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Guitarist Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.92 per issue

When it comes to guitars look no further than Guitarist Magazine! For over 30 years, this monthly magazine has been giving its readers all the latest news from the world of guitars, as well as expert tutorials, technique guides and in-depth product reviews of all the latest amps, effect and accessories on offer.

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Within each issue of Guitarist Magazine, you’ll find exclusive features and interviews with some of the world’s most renowned players, including Jimmy Page, Joe Bonamassa, David Gilmour and Slash. Read about some of the world’s best and improve your own technique at the same time with expert advice you won't find anywhere else.

Whether you’re a player or just a lover of 6 strings and you’re looking for all things guitar, you need a digital subscription to Guitarist Magazine today! 

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Guitarist  |  December 2022  

Gordon Giltrap
What is good music? What is good guitar playing? Though the premise of such questions is simple, it can take a lifetime to arrive at meaningful answers, as acoustic master Gordon Giltrap reflects when we join him to discuss his powerful new album, Scattered Chapters

70 Years Of The Gibson Les Paul
Built for jazz, the Les Paul found its true métier in the hands of blues-rock artists years after its debut. Likewise, the sunburst Les Pauls of 1958 to ’60 saw weak sales initially but are today the world’s most desired guitars. .. read more Here, we examine the rise, fall and rise of the mercurial, ageless Gibson Les Paul, seven decades on from its birthday...

Peter Frampton
From early pop stardom with The Herd to releasing the biggest album on the planet with Frampton Comes Alive! and finding salvation in Bowie’s band, Peter reflects on a rollercoaster career and the darker side of fame…

Blueprint: Fender Kingfish Telecaster Deluxe
Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram is one of the most viscerally exciting blues guitarists working today. As Fender launches a version of its 70s-era Tele Deluxe, tweaked to Christone’s needs, we join him to find out more
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Whether you’re just starting out with your first guitar or you’ve been hamming the strings for years, no matter what your level, Guitarist Magazine is the perfect accompaniment to help improve your technique and develop your playing style. Each issue brings you expert tutorials from some of the world’s best players to help you perfect your technique and develop your talents.

Guitarist Magazine is jam-packed full of in-depth product reviews covering all the latest amps, effects, accessories and of course, the best new guitars to help you in your buying decisions and develop the perfect sound you’re looking for.

Each issue has exclusive features and interviews with some of the most renowned guitarists from around the world - from B.B. King to Jimi Hendrix to David Gilmour, Guitarist has featured them all!

So the next time you pick up your guitar make sure you have your latest copy of Guitarist Magazine at hand! Why not try a digital subscription today? 

Grab your digital subscription to Guitarist Magazine today and every month you can enjoy all of this:

  • Tutorials from some of the world’s greatest guitarists
  • In-depth reviews of all the latest guitar gear and accessories
  • Exclusive interviews and features with world-renowned players
  • Behind-the-scenes photography from inside the studio
  • Technique tips and master classes to help improve your playing style
  • The latest guitar news from around the world
  • The latest issue direct to your device every month
  • A discount off the RRP price

You'll receive 13 issues during a 1 year Guitarist magazine subscription.

Note: Digital editions do not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies.
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Based on 127 Customer Reviews
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Always entertaining

One of the best Reviewed Tuesday, 6 September 2022

Really entertaining

All of those interested in guitars will be entertained Reviewed Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Excellent magazine

All the best information with regard to guitar technology Reviewed Saturday, 9 April 2022


I love the magazine but the company that handles your subscriptions is terrible Reviewed Monday, 4 January 2021


Great articles, beautiful guitars, and the tutorials are inspiring.
Best Guitar magazine for me.
Reviewed Sunday, 26 July 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Guitarist December 2022.

Form & Function Editor’s Highlights This month’s cover feature celebrating seven decades of the Les Paul got me thinking about guitars that feel naturally comfortable to each of us – and those that take ...
Iron Maiden TAYLOR 514CE £3,659 WHAT IS IT? Brand-new Taylor with sustainably sourced urban ironbark back and sides, new design ’board inlays and light ‘edge burst’ fini...
Crown Tools MAGNETO U-ONE ERIC GALES RD3 £849 WHAT IS IT? Eric Gales has been playing Magneto guitars for over a decade – here’s his pretty affordable new signature model UNDE...
Green Machine ORIGIN EFFECTS HALCYON GREEN OVERDRIVE £239 WHAT IS IT? A responsive and more tweakable evolution of the fabled Tube Screamer THE RIVALS ORIGIN EFFECTS HALCYON G...
Triple Treat TC ELECTRONIC PLETHORA X3 TONEPRINT PEDALBOARD £299 WHAT IS IT? A more compact version of TC Electronic’s X5 multi-effects pedal THE RIVALS TC ELECTRONIC PLETHOR...
Minor Royalty FIRST PLAY Photography Olly Curtis MXR CUSTOM SHOP CSP039 DUKE OF TONE £179 WHAT IS IT? Analog Man’s respected and in-demand drive pedal r...

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