06 Jul · Gibson presented its 2019 line-up at Summer NAMM, and it's all in line with the information that leaked in advance of the show. Except for its sleek new HP hard case...
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!
07 Jun · After Gibson's application for Chapter 11 last month, it looks like it is slowly moving forward but not as smoothly as hoped: There's a rather large loan, plus some conditions on the table.
28 May · The whole Gibson 2019 line-up has been prematurely leaked on the company's website - and they will all cost $5249 each! OK, so the last bit's down to some IT glitch...
19 May · Tak Matsumoto celebrates his 'almost' 20th year with Gibson and the 30th Anniversary of his famous band B'z, with this super bright Canary Yellow Les Paul.
01 May · The excruciating wait is over - Gibson has finally filed for bankruptcy, as widely predicted. What's next for the famed guitar maker? Probably a change in leadership, according to Bloomberg.
30 Apr · Only last week we reported that Tronical were suing Gibson guitars - now it's Gibson's turn! Could things get any more messed up at the guitar giant in 2018?
24 Apr · A new headache for Henry Juszkiewicz and Gibson: On top of the company's financial troubles, the inventors of the tech behind the Gibson's G-Force robo-tuner is suing Gibson for $50 million!
20 Apr · If you have ever searched the web for broken Gibson headstocks, the chances are you will have seen this infamous headless Gibson SG. We all thought it was a Photoshop fake, but it turns out its real!
05 Apr · After acquiring the Cakewalk brand and assets from Gibson, BandLab is rebooting Sonar, a popular "alternative" DAW, as Cakewalk by BandLab. The software is completely free to download for Windows!
16 Mar · The new Gibson Custom Shop Vivian Campbell Les Paul Custom is one of the few versions of this model to feature jumbo frets, but will you pay an extra grand for his signature?
13 Mar · Gary Clark Jr has a great taste in SGs and his signature model is now available in a very traditional Vintage Cherry finish, which is handy as the last version in yellow sold out worldwide.
11 Mar · Images have surfaced of a new guitar by Fender - the "Roasted Earth"! This reply to the Silver Sky has it all: two humbuckers, a tremolo system and a funky reverse headstock. It's too good to be true!
09 Mar · The rumour mill says Gibson is about to be bought out - by a Chinese consortium, by Yamaha, by the Tooth Fairy, depending on who you believe. Gibson needs Yamaha - or someone like them - to step in.
05 Mar · A beast of a guitar, the new Lzzy Hale signature model shows what Gibson can achieve - we hope that they can sort out their current woes so we can get more instruments like this!
03 Mar · New rumours around Gibson's financial woes has bondholders demanding a new leadership structure for the company before offering it a financial lifeline. Are Henry's days at the helm numbered?
19 Feb · Talk of a Gibson bankruptcy has intensified recently, with some now expecting the US guitar maker to part ways with its current CEO and owner Henry Juskiewicz in 2018. Here's the story so far...