23 Oct 2018 · Can James "JC" Curleigh 'build a powerhouse brand' with Gibson USA? Well, he has done it before at Levi Strauss, where he was in charge previous to his new role at Gibson.
Gibson - News and Rumours
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14 Oct 2018 · The move to extend CITES regulations to all rosewood species caused headaches for instrument makers and buyers alike. Now a proposed rule change may see rosewood exempted from CITES in 2019.
30 Sep 2018 · Gibson has announced yet another Slash signature Les Paul model, this time it's hand-signed and has a fretboard of solid Brazilian Rosewood. And it costs a small fortune...
30 Sep 2018 · Three new Gibson Les Paul models with different pickup configurations. The new Gibson Les Paul Player Plus Series could be a return to form for the company
16 Sep 2018 · Financial news outlets and trade press have been reporting that Gibson is likely to leave bankruptcy in a matter of weeks. But the news doesn't have us jumping for joy just yet.
07 Sep 2018 · Gibson has now officially presented its 2019 USA range of guitars. Yes, you remember, the ones that were all leaked back in May. Will they divide opinion amongst guitar players around the world?
07 Aug 2018 · Gibson is officially advertising for a new CEO and so it would appear Henry's days at the guitar company are numbered.
22 Jul 2018 · This is the second signature model by Gibson for Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong: an LP Junior available in three finishes. It's similar to the first with only a few subtle differences.
06 Jul 2018 · 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...
07 Jun 2018 · 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 2018 · 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 2018 · 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 2018 · 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 2018 · 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 2018 · 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 2018 · 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!