Electric Guitars

The electric guitar is synonymous with rock ’n’ roll. Want to learn more about the iconic instrument? Check out our electric guitar buying guides, artist interviews, product spotlights and more. 

How Do Tonewoods Affect Your Guitar's Tone?

Discover how the sonic character of various wood types helps shape the sound of acoustic and electric guitars.

How to Choose the Right Strings for Your Electric Guitar

Need help finding the best strings for your electric guitar? Musician's Friend will help you pick the right set for you and your guitar.

The Les Paul Buying Guide

Finding the Gibson or Epiphone Les Paul That’s Right for You and Your Budget. First, we’ll put the Les Paul in its historical context, then we’ll walk you through the many models available today. Use this guide to pinpoint the Les Paul that matches up with your music, your style, and your budget.

Six Top Humbucker Pickups to Supercharge Your Guitar Sound

We take a closer look at some of our most popular aftermarket humbucker guitar pickups.

Gibson 2019 Guitars and Basses Unveiled

Gibson has unveiled their latest line of Les Pauls, SGs, ES-335s, basses and more. Read on for all of the key specifications, features and demos you'll need to buy your next Gibson.

The SG Guitar Buying Guide

How to Choose the Gibson SG or Epiphone SG electric guitar that's right for you and your budget

Stratocaster Buying Guide

A comprehensive buyer’s guide to all Fender and Squier Stratocaster series electric guitars to help you choose the best Strat model for you.

Electric Guitar Buying Guide

The things to look for in choosing an electric guitar that matches your music, budget and skill level.

G&G Creates Limited Edition Fender Cases

We recently stopped by G&G Quality Cases Co. for a tour of their factory and a closer look at some new Fender Limited Edition Legacy Series guitar cases crafted exclusively for Musician's Friend.

Unveiled: The New Fender American Original Guitars & Basses

All the features you need to know about the Fender American Original Series Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Jazz Bass and Precision Bass models. 

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