Gibson has announced the first boutique guitar companies to sign on for their Authorized Partnership Program. Could this be the beginning of a new era?
James “JC” Curleigh and the team at Gibson HQ are moving out of the outskirts and into Cummins Station in Downtown Nashville. I wonder if Mark Agnesi will have a corner office?
Potentially boutique builders may only be able to build a certain amount of those Gibson authentic guitar shapes, but will have to pay a royalty or license for the privilege to do so.
Armadillo is accusing Gibson of threatening dealers that are selling Dean and Luna guitars with legal action. They are also making a counterclaim against the Flying V, Explorer and ES-335 body shape trademarks.
Gibson has now officially responded to the whole trademark infringement case with Dean Guitars and you can read the full statement here.
Gibson is taking its anti-counterfeiting efforts to the next level, launching a web page for the public to report potential copyright infringements. But who is the target of this new initiative?
Dean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson has gone on record defending his company's guitars, saying that Gibson’s claims are without merit. This could be the beginning of a bruising legal battle.
That was quick! Gibson follows through with its threat to take legal action on companies it says infringe on its copyrights - the first company is Dean Guitars! Will this be the first of many?
That Gibson 2019 lineup they have been teasing is now official and you can now order one of 25 new models released from the US guitar giant. Hopefully, this will be a return to form?
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!
Halestorm frontwoman and guitarist Lzzy Hale gets a cool Alpine White signature Epiphone Explorer model for 2019 that looks like it will rock hard and take no prisoners!
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?
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?
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 ...
Winter NAMM 2019, Stand 207 will be the place to be. Why? Gibson has confirmed it's attending the upcoming show after their unfortunate decision to pull out of the 2018 edition.
Wylde Audio announces new Limited Editions inspired by famed Gibson models. With their pointy edges, these three Viking-themed axes could be wielded in battle - but are they worthy of Valhalla?