09 Mar 2021 in GuitarGibson's Murphy Lab operation is now open for business, offering four levels of meticulously prepared ageing. But how high is the Murphy Lab premium?
24 Results for "relic"
10 Aug 2020 in GuitarFender has just announced a new range of Road Worn Strat and Tele models that span the '50s, '60s and '70s. Now you can get that relic'd look without paying Custom Shop prices!
01 Jul 2020 in GuitarHenrik has played with Swedish progressive heavy metal band Evergrey for 20 years - and his new signature Charvel looks like it was at every one of those gigs!
16 Mar 2020 in GuitarIn 1950, Fred Gretsch told Leo Fender to stop using the name "Broadcaster", claiming trademark infringement. Mr Fender renamed it the Telecaster. Only 250 Fender Broadcasters were made. Until now.
28 Feb 2020 in GuitarChapman Guitars teases a new "Battleworn" ML1 Pro, a guitar with a post-apocalyptic 'backstory' darker than any YouTube spat over who said what... Is this a stormy new chapter for Chapman?
13 Sep 2019 in GuitarUsers on a UK guitar forum find images of Fender Custom Shop Stratocasters with very similar relic patterns. Do these point to automated processes at Fender Custom Shop? And if they do, so what?
25 Aug 2019 in GuitarYou can now buy a custom aged, relic version of the popular PRS John Mayer Silver Sky signature model. This custom work will add a $400 increase in price, but people will think you gig heavily and that you are ...
18 Jul 2019 in GuitarThe new Charvel Limited Edition Super Stock SC1 is a guitar that will sell out, why? Because, it has everything we want in a performance instrument and it looks divine.
13 Feb 2019 in GuitarA 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.
07 Aug 2018 in GuitarNew boutique US built Telecaster-style guitars, with more options to customise than you can shake a stick at. But will it rival make you switch from buying from Fender?
18 May 2018 in GuitarThe new Cort Sunset TC model combines vintage relic boutique style with a tried and tested pickup combination, yet still manages to bring it all in at well under what you'd expect to pay for such a guitar.
29 Jan 2018 in GuitarDoes the world of guitars need yet another 'Hendrix' Stratocaster? Well, apparently Fender's Custom Shop believes that it does. Voodoo Child or Voodoo cash in (slight return)?
25 Nov 2017 in GuitarA recreation of a '58 'burst Les Paul once owned by the legendary Mick Ralphs of Bad Company fame, this brand new aged single-cut looks just the part and recreates a much loved investment
20 Nov 2017 in GuitarIf you are looking for a cool vintage American guitar, then this boutique guitar company should be on your radar. Plenty of option permutations to drool over here!
13 Aug 2017 in GuitarWhen you make excellent guitars and undoubtedly some of the nicest boutique models in current production in the world, why would you ruin them with a poor relic finish?