13 Mar · Once upon a time, the standard USA-made Gibson or Fender was your go-to guitar. Now, both face enormous competition. It begs the question: Which "core" USA brand is getting your money in 2020?
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!
24 Feb · Frankenstein's Guitar! Look Mum No Computer added a MIDI keyboard made of arcade buttons to a Gibson Les Paul. After all, why not? If you're a guitar aficionado/purist, do not watch this video.
20 Feb · Kiesel Guitars is the latest manufacturer to recieve a 'cease and desist' letter from Gibson's lawyers. Jeff Kiesel goes online to share why he thinks Gibson will lose.
28 Jan · Gibson CMO Cesar Gueikian admits that the controversial Play Authentic YouTube video featuring Mark Agnesi was his idea - seven months after it created a tsunami-sized backlash.
24 Jan · Thomann has a massive deal going on USA-made Gibson rock guitars, including Firebirds, Flying Vs, an Explorer and a Les Paul at discounts of up to €800! While stocks last, that is...
20 Jan · The big news at Winter NAMM this weekend was that two new high profile artists had joined Gibson's official roster. Which means that the US guitar giant could be in for a big year for 2020.
19 Jan · Here are the best guitar videos we made at NAMM 2020, featuring highlights and crowd winners right from the show floor!
11 Jan · The Gibson Original Collection and Modern Collection. It's going to be a crunch year for Gibson, a chance to prove its commitment to quality, vintage authenticity and consistency.
11 Jan · Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi is honoured by the Gibson Custom Shop with the announcement of the new Tony Iommi 'Monkey' Gibson SG Special recreation. Limited to 50 guitars worldwide of the original 1964 model.
11 Jan · It's official! Gibson Custom Shop is to release a recreation of Adam Jones' 1979 Les Paul Custom Silverburst used by Tool's guitarist. You wait for years and then suddenly it pops up out of the blue!
11 Jan · The era of flares, sideburns and hard rock was a time when Gibson rocked the world - the new Original Collection Classic V and Explorer models look set to take us back for more!
10 Jan · Does the world need more Slash signatures? Four, yes four Slash Les Paul Standard models and two J-45 Standard signatures are part of Gibson's brand new Slash Collection at NAMM 2020.
08 Jan · Gibson has launched a new web TV channel with everything from behind the scenes videos to exclusive content with iconic artists and more. Lots of potential for good content here for all Gibson fans.
01 Jan · 2019 was a great year for gear - here are the most often-viewed posts on gearnews.com from last year. They included a courtroom battle, some destroyed guitars, some leaked guitars an more!
24 Dec 2019 · This Christmas, how about a relaxing fireplace video on in the background while the family's round for dinner? Here's one with a difference: a gutar burning slowly in a fireplace. Merry Christmas!
12 Dec 2019 · Gibson revamps the Custom Shop! The Murphy Lab is a new Custom Shop division headed by guitar relic'ing expert artisan Tom Murphy. Will 2020 bring even more accurately aged guitars?