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Published on April 22nd, 2014

This is an excerpt from the all-new May/June 2014 issue of Guitar Aficionado magazine. For the rest of this story, »

Published on April 22nd, 2014

A century before George Van Eps, Steve Vai, and Maestro Alex Gregory, French virtuoso guitarist and composer Napoléon Coste was »

Published on April 21st, 2014

Last issue, I focused on the most desirable and collectible U.S. brands of amps. As promised, this issue I’ll look »

Published on April 21st, 2014

I own over 50 amps, but if I was forced to choose just one desert island amp, I’d be torn »

Published on April 10th, 2014

Considering that Kyle Petty raced cars for three decades, one would assume that he owns an impressive collection of American »

Published on April 10th, 2014

There are guitars you collect and there are guitars you play. Matt Brewster’s Rust guitars are the latter. Nestled in »

Published on April 1st, 2014

There’s no arguing that the Seventies Sardonyx 800 D II pictured here is a rare bird: between 15 and 20 »

Published on April 1st, 2014

California Man: From his outpost in a nondescript strip mall in Tarzana, California, Norman Harris has been introducing musicians and »

Published on March 12th, 2014

For the past 10 or so years, Bill Collings has led a double life. During the day he focuses on »

Published on February 19th, 2014

“I would hang out with Norm Harris at Norman’s Rare Guitars,” recalls Risan, CEO of Media Rights Technologies, Inc. “I »