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Total Guitar Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.15 per issue

From beginner to expert, first chord to rock god, Total Guitar is the must-have magazine for all guitar lovers! Each issue is packed with lesson guides, expertly written tabs of some of your favourite songs, tips for improving your playing technique and advice from some of the world’s best players. No matter what level you’re at, Total Guitar magazine will help you improve your technique and master the guitar.

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Each issue has the hottest reviews of all the newest guitars, effects pedals, pickups, amps and audio accessories - everything you’ll need on your journey to becoming a guitar legend. You’ll also find exclusive interviews and in-depth articles about some of the world’s most iconic guitarists.

So if you love guitar, you’ll love a digital subscription to Total Guitar magazine. Subscribe today! 

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Total Guitar  |  October 2023  

Total Guitar recruits some of the world’s finest players to help you improve your playing. Heading up the mammoth 40+ page extravaganza is a selection of video lessons from Cory Wong, Sophie Lloyd, Josh Middleton and more, plus a raft of bite-sized tips and bespoke advice from acts such as The Darkness, Iron Maiden, Philip Sayce, Guthrie Govan and more! Also inside! The Hives on their "kick-ass" guitar sound. Gear reviews: Squier, PJD Guitars, Positive Grid, Laney Ironheart Foundry amps and more! .. read more Plus! Learn songs by Guns N' Roses, Blur and Nirvana.  read less

Since 1994, Total Guitar magazine has been dedicated to helping guitar lovers all over the country become better players, no matter what their level, and that’s what has made them the best selling guitar magazine in Europe.

Written by the experts who know what it takes to perfect the craft, each issue has technique guides, playing lessons and advice you won't find anywhere else. Each issue also gives you expertly written and most importantly, accurate tabs and chord sheets of some of your favourite songs.

Total Guitar magazine also prides itself on giving it’s readers real, practical and honest advice when it comes to the latest guitars, effects and accessories, making sure you know what you’re getting and the best place to get it. In each issue, you’ll hear from some of the most renowned players from around the world, giving you exclusive access and in-depth interviews you won't find anywhere else.

So whether you’re acoustic or electric, classic or rock, if you love guitar you need to get your hands on a digital subscription to Total Guitar magazine!

Take out a digital subscription to Total Guitar magazine today and enjoy all of this:

  • Accurate and complete guitar tabs of some of your favourite songs
  • Lesson guides with some of the world's most renowned guitarists
  • Expert reviews of all the latest guitars to hit the market
  • Advice on the best amps, effects and accessories to buy
  • Technique tips to help improve your playing style
  • In-depth features with some of your guitar heroes
  • The latest issue delivered directly to your device every month
  • A discount off the RRP price

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

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Total Guitar

One of the best Guitar Magazines ever Reviewed Thursday, July 14, 2022

Total Guitar

Really excellent magazine for beginners to pro's, great that you can play the songs/technique examples through your browser or even better to use the PC app, good range of topics every month, I used to have the physical magazine but find this more convenient & cheaper. Reviewed Sunday, June 21, 2020

Excellent mag

Would be awesome if this digital edition gave you access to the CD contents somehow, though. Reviewed Thursday, March 20, 2014

Very cool

The magazine is amazing but there is not cd tracks no sounds where should to be Reviewed Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Great mag

Great for teaching yourself Guitar! The tab is always good and accurate...plus the articles are interesting too! Would be good to get the CD content but I'm told there's licensing issues and that they hope to have it included soon. Reviewed Friday, February 28, 2014

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Total Guitar October 2023.

Welcome… “Some of what you practise should sound sh*t, because then you know you are working on something that needs to be worked on” – so says Guthrie Govan in our interview on p46. Now, while my in...
TONE TORNADO UP CLOSE Pickups I t’s been eight years since the Shergold name was resurrected in a partnership between distributor Barnes and Mullins, and renowned UK luthier, Patric...
“IT’S JUST A GOOD GUITAR SOUND!” DARK AND DARKER RebaMeyers (centre)with CodeOrange Code Orange are one of the mostexciting names to emerge in heavy music over the last decade. In new album The Abo...
BLACKSTAR HT VENUE MK III stellar lineup Blackstar’sHTVenue Mk III now includes its CabRig DSP speakeremulation It’s hard to believe that Blackstar’s HT Venue range was first launched 14 years ago. Now, ...
JACKSON VIRTUOSO Jackson has unveiled the Virtuoso: a brand new model designed to give shredders a high-end, US-made slice of tone combined with ergonomics and top-flight playability. It starts with the alder...
TC ELECTRONIC AMPWORX HI-GAIN pick a pedal Each pedal captures the sound of a classic high-gainamp If the onslaught of floorbased preamps is anything to go by, pedals are becoming the new amps. TC Electronic...

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