Wittner Taktell QM2 Quartz Metronome Review

Now, here’s something that I can’t believe I’ve not reviewed yet: the Wittner Taktell QM2 Quartz Metronome. I mean, I’ve said so many times that it’s a good idea to practice with a metronome…but for some reason haven’t told you guys about the same metronome that I’ve used for years. … Continue reading

Wampler Triple Wreck Distortion Review

The Wampler Triple Wreck distortion pedal by Wampler effects was designed with the sound of a Peavey 5150 or Mesa Dual Rectifier in mind. It’s not quite in the same league as other distortion pedals. This thing is like an amp in a box- seriously! I’m not talking about your … Continue reading

Gibson SG Tribute 60’s Review

The Gibson SG Tribute 60’s is a modern reconstruction by Gibson, of their legendary 1960’s SG special. Why ‘legendary’? Well, this is the original guitar played by: Pete Townshend, Carlos Santana and Tony Iommi (to name just a few!). It’s essenially a Gibson SG special with ‘Burstbucker’ humbuckers, which aim … Continue reading

Crescent Electric Guitar Starter Kit Review

The Crescent Electric Guitar Starter Kit is a full size (39 inch) electric guitar starter package from Crescent Musical Instruments. This is a company that also makes acoustic guitars, violins and other stringed instruments. So, this isn’t a company that specializes in only electric guitars. That’s not particularly a bad … Continue reading

Fender Standard Stratocaster Review

The Fender standard stratocaster is the original iconic guitar that many others try to emulate. Ask your grandma to draw a picture of an electric guitar, and she’ll probably draw this… …unless you happen to have an electric guitar playing grandma, which would be pretty awesome. Either way, the Fender … Continue reading

Seymour Duncan SH13 Dimebucker review

The Seymour Duncan SH13 Dimebucker is a copy of Dimebag Darrel’s ‘Bill Lawrence L-500XL’ humbucker. This was the pickup that Dime used in the bridge of his modified ML ‘Dean from Hell‘ guitar. If you’ve heard Pantera, Damageplan or any other project that Dime was involved in, you’ll probably have … Continue reading

Best Choice Beginner Pack Review

The best choice beginner pack includes everything that you would need to start on the electric guitar. It comes with a strap, for playing standing up, a spare set of strings, and- most importantly- a small amplifier to practise with. It also comes with a useful (but rather flimsy) case … Continue reading

Digitech Whammy Pedal 5 Review

The Digitech Whammy Pedal is the effect made famous by Rage Against the Machine guitarist, Tom Morello. If you’ve ever heard the solo to ‘Killing in the Name of’, you’ll know exactly what this pedal does! If not, then the clue is in the name. The whammy pedal acts like … Continue reading