14 Oct · The move to extend CITES regulations to all rosewood species caused headaches for instrument makers and buyers alike. Now a proposed rule change may see rosewood exempted from CITES in 2019.
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!
05 Oct · The new Fender Parallel Universe Limited Editon Jaguar Strat combines two classic guitar designs in one guitar - purists may disagree but we think there's something visually harmonious here...
08 Sep · Fender's Stan Cotey is the brains behind all three circuits and with his proven track record for making great amps and effects, these three new pedals could be great
07 Sep · This has all the right curves, but are they in all the wrong places? It's the new Fender Parallel Universe 2018 Limited Edition Whiteguard Strat, and it's sure to divide opinions.
28 Aug · Fender Japan has for many years made models that have never been sold officially outside their home market. These new FSR models will be available for everyone to buy.
07 Aug · The latest release in Fender's Parallel Universe Series comes in a hot-rodded orange finish and is loaded with a pair of cool vintage style TV Jones Classic pickups.
03 Aug · This limited edition from Fender Japan is a special run for the European market and is all mahogany with some very nice specifications throughout, it is also very brown!
11 Jul · Fender's latest Parallel Universe guitar, the Troublemaker Telecaster takes a huge leaf out of the Gibson Les Paul book. Will this new Limited Edition guitar cause any trouble in 2018?
02 Jul · That Ryan Adams MasterBlaster Stratocaster wasn't officially launched at Summer NAMM as we were all hoping, but Ryan has unboxed one via his Instagram account, so it can't be too long!
29 Jun · Fender has unveiled its new Custom Shop models for 2018 and as expected there are some well made models dripping in vintage vibe amongst this lot. Any of these tickle your fancy?
29 Jun · Fender is revamping some signature guitars for 2018 including new Flea, Albert Hammond Jr, Johnny Marr and Jimi Hendrix models. Yes, yet another Hendrix model...
29 Jun · Fender presents three new pedals Engager Boost, The Pelt Fuzz and Full Moon Distortion, which complement their existing line-up and have again been designed by Stan Cotey.
19 Jun · Fender's new Player Series has just been officially announced! Unfortunately for Fender, we have already seen these guitars leaked last week. But will they be enough to make you want one?
13 Jun · It looks like everywhere you look on social media there are more and more new Fender Player Series models popping up by the hour, with new Telecasters, Stratocasters and Jazz Bass lined up for release soon.
12 Jun · A new Fender model is spotted in the wild at Sam Ash in the USA - will this be part of the new 2018 line-up for Summer NAMM 2018? We know it is called the Jaguar PF Tidepool, it looks very sweet indeed!
06 Jun · The Fender Parallel Universe has a lot to answer for and this latest model in the series will undoubtedly start many an argument amongst fans of the brand. So is it an ugly duckling or the perfect storm?