek solid-body double-cutaway with a lightweight body and easy access to the dusty end. Seymour Duncan Designed humbuckers paired with a basswood body offer smooth tone and clear resonance, while a satin-finished slim-C neck shape guarantees comfort for...

Manson Guitar Works have updated their award winning MA Range for 2019. The range includes the scratchplate equipped MA Classic and the rear route MA EVO each of which have improvements and updates for 2019. The 2019 MA EVO features a full humbucker at the neck for wider tonal and switching...

Danelectro have finally unveiled the first of their ‘vintage’ pedals which should hit these shores soon. This includes the Breakdown a Boost/overdrive pedal. As Danelectro says: “Rewind to 1968. Famous guitar god uses this pedal to record his first album. Entire planet goes nuts. Inexplicably, the pedal then disappears. Until now....

We do like a bit of bling and this has BLING! Burns are taking orders now (c£1595) for the Gold Dream - everything looks gold metallic apart from the fingerboard and strings! Featuring their new Rez-o-Matik® Noiseless ENR pickups - what more can you ask? 2 May 2019...

Gibson have released their 2019 updated range and new models - check out their website www.gibson.com for full details. The one that caught our eye is the Memphis 2019 ES-235 "a brand new design, inspired by classic models such as the ES-125 and Les Paul". Maple centre-block, spruce bracing, 3-ply body, rosewood...

Strandberg Boden Bass: after four years of taking design ideas and concepts through prototype development the Boden Bass is ready for launch! 4 and 5 string versions are available: swamp ash bodies with flame maple tops and maple/walnut necks. Nordstrand pickups – single coil or humbucker. Prices c£2800-£3000 Website: https://strandbergguitars.com 29 April 2019...

Every year Takamine showcase their skills with a limited edition model and this is the 2019 ‘Moon’ with stunning fingerboard inlays and body colour – ‘Midnight Gray’ naturally! Made to celebrate 50 years since the first moon landing, it features a solid spruce top, arched mahogany back, mahogany sides and neck...