HUBER PIET Is this the best modern electric we’ve ever tested?

JOHN SMITH The heir apparent to John Martyn’s folk-blues crown

BEYOND SHRED The Charvel DK22 is a rock all-rounder for our times

Issue 461

PROFESSIONAL40

SETUP SECRETSTOP TECHS ON THE ART OF

GUITAR MAINTENANCE

70 Y E AR S OF THE BLACKGUARD

TELECASTER

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REVIEWED FENDER AMERICAN ORIGINAL ’70s TELE CUSTOM VICTORY V4 DUCHESS TAYLOR BUILDER’S EDITION 324CE STRYMON COMPADRE VAHLBRUCH PEDALS

STEVE HOWE ON YES & GUITARS

PLUS

TAYLOR’S ANDY POWERS

GIBSON FIREBIRDS