TG228 On Sale Now: The Ultimate Guide to Recording Guitar

The new issue of Total Guitar is on sale nationwide (and, digitally, around the world) from today. This issue, check out our 10-page cover feature on recording your guitar, plus we've got tabs from Free, Pantera and You Me At Six.

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The Ultimate Guide To Recording Your Guitar
Digital recording is at your fingertips - we show you how it's done, with the help of the biggest recording experts in the industry

Watch the video demos here

You Me At Six
Step inside the fun-packed, genre-hopping, unit-shifting world of the Surrey chart-toppers

Joe Bonamassa
The prolific bluesman on his 10th solo album, 'Driving The Blues'

Track-by-track rundown on 'Apocalyptic Love' from Slash and Myles Kennedy

Lasers, laughs and innuendo: Tom Delonge tells you what to expect from their forthcoming tour

The Maccabees
The group explore untrodded territory on latest album, 'Given To The Wild'

Plus! New interviews with The Enemy, DevilDriver, Richard Thompson, The Gaslight Anthem, Gus G and Korn

Learn To Play

Full tabs, backing tracks, the story behind the songs and a guide to getting the tones for…

Creedence Clearwater Revival 'Bad Moon Rising'

Traditional 'God Save The Queen'

Pantera 'This Love'

Free 'All Right Now'

You Me At Six 'Loverboy'


Slash 'You're A Lie' (riff)

Essentials: Palm-muting powerchords

John Petrucci Guest Lesson
Steve Lukather Guest Lesson
Stanley Jordan Guest Lesson

Rockschool Debut Grade
RGT Preliminary Grade Rock


Over 20 pages of gear news, reviews and advice. Reviewed this issue...

Fret-King Black Label Elise
Gretsch G5013CE Rancher Jr
Head To Head: Surf guitars
Yamaha Pacifica 611HFM
Pigtronix FAT Drive
Carl Martin Classic Optical Envelope

Plus! Accessories, First Look: Charvel Desolation Series, In Praise Of: Line 6 POD, Ed's Shed: fixing a buzzing E-string (part two)

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Every month we feature interviews with the biggest names and hottest new acts in guitar land, plus Guest Lessons from the stars.

Finally, our Rocked & Rated section is the place to go for reviews, round-ups and help setting up your guitars and gear.