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NAMM NEWS 2019: FENDER CUSTOM SHOP DEBUTS ALL-NEW COLLECTIONS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 24, 2019

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the introduction of its Annual and Prestige collections, as well as the addition of the long-time Artist Signature series Stevie Ray Vaughan Signature Stratocaster and Yngwie Malmsteen Signature Stratocaster to the Fender Custom Shop lineup – all debuting at Winter NAMM in Anaheim,…

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NAMM NEWS: GIBSON REVEALS NEW PRODUCT LINE-UP AND ARTIST COLLABORATIONS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 18, 2019

As previously announced, in 2019, after more than a century, GIBSON artists, players and fans will experience the all American-made instrument brand rejuvenated. The guitar of choice for artists in rock, pop, country, blues, folk, jazz and beyond, the new GIBSON era celebrates iconic models while looking to the future…

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GIBSON ANNOUNCES LIMITED-EDITION CHRIS CORNELL TRIBUTE GUITAR

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 16, 2019

GIBSON announced today, Tuesday, January 15, the release of a limited-edition Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335 guitar. The guitar will officially be unveiled at “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” the star-studded concert event honoring Chris Cornell’s legacy and contribution to music history on Wednesday, January 16 at The Forum in Los Angeles. For more information,…

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NAMM NEWS: FRAMUS 2019 GUITAR RELEASES

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 15, 2019

This year’s Framus novelties, to be revealed at NAMM are dominated by three-dimensional tops and strikingly curved contours, which are already familiar from the Framus Idolmaker and which make the Diablo II and Panthera II models unmistakable and extremely aesthetic. The Stormbender Devin Townsend model will also be available as…

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NAMM NEWS: SUPRO RELEASE DAVID BOWIE 61 DUAL TONE

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - January 8, 2019

In NAMM Show 2019 news, Supro has announced a reissue of its 1961 hardtail Dual Tone guitar, which was famously used by David Bowie on his Reality album and tours thereafter. David Bowie’s love of the Dual Tone was strong, as evidenced by the guitar’s frequent appearance in promotional photos from his post-9/11…

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JACKSON® WELCOMES GUITAR MAESTRO JEFF LOOMIS TO THE FAMILY

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - December 13, 2018

Jackson is honored to welcome incredibly talented guitar genius Jeff Loomis of Nevermore and Arch Enemy to its artist roster. “I’m very excited to announce that I will be working with Jackson guitars on many upcoming projects,” Loomis said. “We are underway designing a Jeff Loomis signature model that will be…

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GRETSCH BRING OUT THE BRIGHT STARS FOR CHRISTMAS

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear, Sydney Guitar Drum Show News    //    Post Date - December 11, 2018

Everybody knows that Gretsch guitars have some of the most attractive instruments you’ll ever see. Their design is superb, the sound magnificent. Here are a few offerings from Gretsch for the festive season … some for those on the big bucks but plenty of quality, affordable guitars available too. G6134T…

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FENDER ANNOUNCES LTD EDITION JIMMY PAGE TELECASTER

Posted in Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - October 30, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced it is collaborating with one of rock’s most legendary guitar players – Jimmy Page – to recreate his famous 1959 Fender Telecaster 50 years after Led Zeppelin formed in October 1968. Among music’s most iconic guitars is Jimmy Page’s Telecaster, known for its…

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GUILD STARFIRE IV ST-12 in CHERRY RED

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - August 29, 2018

If you’re craving that 60s choral, jangly guitar tone defined by the Beatles and the Byrds, the Starfire IV ST 12-String both sounds and looks the part. Based on our popular Starfire IV ST, this thinbody semi-hollow electric has the added power of 6 more strings! Premium features include an…

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FENDER CUSTOM SHOP debuts LIMITED EDITION 2018 MID-YEAR COLLECTION, JIMMIE VAUGHAN SIGNATURE MODEL

Posted in Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - July 1, 2018

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today officially announced the 2018 Fender Custom Shop Mid-Year Collection and Jimmie Vaughan Signature Stratocaster debuting at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tenn. The collection features four highly-collectible, limited-edition models with various finish options and features – all showcasing the innovative spirit of the legendary Fender…

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