08 Mar · Mark Agnesi has left Norm's Guitars to take on a new role of Director of Brand Experience for Gibson. Could he be the perfect fit for the iconic guitar brand?
Gibson - News and Rumours
You want all the latest news, rumours and everything else there’s to know about Gibson? We're happy to oblige: On this page you’ll find everything at a glance – and it’s always up to date!
28 Feb · The planned Jimi Hendrix signature guitar range by Gibson spawned a few prototypes before the project was canned in 2009 - now one of the prototypes has resurfaced and is up for sale...
16 Feb · In big news for guitar makers, the UK's mia says that a proposal has been "nominally agreed" that would end many of the restrictions imposed on rosewood use in instrument making.
13 Feb · A new Joe Perry Signature model Gibson Les Paul that has Stratocaster elements? Yes, that is exactly how the Aerosmith guitarist is describing his soon to be released new guitar on Twitter.
05 Feb · A new Gibson Custom Shop 'mashup' of two guitars (one from 1959 and one from 1960) the new Les Paul Special Double Cut Figured Top combines two classic guitars into one.
04 Feb · Looks like Gibson Custom Shop has dropped some of the more unpopular materials and parts, like Richlite fretboards. Will 2019 see Gibson's premium range return to form?
29 Jan · Purchased back in 1970 at Manny’s on West 48th Street in New York, David Gilmour’s 'Black Strat' a 1969 Black Fender Stratocaster is up for sale!
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!
18 Jan · Gibson gets back to basics with a new set of 'Golden Era' guitars including a Les Paul ‘50s spec, Les Paul Special in TV Yellow and two new 61 spec SG’s with “maestro” and “sideways” Vibrolas ...
16 Jan · A unique guitar honouring a rock icon, the new Gibson Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335 debuts tonight at a tribute concert at The Forum in LA to help raise money for charity.
04 Jan · Gibson is planning an exclusive CME SG Standard series in unique Custom Shop finishes loaded with T-Top style humbuckers - nice! But they could come very dear to buyers outside the States.
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!
16 Dec 2018 · It is that time of year, you need a gift for the guitar player in your life and you don't want to spend a fortune, but you do want something they will actually need.
05 Dec 2018 · Winter NAMM 2019, Stand 207 will be the place to be. Why? Gibson has confirmed it's attending the upcoming show after their unfortunate decision to pull out of the 2018 edition.
04 Dec 2018 · Gibson is officially moving out of Memphis and consolidating its guitar production at its Nashville factory. That means all its electric guitars will now be made under one roof.
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.