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The Ultimate Guide to Guitar Maintenance and Repairs

June 24, 2024

Whether you're a seasoned guitarist or a beginner strumming your first chords, maintaining your guitar in top condition is crucial. 

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A Beginners Guide to Slide Guitar

July 21, 2023

The article explores the world of slide guitar, a technique where a slide is used to glide along the strings, producing a unique and emotive sound. It delves into the rich history of slide guitar, tracing its origins back to early blues musicians in the American South. The article also discusses the different materials used to make slides and provides top tips for beginners starting their slide guitar journey.

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5 Items That Get You Hendrix On A Budget

June 29, 2023

5 Items That Get You Hendrix On A Budget If you're on a budget but still want to capture the essence of Jimi Hendrix's iconic sound, here are five affordable items that can help you achieve that Hendrix vibe without breaking the bank. . . Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster Electric Guitar In Olympic White Fender Stratocaster-style Electric Guitar: Hendrix was renowned for his iconic use of the Fender Stratocaster. Look for a budget-friendly Stratocaster-style guitar that offers single-coil pickups to capture that classic Hendrix tone. . . Jim Dunlop CB95 Crybaby Wah (CB95) Wah Pedal: A wah pedal is a...

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Top 5 Best Combo Amplifiers For The Perfect Metal Tone

June 27, 2023

Top 5 Best Combo Amplifiers For The Perfect Metal Tone When it comes to unleashing the raw power and aggressive tones required for metal music, a reliable and high-quality guitar combo amp is essential. Haworth Guitars is known for offering a wide range of amplifiers catering to various genres, and metal is no exception. In this article, we will explore the top five guitar combo amps available at Haworth Guitars that are specifically tailored for metal musicians. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced shredder, these amps will deliver the crushing sound you desire. - - Marshall DSL40CR Dual Super...

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Why Are Gibson Guitars So Expensive?

September 29, 2022

“Why are Gibson Guitars so bloody expensive?”

 

It’s a common question we hear at Haworth Guitars both in-store and online.

Well here are some of the main reasons from our perspective here at Haworth Guitars.

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Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat announced!

August 27, 2020

Fender Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat announced: "It's very loyal to the original guitar I’ve had since I was a teenager" Article By Will Groves (https://www.musicradar.com/news/fender-tim-armstrong-anniversary-hellcat-announced-its-very-loyal-to-the-original-guitar-ive-had-since-i-was-a-teenager)   Rancid singer/guitarist's Artist Signature celebrates a decade of collaboration    Fender has announced the latest in a series of Tim Armstrong collaborations, the Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat Artist Signature acoustic. The guitar giant has been working with Armstrong since 2010, and the latest joint effort is a signature acoustic based on Armstrong's own instrument, a '60s Fender concert-style acoustic. “The Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat is the culmination of a decade of great work with Fender,” said...

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The BOSS GT-1000 Just Got Even Better - Firmware Update Out Now!

March 20, 2020

BOSS GT-1000 VERSION 3.1 FIRMWAREIntroducing the latest firmware update for BOSS’s flagship GT-1000 multi-effects processor. Version 3.1 brings a new FX Expansion mode allowing for four simultaneous FX blocks, input memory settings for saving optimised levels on different instruments, more Impulse Response memory slots to further sculpt your own sounds with external impulse responses, new output routing options and much more... Get Your Update Now! Haven't Got A GT-1000 but like the look of them?? Buy Yours Now!  

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Haworth Guitars Best Of NAMM 2020!

January 24, 2020

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is a convention that is held in Anaheim, California yearly. It’s a place for manufacturers of everything music and audio show off their latest bit of kit! At NAMM 2020 there is a lot to see and hear, but there were a few things that we just couldn't miss!  The Haworth's team are back in-store today, sharing with you their top 10 picks from NAMM 2020! . . Number 1 - Fender Acoustasonic Stratocaster The new Fender Acoustasonic Stratocasters have just been released at Namm and we have some coming 🙌 Send is a message to pre-order yours today or for...

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7 Interesting Facts About Guitar –

July 16, 2019

#1 – The First Guitar was Created in Ancient Egypt Well… in certain faculties it was, despite the fact that the guitar-like instrument made 3,500 years back (that's a vintage guitar!) is a long way from the guitars we play today.It had a place with an artist of the time known as Har-Mose and was produced using cleaned cedar with a rawhide soundboard, included three strings, and even had a plectrum gadget appended to the instrument by means of horse hair cord. This fascinating guitar treasure is in plain view in the Archeological Museum in Cairo. #2 – The World's...

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Headrush Release Pedalboard And Gigboard Firmware Update

July 3, 2019

Attention tone-heads! HeadRush, the innovator of next-generation guitar products, has just announced the immediate availability of their Pedalboard and Gigboard firmware 2.1, this update delivers 3 beautiful new classic amp models, 140 new HeadRush exclusive cabinet IRs, various new FX and amazingly-enhanced operational versatility. The Pedalboard and Gigboard have already gained universal acclaim as one of the most innovative, player- friendly floorboard guitar FX processors in the world. The latest 2.1 update is in direct response to requests from HeadRush enthusiests within the modelling community and the latest additions will take these critically- acclaimed pedals performance and flexibility to a higher level.  So, what’s new in 2.1? Added 3 new amp...

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Do Music Lessons Actually Make You Smarter?

June 4, 2019

How guitar and music lessons can provide key benefits to your health and well-being Whether you’re a child or adult, learning the guitar or other musical instrument can provide many key benefits but did you know that it can actually make you smarter? In this article we take a deeper look into how Guitar Lessons, Drum Lessons, Keyboard Lessons, Singing Lessons and Music Lessons in general impact our brain power and overall well-being.   Music Lessons for Kids Being a parent can sometimes be challenging knowing what to prioritize when it comes to your child’s physical and mental health. As...

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The 5 Most Common Guitar Repair Jobs and How to Avoid Them

May 14, 2019

The 5 Most Common Guitar Repair Jobs and How to Avoid Them While our team at Haworth Guitars love working with guitars and conducting guitar repairs and guitar servicing, we can’t help but feel like the vast majority of guitar repairs could have been avoided one way or another. Now we aren’t necessarily pointing the finger at the guitar owner here, there are some cases where the owner isn’t to blame at all. Sometimes it’s a drunken friend trying to impress the crowd at your house party who ends up man-handling your prized axe, or it could be that angry...

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