Summer NAMM 2019: Gretsch debuts Steve Warnier Signature Nashville Gentleman

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Gretsch has announced a new model, the Steve Wariner Signature Nashville Gentleman with Bigsby. The revered country musician’s new guitar looks luxurious and has some great features. Steve Wariner Signature Nashville Gentleman Officially called the Gretsch G6120T-SW Steve Wariner Signature Nashville Gentleman with Bigsby, this new signature model guitar looks sumptuous and classic, yet has a few modern […]

Fender Vintera Series officially launches

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Fender has announced the officially launched their new Mexican made Vintera range, based on vintage specific models from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Including new Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jaguar, Mustang, Jazzmaster, Jazz Bass, Precision Bass and Mustang Bass models. Fender Vintera Series These guitars all leaked online last week, so this announcement is now surprise to anyone that […]

Manson Guitar Works freshens up MA EVO and MA Classic for 2019

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Manson Guitar Works has just announced a refresh of its MA range, with some nice new upgraded components custom hardware. Manson Guitar Works MA 2019 Update The MA range was first introduced back in 2011, and these new 2019 models come listed as either the MA EVO or MA Classic. That makes it easier to identify the […]

Yamaha adds new Revstar models – but do they stand out?

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Yamaha’s Revstar series was introduced four years ago as the company’s answer to modern boutique instruments. The idea was to create a range of guitars with a cool, retro look in a style reminiscent of “Café Racer bikes”. Yamaha Revstar 2019 additions This year Yamaha has added five new models to the Revstar line-up. The […]

Fender buys Bigbsy, expanding FMIC portfolio

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Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, the corporate entity behind Fender guitars, has bought the Bigsby brand from Fred Gretsch Enterprises. The Californian guitar maker yesterday issued a press release announcing the acquisition.  Bigsby What does this mean? Probably not a whole lot, as Fender pretty much has Gretsch under its control anyway, having reached an agreement […]

Epiphone Joe Bonamassa ES-355: It’s finally here!

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That Epiphone Joe Bonamassa limited edition ES-355 I wrote about earlier this year is about to be released. Now we’re being treated to the official demo video for this guitar. First revealed on Twitter by Joe, this new signature model looks very classy indeed. Epiphone Joe Bonamassa ES-355 This new limited edition run is based on […]

Reverend Guitars 2018 Limited Edition Tricky Gomez

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Reverend Guitars has just launched the Tricky Gomez LE 2018 a limited-edition model that comes in four unique finishes. But are these runs, well, just a little too “limited”? Reverend Guitars 2018 Limited Edition Tricky Gomez This retro-styled model is being issued as a limited production run for 2018. So limited, in fact, that there […]

Grez Guitars Mendocino 28.5” scale guitar – Boutique baritone growl

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Grez Guitars’ new Mendocino is a baritone 28.5″ scale length semi-hollow electric guitar with an optional Bigsby bridge system with a lot of vintage vibe. Grez Mendocino Baritone Hand-built in Northern California, the new Grez Mendocino Baritone is a boutique instrument with what I personally think are some really nice looking, vintage-style appointments. Based on the Mendocino […]