Total Guitar issue 243 on sale now: Keith Richards, Peace, Bosnian Rainbows and more!

Total Guitar issue 243 is on sale in print in the UK and digitally worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, Kindle Fire and Google Play from today!

Digital editions on Apple Newsstand and Kindle Fire now include streaming audio backing tracks for all songs!

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Keith Richards
After The Rolling Stones' triumphant Glastonbury performance, we're delving into Keef's open-G-fuelled guitar playing, as well as his 'ancient art of weaving' with the Stones' other guitar guitar players. You can also learn to play in the style of Keith, and we show you how to nail the main riff from 'Brown Sugar'.

Mad Season
Mike McCready reflects on Above, the album from his grunge supergroup 'Mad Season' that changed his career

What's Growing On Your Strings?
Strong stomach? You'll need it as TG reveals the thousands of tiny bacteria
that call your guitar strings home

Rig Tour: Bosnian Rainbows
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez's stage gear

The return of the indie guitar solo

John Fogerty
Why the Creedence Clearwater revival is a true rock legend

Learn To Play

Jimi Hendrix 'Hey Joe'

Queens Of The Stone Age 'My God Is The Sun' (riff)

The Rolling Stones 'Brown Sugar' (riff)

Guest Lesson: Mattias Eklundh

Round-up: Ibanez Iron Label RG Series
Gibson N-225
PRS SE Custom 24 7-String
Schecter Banshee FR Passive
Vintage Historic Series VE660
Pigtronix Infinity Looper
Vox Mini5 Rhythm
EMG Metal Works 57 & 66 pickups
Sonuus Wahoo

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