17 Apr · Be Ready! As Gibson has a countdown on their main page and on the 29th April we will all get to see their new 'Collection' for release in 2019!
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!
04 Apr · A major new rock and roll gear show at the Met in NYC called "Play It Loud: Instruments Of Rock And Roll" will include equipment owned by Page, Moon, Clapton, Emerson and EVH.
30 Mar · Guitars owned by a certain D Gilmour Esq are up for auction this year, getting many of us gear heads pretty excited. The collection is viewable for free in London until 31 March.
22 Mar · The Kinks' Dave Davies 1958 Gibson Flying V Korina is up for auction this summer. First seen by an American audience on the TV in 1965 whilst they played on Shindig!
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?
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!