13 Sep · As lockdown hit, the future of the guitar industry looked bleak. But now it appears that manufacturers are struggling to meet demand. Has Covid turned around the fate of the electric guitar?
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!
29 Aug · Do you think established brands still hold the monopoly on the industry that they used to? Or have modern production methods and techology made brand-consciousness redundant?
21 Aug · Looking for a high-quality single cut guitar but not happy with Gibson's offerings? Here are five Les Paul alternatives that ooze quality and vibe - be warned, they come with a premium price tag!
04 Aug · Gibson's new Lukas Nelson ’56 Les Paul Junior model has classic looks and vibe, and comes with a few modern updates added to the formula to make it even sweeter.
14 Jul · Gibson is looking for shipping ledgers that documented its solid-body instruments between the years 1959 and 1960, and is offering a $59,000 cash reward to anyone who returns them. No questions asked.
14 Jul · Another day, another Gibson legal case. This time the guitar giant is going after Collings Guitars. Gibson is contesting the headstock shape and believes it is too similar to its own designs.
13 Jul · Looks like Gibson is back in the courtroom. Satellite Amplifiers recently received a legal court notice from Gibson to stop them making guitars based on the classic Epiphone Coronet design.
28 Jun · Remember the Gibson Adam Jones Signature model from NAMM? The Silverburst Les Paul Custom has now entered production, per Tool's Instagram page. Will it ship by this summer?
25 Jun · It looks as though a one-off Gibson Slash Goldtop Les Paul has escaped into the wild! Lucky for us, The Trogly's Guitar Show was able to bag it and document the guitar in full.
10 Jun · Gibson has collaborated with Frank Hannon to release the new Love Dove signature acoustic guitar. This stunning instrument is based on the Tesla guitarist's original model from the '70s.
28 May · This Swarovski crystal-encrusted Gibson Zakk Wylde Les Paul Custom Bullseye could be the ultimate version of a signature Les Paul that accompanied Ozzy Osbourne all those years.
22 May · Gibson announces the sale of Stanton Magnetics to inMusic group where it will join other DJ brands, begging the question: Which other brands is Gibson planning to sell off?
14 May · The new Gibson Les Paul Special Tribute offers players a new take on a classic design, retailing for just for under a grand despite being made in Nashville, USA!
06 May · If your guitar is in need of a setup, check out Gibson's new Virtual Guitar Tech Service, where you can get free advice from an official Gibson guitar tech!
01 May · This is insane! The Zakk Wylde Guitar Gallery is up for sale on eBay, a vertigo-inducing collection of guitars and merchandise that will leave a whopping $110k hole in your bank balance!
30 Apr · Three great Gibson models from the 2019 Tribute series are reduced in price, including a version in Satin Gold from the USA that was previously not available in Europe. Grab one now.