Fender Stratocaster 1961

This guitar is probably the first electric guitar I ever saw, this Fender Stratocaster belongs to my father. I was lucky enough to grow up around many great guitars but this one is the first and greatest one of all.  My father doesn’t play much guitar these days but this guitar is his “number one” […]


Ibanez S570 Project

I loved the look of these Ibanez S-Series guitars in my teens, but only acquired my first one some 20 years later. You know what you’re getting with these guitars; flat wide and thin necks, perfect for shredding. The slimline body is well weighted, in that it sits nice and light, but unlike a Gibson […]

1997 Jackson Performer Japan

1997 Jackson Performer Made In Japan

Nice late 90’s Japanese made Performer series Jackson, with a light flame top. After a set up and service it played pretty well, as is usual of these guitars. Their slim necks and flat profile fingerboards make shredding a breeze and this particular one did¬†everything expected of it. Everything on it was as factory, although¬†it […]


Wampler Plexi Drive Mk I

Critically acclaimed pedal that left me completely cold. Unimpressive, thin sounding overdrive that’s pretty much un-usable..unless you want a shit, thin sounding overdrive. Zero from me I’m afraid, moved it on quickly.


2011 Gibson SG Silverburst (ltd ed.)

I have a big part of my heart reserved for SG’s, the influences of Hendrix, Iommi, Young, Krieger, McPhee, Marriott and many more have meant that I love them. What I don’t particularly like is the fact that they are 9 times out of 10…cherry. Now, I remember back in 2007, when Gibson had their […]