TG234 on sale now: Unplugged: When Rock Goes Acoustic

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Inside Total Guitar 234: We celebrate the Unplugged movement, twenty years after Eric Clapton's landmark MTV live session. Join us as we countdown the 20 genre-defining unplugged moments, show you how to create your own acoustic version and give you essential tips for your first open-mic performance.

Also in TG234:

Guns N' Roses
Hired guns! Axl Rose! Stage times! Nothing's off-limit as we put your questions to Bumblefoot, Richard Fortus and DJ Ashba!

Nail this bitchin' lead technique with our easy-to-follow Workout

The New Breed Of Metalcore
Metalcore's alive and kicking thanks to Miss May I and Motionless In White

TC Electronic X4
Could this £200 box be the new standard for delay pedals?

Five Minutes Alone...
We get inside the guitar-playing mind of Ex-Smashing Pumpkin and current A Perfect Circle guitarist James Iha as he releases his new solo album

First Look: Schecter Synyster Gates Custom-S
Beast or a harlot? Either way it's got sustain by the bucket load

Lzzy and Joe give you their tips for band success

Learn To Play

Nirvana 'About A Girl'
Johnny Cash 'Personal Jesus'
Wings 'Band On The Run'
The Gaslight Anthem '45'

Video Lessons
Riff Of The Month - Lower Than Atlantis 'Love Someone Else'
Andy McKee

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