At SynthPlex 22 Jacob Brashears reveals the latest version of his presumed dead Relic OB-X clone, but it's now something much more extraordinary.
Gibson's Murphy Lab operation is now open for business, offering four levels of meticulously prepared ageing. But how high is the Murphy Lab premium?
The Thomann Cyber Week Deals are on till 30 November, with lots of tasty deals on guitar gear by Fender, Gibson, PRS, EHX, tc electronic and more!
Fender 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!
Henrik 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!
In 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.
Chapman 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?
Users 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?
You 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 ...
The 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.
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.
New 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?
The 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.
Does 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)?
A 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
If 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!
When 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?
Summer is almost upon us and the Fender Custom Shop is about to assault our wallets with these 'vintage' guitars that never actually existed!
This 'road warrior' look has finally made its way to Gibson! Now you can buy a pre-battered Les Paul Standard - but we're not sure how 'cool' these will look up close...
Eric Clapton and Fender have come up with a new Custom Shop Stratocaster - and it looks much like the sort of guitar that God would play.
This great-looking and boutique guitar by a fresh face in the guitar-making market is due to debut at this year's Berlin Holy Grail Guitar Show.
Based on classic octave fuzz effects, these two pedals come in a unique relic finish that will probably divide opinions. But what do they sound like?
Yet more 'dull' fake mojo guitars from one of the world's leading guitar manufacturers. Please Fender Custom Shop do something original and take the company forward.
Fender Custom Shop have re-released an old favourite for 2016. The P-Bass started it all back in the '50s and is still loved by many.