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Guitar Magazine is the ultimate magazine subscription for guitarists and enthusiasts of all skill levels and genres. Covering all types of guitars, from acoustic to electric, bass to double-neck, Guitar Magazine will help you fine-tune your skills and knowledge.


Covering the latest insights around the go-to gear, exclusive opinions from experienced artists and their technique tips in every issue, Guitar Magazine is your comprehensive guide to all things six-string. Amplify your love for your instrument and music with a Guitar Magazine digital subscription.


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Guitar Magazine  |  Mar-18  


The March 2018 issue of The Guitar Magazine is on sale now, featuring Fender’s brand new 2018 flagships and a with free Taylor Guitars supplement for every reader!

This month inside the UK’s best-loved and most affordable guitar magazine, we get to grips with Fender’s brand new for 2018 American Originals guitars in a UK exclusive first review. Find out if Fender’s reimagined golden era electrics will need to be on your must try list inside, and chose from our two special collector’s edition covers - will you pick Strat or Tele, or get the set?

As if that wasn’t enough of a big deal, the March issue also comes with a free 24-page magazine dedicated to Taylor Guitar’s brand new V-Class bracing system – a hugely innovative way of making acoustic guitars that made serious waves when it was launched at last month’s NAMM show. Inside, we sat down with Taylor design guru Andy Powers to find out just what makes the new bracing system so remarkable, and got our hands on one of the first V-Class guitars Powers has built for an in-depth review.

But we’re not all about shiny new gear here at The Guitar Magazine, and we’ve got plenty in store for vintage fanatics inside, too. For starters, we had the rare privilege of getting up close with a £230,000 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard in Vintage Bench Test, while we also spent some time with a gorgeous 1963 ES-335 made famous in the hands of Sweet guitarist Andy Scott.

If vintage guitar speculation is more your game, however, then take a trip with Huw Price to Paris as he wanders through the incredible vintage guitar shops of the City of Love’s ‘Music Village’ area - you might want to book a trip yourself.

For all that and much more - including new gear from the likes of Vigier, Rivolta, Swart, Danelectro, Joe Satriani’s essential gear and the latest in our DIY Martin acoustic build project – pick up your print or digital copy of the March 2018 edition of The Guitar Magazine today.

Jam-packed with lavish photography that will make you a proud guitar owner, Guitar Magazine is renowned for providing exclusive and trending articles. With over 25 years of experience, the team behind Guitar Magazine understand what’s important to their readers, from tips and tricks to improve your technique, to shopping for the latest guitar to add to your collection. Always wanted to have your say in the guitar world? In every issue, a selection of readers share their observations, concerns and their own tips and tricks they have picked up over the years in the exclusive ‘Fretbuzz’ feature.


Eager to learn from the pros? Enhance your knowledge around legendary artist’s gear and how they came to stardom when you treat yourself to a Guitar Magazine subscription. With exclusive reviews and guides about Fenders, Strats and Bad Cats, you will know everything you need to know to prepare yourself for the stage. Tempted by competitions? Each month you’ll have access to exclusive reader-only competitions to win luxury guitars and vintage gems to perfect your collection.

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Guitar Magazine

Too many reviews of guitars that are not available to left-handers, which appears at the end of the article rather than the start. I read interesting articles about guitars that ticjkle my fancy to discover they arent available to me anyway Reviewed Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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Guitar Magazine

I would like more artist, especially blues and Americana but not Joe B, interviews and their gear Reviewed Sunday, December 13, 2020
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Guitar Magazine

Chris Vinnacombe and Huw Price are doing excellent work here. Reviewed Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Guitar Magazine

Please, please, never stop including hugely important review info such as neck widths & depths, and string spacings at nut and bridge. These are immensely helpful, and getting hard to find. They tell a great deal about an instrument and its suitability for a possible buyer. Well done! Reviewed Monday, July 13, 2020

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Guitar Magazine Mar-18.

In With The New WELCOME By the time you read this, another Winter NAMM Show will be done and dusted, but you can already read in-depth reviews of some of the hottest gear from Anaheim in this month’s mag. In ...
AMERICAN ORIGINALS Launched ahead of NAMM 2018, Fender’s American Original Series breaks with recent tradition and offers best-of-thedecade features rather than replicating specific model years. There are also some nods...
MONDATA STANDARD The second model from the Dennis Fano-designed Rivolta brand cranks up the 60s quirkiness, but RICHARD PURVIS finds a modern player hiding beneath the kitschy pearloid… RIVOLTA £1,187 REVIEW RICHA...
EXPERT CLASSIC ROCK A new model that combines classic 60s tones with up-to-date spec. SIMON BRADLEY makes sense of it all… VIGIER £2,269 SIMON BRADLEY Recently introduced into French company Vi...
MASQUERADER SM04-SD A new addition to the recently revitalised UK brand with an intentionally moody look and dark tones. SIMON BRADLEY grabs a torch… SHERGOLD £799 SIMON BRADLEY We covered the original trio ...
FRONTIER CONCERTO E Breedlove’s Concerto body shape was designed to match the tonal punch of a dreadnought, but be more comfortable to play. JAMES STEVENS explores an all-mahogany version BREEDLOVE £3,049 JAMES STEVE...

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