22 Oct 2017 · Here's how to keep your beloved Gibson Les Paul in tip-top condition and make it play like a dream! This week, Jef offers his favourite set up tips and cleaning regime for his Les Paul guitars.
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!
21 Oct 2017 · You could not make this stuff up. Gibson has done it yet again and puts another image of a damaged guitar up on its own website. This time the image seems to show a crack in the headstock of a 2018 Les Paul.
20 Oct 2017 · The US guitar giant is flogging its Memphis factory for a cool $17 million, it comes with a nice big car park and an entertainment centre, so a bit of a bargain really. Bye, bye Gibson Beale Street Showcase.
14 Oct 2017 · Mastodon's Bill Kelliher has shared the real reasons behind why he left Gibson USA and moved to ESP - and it's turning into a PR nightmare for the troubled US guitar maker.
30 Sep 2017 · This new Artist Series signature model guitar for Gary Clark Jr certainly stands out from the crowd in its bright yellow finish and triple P90 layout.
19 Sep 2017 · So you're down the pub arguing with your mates if a guitar's weight affects its sustain... Make sure you check out this video demonstration of a Gibson Les Paul vs. a Steel Beam!
06 Sep 2017 · Is it a bird? Does it have a $1500 scrawl surcharge? Or is it the new Slash Signature model Firebird? This new SlashBird has just been 'leaked' via the man's own social media page...
04 Sep 2017 · Is this new 2018 line-up enough to pull the American guitar legend out of the hole? Having not made much headway the last few years, will this range be the one to turn them around?
02 Sep 2017 · With rising prices in Europe and CITES regulations in place, will the 2018 Les Paul range be able to tempt you to buy one? And why oh why are G-Force robot tuners back?
18 Aug 2017 · Slash, Gibson's new Global Brand Ambassador, has got a new range of very green signature guitars for 2017 - with a hefty surcharge if you want his scrawl on it...
29 Jul 2017 · The Gibson Custom Shop is clutching at straws with this latest gimmick and it says a lot about this great American guitar maker. Is this yet another step in the wrong direction?
28 Jul 2017 · Gibson has really dropped the ball with their brand new Les Paul Standard announced today, they have uploaded a promotional photo of a damaged guitar!
30 Jun 2017 · Looks like these new Custom Shop guitars will turn heads in more ways than one! With vintage Firebird colours and matching headstocks, they will certainly stand out from the crowd.
24 Jun 2017 · Like a rolling stone? Gibson Custom Shop's new Rock Top LP Standard features a look styled on a 'stone' theme, with four models each showing a different variation - and all at the same astronomic price.
08 Jun 2017 · Four brand new Custom Shop guitars for 2017 and with some great new finishes and a new artist model as well. Will these new guitars get you fired up for a new guitar?
26 May 2017 · Classy! Gibson announces a new limited run of Custom models, all dressed in the black 'tuxedo' look for 2017, featuring gold hardware and a nitro finish.