Best Electric Guitars

Learn more about the best electric guitars on the market, electric guitar pickups, amplifiers and guitar pedals. Performer Magazine’s team of product experts, guitar nerds and reviewers explore the latest in electric guitar trends, guitar technology and provide updated insights on the best electric guitars and guitar accessories available today.

Electric guitars are a different animal than their acoustic counterparts, and come with their own set of considerations, accessories and requirements that acoustic instruments just don’t have. So we’ll delve deep and explore what makes for the best electric guitar tone – how to achieve it, how to tweak it for the stage and the studio, and let you know which guitar accessories are essential for your gig bag and tour van, and which ones are just pure snake oil. We also take a look at cool vintage guitars from Fender, Gibson and more each month in our flashback feature.

Some of our most popular articles and electric guitar reviews include:

Watch as we review every model in the Mitchell Guitars lineup

How Prisma Guitars Recycles Skateboards into One-of-a-Kind Instruments

Guitar Makers Face New Trade Restrictions on Indian Rosewood

Meet Your Maker: Dan Strain of Danocaster Guitars

Performer’s Step-By-Step Guide to Building Your Own Partscaster

3 Common Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Partscaster Build

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