Category Archives for Electric Guitars

Dean V Stealth: The Ultimate Metal Intermediate Guitar Review

The V was one of the original designs Dean Zelinsky introduced when he launched Dean Guitars in 1977, and it’s had a consistent presence in their catalog ever since. The Stealth version of the V has been out for a little while, and was designed to offer players as high a quality V as possible, […]

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The Ultimate BC Rich Mk9 Warlock Guitar Review

The Ultimate BC Rich Mk9 Warlock Guitar Review

This is a bit sexy. In case you’re not familiar with BC Rich as a brand, they mostly make very pointy things, aimed very, very squarely at metallers. More than that, the vast majority of their range is manufactured in the east, so they’re usually very cheap. Their cash cow is definitely their Warlock model, […]

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The Full, Epic Epiphone Les Paul Standard Review

The Full, Epic Epiphone Les Paul Standard Review

Epiphone has a long established brand in their own right, but are best known as the affordable, Eastern-made offshoot of the mighty Gibson, with a substantial quantity of their models directly taken from their parent company’s range. A popular guitar amongst players making the transition from a beginner instrument, well-known players include Noel Gallagher in […]

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Fender Standard Stratocaster

Fender Standard Stratocaster: One of the top Intermediate Guitars

Of the hundreds of variations on the Fender Strat, the Standard has been a popular gateway guitar for those who want something better than the Eastern-made Squiers, but who aren’t quite ready for an American model. In an increasingly competitive market, even the Standard Stratocaster doesn’t really have an absolute standard. While they’ve always offered […]

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The Top Intermediate Guitars

The Top Intermediate Guitars

Once a guitarist has reached a certain stage in their playing, they get a hankering for upgrading their guitar from the beginner instrument that they’ve been learning on. Intermediate level guitars are generally a few hundred dollars more expensive than beginner ones. The added expense can be attributed to higher quality parts or construction. It […]

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The Ultimate Squier Stratocaster Review

The Ultimate Squier Stratocaster Review

The Stratocaster is one of the longest-produced guitars in history and remains to be one of the most versatile and sought-after guitars on the market today. Having been played by some of the world’s most famous artists—such as George Harrison, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, and Jimi Hendrix (who’s righty-played-lefty style became instantly iconic)—the […]

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Epiphone LP Special II Review You'll Love

Epiphone LP Special II Review You’ll Love

Did you grow up obsessed with Jimmy Page’s roaring tone and high-flying solos? How about Zakk Wylde’s aggressive rock tone with Ozzy? Do you go nuts over Slash’s shredding in Guns N’ Roses’ high-energy tracks? Then this review is for YOU. What Page, Wylde, and Slash all have in common is that they were all […]

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Squier Affinity Telecaster Review For All of You to Love

Squier Affinity Telecaster Review For All of You to Love

Ahh, the mighty Telecaster. The famous guitar that catalyzed the electric guitar industry to become what it is today. Without the Telecaster’s original creation years ago, your favorite electric guitar may not have ever existed… While other guitar manufacturers had been mass-producing instruments since the early 1900s, the Telecaster was: the first mass-produced solid-body electric […]

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The Yamaha Pacifica PAC112V Review You Need to Read

The Yamaha Pacifica PAC112V Review You Need to Read

Yamaha is well known around the world for producing quite a variety of different products, from guitars to motorcycles, pianos to robots. But with its roots in the music industry, don’t be fooled by the Yamaha Corporation’s broad portfolio; music was the company’s stomping ground and remains a prime focal point to this day. The […]

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The Ultimate Guitar Lovers Epiphone G-310 SG Review

The Ultimate Guitar Lovers Epiphone G-310 SG Review

The Gibson Les Paul was first made in 1952, but when sales were significantly down in 1960, Gibson decided to take on a new approach. They took the Les Paul, thinned out its body, and gave it a flat top, a double-cutaway, and a body contour. The neck joint was also scooted over by three […]

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