With modern manufacturing, global supply of components and effective quality control a £200 electric guitar is no longer a bit of a dog, but can be a great budget or beginner guitar. Reading the guitar mags and forums you could sometimes be forgiven for thinking that any electric under £2000 won’t...

Silver, gold or pink? Yep, this comes in all three sparkly metallic finishes and looks great for it! The new Ibanez AEWC10 acoustic has “electric-like playability”, according to Ibanez and features Silver Metallic High Gloss, Rose Gold Metallic High Gloss and Dark Gold Metallic High Gloss finishes. Specs inlcude a spruce top,...

The new Maxon Apex808, designed by Tubescreamer creator Susumu Tamura, allows the user to capture the sounds and feel of the best vintage Tubescreamer without having to play through or pay thousands to do so. He developed the Apex808 after meticulous analysis of over 100 vintage and current production Tubescreamer/808 variants...

A new addition to the Ibanez Artwood series of acoustics is this Baritone featuring a deep Grand Concert style body and 27-inch scale. A solid Engelmann spruce top, pau ferro back and sides, African mahogany/pau ferro five-piece neck and a Macassar ebony fingerboard complete the spec sheet together with decent hardware. Plugged...

Okay, so this will set you back three grand but doesn't it look great? The new for 2020 Steve Vai signature PIA - Paradise in Art - comes in four colours (this one is Panther Pink) and is a made in Japan model.  Seems the man has still got it...

We came across this on the Ibanez site - a custom copy of Paul Stanley's original Cracked Mirror guitar. Looks cool, but maybe a bit too much bling? Mahogany body with maple top and twin Seymour Duncans so great tone is a given.  More information at Ibanez Links to other pages Ibanez Electric Guitars 7...

If you wanted to give a guitar a sexy name then I am not sure it would be 'Brown Ale Gradation'! However, that is the colour/designation of Ibanez' new addition to its' Artwood 'traditional' acoustic series. The guitar is a cutaway electro-dreadnought with solid Sitka Spruce top, Okoume back and sides...

That certain something…has your guitar got it? I took delivery recently of an Ibanez semi, made in China with RRP £699, which sits well with two other guitars I have in this price range; an Epiphone Les Paul Lee Malia Signature Custom, Far East made, and a USA Gibson Midtown Custom....

The legendary green Ibanez Tube Screamer overdrive is one of the best-selling, and most copied, pedal of all time. It gives a warm, mid-boosted overdrive sound and comes in many versions and forms. The TS808 was the first, being released in the late 1970s, followed by the TS9 – both have...

Ibanez makes a huge range of acoustic, electric and bass guitars at all price points from budget to custom signatures. Owned by Hoshino Gakki, and based in Japan, it was one of the first Japanese companies to gain significant sales in the US and Europe. Established in 1908 as the...