16 Mar 2017 · The Fender Custom Shop probably saved the company and created some memorable guitars along the way; this documentary is a must-see for all Fender fans.
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!
15 Feb 2017 · If Michael Knight and KITT played in a weekend '80s pop power trio, they would use these three Noir Special Edition models. What's new apart from the red edge around the pickguard?
26 Jan 2017 · It's free, well laid out and simple to use: Following on from its launch last year on Apple's iPhone, Fender Tune is now finally available to Android users.
24 Jan 2017 · For 2017, Fender is trying something different, offering us guitars made with some less usual, 'exotic' woods recycled from a variety of sources, including some wood that's over 100 years old...
18 Jan 2017 · Eric Clapton and Fender have come up with a new Custom Shop Stratocaster - and it looks much like the sort of guitar that God would play.
14 Jan 2017 · Fender Custom Shop have salvaged leftover wood from the USS Constitution, no less, and used it for two "Old Ironside" show-piece amps for NAMM 2017. Ahoy!
08 Jan 2017 · Kennis Russell shows how to avoid getting duped into buying a 'fake' Fender Stratocaster.
16 Dec 2016 · Here are five new guitar ranges launched in 2016 that should be on your radar!
23 Nov 2016 · The cat is out of the bag and it would appear that Fender's 2017 line-up is going to be a strong one!
22 Oct 2016 · With prices being slashed left, right and centre on the American Standard series, is now the time to buy? What is going to replace them? What will the post-Brexit Fender models cost us in the UK?
12 Oct 2016 · Fender has announced four new acoustic guitar models with premium features and in two popular acoustic guitar sizes.
04 Oct 2016 · Fender presents some new and updated takes on some classic short-scale offset guitars from Fender's rich history. But will the purists get all bent out of shape?
02 Oct 2016 · Artist associations have come a long way over the years and this year we feel these are the best so far. What do you think?
11 Sep 2016 · These new 2016 models are aimed squarely for players on a budget, yet that still want a quality set of features and hardware. Does Fender provide for both criteria this year? Well there is now a new acoustic ...
09 Aug 2016 · The Californian guitar manufacturer dips its toe into the world of smartphones, apps and digital downloads. Will this new tuning app be the beginning of something new?
05 Jul 2016 · The Red Hot Chili Pepper's funk-fuelled bass player has a new signature model based upon his rare original '61 Jazz Bass, which he used for the entirety of the band's Stadium Arcadium album.
02 Jul 2016 · Inspired by Leo Fender's classic guitar and bass amp ranges, the tweed era is what started it all. Now Fender have updated them with modern components and are trying to squeeze as much 1950s nostalgia into ...
01 Jul 2016 · New pickups, modern features and a whole new bass model: All new for 2016, and all made in Mexico. What have they been up to over the border?
01 Jul 2016 · Based upon his '89 Strat, which itself was a modded Eric Clapton model. This new 'Mod' wonder has been adapted to do both acoustic and electric tones.
24 Jun 2016 · There's news breaking of some new short-scale offset guitars based on Duo Sonic and Mustang models, and there's a bass, too...
14 Jun 2016 · Fender's new online ordering and custom guitar service launches in the US. Now you can specify your dream instrument and have it delivered straight to your door – within limits so far.
08 Jun 2016 · US dealer Make'n Music are doing a limited run of this modern hybrid guitar design. Available now in a more traditional Fender colour scheme associated with vintage 1950s Telecasters.
13 May 2016 · Fender have now launched their range of in-ear monitoring systems for musicians. It's a pretty competitive market and they have decided to launch with five different versions in total. Is this brave or ...
04 May 2016 · Hopefully the first of many virtual amps from this collaboration of two great music companies, the virtual Fender '55 Twin Deluxe brings a classic guitar amplifier into a modern recording environment.