In Guitarist issue 283, on sale 26 October
TWO FREE GIFTS!
Issue 283 comes complete with a bonus CD from Marshall and the Guitarist calendar for 2007, packed full of beautifully photographed, must-have dream guitars to stick on your practice room wall
AND WE GO GEAR CRAZY
We've packed this month's issue with exclusive news and reviews of the latest droolworthy guitar kit to spend your Christmas money on
MARSHALL VINTAGE MODERN SERIES AMPS
In a world exclusive review, we test out the great British amp manufacturer's first major new design for years, combining vintage and modern appeal in one tube-driven package
BLACKIE FOR SALE!
Fender Custom Shop's Mike Eldred explains how the company lovingly created its amazing new Eric Clapton Blackie Tribute guitar
AMPEG DAN ARMSTRONG ADA-6
The Plexi returns – find out whether it sounds as irresistible as it looks with our in-depth review
ON THE ROAD WITH… EMBRACE
The Britpop survivors talk guitars, road stories and outrageous gigs
Our celebration of the world of nylon-string guitars continues, with a look at the use of nylon in rock, and a buyer's guide
Learn to play Radiohead's classic Street Spirt (Fade Out) – with full tablature, and backing track on CD
Covered in our hands-on techniques section:
Advice for musicians this issue includes a gear Q&A, a jargonbuster, advice on string changing, using the Internet to further your career, songwriting tips in the style of The Who, and irreverent opinion
THE WORLD'S FINEST GEAR REVIEWS
Blade, Cort and Music Man electrics, Faith and Washburn acoustics, Marshall and Groove Tubes amps. Foxx, T-Rex and Line 6 Floor Pod FX, a Fender Jaguar bass, and the new Fostex MR-8HD digital multitracker are just some of the highlights. Plus, hear the gear on CD!
A full video walkthrough of the new Ampeg Dan Amrmstrong guitar, plus techniques audio and much more…
Top-quality Van Damme cables worth £1,000 up for grabs
The November issue of Guitarist is on sale 26 October, priced £5.25