D’Angelico Premier Atlantic Electric Guitar Review

How will this ornate single cut stack up to the dual humbucking guitars I’ve reviewed so far? Cost: $699.99 from D’Angelico Guitars, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 Not too long ago I had my first run in with a D’Angelico guitar and was left wanting moreContinue reading “D’Angelico Premier Atlantic Electric Guitar Review”

2020 Gibson Explorer in Antique Natural Guitar Review

My legit, number 1 dream guitar is finally here, but will it live up to my lofty (and unfair) expectations? Cost: $1699.00 from Gibson.com or Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.8 out of 10 As part of Gibson’s revamped lineup following the takeover of their new CEO and restructuring, the Explorer gotContinue reading “2020 Gibson Explorer in Antique Natural Guitar Review”

Introducing The Grez Guitars Mendocino Junior: An Old Growth Redwood LP Junior You Want To Know

With premium build quality, attention to detail, and stripped down specs, this is a garage rocker’s dream guitar. Cost: $2700 USD from GrezGuitars.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.9 out of 10 Brand new from Grez Guitars, the Mendocino Junior is a LP Junior inspired take on their Mendocino model. Sporting a single WolfTone Meaner DogContinue reading “Introducing The Grez Guitars Mendocino Junior: An Old Growth Redwood LP Junior You Want To Know”

Mid-Year Update On Guitar And Pedal Rankings

With 6 months of guitar and gear reviews down, what are the most impressive to date? The rest of 2021 will feature some big reviews from brands like Gibson, Fender, Squier Supro, D’Angelico, and many more that I’m pumped to talk about. But before we get there, and to the end of the year rankings,Continue reading “Mid-Year Update On Guitar And Pedal Rankings”

Sterling By Music Man Cutlass CT50 HSS Guitar Review

I think I just found my new favorite HSS Strat-style guitar in a very unexpected place. Cost: $499.99 from Reverb.com or Amazon.com, or learn more at Sterlingbymusicman.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 8.3 out of 10 As a longtime HSS Stratocaster player, I’m not sure there is a more versatile guitar design onContinue reading “Sterling By Music Man Cutlass CT50 HSS Guitar Review”

Sterling by Music Man Mariposa Review

Will this affordable signature model from Sterling hold up when compared to the great St. Vincent model? Cost: $549.99 from Sterlingbymusicman.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com! (Some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.9 out of 10 It’s hard not to like the Sterling by Music Man Mariposa just based off the looks alone. It’s another inContinue reading “Sterling by Music Man Mariposa Review”

Manson Guitar Works Meta Series MBM-1 Guitar Review

As a huge Muse fan, the creation of an affordable signature model for Matt Bellamy has been on my wishlist for years. Cost: $599.99 from Mansonguitarworks.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! (Some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 When it comes to 21st century guitar heroes, Muse’s Matt Bellamy is firmly at theContinue reading “Manson Guitar Works Meta Series MBM-1 Guitar Review”

RWM Offset T-Style Review: More Reclaimed Wood Goodness

How will this offset T-style compare to the wide range of Teles I’ve reviewed recently? Cost: $1300.00 from RWMguitars.com Overview & Final Score: 7.3 out of 10 After reviewing some RWM Guitars back in 2020, we have a few more to go through this year as well. Starting us off will be the beautifully blueContinue reading “RWM Offset T-Style Review: More Reclaimed Wood Goodness”

Fender Noventa Telecaster Review

Will Fender’s take on the LP Junior mixed with an Esquire be the guitar I’ve been dreaming about? Cost: $949.99 from Fender.com and Reverb.com! Overview & Final Score: 8.3 out of 10 Fender is at it again with another new release that pretty much instantly won the guitar world over. The Noventa Telecaster is aContinue reading “Fender Noventa Telecaster Review”

Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review

Will Fender’s Acoustic modeler meets Stratocaster be the next in a long line of amazing reviews? Cost: $1999.99 from Fender.com, Reverb.com, or Amazon.com! Overview & Final Score: 9.4 out of 10 I have put off this review for a long time, mostly because I wanted to make sure I could truly convey why I loveContinue reading “Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster Review”