Issue #29

Featured Interview - Nuno Bettencourt

He's one of the most requested interview subjects and a player we've been waiting to feature since day one. After hearing he was back on tour with Extreme, playing their seminal album, Pornograffitti, we sent Levi Clay down to talk guitars, Extreme, new albums and his recent session work.

Featured Review - BC RICH VILLAIN ESCAPE 7 »

A BC Rich without the pointy bits? Taking roots from the classic “Gunslinger” shape, this new Villain Escape 7 provides a perfectly priced entry into the 7-string market with enough features to keep up with guitars in considerably higher price brackets, all without having to own something too polarising aesthetically.

Live Sound! K PULSAR SYSTEM Review »

Over the course of the past twenty years Germany's HK Audio has carved out an enviable reputation as one of the major players in small-medium sized band-friendly PA systems. Guitar Interactive's top FOH engineer Steven Carr checks HK's Pulsar system to see how it will stand up to life on the road.


Vicki Genfan is one of the world's great exponents of open tunings on acoustic guitar. She's also one of the foremost percussive acoustic players, with her own unique 'Slap-Tap' style. Gary Cooper asked Vicki to explain the development of her unique approach and offers this appreciation of one of acoustic guitar's greats.

WIN a Washburn N2TATTOOK Guitar!

What could be better in an issue featuring the astounding Nuno Bettencourt than the chance to win one of his amazing signature Washburn guitars for free?! We're giving away a Washburn N2TattooK - and all you have to do to enter our competition is answer a few easy questions! 

WIN a YouRock Gen2 MIDI Guitar!

Win one of two amazing YouRock Gen 2 MIDI guitars with the brand new RADIUS neck in our free entry competition! In this issue's second amazing competition we're giving you the chance to win one of these world-beating MIDI guitars - the YouRock Gen2 complete with the brand new Radius neck!

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