In a special issue, we honor the passing of Edward Van Halen, discussing his impact, his life, and gathering thoughts from his peers. We also dig into the story behind the the Peavey EVH Wolfgang and have Wolf Marshall break down three of his classic riffs in “Fretprints.”
Dave Hunter gives his stellar tell-all treatment to the Gibson GA-55.
Stopping in to talk new music are Bill Kirchen, Joey Molland, Steve Howe, Joe Stump, Nir Felder, Peter Parcek, and John Petrucci.
We review the latest music by Ronnie Earl, Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, the Rolling Stones, Savoy Brown, Empty Hearts, Fleetwood Mac, Johnny Cash, and many more.
Candy is an essential part of the holidays, and we have a dishful – our “Classics” photo feature includes a ’57 Gibson Les Paul goldtop and ’58 Standard, along with a ’63 Kay K573 Speed Demon and Vanguard 704 amp!
Whether you’re giving or receiving, there’s still time to peek at “The VG Holiday Buyer’s Guide,” and because there’s a 99.99 percent chance there’s new gear is on your list, we offer our thoughts on the Crucial Audio Tone-Nugget, Fender Player Series Mustang, Teye Gypsy Queen, Satellite Coronet, Schecter Ultra Bass, Taylor 327e, Balthazar Cabaret 13, and the Grez Smugglers Bridge Folsom.
It’s all in the December issue of Vintage Guitar!