Guitar Month Stories

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Edge's Fender Signature Guitar

There's perhaps no greater compliment to a guitarist than when a manufacturer creates a signature model guitar in their name.  When that manufacturer happens to be Fender, then it's really special. That's what U2's The Edge is experiencing right now with his Signature Stratocaster and Deluxe Amplifier, which is now available.  (See photos and the mini-documentary…

The Story Behind The National Guitar Museum

Until 2009, there wasn’t any particular museum or traveling attraction dedicated to the guitar and its history, but thanks to former Editor-In-Chief of Guitar Magazine HP Newquist, who’s now the Executive Director of The National Guitar Museum, that void has been filled.  

5 Guitar Themed Items You Must Own

There's guitar gear (pedals, picks, straps, etc.), and then there's these five choice items. From specialty guitars to cool clothing and accessories, check out these five guitar-themed item you (or the guitarist in your life) must own.   Pinterest Do you love Stars Wars and you play the guitar?  Then we're sure that these custom guitars…

April 10, 1956: Fender Stratocaster Was Patented

The Fender Stratocaster guitar is one of the most recognizable icons of rock - it’s been 60 years since Leo Fender snagged a patent for the legendary axe on this day in 1956, and there’s plenty of talent out there who, within that time, have given us some great riffs, shreds, and…well...smashes to enjoy. On that…