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WATCH: GRETSCH BRIAN SETZER SIGNATURE LINEUP 2019

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 17, 2019

Released at Summer NAMM, Gretsch is thrilled to be a part of Stray Cats’ Brian Setzer’s lasting legacy with new additions to the Professional Collection Hollow Body Brian Setzer lineup. They’re equipped with Bigsby tailpieces and T.V. Jones pickups. Mike Morgan of Gretsch Australia takes us through the new lineup…

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EASTMAN GUITARS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BOURGEOIS GUITARS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Other Fretted    //    Post Date - October 11, 2019

The fine people at Eastman Guitars are thrilled to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with Bourgeois Guitars, world-renowned manufacturer of high-end, boutique acoustic guitars. Bourgeois Guitars owner Dana Bourgeois says that the company has been looking for the right opportunity to come along for some time….

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NEW OCTOBER ERNIE BALL FAMILY RESERVE MODELS ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 9, 2019

The October releases in the Ernie Ball Family Reserve premium collection have been revealed today. The Family Reserve collection is the company’s stunning high-end series of guitars with models being released each month. This month’s offering features the Majesty in Dargie Green 3, the JP15 7-string in Blood Orange Burst,…

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THE ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN MARIPOSA GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 1, 2019

The Mariposa guitar was designed in collaboration with world-renowned Mars Volta and At the Drive-In composer and guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López. The instrument’s innovative design characteristics were engineered specifically for Omar’s playing style. Including the Mariposa’s electronics package, built to accentuate Omar’s love of heavy distortion while retaining all the subtleties of a classic style humbucking…

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FENDER’S LTD EDITION ACOUSTASONIC ZIRICOTE TELE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 30, 2019

The American Acoustasonic™ Telecaster® Ziricote embodies the spirit of purposeful innovation that Fender was built on. From acoustic shape-shifting to electric rhythm tones, this powerful guitar uses revolutionary new technology—combined with exotic tonewoods—to deliver new sonic expression from the studio to the stage. With a refined-looking ziricote top, matched to…

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WATCH: FENDER CUSTOM SHOP’S ERIC CLAPTON BLIND FAITH TELECASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 20, 2019

The Tele became a go-to electric for Eric Clapton in the Blind Faith supergroup era, debuting in 1969 in front of 100,000 people in Hyde Park. Watch as Fender Custom Shop’s Mike Lewis demos the Eric Clapton Blind Faith Telecaster – featuring the Stratocaster neck on a 1964 Tele Custom…

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FENDER ANNOUNCES ANDY SUMMERS MONOCHROME STRAT

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 19, 2019

Andy Summers’ guitar playing is vivid and evocative, reflecting the legendary artist’s love of photography – a passion also fueled by his experiences touring the globe with the Police. Like musical feedback, these twin passions inform and amplify each other. As a career-long Fender player and Leica camera user, it…

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FENDER RELEASES ELECTRIC XII FROM ALTERNATE REALITY SERIES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

In 2018, the Parallel Universe Collection spliced the DNA of Fender’s notable guitar and bass models to create new instruments that were truly out of this world. There was the Strat-Tele Hybrid, the Whiteguard Strat and the ’51 Telecaster PJ Bass, just to name a few of these mind-bending creations….

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES SLASH 1966 EDS-1275 DOUBLENECK GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - September 12, 2019

Gibson proudly presents the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck. A pre-sale is officially underway now for the Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck guitars, sold through select Authorized Gibson dealers and available in-store October 1, visit www.gibson.com for further details. Over the years, SLASH’s rise to rock royalty has featured a variety of…

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EPIPHONE ANNOUNCES VIVIAN CAMPBELL ‘HOLY DIVER’ SIGNATURE LES PAUL

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 29, 2019

Epiphone proudly presents the new Vivian Campbell “Holy Diver” Les Paul Outfit, the debut signature model by Vivian Campbell, the iconic guitarist for Dio and Def Leppard. The ‘Holy Diver’ is based on Vivian’s prized Les Paul used on Dio’s classic albums Holy Diver and The Last in Line and features…

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