Guitar Buyer ­ a new title from MB MediaForm launched on August 30 ­ claims to be the only "gear only" guitar title on the news stands. The monthly title is written by guitarists for guitarists and aims to appeal to a wide range of readers, from first time guitar buyers to those wanting to expand established collections. The magazine is equipment-oriented and will only feature artists in relation to equipment used on stage or in studios. Reviews will form its backbone, while a buyers' guide, features and profiles will also be included. The title is being promoted by direct mail and the first issue will carry a covermount of a Music Live 2001 admission voucher while the October issue will include a free copy of the official Music Live 2001 showguide. Cover price is £2.90 and distribution is by Comag. {{CTN }}