07 Oct · An interview with Mark Agnesi of Gibson Guitars! Expecting a frank exchange about "Play Authentic"? Don't. But Mr Agnesi does hint at interesting times for Epiphone...
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!
06 Oct · CITES has issued an exemption for rosewood used in musical instruments, meaning that regulations for travelling with your favourite guitar are finally coming to an end.
04 Oct · Messrs Mark Agnesi and Marcus King discuss a brand new ES-345 signature model during a backstage interview at the Eric Clapton Crossroads festival. You can also get a sneak preview of the prototype!
02 Oct · Rumours were sparked over the weekend when all the content disappeared from Gibson's YouTube channel - now it's back with a new video featuring the company's Global Brand Ambassador, Slash!
28 Sep · Gibson has pulled all its official videos from YouTube worldwide, while rumours are flying that Mark Agnesi has been let go from the company as well. What is going on at Gibson?
27 Sep · The Led Zeppelin guitarist lost his guitar case 47 years ago in 1972. Now Jimmy Page is reunited with his Number 1 guitar case, that's been returned to him by a fan.
26 Sep · Gibson's new Sheryl Crow Country Western Supreme is a signature acoustic based on the 'Money Maker' the US star wrote many of her hits on. A fine-looking guitar with plenty of retro charm.
23 Sep · Thomann has some great discounts on various models of Gibson monitor speakers. If you’d like to add these beauties to your studio, hurry up: They're going fast!
13 Sep · An Instagram post by Cesar Gueikian appears to suggest that Epiphone guitars of the future could finally come with a Gibson open book style headstock shape.
11 Sep · The new Gibson Custom Shop Slash Signed 1966 EDS 1275 Doubleneck Replica Aged Ebony is the ultimate stadium rock guitar/boat anchor.
08 Sep · In a world of Internet and instant access to information, you would think guitarists would be enlightened. Actually it turns out we will believe any old rubbish!
28 Aug · Gibson has today amounted the release of the Chris Cornell ES-335 Tribute. Limited to 250 guitars worldwide and to Chris's original specification of his 2013 model.
28 Aug · Champagne corks pop at Fender & Co. as the ban on rosewood for finished musical instruments is lifted! Now you can take your guitar on a plane without fear of the fretboard being hacked off.
21 Aug · After the recent Hendrix 'Izabella' Strat, the new Gibson Custom Shop Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I is the latest example of a high-priced, limited edition guitar made for collectors.
09 Aug · A special one-off Les Paul guitar is now listed on Reverb by Les Paul’s longtime luthier Tom Doyle. It was supposedly one of Les' favourites - now you could down it. If you have the money.
03 Aug · YouTube channel BJs World has now uploaded another video of Gibson destroying new ES model guitars. The whole process looks pretty severe and will make you cringe.