In Guitarist 288, on sale 15 March

In Guitarist issue 288, on sale 15 March –

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN REMEMBERED
To mark the release of a new greatest hits collection, we reminisce in a brand-new interview with Stevie's backing band, Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon PLUS we analyse the blues roots of his guitar style with Greg Koch

NUNO BETTENCOURT
The ex-Extreme axeman is back with Satellite Party. And he's met fellow guitar-wielder Tony Blair too…

INTERVIEWED
Incubus, Mastodon, The Hold Steady and Reuben

50 HOT PRODUCTS FOR 2007
An in-depth round-up of the NAMM's show's finest gear offerings. Prepare to drool…

WRITE SONGS LIKE THE BEATLES
The Fab Four's songwriting secrets revealed by Rikky Rooksby

YAMAHA WES BORLAND SIGNATURE
The new CV820 WB, with full video run-through from the guitarist himself on the CD!

BC RICH SE
A pair of Special Edition rock electrics emanating from the forges of Hell

CLASSIC TRACK
Learn Van Halen's Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love, with a full tab transcription in the mag and backing tracks and audio examples on the CD

TECHNIQUES
The blues style of Susan Tedeschi, Steve Morse's blues to jazz licks, Aeolian antics with Gary Moore, using a capo and James Taylor's acoustic style under the microscope this issue, all with audio tracks on the CD to help you learn

SOUNDCHECK
Our musician and band advice section has a gear Q&A, a jargonbuster, advice on getting the action you need, how to get noticed without the help of a label, songwriting tips in the style of the Fab Four, and irreverent opinion from Charles Shaar Murray

THE WORLD'S FINEST GEAR REVIEWS
Other gear highlights this issue include new PRS and Patrick Eggle electrids, a pair of Fox thinlines, two new Johnson acoustics, amps from Peavey and Vox, FX action from Electro-Harmonix, Rocktron and Emerson Williams, a Stonebridge acoustic bass and 10-inch Line 6 bass combo, and more: with audio examples on the CD

ON CD…
All the usual gear and techniques audio, plus video of acoustic genius Antonio Forcione, audio of Wes Borland demoing his new signature guitar and a track from Scott McKeon

WIN!
An ESP LTD EC-1000VB electric worth £899!

The April issue of Guitarist is on sale 15 March, priced £5.25…


Comment on Facebook