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SA Guitarist is an online platform for South African guitarists. We discuss everything guitar related, while promoting local bands and musicians. Check back regularly for news of the local music scene, gear reviews, gig guides and more! Follow us on YouTube, Instagram , Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date content.

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Bringing you news on South Africa’s local bands, guitarists & musicians, with the occasional international interview thrown into the mix. Check back regularly and on our social media pages for the latest interviews, articles, gear reviews and more.


After months of playing air guitar to “Free Bird”, what really got me into guitar was watching a documentary about Jimi Hendrix and picking up the Woodstock soundtrack. Listening to his version of “Star Spangled Banner” and “Purple Haze”. My brother played acoustic guitar and, idolising him, I thought, “I’m going to get a guitar”.

– Kirk Hammett –