Guitar & Bass December 2011

Dec 23 2011

Guitar & Bass December 2011

For the last 16 years Guitar & Bass magazine has provided in-depth and essential reading for the serious guitarist, with dozens of guitar tests, playing techniques, an exclusive bass section and in-depth features on guitar heroes past, present and future. Each issue is packed full of reviews of the latest guitars, amps, effects and basses. Guitar & Bass magazine also delivers the informed verdict on home recording equipment and regularly offers tips on buying second hand and vintage gear. When you occasionally put down that guitar, it is also packed full of interviews with the great and good of guitardom!
Guitar & Bass December 2011 contents:

  • Gear of the Year – Superior six-strings, the best of the bottom end, awesome acoustics and much more – we give you the G&B Awards 2011
  • Rick Parfitt – Status Quo’s blond bombshell talks guitars, touring and their very first festival, Quofest
  • Synyster Gates – Avenged Sevenfold’s guitarist speaks
  • Chris Rea – We sit down with the husky voiced maestro to chat about his adventurous new project
  • Pedal Kits – Two DIY stompbox kits from opposite ends of the spectrum get put through their paces
  • Jeff Beck – Douglas Noble drops his pick and explains the subtle intricacies of Jeff Beck’s technique
  • Best Electric Guitar Under 500 pounds – A lesser-known gem, a meaty rock classic and a cracking quirky Squier are all on the podium
  • Best Electric Guitar 500-1000 pounds – From a metal dream to a high-power looker
  • Best Electric Guitar Over 1000 pounds – This year’s top trio of high-end electrics
  • Best Acoustics Under 500 pounds – This year a perfect parlour, an all-round dreadnought and a mini jumbo bring it home
  • Best Acoustics Over 500 pounds – The cream of acoustics warrant every penny
  • Best Electro-Acoustics Under 500 pounds – An offbeat slimline and two grand auditoriums
  • Best Electro-Acoustics Over 500 pounds – A pure-toned boutique delight, a decent all-rounder and an ornate limited edition
  • Best Amps Under 1000 pounds – An Orange double whammy and Carvin’s micro
  • Best Amps Over 1000 pounds – A power-hungry tweed, a multi-tasking boutique amp and a hand-wired winner
  • Best Acoustic Amp – A twin-channel amp with everything you need
  • Best Effects – The best of this year’s pedalboard real estate
  • Best Bass under 1000 pounds – Fender, Squier and Hagstrom wipe the floor
  • Best Bass Over 1000 pounds – We shell out for two perfect Precisions and a truly wacky outsider with famous connections
  • Best Bass Amps – No expense spared with this righteous rig
  • Private Collection – Paul Guerin of the Quireboys has a working arsenal of Gibsons, Fenders and more

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One comment

  1. DoctorWho /

    What is next magazine? It would be nice to see here some of Acoustic guitar magazine issues.

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