11 Oct · A custom-made Fender Mustang built for Nirvana's Kurt Cobain for his use during their In Utero period is up for auction. Of course, you'll need to be left-handed to make the most of it.
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!
09 Oct · The latest Fender Rarities model is a Flame Koa Top Stratocaster loaded with some great-sounding Tim Shaw pickups - this Strat will stand out from the pack!
08 Oct · The UK Competition and Markets Authority is further investigating Fender Europe over allegations of online price fixing, sometimes referred to as Resale Price Maintenance.
06 Oct · CITES has issued an exemption for rosewood used in musical instruments, meaning that regulations for travelling with your favourite guitar are finally coming to an end.
27 Sep · The new American Acoustasonic Telecaster Ziricote adds a unique look to the company's new range of hybrid acoustic models, but are those exotic tone woods worth the extra money?
25 Sep · Fender's Tone Master Deluxe Reverb and Twin Reverb amplifiers are both digital recreations of classic valve amps from the Californian company's history. But will they sound like the originals?
19 Sep · The new Fender Rarities Maple Top Telecaster comes loaded with Pure Vintage ’64 Telecaster bridge and Custom Shop ’51 Nocaster neck pickups. Expect vintage tones under those luxurious looks.
17 Sep · Born from a unique partnership with Leica Camera, the Andy Summers Monochrome Strat is a limited edition run from Fender Custom Shop inspired by his love of the guitar and photography.
13 Sep · Users on a UK guitar forum find images of Fender Custom Shop Stratocasters with very similar relic patterns. Do these point to automated processes at Fender Custom Shop? And if they do, so what?
12 Sep · The hockey stick headstock 12 String electric is back! With the new Fender Alternate Reality Electric XII now available again at last.
09 Sep · Fender has put five historic instruments up for sale on Reverb.com, including a 1954 Stratocaster, that were used to create more modern models like the Vintera and American Vintage ranges.
08 Sep · In a world of Internet and instant access to information, you would think guitarists would be enlightened. Actually it turns out we will believe any old rubbish!
04 Sep · The new Fender Britt Daniel Tele Thinline signature model is the Spoon frontman's take on what makes a great guitar. A great-looking guitar, it also comes with a few modern tweaks.
28 Aug · Champagne corks pop at Fender & Co. as the ban on rosewood for finished musical instruments is lifted! Now you can take your guitar on a plane without fear of the fretboard being hacked off.
26 Aug · Joe Bonamassa has just revealed a transparent Fender Twin amp on his Instagram page. It looks stunning and might be based on one of his signature Twin amps. Here's what we know so far.
23 Aug · Fender's Custom Shop has built a copy of one of Mr Clapton's most famous guitars: the Eric Clapton Crossroads Blind Faith Telecaster! Proceeds from the sale are to go to Mr Clapton's charity.