23 Jan · You could pick yourself up a Gibson Les Paul Junior, Les Paul Goldtop or a nice Fender '72 Deluxe Tele. All played by and owned by Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day. Dookie-tastic!
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!
22 Jan · Fender Custom Shop's Ron Thorn has whet all our appetites with his uploads of cool one-off models that will be showing at Winter NAMM 2019.
21 Jan · Two more Fender effects pedals have been leaked by CME. These pedals use DSP to mimic some of the company's classic amp tones and one adds a stereo rotary speaker emulator to its pedal range.
18 Jan · New Fender pedals include the Lost Highway Phaser, Bubbler Chorus, MTG Tube Distortion and a new Downtown Express Bass Multi-Effect all new for 2019
09 Jan · Fender has purchased Bigsby in a move that makes a lot of sense and will see the American guitar giant add yet another classic guitar company to its portfolio.
25 Dec 2018 · What a year it's been for guitars - so difficult to choose the 5 best! We had a go anyway: here are Jef's Top 5 guitars of 2018, chosen for their unique properties and interesting designs.
24 Dec 2018 · Christmas is here and many guitarists will have walnuts lying around the house. Jef explains how to use a walnut to give your rosewood or ebony fretboard to a healthy, lustrous sheen!
05 Dec 2018 · Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea gets a new active signature bass model that coaxes a lot out of a single pickup and builds on the previous signature Jazz Bass version bearing his name.
03 Dec 2018 · The news is out: Fender is about to announce its new American Performer Series for 2019, including Stratocasters, Telecasters, a Mustang, Jazzmaster, P-Bass, Mustang Bass and Jazz Bass models!
02 Dec 2018 · Is Fender closing out the Parallel Universe series with a bass? The intriguingly styled and well-specified ’51 Telecaster PJ Bass is possibly the last model in the series for 2018
30 Nov 2018 · Heavier guitars sustain for longer - don't they? Or is this one of the biggest myths about electric guitar? YouTuber Darrell Braun has made a little video to help you decide if it's true - or not.
29 Nov 2018 · Yet another Fender Jimi Hendrix Stratocaster. Announced at Summer NAMM, this Mexico-built Strat comes in at well under a grand. Are you experienced enough to own one?
27 Nov 2018 · Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan has, er, a unique take on the old "what guitar hardware sounds best" discussion, having gone on record stating that white guitars sound better to him...
25 Nov 2018 · This young many has taken iconic songs and themes from 40 years of video game history, interpreted them on the bass and crammed them all into this two-minute YouTube video!
23 Nov 2018 · This new signature model is a reproduction of The Strokes' guitarist's 1985 reissue of a ‘72 Strat, with all the classic 1970s styling and his unique pickup wiring layout.
16 Nov 2018 · It's getting cold (in the northern hemisphere) - that can only mean that audio gear makers are offering silly discounts on their products. Here's a list of the best offers and hottest deals.