If you’re addicted to guitar and bass, there’s no better app than Premier Guitar. Renowned as the world’s most unbiased and diverse source of in-depth gear news and reviews, PG delivers insights on a wide range of instruments, effects, and amps—from entry-level to high-end. Even better, every one of our reviews features sound samples and/or video demos (with wi-fi connection) to give you an even clearer idea of the gear’s capabilities.

But the PG app has loads more than that. Each issue is packed with enlightening interviews with the most compelling players on the scene today—from rising indie icons to metal shredders, jazz heads, country twangers, avant weirdoes, singer-songwriters, and more. We also have a stacked lineup of industry experts sharing their know-how on everything from DIY gear projects to stompbox geekery, recording, performing, vintage instruments, optimizing your gear, and more.

The PG app offers access to new Premier Guitar issues for a minimal fee ($3.99 each or $11.99 for an annual subscription)

In addition, you'll also receive real-time updates on breaking news stories and PG’s latest videos—including Rig Rundowns, gear demos, reviews, how-tos, and more. And it’s all in one app.

Purchase options:
Editions of Premier Guitar Magazine are available for purchase as single issues, or via an auto-renewable subscription as follows:
∙ Annual subscription for $11.99, issues delivered monthly
∙ Single copy issues for $3.99
∙ Payment will be charged to your iTunes account
∙ Account will be charged for $11.99 renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period
∙ Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
∙ No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
∙ Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription

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What's New

Version 34.20

Edition Digital is periodically updating its app engine for maximum user satisfaction.
- General bugfix

Ratings and Reviews

2.0 out of 5
7 Ratings
7 Ratings

Great magazine. App doesn’t work at all. AVOID


Super magazine. But the digital component of the subscribtion is a disaster. After removing it adding it a dozen times, it still won’t load magazine. I get a JS error and saying I’m not allowed to see the content. Customer service at PG doesn’t quite know what to do, so I guess I’ll be paper only since the iPad Pro version seemingly will not work. Too bad. May impact if I re-up my subscription. If you are intending to do a digital only subscription, I’d advise you to do it with extreme caution and be prepared for calling them for a refund.

Doesn't remember progress


Every time you launch the app you have to select issue and are dropped on first page of it.

Also has an additional ad bar on top, even tho I have a paid subscription. The top bar is clumsy.

Love the mag, hate the app


After subscribing, tried to read an issue linked through email. There was a banner ad across the top for strings that couldn't be hidden. It was suggested I get the app, I thought, so I could avoid the ad.
Downloaded the app, couldn't get the issue. I was instructed to get the latest app, and to do that I had to upgrade my OS. Got the issue after some email login problems. Still have the ad. Very slow download had to be started again a few times. My internet connection clocks at around 40mps, but the app is sluggish as far as downloading and page turns, and then there's the ad that doesn't go away.
I would totally recommend against a digital subscription.


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31 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, German, Slovenian
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2016, Gearhead Communications, LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Premier Guitar Magazine Subscription $11.99
  2. Premier Guitar Magazine - August 2012 $3.99
  3. Premier Guitar Magazine - March 2012 $3.99


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