Guitar of the Year
New Guitars released

and the winner is…

Guitar Planet went live on June 11 and since then we’ve featured 181 new release electric guitars from 67 different manufacturers. The people of your planet have been rating, voting & sharing their favourite guitars and the results of the inaugural Guitar Planet Guitar of the Year are now in.

This is a peoples vote based on ratings received on the website and sharing via social media such as Facebook ‘Likes’ and Twitter posts…

1st – Scott Walker Phantom

Scott Walker Phantom
logo Scott Walker Guitars


2. Roeller Warbird

Roeller Warbird


3. Reverend Manta Ray 390 (limited edition)

Reverend Manta Ray 390

Artist Signature Guitar of the Year award…

Reverend Rick Vito

Reverend Rick Vito signature model

The Other (not quite so important) Guitar of the Year awards…

MIA in partnership with NAMM Awards Guitar of the Year 2011

MIA (Music Industries Association) Guitarist electric guitar of the year. In the guitar sector Line 6 beat off some big name guitar brands to win best electric for its James Tyler Variax JTV-69. Details: MIA awards winners

Line6 James Tyler Variax JTV 69

Dawsons Music: 5 Best Electric Guitars of 2011

These are the electric guitars that the Dawsons team of guitar obsessives have rated the most highly among the hundreds that have appeared this year. And, despite a range of excellent guitars from a huge number of suppliers, the most popular guitars proved to be a surprisingly old-school affair… Dawsons 5 Best Electric Guitars of 2011

Gibson Collectors Choice #2 Les Paul 1959 Goldie