17 Jun · Now is your last chance to see all 120 guitars in Dave Gilmour's collection being auctioned for charity. If you can't make it to New York then at least take Christie's Virtual Tour...
Fender - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Fender? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
16 Jun · The "7-way switch" or "Gilmour mod" is the easiest and most effective modification for your Stratocaster, giving you additional tones with minimal effort. Here's how (it's way easier than you think).
14 Jun · Fender's Rarities guitar of the month for June is the Flame Ash Top Stratocaster, a premium two-piece ash body Stratocaster in a mellower Plasma Red Burst finish than previous Rarities models.
15 May · This month's Fender Rarities release is the new Red Mahogany Top Telecaster, a fancy updated version of the classic 1950s working man's guitar. But does all that bling suit the design?
09 May · Fender's Alternate Reality Series has some great looking guitars and now the Meteora HH model has finally landed with its twin humbuckers and retro classic colour options.
06 May · A documentary claims that Buddy Holly's lost 1954 Fender Stratocaster has been found in Australia. Is it Holly's original Strat? Watch the film here and decide for yourself...
29 Apr · Fender has today announced new light weight models for 2019. Will the new Lightweight Ash American Professional range be perfect for players looking for great tones from a lighter guitar?
16 Apr · The Game Of Thrones is nearly at the end, will the Whitewalkers take over the world? Or will the North triumph? Either way, Fender's Custom Shop has been busy working on these fiery beasts!
15 Apr · Fender has just announced its Flame Maple Top Stratocaster, a classy, suave new take on its classic guitar. Looking for a posh alternative to the humble old Strat? This could be one to check out.
11 Apr · The Sixty-Six is Fender's latest Alternate Reality model, combining Strat and Jazz Bass designs. While the specs and early demos look/sound promising, will it prove a winner with punters?
09 Apr · Fender's Dragon and Mirrored Jimmy Page Telecasters recreate iconic guitars from the late Yardbirds/early Led Zep days. Now the firm has released new videos narrated by Mr Page that retell the story.
04 Apr · A major new rock and roll gear show at the Met in NYC called "Play It Loud: Instruments Of Rock And Roll" will include equipment owned by Page, Moon, Clapton, Emerson and EVH.
30 Mar · Guitars owned by a certain D Gilmour Esq are up for auction this year, getting many of us gear heads pretty excited. The collection is viewable for free in London until 31 March.
27 Mar · Fender Europe has been fined for withholding documents during a CMA inspection in the context of an ongoing price-fixing investigation involving Fender, Yamaha, Korg and Roland.
22 Mar · Based on the classic American Fender 1950s design the new Classic Vibe Esquire will get you vintage looks and tones but on a budget.
22 Mar · The tonal secrets of your guitar are often hidden in the controls and this is where cheaper guitars often fall down. The humble potentiometer can unleash your guitar's potential!