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The results are in

The winners of our 2012 Guitar of the Year awards are…?


Guitar News…

Summer NAMM 2013

July 11-13, Nashville

Summer NAMM is the music products industry’s mid-year hub of the hottest gear, sound and lighting technology, influential companies and newest brands… Summer NAMM website

MIA Music Awards 2012

Winners announced

The electric guitar of the year in the 2012 Music Industries Association Awards (in partnership with NAMM) has been announced. And the winner is… find out here

PRS SC 58 wins MIPA award

MIPA “Best Electric Guitar” Award

The popular PRS SC 58 model has received the Musikmesse International Press Award (MIPA) for “Best Electric Guitar” 2011/2012. The MIPA is known as the “Grammy” of the Musical Instrument/Pro Audio industry. But will it win our Guitar of the Year award…? vote here

Eddie Van Halen's Frankenstein

EVH at the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has recently acquired the Van Halen “Frank 2″ guitar played and made famous by Eddie Van Halen… more

Worlds Most Expensive Guitar

You won’t find these in a shop

A list of the 7 most expensive guitars ever sold. Yes, a large percentage are Strats and seem to involve Eric Clapton… more

Favourite Guitar Quotes…

Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.

Jimi Hendrix

I don’t play a lot of fancy guitar. I don’t want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks.

John Lee Hooker

So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I’d try it too…

Stevie Ray Vaughan