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Wednesday May 2, 2018. 02:06 PM
Yesterday, we made a significant announcement that marks the next phase of Gibson’s long and storied history. We are re-focusing the Company on the manufacturing of world-class, iconic musical instruments and the continued development of the global Gibson brand, by...
Friday April 27, 2018. 01:50 PM
The mini humbucking pickups found on classic Les Paul Deluxes and Firebirds have their own unique tone yet are still 100% Gibson! The likes of Thin Lizzy, Johnny Winter, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa and Roxy Music all love that mini-bucker tone. For a quick 101 on some small...
Thursday April 26, 2018. 07:06 PM
Monday April 16, 2018. 07:12 PM
In a six-strong range, 2018’s Gibson SGs cover all styles and sounds, befitting an electric guitar design that’s actually outsold the Gibson Les Paul. Here’s your quick guide to great sound, great looks and some great prices for the new year!
Tuesday April 10, 2018. 12:30 PM
Although they are relatively simple devices, pickups are greatly affected by several variables that can radically influence the way they perform in your electric guitar. Slight changes in the way you use them, adjust them, and care for them can also lead to dramatic...
Thursday April 5, 2018. 02:52 PM
With his aggressive playing style, hybrid fingers-and-thumbpick technique, and eviscerating tone, Freddie King’s guitar work was always hard to miss. He was a big man, and put plenty of weight behind his touch—a momentum that translated viscerally through his Les Paul...
Monday April 2, 2018. 04:54 PM
Black Stone Cherry’s Ben Wells never leaves home without his Gibson Les Paul Classics, and he’s also now a fan of 2018’s new P-90 models. He’s also now got the blessing of Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes on new BSC album Family Tree.
Monday March 26, 2018. 04:27 PM
As the lead vocalist and guitarist in Halestorm, Lzzy Hale has played to packed arenas and festivals across North America and around the world. With fist-pumping chart-toppers such as 'I Am the Fire' and 'I Miss the Misery,' Lzzy and Halestorm have become one of the most...
Tuesday March 20, 2018. 04:20 PM
The musical will debut in Spring 2019. Knopfler will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Dire Straits in April and he is also just finishing another solo album.
Monday March 19, 2018. 12:03 PM
The new album, As Long As I Have You, echoes the soul style he had as a teen: “It's where I am, looking back to that time, looking across all those years...”
Foreigner founder and guitarist has “about 10 or 12” tracks he’d like Lou Gramm to complete. The two have been reunited on Foreigner’s recent 40th Anniversary tour.
“If it wasn’t for certain British musicians of the early 1960s, the blues may well never have exploded into rock music as we know it today”
Friday March 16, 2018. 03:33 PM
The newly-restored sets from the 1991 cassettes will be issued as Yo Yo Buddy Yup Yup Word to Ya Mutha, Girls! Girls! Girls!, and Sooty and will be part of a massive set that will also include a remastered version of Exile in Guyville, plus a book containing unreleased...
Revamp features superstar artists ‘reimagining’ the classic music of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
Turner’s seventh studio album Be More Kind will release this May.
The band will perform with Aldean in Atlanta on July 21
Thursday March 15, 2018. 03:36 PM
The first show will take place at Boston’s House of Blues on April 18. On the following night Perry will perform at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, Virginia, and on April 20 he will take the stage at the Music Box at Borgata in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
A trio of pre-Mercury demo sessions—arguably as close as the Dolls ever got to nailing their sound in the cold austerity of the recording studio—are joined by a collection of incendiary live shows,” reads a press release.
A 1965 Gibson Thunderbird bass was recently examined by the Vintage Guitar website, as part of the publication’s “Classic Instruments” series. The article provides an instructive overview of the Thunderbird’s history and lineage.
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