In Guitarist issue 319, on sale 4 August…

JEFF BECK
The guitar player's guitar player reminisces on his maverick career in this exclusive, in-depth interview

DEVIN TOWNSEND
The master of the guitar soundscape dials back the volume and tells us why

Read more: Guild S-100 Polara

JOHN JORGENSON
Interview and video lesson with the supremely talented country-Gypsy Jazz-anything-you-want guitarist

ARC ANGELS
Doyle Bramhall II and Charlie Sexton talk gear and blues

NEW YORK DOLLS
The legendary proto-punks return with another fiery album

THE LATEST GEAR REVIEWS

Fender Custom Deluxe Stratocaster and Telecaster
Entry-level Custom Shop quality from Fender

PRS Mira X
The brand's most affordable USA-made guitar

Faith acoustics
Patrick James Eggle-designed higher-end acoustics

Fender '57 Tweed Champ combo
When one button that says "More" is all you need

… and much more

Q&A
All your guitar and gear questions answered

USED GEAR AND READER ADS
Second-hand gear advice, and find a bargain

ON THE CD

PLAY LIKE CLAPTON!
Our in-depth Style File on CD and tabbed in the mag will show you how to approach different eras of Eric's timeless lead guitar style

Five in-depth guitar lessons
Blues Headlines, Blues To Jazz, Rock Licks, Rhythm Riffs and Acoustic Roots - with full tab and audio

Issue 319 of Guitarist is on sale 4 August, priced £5.50