12 Jan · Fender might be about to announce a reissue of an old 80s shredder guitar, the Limited Edition HM Strat 2020 model - Check out the eye-popping 80s finishes on these!
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!
12 Jan · It looks like Fender is about to announce a new Player Lead III 2020 model at Winter NAMM! It's a reissue of the 1982 original and available in a few striking finishes. Here's what we know so far.
05 Jan · A rumour on Instagram says Fender is planning to launch a Tom Morello Signature Soul Power guitar endorsed by the Rage Against The Machine guitarist - could this be coming to NAMM 2020 next week?
01 Jan · 2019 was a great year for gear - here are the most often-viewed posts on gearnews.com from last year. They included a courtroom battle, some destroyed guitars, some leaked guitars an more!
24 Dec 2019 · This Christmas, how about a relaxing fireplace video on in the background while the family's round for dinner? Here's one with a difference: a gutar burning slowly in a fireplace. Merry Christmas!
19 Dec 2019 · Francis Rossi's battered green Status Quo Fender Telecaster has just sold at auction for quite a lot more than the £75 he originally paid for the guitar back in 1968!
18 Nov 2019 · It's November already and manufacturers are busy slashing prices to entice you splash your cash on their plug-ins, synthesizers, microphones, guitar stings and more. Find the hottest deals here!
18 Nov 2019 · Fender reissues an oddball 60s classic, the Swinger, for the Japanese market. If you're into retro guitars, you're gonna love this one! But it might prove hard to buy outside Japan...
15 Nov 2019 · Fender Japan tweets about two fetching new Silent Siren signature models, the first announced since the company said it was aiming to increase its marketing exposure with female artists.
05 Nov 2019 · Fender replaces its Elite Series with the American Ultra Series, adding new pickups, a Modern D neck profile, new finishes and more, taking these classic guitars in a new direction.
02 Nov 2019 · New Fender American Ultra Series leaked online and it looks like we will get hot-rodded Stratocasters and Jazzmasters amongst the new models officially out on Tuesday!
01 Nov 2019 · Fender ias teasing a new guitar line and with the tag line "Never Play A Fender The Same Way Again" it certainly looks like this new line of guitars could be an elite one.
24 Oct 2019 · A new wallet friendly 100W combo from Fender, the Champion 100XL packs in two channels and on-board effects. At this price, takes the market leader, the Boss Katana.
23 Oct 2019 · The new Fender Songs app has launched for Apple iPhone, letting you learn the chords to over 750,000 new tunes whilst you jam along on your guitar, banjo or keyboard. Lyrics? Yes. Tabs? No.
21 Oct 2019 · Fender's Mod Shop has quietly been adding some nice custom options of late, including mahogany necks. Now it offers one of our favourite finishes, Silverburst, for the first time.
11 Oct 2019 · 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.